12 ways to celebrate 420 in Michigan in 2024

By Kyle Kaminski

April 15, 2024

Michiganders love weed—and when it comes to celebrating the biggest stoner holiday of the year, they don’t hold back.

MICHIGAN—With more than $3 billion worth of marijuana sold at nearly 800 dispensaries in Michigan last year, it’s clear that Michiganders have developed a fierce appetite for weed.

And when it comes to celebrating the biggest stoner holiday of the year, Michigan doesn’t hold back. From laid-back gatherings to high-energy festivals—with some discounts in between—allow this to serve as your official guide to celebrating 420 in Michigan this year:

Cannabana Music Festival

This massive cannabis party at Whitestar Night Club in Hamtramck claims to be the largest indoor cannabis festival in the state of Michigan—and features two floors filled with dozens of weed, food, and drink vendors, as well as 10 DJs and live performances from 2-9 p.m.

12 ways to celebrate 420 in Michigan in 2024

Tickets start at $29.99, and they appear to be going fast.

Free Weed for a Year

Skymint is marking marijuana’s highest holiday with a 42% discount on just about every product on the shelves at all 19 of its dispensaries in Michigan. One lucky customer will also win “free weed for a year”—otherwise known as $250 per month (for the next 12 months) in Skymint gift cards that can only be spent on Skymint-branded products, merchandise, or accessories.

Through April 20, customers who spend at least $75 at any Michigan Skymint store will qualify for one ticket to enter the raffle for the grand prize, with the winner set to be announced on April 21. Ten second-place prize winners will also receive $100 in DoorDash gift cards.

Community Appreciation Day

Local Roots in Laingsburg picked 420 to celebrate “Community Appreciation Day,” which will include a live performance from co-founder Roy Liskey and his band from 5-7 p.m. Throughout the day, customers can stop by for a chance to win free stuff. And they can stick around until 11 p.m. for a night of music and good vibes, featuring the 90s cover band Off the Ledge.

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Wacky Weed Tours in Ann Arbor

Looking for the most bang for your buck? This tour runs all year long, but steps up its game for 420. Expect a two-hour trip covering everything from murals to history lessons on the city where Hash Bash began. Plus, you’ll have the chance to make friends at the top shops around town.

Old School Jams

This is your chance to get high and experience the biggest hits of Pink Floyd with the symphonic depth of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra backed by a rock band. With songs like “Money,” and iconic selections from The Wall, it’s sure to be a psychedelically good way to spend 420.

12 ways to celebrate 420 in Michigan in 2024

Tickets start at $39 and the show begins at 8 p.m.

BOGO Deals

To celebrate 420, Muha Meds will have tables set up at several dispensaries across Michigan, all of which will be offering buy-one-get-one discounts on Muha Meds’ infused pre-rolled joints.

Among the participating shops: Herbology in Ypsilanti; Puff in Bay City; Olswell and Endo Cannabis in Adrian; House of Dank in Lapeer; and all Oz Cannabis locations in Michigan.

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420 Bingo

To commemorate 420, Pleasantrees will play bingo at all five of its Michigan stores. And through Saturday, customers can work to complete various rows on their bingo cards for a chance to win an assortment of prizes—including a new Puffco dab rig and tickets to see the Detroit Tigers.

New in Traverse City

Dunegrass Co. is celebrating the grand opening of its flagship dispensary (right next to The Little Fleet) in Traverse City on Saturday. The store opens at 10 a.m. and the 420 celebrations—including libations, food, and live entertainment—will begin at 1 p.m.

The ribbon cutting ceremony (of course) is slated for 4:20 p.m. The Little Fleet will be serving a special CBD cocktail for 420, and Lil Bo will have food specials for those who attend the event.

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Blunts & Brunch

Brunch was made for stoners. And at this event in Hamtramck, guests can indulge in an omelet bar and, of course, plenty of blunts, while enjoying the company of like-minded individuals.

Tickets are $50, and they appear to be going fast.

Green Mitten 420

Green Mitten is hosting a 420 party in Grand Rapids from 3-11 p.m. Guests can smoke weed in designated consumption areas while listening to DJs spin their hottest tracks.

12 ways to celebrate 420 in Michigan in 2024

Tickets start at $20. Goodie bags will also be available for attendees to take home.

Pure Options Party

Sean Kingston is performing in the parking lot of a Pure Options store in Lansing, which is hosting its annual 420 Block Party from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The event is totally free, and there’s plenty of free parking available across the street. On-site weed consumption will be permitted.

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Pot Party in Royal Oak

Sidetrack Bookshop in Royal Oak is celebrating Earth Day a few days early with a “pot party” for 420, where guests can stop by and decorate their own pot and take it home with a cute succulent. You won’t come home with any weed, but each pot will only cost you $4.20.

420 for Newbies

This “Newbie Learn & Sesh” event offers novice smokers the opportunity to acquire fundamental knowledge about cannabis from experienced stoners. From 6-10 p.m. you can learn everything from how to use a grinder and roll a joint, to dosage information and details about terpenes.

Additionally, you can participate in a “brief ceremony to pay homage to the plant.”

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12 ways to celebrate 420 in Michigan in 2024

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  • Kyle Kaminski

    Kyle Kaminski is an award-winning investigative journalist with more than a decade of experience covering news across Michigan. Prior to joining The ‘Gander, Kyle worked as the managing editor at City Pulse in Lansing and as a reporter for the Traverse City Record-Eagle.



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