Event Will Feature Cannabis Industry’s Most Respected Experts, Speakers, Artists,

With Prominent Musical Acts and Entertainment

Santa Rosa, CA – May 24, 2018/AxisWire/  The Emerald Cup (the “Cup”)(www.theemeraldcup.com), one of the cannabis industry’s premier culture and awards events, has opened ticket sales for the 2018 event, taking place December 15th and 16th at the Sonoma County Fairground in Santa Rosa, California. Cannabis enthusiasts from all over the country are expected to attend and celebrate the vibrant culture of the cannabis community.

This year’s Cup will feature more acclaimed musical acts, more presentations from experts, artists, and educators across the industry, product and flower judging across multiple categories, and incredible food, vendors, products, and entertainment. The headlining performances and many educational panels and discussions will be announced over the coming months.

Tim Blake, Founder and Producer of the Emerald Cup said, “We couldn’t be prouder that The Emerald Cup has grown into one of the most impactful cannabis events of the year. It’s truly a forum and a celebration for anyone who is passionate about cannabis—from the growers to the patients to the vendors and the performers— and it captures all the elements that make our culture so special. We look forward to welcoming this year’s attendees and celebrating what cannabis means to this community.”

This year is the 15th running of the annual event, which was created in 2003 to promote the concept of sustainable and organic cultivation through competition between the finest sun-grown organic cannabis. Tickets are available for purchase through the Emerald Cup website, as well as ticket retailer Eventbrite. Weekend passes start at $120 and attendees must be over the age of 21. This year’s event will truly be a celebration of the new ways of thinking and living within cannabis culture.


The 15th Annual Emerald Cup

Dates: Saturday, December 15, 2018 – Sunday December 16, 2018

Time: Doors open at 10am PST

Venue: Sonoma County Fairgrounds

Address: 1350 Bennett Valley Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95404

Admission: Varies // Weekend Pass Starts at $120

Age restrictions: 21+


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