Cannabis Events in Canada for May 2019 – Leafly

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That saying about how “April showers bring May flowers” has never been truer. Cannabis events across Canada are in full bloom!

From conferences to comedy shows, paint parties and yoga sessions, there’s plenty of infused events to enjoy this month.

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British Columbia

When: May 2, 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Where: HiVE, 210-128 West Hastings St., Vancouver

Tokyo Smoke hosts this 19+ educational session focused on foundational knowledge on the origins of cannabis origins, an intro to cannabinoids (THC and CBD), what to look for when choosing strains, and everything you need to know for safe and responsible consumption. Admission is free and includes lunch and refreshments.

When: May 5, 8 p.m.
Where: Cannabis Culture Lounge, 307 West Hastings St., Vancouver

The cannabis-themed comedy show series lands in Vancouver this May for and evening featuring professional comedians and rising stars hand-picked by comedian Andrew Packer.

When: May 6, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.
Where: KPU Langley – Classroom 1030 20901 Langley Bypass, Langley

Bethany Rae shares her own positive and negative experiences with cannabis to create awareness around responsible cannabis consumption at this Flower & Freedom event. Tickets are $15 for the discussion covering topics such as: consuming cannabis without getting high, how to talk to your doctor about cannabis, cannabis for fitness, and more.

When: May 15-17, 2019
Where: PNE Forum, 2901 E Hastings St., Vancouver,

The community-driven event aims to help cannabis consumers and brands transition from the grey to the legalized market. Tickets for the expo start at $35.

Alberta

When: May 3-4, 2019
Where: TBA, Medicine Hat, Alberta.

Exhibitors from all sectors of the industry will be in attendance to help consumers and industry leaders understand the health benefits and safety measures of cannabis and hemp and the significant economic opportunities available.

When: May 10 to 12, 2019
Where: Bragg Creek, Alberta

Best-selling author Darrin Yogi-D Zeer hosts this journey into high yoga training. Set in the foothills of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, the three-day retreat offers a creative mix of cannabis, yoga, movement, meditation, massage, hiking, good food, and good company. Tickets are $478.

When: May 11, 2019
Where: TBA, Edmonton

Chef Alexander Schwaiger hosts this elevated brunch featuring three-courses created with a sweet indulgence.

When: May 11, 2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Where: The Soul Center, 4919 49 St. Unit 111, Red Deer

This Ellementa Women’s Wellness Gathering will talk about utilizing cannabis as a supportive tool in cancer therapies and covers topics like: ways cannabis can support healing during cancer treatment, what current scientific and medical research say about cannabis and cancer, and which cannabis products are geared toward cancer patients.

Manitoba

When: May 26, 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Where: Tokyo Smoke, 55B Goulet St., Winnipeg

Curious about cannabis? Tokyo Smoke hosts this free one-hour session on all things terpenes at its Dominion Centre store location. Admission is free for the 19+ event.

When: May 29, 6 p.m.-7 p.m.
Where: Tokyo Smoke, 437 Stradbrook Ave., Unit 2, Winnipeg

This educational session, in Osborne Village, delves into the topic of terpenes. “Come learn about the olfactory system and how our sense of smell relates to the brain, and how it all comes full circle when selecting the right cannabis varietal.” Admission is free for the 19+ event.

Ontario

When: Wednesday, May 1, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: The Good Grass, 575 Danforth Ave., Toronto

Get growing with Matt Mernagh of the Ganja School. The expert grower leads a two-hour session on covering the basics of growing your own cannabis at home. Must be 19+ to attend. Entry costs $20.

When: May 2, 8 p.m.
Where: Underground Cafe 420, 670 Queen St. E., Toronto

Comedian Chris Locke headlines this cannabis-themed comedy show in Toronto. Also on the bill: Nitish Sakhuja, Anthony Engelbrecht, Cal Post, and Glen Foster. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door. 

When: May 4, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Queen’s Park North, South of Bloor St. W. and University Ave.

The 20th Annual Global Marijuana March in Toronto celebrates cannabis and cannabis culture and marches down Bloor, Yonge, and College Street to campaign for cannabis amnesty and protest against prohibition.

