As cannabis continues to gain acceptance and recognition worldwide, enthusiasts are embracing a range of unofficial holidays and occasions to celebrate the vibrant and diverse culture surrounding the plant. From the iconic 4/20 to the lesser-known International Budtenders Day, each occasion brings a unique flavor to the cannabis community.


April 20th, or 4/20, stands as a global celebration of cannabis culture. Originating from a group of California teenagers in the 1970s, the date has evolved into an international phenomenon where enthusiasts come together to celebrate and advocate for the plant’s legalization. Parks, cannabis-friendly venues, and online platforms buzz with activities, events, and a shared sense of camaraderie on this day.

7/10 Oil Day

For those who appreciate the concentrated side of cannabis, July 10th, or 710, is a special day dedicated to marijuana oils and extracts. While the origins of 710 remain uncertain, the date is chosen for a clever reason — when you flip “OIL” upside down, it becomes 710. On this day, concentrate enthusiasts gather to celebrate various forms of cannabis extracts, including oils, dabs, and shatter. It’s a day marked by innovation, education, and appreciation for the diverse range of products emerging in the cannabis market.

Green Wednesday – The Day Before Thanksgiving

While not as widely recognized as its counterparts, Green Wednesday has been gaining popularity as a cannabis-centric shopping day. Falling on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, it serves as a precursor to the holiday season, offering discounts and promotions similar to Black Friday. Cannabis enthusiasts take advantage of this day to stock up on their favorite products and share the joy of the plant with friends and family.

June 18th — Jack Herer’s Birthday

June 18th holds significance in the cannabis community as it marks the birthday of Jack Herer, a legendary cannabis activist and author of “The Emperor Wears No Clothes.” Herer’s work has been instrumental in advocating for the legalization of cannabis, and his legacy lives on through strains named after him. Cannabis enthusiasts use this day to honor his contributions to the movement and continue the fight for cannabis rights.

August 8th — CBD Day

On August 8th, CBD Day takes center stage, focusing on the non-psychoactive compound cannabidiol (CBD). As awareness of CBD’s potential health benefits grows, this day serves as a platform to educate the public about the therapeutic properties of this cannabinoid. Events range from educational seminars to product launches, highlighting the role CBD plays in promoting wellness.

October 10 - International Budtenders Day

Budtenders, the knowledgeable individuals behind the counter at marijuana dispensary counters, play a crucial role in guiding consumers to the right cannabis products. International Budtenders Day celebrates these frontline cannabis experts. It’s a time to recognize their expertise, passion, and commitment to helping consumers navigate the often intricate world of cannabis products. Consider visiting your local cannabis dispensary on this day and expressing gratitude to these knowledgeable individuals who play a vital role in the cannabis industry.

November 6th — Legalization Day

November 6th is a monumental day for cannabis enthusiasts as it’s the date when Washington and Colorado both became the first states to pass recreational cannabis laws. Whether on a state or national level, this day signifies a step toward ending the stigma surrounding cannabis. Celebrations include public events, educational seminars, and a collective sense of accomplishment as communities witness the positive impact of cannabis legalization on both the economy and public health. It’s a day to acknowledge and celebrate the strides made in the name of cannabis advocacy.