Freedom Activist Network's Guide To
Freedom Events

aka Freedom Events Network

WARNING. Some recurring events may be defunct. Listings may not be up-to-date and may be incomplete.

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AVN Awards Show
avnawards.avn.com/A>
Sponsor:
AVN Media Network, 818-718-5788, fax 818-718-5795, email aeeinfo@avn.com
Event Coordinator Erica Pacheco, Show Director Janet Gibson, Operations/Marketing Manager Beth Noonan, Account Manager Sara Harter, Seminar Manager Sherri Shaulis
Issues: Erotic, Erotic Art
Affiliation: Adult Entertainment Expo
2013: Jan 19 at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas NV
1984: 1st Annual
AWARE Invitational Practical Pistol Match
aware.org, uspsa.org, global2000.net/wfg/aware.html
Sponsor: Arming Women Against Rape and Endangerment, Box 242, Bedford, MA 01730-0242
518-765-4834, 781-893-0500, 877-672-9273, email eboadway@adelphia.net, email eregel@global2000.net, email info@aware.org
Issue: Women
Aka: Vermont AWARE Invitational, Area 7 AWARE Invitational
2007: July 19-22 at Lamoille Valley Fish & Game Club, Morrisville, VT
2006: Mar 17-20? at Lamoille Valley Fish & Game Club, Morrisville, VT ?
2005: Aug 18-21 at Lamoille Valley Fish & Game Club, Morrisville, VT
2004: Aug 19-22 at Lamoille Valley Fish & Game Club, Morrisville, VT
2003: July 10-12 at Lamoille Valley Fish & Game Club, Morrisville, VT
2002: July 11-14 at Lamoille Valley Fish & Game Club, Morrisville, VT
2001: ?
2000: at Watervliet Fish & Game, State Rte 155, Watervliet, NY
1999: at Watervliet Fish & Game, State Rte 155, Watervliet, NY
1998: at Watervliet Fish & Game, State Rte 155, Watervliet, NY
1997: July at Watervliet Fish & Game, State Rte 155, Watervliet, NY
Adams Celebration, Sam
lpmich.org/Affiliates/AfflEvents.php?Opt=WASHTENAW
Sponsor: Libertarian Party of Washtenaw County, 734-320-7237, 734-475-9792, 734-668-2607, email michlibertarian@comcast.net, email salvette@ameritech.net
2005: Apr 2, 5:30pm at Best Western Executive Plaza, 2900 Jackson Rd, Ann Arbor, MI, with Louis Gatewood Galbraith, $40, adv $45 (dinner)
2004: at Creekside Grill, 5827 Jackson Rd, Scio Twp (west of Ann Arbor), MI (dinner)
2003: Nov 15, 5pm at Creekside Grill (dinner)
2002: Sept 14, 12noon-4pm at Carr Park, Manchester, MI (picnic)
2001: Sept 29, 6pm at Creekside Grill (dinner)
Adult Entertainment Expo (AEE)
adultentertainmentexpo.com, g4tv.com/AEE
Sponsor: AVN Media Network, 800-854-3112, fax 714-513-8848, email aeeinfo@avn.com, email info@heeteam.com
Issues: Erotic, Erotic Art
Affiliations: Adult Novelty Expo, AVN Awards Show
2013: Jan 16-19 at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas NV
2010: Jan 7-10 at Sands Expo Center, Las Vegas NV
2009: Jan 8-11? at Sands Expo Center, Las Vegas NV
2008: Jan 9-12 at Sands Expo Center, Las Vegas NV
2006: Jan 5-8 at Sands Expo Center, Las Vegas NV
2005: Jan 6-9 at Sands Expo Center, Las Vegas NV
1998: 1st Annual
Adult Novelty Expo
noveltyexpo.com, adultnoveltyexpo.com
Sponsor: AVN Media Network, 818-718-5788, fax 818-718-5795, email aeeinfo@avn.com, email missy@avn.com
Event Coordinator Erica Pacheco, Show Director Janet Gibson, Operations/Marketing Manager Beth Noonan, Account Manager Sara Harter, Seminar Manager Sherri Shaulis
Issue: Sexual Accessories
Affiliation: Adult Entertainment Expo
2013: Jan 16-18 at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas NV
2012: Sept 10-12 at Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas NV
2005: July 18-20 at Pasadena Center, 300 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91101
African American Emancipation Day
African Freedom Day
2002: May 25
African World Festival
maah-detroit.org
Sponsor: ?, 313-494-5824, email learl@maah-detroit.org
at Hart Plaza, Detroit, MI
2002: Aug 16-18
After Dodd-Frank: The Future of Financial Markets (non-recurring)
cato.org/events/after-dodd-frank-future-financial-markets
Sponsors: Cato Institute, Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Issue: Financial Regulation
2014: July 16-17 at Newseum (July 16, 10am) and Cato Institute (July 17, 9am), Washington, DC with Jeb Hensarling, Patrick McHenry, Richard Kovacevich, Tyler Cowen, Sharon Brown-Hruska, John Coates, Daniel M. Gallagher, Josh Rosner
Alcohol Prohibition Repealed
Dec 5
All Hallows Day
Aka: All Saints Day, Celtic New Year, Samhain
Nov 1
All Hallows Eve
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/All_Hallows_Eve
Aka: Celtic New Years Eve, Halloween, Samhain
Oct 31
All Saints Day
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/All_Saints_Day
Aka: All Hallows Day, All Saints, Celtic New Year, Day of the Dead, Día de los Muertos, Hallowmas, Samhain
Nov 1
All Souls Day
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/All_Souls_Day
Aka: Day of the Dead, Día de los Muertos
Nov 2
America Recycles Day
Nov ?
