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Cannabis Events 2023: The Best Marijuana Conferences, Weed Festivals, and Trade Shows in America


The cannabis industry is a young and unique space filled with exciting innovations and social traditions. For that reason, cannabis events, conferences, and festivals are interesting spaces where people from various walks of life gather to share their passion for the industry.

Whether you’re a part of the cannabis industry or a marijuana user, there are tons of events where you can meet like minds, network, and explore the possibilities of the future of cannabis.

In this article, we’ll list some of the most anticipated cannabis events taking place in the U.S. in 2023. Keep reading to find the perfect event.

Cannabis Industry Events: Conferences and Trade Shows

Cannabis conferences and tradeshows are great places to network with other marijuana industry professionals. Here are some cannabis industry events taking place in America in 2023. 

Michigan CannaTech Expo

May 3 & 4

Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort, Michigan

The Michigan CannaTech Expo is the largest cannabis business event in the Midwest. Check it out if you want to learn about the latest industry trends and hear insights from expert-led seminars.


May 15-17

JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort, FL

This spring, cannabis professionals in Florida will gather for a major convention focused on the science and research behind the medical marijuana industry. CannMed is one of the largest medical marijuana conferences in the country. Anyone interested in medical applications for cannabis should not miss this event.

Vermont Cannabis and Hemp Convention

May 6 & 7

105 Pearl St., Essex Junction, Burlington, VT

The Vermont Cannabis & Hemp Convention is an annual event where experts gather to discuss industrial and medical cannabis innovations, new products, and visions of the industry’s future.

CannaCon Detroit

June 2

Huntington Place 1 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI

CannaCon is one of the largest cannabis conventions in the country. It brings together over 20,000 attendees and 500 exhibitors each year in cities across the country. 

World Cannabis Congress & Business Expo NYC

June 1-3

Javits Convention Center, NYC

The Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition is the ultimate cannabis business event. It’s a melting pot of cannabis professionals where producers, investors, distributors, farmers, dispensary owners, medical professionals, and more can learn about the industry and plant.


November 28 – December 1

Las Vegas Convention Center, NV

MJBizCon is one of the largest conventions in the industry. Every year, thousands of professionals meet in Las Vegas to view exhibits, network, and learn more about the future of the industry.

Weed Events: Festivals and Expos

Looking for a more consumer-friendly spot? These cannabis events are a great option for making friends, trying new cannabis products, and exploring your interests.


April 15

Adelanto Event Center, CA

Kushstock is the largest free cannabis consumption festival in the world. It is a fully licensed and compliant annual event that has seen over 100,000 attendees. The festival hosts musical acts and some of the leading cannabis retailers in the state.

National Cannabis Festival

April 22 & 23

The RFK Festival Grounds, Washington, DC  

National Cannabis Festival is a massive 2-day celebration of the end of cannabis prohibition in DC. The festival is filled with music, exhibits, and educational events. There are a variety of festival pass options for attendees and contests for vendors. And don’t forget to check out the munchies zone for a delicious bite.

NYC Cannabis Parade & Rally

May 6

New York, NY

The NYC Cannabis Parade & Rally is an event where cannabis reform activists gather to express their support for the ongoing prioritization of safe, legal, and equitable cannabis access in the state of New York. The event hosts performers and educators from around the country and includes a licensed march through the streets of the city.


April 22 & 23

Longpond, PA 

The POCONO420 is Pennsylvania’s largest cannabis event. The event is sponsored by Curaleaf. It hosts over 300 vendors and plenty of educational seminars and workshops intended to further awareness about the potential uses of cannabis. 

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Whether you’re a cannabis industry professional, a medical CBD user, or a recreational smoker, there are plenty of cannabis events in our country to explore. And the most exciting part — as the industry evolves and develops, so does the list of gathering places for cannabis fans.

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