When: Saturdays in May from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. (May 4, 11, 18, 25)
Where: Grow Op Hydroponics, 1332 Bloor St. W., Toronto

This 2-hour interactive cooking class, focuses on the art of cannabis infusion using fresh everyday foods. Chef Michael provides an in-depth lesson and each participant will leave with a goodie bag of the items they prepared.

When: Sundays in May from 9 p.m.-11:30 p.m. (May 6, 13, 20, 27)
Where: Vapor Central, 667 Yonge St., Toronto

Wrap up the weekend with award-winning JFL 42 comedian Mike Rita as he hosts a lineup of local and national comedians in Toronto’s top Cannabis-friendly entertainment lounge. Tickets are $5.

When: Monday, May 6, 2019
Where: The Carlu, 444 Yonge St., Toronto

General admission costs $404.00 for the full day of programming geared towards chefs, restaurateurs, hoteliers and hospitality professionals. This year’s symposium is the first to spotlight upcoming opportunities to incorporate cannabis into tourism and dining in Canada. Tickets are available online.

When: Every other Tuesday, from 9 p.m.
Where: Vapor Central, 667 Yonge St., Toronto

Lucy Gervais and Bobby Knauff host this karaoke night with cannabis on a bi-monthly basis.

When: May 7 and 21, 9 p.m.
Where: Vapor Central, 667 Yonge St., Toronto

Hosted the first and third Tuesday each month, this classic game night is presented by Angel Dabs and offers a chance to win prizes like dabs, edibles, and more. Single bingo cards sell for $5 or you can 3 for $10.

When: May 8, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Where: Love Child Social House, 69 Bathurst St., Toronto

Tokyo Smoke hosts this informational workshop for beginners. The two-hour session covers a variety of bud-related topics including cannabis basics followed by demos on joint rolling 101 and a terpene workshop.

When: May 10 and 17, 8 p.m.-10 p.m.
Where: TBA, Toronto

Paint, sip, puff and pass while enjoying munchies and surprise treats at this 19+ event in Toronto’s east end. The exact location is announced at 4:20 in advance of the event.

When: May 11, 4 p.m.-midnight
Where: Rideau Curling Club, 715 Cooper Street, Ottawa

Guest speakers, DJs, live music, a comedy show, and exhibitors are the big draw at this party. Tickets are $15 in advance, or $20 at the door.

When: May 20, 8 p.m.
Where: Rebel, 11 Polson St., Toronto

General admission starts at $95.65 (including taxes and fees) to a chance to watch the legendary rapper and cannabis enthusiast play to Toronto crowds.

When: Sunday, May 26, 11 a.m. to noon
Where: The Good Grass, 575 Danforth Ave., Toronto

This one-hour vape and yoga session is held on the last Sunday of every month.  Billed as a way to tap into your inner Buddha and be one with your body and mind in these exclusive yoga sessions cost $10 to attend. BYOW, vapes provided.

Quebec

When: May 1, 8, 15, 7 pm to 9 pm
Where: 3804 Boulevard Saint-Laurent, Montréal

This weekly 420-Friendly yoga practice encourages cannabis consumption and open discussion on the different ways to consume cannabis. Classes are $25 each.

When: May 11, 2019
Where: TBA, Montreal

Tickets are $20 for this comedy show hosted by Drew Behm at a secret location. On the bill, Mike Rita and fellow funny dudes.

Nova Scotia

When: Tuesday and Wednesday nights, 8 p.m.
Where: High Life Social Club, 5982 Spring Garden Road, 2nd Floor, Halifax

Get lit and get fit! This 19+ yoga session kicks off by enjoying cannabis for the first 30 minutes followed by a one hour class that continues to incorporate cannabis.

When: Tuesday and Wednesday nights, 8 p.m.
Where: High Life Social Club, 5982 Spring Garden Road, 2nd Floor, Halifax

If laughter is the best medicine, this is your weekly dose of comedy combined with cannabis. Hosted by Rick McGray, the show features upcoming comics and the occasional pro. Admission is $8 for non-members.

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