American Association for Nude Recreation West Convention
aanrwest.org/events.html
Sponsor: American Association for Nude Recreation Western Region, Box 1168-107, Studio City, CA 91604
2008: July 31-Aug 3 at Deanza Springs Resort, 1951 Carrizo Gorge Rd, Jacumba, CA
2003: July 31-Aug 3 at Shangri La Ranch, New River, AZ
800-465-8760, 623-465-5959
American Association for Nude Recreation West Fall Festival
aanrwest.org/events.html
Sponsor: American Association for Nude Recreation Western Region, Box 1168-107, Studio City, CA 91604, 619-766-4301, 877-246-6833
2008: Oct 10-12 at 44444 N Shangri-La Rd, New River, AZ
2003: Oct 3-4 at DeAnza Springs Resort, Jacumba, CA
American Association for Nude Recreation West Summer Festival
aanrwest.org/events.html
Sponsor: American Association for Nude Recreation Western Region, Box 1168-107, Studio City, CA 91604
2008: June 6-8 at 1631 Harbison Canyon Rd, El Cajon, CA
American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence National Conference
aatod.org/national.html
Sponsor: American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence
Issues: Drugs, Opiates
2010: Oct 23-27 at Hilton Chicago, Chicago, IL
2009: Apr 25-29 at Hilton New York, New York, NY
2007: Oct 20-24 at Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, San Diego, CA
2006: Apr 22-26 at Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
2004: 20th Anniversary, Oct 16-20 at Wyndham Palace Resort & Spa, Orlando, FL
1984: 1st
American Atheism Day
americanatheist.org/columns/sfv8-97.html
Apr 13
American Bikers Aimed Toward Education of Michigan Freedom Rally
abateofmichigan.org/events.shtml
Sponsor: American Bikers Aimed Toward Education of Michigan
at State Capitol, Lansing, MI
2004: June 2
2002: May 29 (rescheduled from June 5)
American Bikers Aimed Toward Education of Michigan State Field Meet
abateofmichigan.org/events.shtml
Sponsor: American Bikers Aimed Toward Education of Michigan
at Salt River Acres, Greendale Rd, Oil City, MI
2004: June 18-20
2002: June 14-16
2001: June 15-17
1999: June 18-20
American Bikers Aimed Toward Education of Michigan State Seminar and Annual Meeting
517-463-4400
2001: Jan 19-21 at Comfort Inn, Alma, MI
American Bikers Aimed Toward Education of Pennsylvania Helmet Protest Rally
abatepa.org/activities
Sponsor: American Bikers Aimed Toward Education of Pennsylvania
1st Sun of May, 11am start at VFW Campground, Shellsville, PA, ride to State Capitol, Harrisburg, PA
American Bikers Aimed Toward Education of Pennsylvania Leadership and Legislative Seminar
abatepa.org/activities
Last Sat-Sun at Holiday Inn, Grantville, PA
2002: Jan 26-27
2001: Jan 27-28
American Beer Month
americanbeermonth.com
Sponsor: Brewers Association, 303-447-0816 ext 125
July 1-31
American Cannabis Society Bill of Rights Celebration
Sponsor: American Cannabis Society, 813-935-0581, email melacs42x60@hotmail.com
Dec 15 at Harbor Club, 915 E Grant Ave, Tampa, FL
American Censorship Day
eff.org/deeplinks/2011/11/american-censorship-day-wednesday-and-you-can-join, americancensorship.org, avc.com/a_vc/2011/11/american-censorship-day.html
Issue: Censorship
2011: Nov 16
American Civil Liberties Union Membership Conference
Sponsor: American Civil Liberties Union, 125 Broad St, New York, NY 10004, 212-549-2561, fax 212-549-2580, email mem_conf@aclu.org
Aka: Stand Up for Freedom ACLU Membership Conference
2006: Oct 15-17 at Marriot Wardman Park, Washington, DC
2003: June 11-15 at Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, DC
American Craft Beer Week
