From elevated disc golf and a 3-day couples’ retreat to industry workshops and conferences, when it comes to the cannabis lifestyle Oregon has a little something for everyone this summer – here are just a few of the events we want to check out.


The Indo Expo on August 4-5 in Portland has a business-to-business focus, making it a perfect opportunity for growers, buyers and entrepreneurs to meet and mingle over all things cannabis cultivation, processing and retail. This year’s event already boasts over 300 exhibitors and includes an area dedicated to industrial hemp.

The Cannabis Science Conference on August 27-29 in Portland brings scientists, medical professionals, policymakers, instrument manufacturers, cannabis industry experts and curious citizens together with the singular goal of improving cannabis science. Attendees can look forward to geeking out at informative sessions – even a full-day Canna Boot Camp – covering a number of technical, academic and pharmaceutical topics.

Festivals, Concerts & Parties

The 4th Annual Oregon Hempfest happening June 16-17 in Oakland promises over 100 vendors, live musical performances, discussions outlining regulatory updates and changes, product raffles, and camping under the stars.

Become a member of Budfest Eugene’s community of industry professionals, advocates and consumers to gain private entry into Budfest. This summer party kicks off on June 23rd with live music, vendors, a VIP lounge and the King Canna Cup competition.

Health & Wellness

Puff and Putt

Get blazed over 18 holes of disc golf at Farmer Tom’s Puff & Putt on July 28 in Wilsonville. Organized on by organic cannabis farmer Tom Lauerman, this event is a chance for industry professionals to network while enjoying the lush surroundings of a private vineyard, live music, food trucks, raffles and more.

If getting away from it all with your soulmate is more your speed, the Cannabliss Couples Retreat in Vida offers ganja yoga, 420 happy hour, healthy meals and hot tubs over 2 days in a beautiful natural setting. With retreats occurring June 29-July 1 and July 3-5, take the time away to sesh with other couples or simply reconnect with one other.

This is just a taste of the summer fun happening in Oregon – lots of events are on the calendar with likely many more in the works as we speak! What are you doing this summer in Oregon?

Kaisha is a content writer specializing in the cannabis industry. Judging by her social media, she’s super into cats and Jeff Goldblum.