The fourth CannaCon South will be May 27 and 28 at the Oklahoma City Convention Center, 500 S. Robinson Ave. With hundreds of exhibitors and more than 20 speakers, the business-to-business convention is among the largest in the nation for cannabis operators. The night lights up with two official afterparties for additional networking and decompression. Tickets to CannaCon at the door range from $60 for a one-day expo pass up to $200 for access to both days of seminars and the exhibitor expo.
Relax Park, 500 S. Western Ave. Suite B, is a cannabis-friendly live music venue with full bar, food truck court and coffee bar. Attendees must RSVP for this event, but get in free with a CannaCon ticket. Additionally, free shuttle service will be provided from the Oklahoma City Convention Center to Relax Park, which is just a few blocks west of Scissortail Park. Sean Majors will be DJing with special guests and VIPs of CannaCon in attendance. The Peridot Nights event will be held from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. on May 27, but an additional afterparty will also take place May 28. The sponsoring company, Peridot, is an e-commerce software company providing online ordering and website building tools for dispensaries.
Three Cubed Cookies Takeover
Cookies, ElectraLeaf and ALTVM are taking over Three Cubed, 800 NW 4th Street, for the after-afterparty. It will also be the inaugural Smoking Saturdays event with DJ Cat Ouellette. P Wap and Drez will be performing. In addition to the cannabis lounge, food and a full service bar are available. The event, which runs from 8 p.m. to midnight on May 29, is free and will feature a dab bar by Oil Tycoon and Swerve, as well as a dab war. Swag bags will be given to the first 100 people through the door.
Dabstars will be hosting another official afterparty at Gator Alley, 1016 W. Main St., beginning at 7 p.m. on May 28. Gator Alley will offer food, “cannacocktails,” on-site vendors and performances by Tim-Me and others during the event. Gator Alley is adjacent to the PlantMed dispensary.
EliteLeaf rap battle
EliteLeaf, 4000 S. Prospect Ave., will host an outdoor rap battle featuring more than a dozen performers judged by Infamous OG, Lopzyded and Dorsey, as well as a set from 420 Girls afterward. There will be a snow cone stand and barbecue on site at the outdoor event, while everything in the dispensary will be 20 percent off during the entirety of the event, which runs from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday. Additional performers are expected to be announced.