beertown.org/events/acbw/index.html, americancraftbeerweek.org, email julia@brewersassociation.org
Sponsor: Brewers Association, 736 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302, 303-447-0816 ext 113
Contact Julia Herz
at participating craft brewers
2008: May 12-18
American Indian Law Day
umich.edu/~powwow
Sponsor: Native American Law School Association, 734-647-6999, email kscarlso@umich.edu
at University of Michigan Law School Hutchens Hall #100, Ann Arbor, MI
2002: Mar 29, 10am-4pm
2001: Mar 30, 10am-5pm
American's Thanksgiving Day Parade
theparade.org/parade
Sponsor: Parade Company
Thanksgiving Day starts at Woodward Ave & Mack Ave to Woodward Ave & Congress St, Detroit, MI
2008: Nov 27
2007: Nov 22
2006: Nov 23
American Rally for Personal Rights
americanpersonalrights.org, centerforpersonalrights.org
732-747-8307, email Admin@americanpersonalrights.org
Issue: Vaccination Freedom
2010: May 26, 3pm-5pm at Grant Park Grove 4, E Jackson Blvd & Columbus Dr, Chicago, IL with Michael Belkin, Judy Converse, Louise Kuo Habakus, Boyd Haley, Mary Holland, Robert D Johnston, Abdulkadir Khalif, Robert J Krakow, Amy Pingel, Richard Rovet, James S Turner, William Wagner, Andy Wakefield
Ames Straw Poll
see Iowa Straw Poll
Ann Arbor Hash Bash
freedomactivist.net/hashbash.html (recommended best), hashbash.com, hashbash.org, facebook.com/group.php?gid=175406415457, facebook.com/events/480780471946536, myspace.com/mihashbash, annarborhashbash.us, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hash_Bash, babylon.com/definition/Hash_Bash, zh-tw.facebook.com/group.php?gid=175406415457
Organizers: Mark Passerini, Nicholas Tyler Zettell, Charmie Gholson, Adam Leslie Brook, University of Michigan National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
Past Organizers: Mark Amicone, Richard James Birkett, Rick Engel, Thomas G Flook, Alex Fung, Julie Gros-Louis, Thomas Harris, Andrew Lucas Kent, Samuel Bennett Maxbauer, James Millard, Charles Ream, Josh Paul Soper, Ed Taiter, Jesse Walker, Ann Arbor National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (defunct), Hemp A2 (defunct)
Issue: Cannabis
Affiliations: Ann Arbor Worldwide Marijuana March, Hemp Tour (defunct), Monroe Street Fair, not affiliated with West Coast Hash Bash
1st Sat of Apr, 12noon at Diag, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
2014: Apr 6, 12noon-2pm with Emcee Adam Leslie Brook, Emcee Charmie Gholson, Emcee Mark Passerini, Emcee Nicholas Zettell, Matthew Abel, Laith Al Saadi, Betty J Aldworth, Tim Beck, Sabra Briere, Michael N Callton, Ian Elliot, James Gierach, Jeff M Irwin, Jamie Lowell, Kevin McKinney, Ed Rosenthal, Robin Schneider, Josie Scoggins, Dakota Blue Serna, D J Short, John Alexander Sinclair, Marvin Surowitz, Everett Swift, John Ter Beek, Rick Thompson, Nicholas Zettell, 8000 attendees, 1 arrest, memorial for Peter Benjamin Lewis
2013: Apr 6, 12noon-1:30pm with Emcees Charmie Gholson, Mark Passerini, Nicholas Zettell, Speakers Matthew Abel, Tim Beck, Sabra Briere, Andrew Driver, John Evans, Miles Gerou, Charmie Gholson, Dora Gholson, Jeff M Irwin, Michael A Komorn, Jamie Lowell, Charles Ream, Ed Rosenthal, Robin Schneider, D J Short, John Alexander Sinclair (invited), Dan Skye, R Keith Stroup, Esq, Everett Swift, Mason Tvert, Denise P?, 3000 attendees, 16 cannabis arrests, memorial for Renee Emry Wolfe
