Organizers of Denver's 420 rally seek new venue for rescheduled event

By: Tom McGhee, The Denver Post
April 18, 2016 Updated: April 18, 2016 at 7:56 pm
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photo - DENVER, CO - APRIL 16: Jeremy Eldridge, top, and Belle Brickley from Inno-Vapor take down the signs from around their booth after the announcement that the 420 Rally had been postponed. After insisting that the show must go on, regardless of the weather, organizers announced Saturday morning that the annual 420 Rally in Civic Center park had been postponed. (Photo by Kathryn Scott Osler/The Denver Post)
DENVER, CO - APRIL 16: Jeremy Eldridge, top, and Belle Brickley from Inno-Vapor take down the signs from around their booth after the announcement that the 420 Rally had been postponed. After insisting that the show must go on, regardless of the weather, organizers announced Saturday morning that the annual 420 Rally in Civic Center park had been postponed. (Photo by Kathryn Scott Osler/The Denver Post) 

The weekend's snow shut down Denver's annual 420 marijuana rally, but organizers are now hoping to pull together an extravaganza at one of the city's premier entertainment venues.

"I'm not ruling out Sports Authority, I think it is a possibility," said Rob Corry, attorney for the Denver 420 rally.

Artists scheduled to appear at the postponed Saturday rally included Lil Wayne, and Wiz Khalifa.

"These performers are high-level, plus you have the cultural significance of Denver and the 420 rally, this is ground zero for ending marijuana prohibition."

More than 100,000 pot enthusiasts were expected to attend the gathering on Saturday.

Organizers have said they will not refund tickets for the event, which was postponed Saturday morning because of wet, snowy weather. Although the event is free, organizers sold special access passes.

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