MardiGrass Cannabis Law Reform Rally & Parade

MardiGrass Rally & Parade is the main event, so please walk with us for cannabis law reform!

2024 Program

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  • MardiGrass Opening Ceremony

    Bundjalung-Widjabal dancers will herald the arrival of Chibo carrying the Hemp Olympix Torch with the Eternal Flame For The Victims Of Prohibition

  • MardiGrass Cannabis Law Reform Rally & Parade

    MardiGrass Rally & Parade is the main event, so please walk with us for cannabis law reform!

  • 2024 Hemposium

    MardiGrass Hemposium showcases an amazing collection of Cannabis experts across medical, industrial, science, politics, culture and more!

  • Legal Advice

    Legal Advice including Roadside Drug Testing and Medicinal Cannabis. From strip searches at festivals and your friendly sniffers dogs, to medical cannabis being the only prescribed medicine which makes it illegal to drive, join solicitor and author, Steve Bolt, along with special legal guests, for a journey into many cruel and unusual laws running rampant in contemporary Oz.

  • Hemposium: Aromatics & Cannabinoids

    In this presentation Mark will take a look at the chemistry & therapeutic advantages of the polypharmacy approach in formulating effective products using aromatics paired with cannabinoids. The Entourage Effect on Steroids!

  • Master Gardeners Forum

    Northern Rivers hemp farmers share their wide-ranging experience. Come learn from the experts, and please bring your tips & ideas to the circle.

  • Meeting: Legalise Cannabis Party

    All Welcome! Meet our elected State representatives from NSW, Western Australia and Victoria.

  • Kombi Konvoy

    Line the street to welcome up to 100 kombis pass through Nimbin!

  • 4:20 Stoner Blaze

    Welcome to the Earth’s longest running “Four Twenty” Demonstration in […]

  • Hemp Olympix

    Sometime in the mid 90s, Chibo, Bob and Michael walked into the Hemp Bar and decided that Mardigrass needed events which would entertain as well as educate, and the Hemp Olympix were born!!

  • Great Green Cabaret

    Nimbin’s fantastic Great Green Cabaret returns for 2024 MardiGrass! No pre-booking. Doors open at 7pm, and first in/best seated. Entry by MardiGrass wristband or $20.

  • Pot Poet’s Breakfast

    Hosted by award-winning Nimbin poet olympian David Hallett, this poetic […]

  • Stoned Chess

    11 am : World Stoned Chess Championship Registration Register at […]

  • Glover and Sorrensen Comedy Show

    This comedy show, like MardiGrass itself, is an act of […]

  • Laugh Mob

    The Laugh Mob crew are back at the Nimbin MardiGrass for another year! They are bringing the laughs as long as you bring the joints. The more you smoke the funnier they are!

  • MardiGrass Opening Protest

    1993 was the year when Bob Hopkins surrendered to Nimbin Police in protest of Cannabis prohibition during the first MardiGrass rally.

  • Hash Suppositorium

    Includes a live demonstration. Remember, getting old is not for the squeamish. Meet old hippies here and long time cannabis law reform activists. The Hemp Bar hosts Ghosts of MardiGrass Past!

  • Nimbin Street Drummers

    The percussion circle right on Nimbin’s own ‘Blister’ attracts local musicians, dancers and revellers every Friday night until late. MardiGrass Friday is no exception!

  • Hemp Fashion Parade

    Come frolic with faeries and fashionistas ! Journey through local hemp fields of fashion and learn how you too can dress like a hemp faerie.  Save the planet and wear hemp! The Ganja Army Needs You!