2012: Apr 7 with Emcee Charmie Gholson, Emcee Charles Ream, Matthew R Abel, Laith Al-Saadi, Stephanie Annis, Tim Beck, Richard James Birkett, Scott Boman, Chris Chiles, Richard C Clement Sr, Antonio Cosme, Stephen R DeAngelo, Melody Karr, Michael A Komorn, Jamie Lowell, Roger Maufort, Melanie McCloud, Mike McShane, Brian Morrissey, Robin Schneider, John Alexander Sinclair, Larry Smith, Everett Swift, Nicholas Tyler Zettell, Brandy Zink, 5500 attendees, 13 arrests, memorial for Louis Gatewood Galbraith and Ben Masel
2011: Apr 2 with Emcee Adam L Brook, Emily Basham, Tim Beck, Richard James Birkett, Chris Chiles, Gary Earl Johnson, Melody Karr, Charles Ream, John McKenna Rosevear, John Sinclair, Darrell Stavros, Marvin Surowitz, Everett Swift, 6000-6500 attendees, 12 arrests
2010: Apr 3 with Emcee Adam L Brook, Matthew R Abel, Irvin Dana Beal, Tim Beck, Bruce W Cain, Maurice Cheetham, Chris Chiles, Greg Francisco, Anthony Freed, Charmie Gholson, Charles Ream, Bob Redden, John Sinclair, Marvin Surowitz, Everett Swift, Renee Emry Wolfe, 5000 attendees
2009: Apr 4 with Emcee Adam L Brook, Matthew R Abel, Irvin Dana Beal, Chris Chiles, Andrew Lucas Kent, Eric Andrew Plourde, Charles Ream, George Sherfield, Marvin Surowitz, 1600 attendees
2008: Apr 5 with Irvin Dana Beal, Adam L Brook, John Sinclair, FOKUS, 2000 attendees
2007: Apr 7 with David Arquette, Adam L Brook, Larry Bonner Lippert, Michael D Whitty, memorial for James Wilson aka Chef Ra (deceased) and Mae Nutt (deceased), 400 attendees, 0 arrests
2006: Apr 1 with Tim Beck, Richard James Birkett, Adam L Brook, Bruce W Cain, Richard C Clement Sr, Eddie deSouza, Dean Kuipers, Charles Ream, Marvin Surowitz, James Wilson aka Chef Ra, 750 attendees
2005: Apr 2 with Emcees Joshua Paul Soper, Katherine Michelle Dillon; Speakers Louis Gatewood Galbraith, Adam L Brook, Melody A Karr, Albert C Price, Charles Ream, John Sinclair, Marvin Surowitz, James Wilson aka Chef Ra, Buddha Fulla Rymez, Hazy Jane, 900 attendees
2004: Apr 3 with Emcee Adam L Brook, Amanda M Brazel, Derrik DeCraene, Jack Herer, George Sherfield, John Sinclair, Daniel J Solano, Marvin Surowitz, James Wilson aka Chef Ra, 650-1500 attendees, 6 arrests
2003: Apr 5 with Emcee Adam L Brook, Irvin Dana Beal, Ron Crickenberger, Larry Bonner Lippert, John Sinclair, Clifford Wallace Thornton Jr, James Wilson aka Chef Ra, Renee Emry Wolfe, 650-4000 attendees, 0 arrests
2002: Apr 6 with Emcee Adam L Brook, Tim Beck, Derrik DeCraene, Doug Leinbach, Daniel J Solano, Marvin Surowitz, James Wilson aka Chef Ra, Renee Emry Wolfe, Budda Fulla Rymez, Toyes, memorial for Grover Thomas Crosslin (deceased) and Rolland Rohm (deceased), 4000 attendees, 24 arrests, 38 citations
2001: Apr 7 with Emcee Adam L Brook, Derrik DeCraene, Charles Goodman, Thomas Harris, Kyle Kushman, Elvy Musikka, Gregory Carl Schmid, John Sinclair, Daniel J Solano, R Keith Stroup, Marvin Surowitz, James Wilson aka Chef Ra, Renee Emry Wolfe, 5000 attendees
2000: Apr 1 with Emcee Adam L Brook, Irvin Dana Beal, Stephen Gaskin, Jack Herer, James Lewis Hudler, James Millard, Elvy Musikka, Tom Ness nka Stephanie Angeline Loveless, Gregory Carl Schmid, Marvin Surowitz, Renee Emry Wolfe, 4000-8000 attendees, 40 arrests
1999: Apr 3 with Emcee Adam L Brook, Irvin Dana Beal, Thomas Chong, Louis Gatewood Galbraith, Steven Hager, Thomas Harris, Jack Herer, Elvy Musikka, Marvin Surowitz, Renee Emry Wolfe, 5000-8000 attendees, 40 arrests, 89 citations
1998: Apr 4 with Emcee Adam L Brook, Paul DeRienzo, Marvin Surowitz, Renee Emry Wolfe, The Process, Lack of Afro, Rubber Soul, 5000-7000 attendees, 44 arrests, 100+ cannabis citations
1997: Apr 5 with Emcee Adam L Brook, Stephen Gaskin, Ed Wagner aka Lone Reefer, James Wilson aka Chef Ra, Renee Emry Wolfe, 2000-3000 attendees, 62 arrests
