420 Hippie Hill 2018 - What to Expect, Event Map, Street Closures

Event has passed (Fri Apr 20, 2018 - Fri Apr 20, 2018)
Golden Gate Park
09:00 AM
Marijuana / Cannabis, Community
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4/20 at Hippie Hill is a San Francisco tradition said to date back to the1970's. Each year, tens of thousands of people organically arrive from all over to celebrate the use of Cannabis. This years celebration is very special as it marks the first year that cannabis will be legalized for adult-use in California, and the second year that the event will be officially organized in partnership with various city departments.

See full list of events on Friday April 20th here:

The event will remain free and open to the community
Dedicated Food area - Munchie Land!
Permitted food and retail vendors only
Unified sound system for background music
Increased amount of port-a-potties in & around the park & neighborhood.
Added security in and outside the park
A fence to enclose the entire venue so attendees can be monitored to ensure compliance
Medical Emergency services: EMT & Ambulances on-site
Dedicated clean up crew for the Upper Haight and surrounding neighborhoods
Monitored entrances to the event area
No Minors under 18 allowed in event area

The items listed will not be allowed in the event area.

Unpermitted Vending not allowed - permits must be obtained through event organizers. General street vendor permits not accepted.
Tents, Canopies, Tables, or other structures
Coolers larger than 9”x12”
Barbecues or cooking equipment
Amplified Sound Equipment
Wagons or Carts
Drones / aircrafts
Weapons of any kind
Pets (service animals ok)

Street Closures:

"Please note that starting at 6AM on Friday, April 20th that JFK Drive between Kezar Drive and 8th Avenue will be closed to the public and vehicles, as well Nancy Pelosi Drive and Bowling Green Drive all the way to MLK Jr. Drive." via @RecParkSF

Map: https://twitter.com/RecParkSF/status/986687657005670400

More information here:


Perks include

-The first 10,000 people to register get a free limited-edition Hippie Hill 4/20 2018 commemorative vape holder lanyard.  

-Every 10th person to register gets a free limited-edition Hippie Hill 4/20 commemorative t-shirt.  -Every 420th person to register qualifies to win one year’s supply of weed (restrictions may apply, 21+, valid only for residents of San Francisco Bay Area)

*You must be 18 or olrder to register for this event.  



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