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How To Do Hempfest

Seattle HEMPFEST Friday Noon – 8 PM, Sat, Sun, 10 AM – 8 PM August 17, 18, 19, Myrtle Edwards Park and Centennial Park, Pier 70 $10 Suggested Donation By Vivian McPeak The 27th annual Seattle HEMPFEST “protestival” will feature 4 stages of political speech and musical support (featuring roughly 200 guest speakers and musical […]

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Jimmy Romans, one of the reasons Hempest is precious to me!

August 7, 2018 The phone rang at Hempfest Central today and it was Jimmy Romans calling from the Greenville Federal Prison in Illinois.  Jimmy, who had his LIFE without parole sentence reduced to 30 years in 2017, is one of our adopted cannabis prisoners. I love it when Jimmy calls!  We have great conversations about legalization […]

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Mother of Terminally Ill Daughter Sues Governor to Invalidate Cannabis Advertising Laws

Cannabis is for children.  I know that statement will piss someone off but it’s true.   Parents across our nation are fighting to save their children and provide them with a decent quality of life.  Meagon Holt and her family are dear to me.  I am so proud of how she champions medical cannabis for her […]

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Katie Morse

Anti-Harassment & Non Discrimination Notice

      Seattle Events, a Non-Profit Corporation DBA Seattle Hempfest and Hempfest Central (“Hempfest”) comply with applicable Federal and State civil rights laws and do not discriminate, exclude people, or treat them differently on the basis of age, ancestry, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, political identity, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran […]

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End Job & Education Discrimination & Secure Home Grow For Everyone!

Want to  strengthen our legalization laws?  Want to make a difference in less than 15 minutes?  I’m going to quickly educate you about 3 pieces of legislation that survived the first half of the legislative session into the second half, which started January 8.  All you need to do is follow the links, read the […]

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Lawsuit Against Fontana About Cannabis Cultivation

As many already know, the voters in the state of California decided to legalize recreational marijuana last November. While it didn’t necessarily immediately make the buying and selling of recreational cannabis legal – that won’t happen until January 2018 – it did start a long road to determining all kinds of regulations. Things like who […]

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Liquor and Cannabis Board Marijuana Home Grow Study

Below is a notice from the WSLCB with 3 options for Washington State Home Grows.  They all disappoint us here at Hempfest Central were we’d like to see non registered home grows of a dozen or so plants, giving allowances for clones, and not putting such low limits on seeds.  We also feel the felony prosecution of […]

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Vivian McPeak

How To Do HEMPFEST (what you need to know)

Seattle HEMPFEST is held Friday Noon – 8 PM, Sat, Sun, 10 AM – 8 PM August 18, 19, 20, Myrtle Edwards Park and Centennial Park, Seattle $10 Suggested Donation The 26th annual Seattle HEMPFEST “protestival” will feature 4 stages of political speech and musical support (featuring roughly 200 guest speakers and musical performances). In […]

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Vivian McPeak

On this 420 holiday it is time to finally end the “pot shaming”

Another year has rolled by and another stoner’s holiday is here (as if anyone really needs an excuse to light up for the smoky celebration). Millions of high quality pot enthusiasts will be enthusiastically seeking a quality high. In the eight states that have flipped, recreational stores will be slinging bud as fast as they […]

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Katie Morse

Seattle Hempfest’s greatest strength is also our greatest challenge!

Hempfest runs on Volunteer power! This Protestival has been staffed by Volunteers for 25 years, and as we grow larger and more mainstream it’s harder to fill all the shifts… YOU can make a difference this season by helping us recruit more volunteers at fun events like the Northwest Folklife Festival For over 20 years our […]

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