1996: Apr 6, 25th Annual with Emcee Adam L Brook, John Sinclair, Marvin Surowitz, Dan Viets, Ed Wagner aka Lone Reefer, James Wilson aka Chef Ra, 4500-5000 attendees, 68 arrests, 20 cannabis citations
1995: Apr 1 with Emcee Adam L Brook, Mike Clark, Jon E Coon, Thomas G Flook, Drew Lane, Vicki Linker, Ben Masel, David Peel, Ed Wagner aka Lone Reefer, James Wilson aka Chef Ra, 5000-8000 attendees
1994: Apr 2 with Emcee Adam L Brook, Jack Herer, James Wilson aka Chef Ra, The Process, 5000-10000 attendees, 69 arrests
1993: Apr 3 with Emcee Adam L Brook, Richard Cowan?, Louis Gatewood Galbraith, David H Raaflaub, Ed Rosenthal, Emily Salvette, Eric E Sterling, Marvin Surowitz, Ed Wagner aka Lone Reefer, James Wilson aka Chef Ra, The Process, 2500-4000 attendees, 0 arrests
1992: Apr 4 with Ben Masel, Elvy Musikka, Eric E Sterling, Ed Wagner aka Lone Reefer, James Wilson aka Chef Ra, 3000 attendees, 29 arrests, 12 cannabis citations
1991: Apr 6 with Thomas G Flook, Steven Hager, Thomas Harris, Elvy Musikka, James Wilson aka Chef Ra, 6000-10000 attendees
1990: Apr 1 with Emcee Richard James Birkett, Irvin Dana Beal, Donald Bo Fiedler, Louis Gatewood Galbraith, Steven Hager, Thomas Harris, Jack Herer, Ben Masel, Ed Wagner aka Lone Reefer, James Wilson aka Chef Ra, Soul Assassins, Red Fly Nation, 2000-10000 attendees, 70 cannabis arrests; proposal to meet 1st Sat of Apr approved by vote of attendees; coincides with 1st Annual High Times Freedom Fighter's Convention
1989: Apr 1 with Emcee Richard James Birkett, Dale Ashmun, Irvin Dana Beal, Jon B Gettman, Steven Hager, Jack Herer, Ben Masel, Ed Rosenthal, James Wilson aka Chef Ra, Soul Assassins, Black Orchids, 1000-5000 attendees
1988: Apr 1 with Emcee Mark Amicone, Jon B Gettman, Steven Hager, Charles Curtis Kile Jr, William Bernard Krebaum, Ed Rosenthal, James Wilson aka Chef Ra, Black Orchids, Rat Bastards, 400-2500 attendees
1987: Apr 1 with Emcee Richard James Birkett, 150 attendees
1986: Apr 1 with 135 attendees
1985: Apr 1 with 0 attendees
1984: Apr 1 with 0-20 attendees
1983: Apr 1 with 25 attendees, 0 arrests
1982: Apr 1 with 200-400 attendees, 48 citations, 14 $5 cannabis citations
1981: Apr 1 with 400-500 attendees, 78 citations
1980: Apr 1 with 1000-1200 attendees
1979: Apr 1 with 2000-3000 attendees, ~100 $5 cannabis citations
1978: Apr 1 with 3500-6000 attendees, 1 arrest, 78 $5 cannabis citations
1977: Apr 1 with William D Wilcox, 3000-5000 attendees, 24 arrests
1976: Apr 1 with 3000-5000 attendees
1975: Apr 1 with 3000 attendees
1974: Apr 1 with 1500 attendees
1973: Apr 1 with Winston Perry Bullard, 2000-5000 attendees
1972: Apr 1, 1st Annual with 150-700 attendees, aka Hash Festival
1972-2014: ~143,000 total attendance (109,500-163,500), average ~3000/year
Ann Arbor Pow Wow
umich.edu/~powwow
Sponsor: University of Michigan Native American Student Association, email powwow2002@umich.edu, 734-647-6999, tickets 734-763-8587
5-10pm Fri, 11am-10pm Sat, 11am-6pm Sun
at University of Michigan Crisler Arena, Ann Arbor, MI, $9/day, students & seniors $6/day, child $4/day
2002: Mar 29-31
2001: Mar 30-Apr 1
Annunciation
Aka: Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Festum Incarnationis, Jesus' Deathday
Mar 25 at everywhere except: Apr 7 at Armenia, Sat before Palm Sunday at Germany
Anthem Film Festival
anthemfilmfestival.com
Affiliation: FreedomFest
Aka: Anthem The Libertarian Film Festival
Issue: Libertarians
