Happy 420 Day

According to National Day Calendar, 420 Day is celebrated every year on April 20, where cannabis producers, consumers and advocates celebrate and smoke marijuana

Where did 420 originate?


Since the 1970s, people have celebrated the unofficial holiday. But why is it celebrated on 4/20 and where did the celebration originate?


Tilted Brush Stroke

There are many myths that have circulated across social media and the globe about how the day 4/20 came to be, with most reports proving unverifiable.


Interesting Facts

in the 1970s when a group of teenagers from San Rafael High School in Marian County would ritualistically smoke marijuana at 4:20 each day. The number 420 became their code for marijuana.

The day has gained popularity since it was first established, with large crowds gathering in parks to smoke marijuana and celebrities raising a joint to mark the occasion.

As the festivities become more widespread, the celebration is now a far cry from its origins, which were heavily rooted in hippy counterculture.

How 420 Grew


Subsequently, the term 420 ultimately became synonymous with the drug and was promoted by bands like The Grateful Dead.

420 events in US

After a two-year hiatus, San Francisco prepared for thousands of people to return to Golden Gate Park's Hippie Hill, for the annual 420 marijuana gathering.