2011: July 13-16 at Bally's Paris Resort, Las Vegas, NV with A Remarkable Man, Chasing Che from Iran, Cool It, Free or Equal, Indoctrinate U, Overdose: The Next Financial Crisis, Risk: A Farewell to the American Dream, The Cartel
Anti-Drug War Candlelight Vigil
6-8pm at Justice Center, Saint Louis, MO
Sponsor: Saint Louis National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, Box 220243, Saint Louis, MO 63122
2001: Feb 14
April Fools Day
Aka: Pagan New Year, Christians' Atheist Day
Apr 1
Armed Forces Day
dod.mil/afd
May 15
Ash Wednesday
2002: Feb 13
Association for the Sociology of Religion Annual Meeting
sociologyofreligion.com
Sponsor: Association for the Sociology of Religion, email hepnerr@msu.edu
2000: Aug ?
Atheism Day, American
see American Atheism Day
Atheist Alliance International Conventions (AAI Converntions)
atheistalliance.org/activities/conventions
Sponsor: Atheist Alliance International
2012: May 25-27, AAI European Convention at Cologne, Germany with Internationaler Bund der Konfessionslosen und Atheisten aka International League of Non-Religious and Atheists
2012: May 18-20, AAI North American Convention at Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada with Kamloops Centre for Rational Thought
2012: Apr 21, Philippine Atheists and Agnostics Convention at Manilla, Philippines with Philippine Atheists and Agnostics Society
2012: Apr 13-15, Global Atheist Convention
2011: June 3-5, World Atheist Convention at O’Callaghan Alexander Hotel, Dublin, Ireland with Atheist Ireland
2011: May, Imagine No Religion Conference at Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada with Kamloops Centre for Rational Thought
2010: Nov, Coloquio Mexicano de Ateismo at Mexico City, Mexico with Organizado por Masa Critica
2010: Oct, AAI North American Conference at Montreal, Quebec, Canada with Humanist Canada aka Humanist Association of Canada
2010: June, AAI European Conference at Copenhagen, Denmark with Ateistik Selskab
2010: Mar 12-14, Global Atheist Convention at Melbourne, Victoria, Australia with Atheist Foundation of Australia Inc
2010: Malawi Secular Humanist Conference at Lilionge, Malawi with Association for Secular Humanism
2009: AAI North American Convention at Burbank, CA with Atheists United, Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science
2008: at Long Beach, CA with Atheists United
2007: Sept 28-30 at Crystal City, VA with Washington Area Secular Humanists
2006: AAI Iceland Conference at Ryekjavik, Iceland
2006: Apr 14-16 at Kansas City, MO with Heartland Humanists
2005: Mar 25-27 at Los Angeles, CA with Atheists United
2004: Apr 9-11 at Wyndham Hotel, Colorado Springs, CO with Freethinkers of Colorado Springs
2003: at Tampa, FL with Atheists of Florida
2002: at Dallas-Fort Worth, TX with Metroplex Atheists
2001: at Atlanta, GA with Atlanta Freethought Society
2000: at Sacramento, CA with Atheists and Other Freethinkers
1999: at Austin, TX with Atheist Community of Austin
1998: at Saint Louis, MO with Rationalist Society of Saint Louis
1997: at Orlando, FL with Atheists of Florida
1996: at Minneapolis, MN with Minnesota Atheists
1995: First Annual at Los Angeles, CA with Atheists United
Atheist Day, Christians'
see Christians' Atheist Day
Atlantic Hemp Fest
mumm.ca/hemp_fest.htm
902-665-2355, 902-542-0633, email riverside_alliance@hotmail.com
at Annapolis Valley Exhibition Grounds, Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia, $40, adv $35, Fri only $6, Sat only $12
2005: July 30-31
2004: July 31-Aug 1
Autorama
autorama.com/casi/index.htm
2005: Jan 7-9 at Cincinnati, OH; Jan 7-9 at Boston, MA; Jan 14-16 at Milwaukee, WI; Jan 14-16 at Saint Louis, MO; Jan 21-23 at New Orleans, LA; Jan 28-30 at Chicago, IL; Jan 28-30 at Salt Lake City, UT; Feb 4-6 at Baltimore, MD; Feb 4-6 at Indianapolis, IN; Feb 11-13 at Dallas, TX; Feb 18-20 at Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Feb 25-27 at Pittsburgh, PA; Feb 25-27 at San Antonio, TX; Mar 4-6 at Detroit, MI; Mar 4-6 at Washington, DC; Mar 11-13 at Kansas City, MO; Mar 18-20 at Omaha, NE; Mar 18-20 at Phoenix, AZ; Mar 24-26 at Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
2004: Dec 3-5 at Houston, TX
  
Bainbridge Bikefest
bainbridgebikefest.com
Sponsor: Bainbridge BikeFest Inc, 115 N West St, Bainbridge, GA 31717, 229-248-0505, fax 229-246-6941, email chairman@bainbridgebikefest.com, $30 or $20/day
Thur-Sun in Sept at Commodore Industrial Park, 100 Airport Rd, Bainbridge, GA, map
2002: Sept 19-22
2001: Sept 13-16
Banned Books Week
ala.org/bbooks/index.html
Sponsor: American Library Association, 50 E Huron St, Chicago, IL 60611, 800-545-2433, tdd 888 814-7692
2009: Sept 26-Oct 3
2003: Sept 20-27
Issue: Censorship
Bastille Day
July 14
Bay of Pigs
folsomstreetfair.com/bayofpigs, folsomstreetfair.com/alley
Sponsor: Folsom Street Events, 965 Mission #200, San Francisco, CA 94103
415-777-3247, fax 415-777-3248, email info@folsomstreetfair.org
Sat before Up Your Alley, 10pm-4am at Cat Club, 1190 Folsom, San Francisco, CA
2008: July 26
2007: July 28
Big Brew
Big Brother Awards, US
see US Big Brother Awards
Bike Week
bikeweek.com, bikeweekreport.com, daytonachamber.com/bwhome.html
at Daytona Beach, FL
2004: Feb 27-Mar 7
2002: Mar 1-10
Bike Week Charleston
Biketoberfest
biketoberfest.com
Thur-Sun at Daytona Beach, FL
2002: Oct 17-20
2001: Oct 18-21
Bilderberg Meetings 
bilderbergmeetings.org
Sponsor: Bilderberg, Amstel 216, 1017 AJ Amsterdam, Netherlands, tel 31-20-625-0252, fax 31-20-624-4299
Issues: Depopulation, Secretive Organizations
Aka: Bilderberg Conference
2013: June 6-9 at Hertfordshire, England with Peter Carrington, Etienne Davignon, Nicolas N Eberstadt, J Michael Evans, Francois Fillon, Mark C Fishman, Douglas J Flint, Timothy F Geitner, Michael Gfoeller, Donald E Graham, Stuart Gulliver, Kenneth M Jacobs, James A Johnson, Thomas J Jordan, Vernon Eulion Jordan Jr, Robert D Kaplan, Alex Carp, Heinz Alfred (Henry) Kissinger, Klaus Kleinfeld, Klaas H W Knot, Henry R Kravis, Marie-Josee Kravis, Christime Lagarde, Lawrence Lessig, Peter Loscher, Jessica T Mathews, John Micklethwait, Thierry de Montbrial, Mario Monti, Craig J Mundie, Queen Beatrix, Andrew T Ng, Jorma Ollila, George Osborne, Emanuele Ottolenghi, Richard Norman Perle, David H Petraeus, Viviane Reding, Simon Robertson, Jacek Rostowski, Robert E Rubin, Mark Rutte, Andreas Schieder, Eric E Schmidt, Antonio Jose Seguro, Jean-Dominique Senard, Anne-Marie Slaughter, Peter D Sutherland, Tidjane Thiam, Peter A Thiel, Craig B Thompson, Jutta Urpolainen, Peter R Voser, Brad Wall, Kevin Warsh, Shirley Williams of Crosby, Martin H Wolf, James D Wolfensohn, David Wright, Robert B Zoellick
2012: May 31-June 1 at Chantilly Westfields Marriott Hotel, Chantilly VA with Keith B Alexander, Mitchell E Daniels Jr, Thomas E Donilon, J Michael Evans, Richard A Gephardt, Jon M Huntsman Jr, Vernon Eulion Jordan Jr, John Kerry, Heinz Alfred (Henry) Kissinger, Peggy Noonan, Richard Norman Perle, Prince Philippe, Queen Beatrix, Charlie Rose, Robert E Rubin, Mark Rutte, Eric E Schmidt, Peter A Thiel, Robert B Zoellick
2011: June 9-12 at Suvretta House, Saint Moritz, Switzerland, and Geneva Switzerland, with Heinz Alfred (Henry) Kissinger?
2010: June 3-6 at Dolce Hotel, Sitges, Spain
2009: May 14-17 at Nafsika Astir Palace Hotel, Apollonos Avenue 40, 16671 Vouliagmeni, Athens, Greece with Jo Ackermann, Jose Manuel Barroso, Timothy Geithner, Georgios A Papandreou, Queen Beatrix, Queen Sofia, James Steinberg, Jean-Claude Trichet, Robert B Zoellick
2008: June 5-8 at Chantilly, VA with Madeleine K Albright, Keith B Alexander, Roger Altman, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Thomas A Daschle, James A Johnson, Barack Hussein Obama, Kathleen Sebelius
2007: May 31-July 3 at Istanbul, Turkey with Rick Perry
2006: June 8-11 at Brookstreet Hotel, Kanata, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
2005: May 5-8 at Dorint Sofitel Seehotel Uberfahrt, Rottach-Egern, Germany
2004: June 3-6 at Grand Hotel des Iles Borromees, Stresa, Italy with Jon Corzine, John Reid Edwards, Douglas J Feith, Melinda French Gates, Heinz Alfred (Henry) Kissinger, Georgios A Papandreou, Richard Norman Perle, Ralph Reed
2003: May 15-16 at Trianon Palace Hotel, Versaille, France with John R Bolton, Jon Corzine
2002: May 30-June 2 at Westfields Marriot, Chantilly, VA with David J Frum
2001: May 24-27 at Hotel Stenungsund, Stenungsund, Sweden with Christopher J Dodd
2000: June 1-3 at Chateau Du Lac Hotel, Genval, Brussels, Belgium with Christopher J Dodd, David J Frum, Georgios A Papandreou
1999: June 3-6 at Hotel Caesar Park Penha Longa, Sintra, Portugal with Birch Evans Bayh III, Jon Corzine, Christopher J Dodd
1998: May 14-17 at Turnberry Hotel, Ayrshire, Scotland with John M Deutch, Georgios A Papandreou
1997: June 12-15 at PineIsle Resort and Golf Club Hotel, 9000 Holiday Rd, Buford, GA with Lloyd Millard Bentsen Jr, Samuel R (Sandy) Berger, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Jon Corzine, Kenneth W Dam, David J Frum
1996: May 30-June 2 at CIBC Leadership Centre aka Kingbridge Centre, King City, Ontario, Canada with Lloyd Millard Bentsen Jr, Jon Corzine, Kenneth W Dam
1995: June 8-11 at Palace Hotel, Burgenstock, Nidwalden, Switzerland with Lloyd Millard Bentsen Jr, Jon Corzine, Kenneth W Dam, Georgios A Papandreou
1994: June 2-5 at Kalastajatorppa Hotel, Helsinki, Finland with Kenneth W Dam
1993: Apr 22-25 at Nafsika Astir Palace Hotel, Vouliagmeni, Greece with Kenneth W Dam
1992: May 21-24 at Royal Club Evian Hotel, Ermitage Hotel, Evian-les-Bains, France with Lloyd Millard Bentsen Jr, John Hubbard Chafee, Kenneth W Dam
1991: June 6-9 at Steigenberger Badischer Hof Hotel, Schlosshotel Buhlerhohe, Buhl, Baden-Baden, Germany with Nicholas F Brady, Gordon Brown, John Hubbard Chafee, William Jefferson Blythe Clinton IV, Kenneth W Dam, Vernon Eulion Jordan Jr, Jack Santer, John Smith
1990: May 10-13 at Harrison Conference Center, Glen Cove, NY with Kenneth W Dam
1989: May 12-14 at Gran Hotel de La Toja, Isla de La Toja, Spain with Lloyd Millard Bentsen Jr, Kenneth W Dam
1988: June 3-5 at Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol, Telfs-Buchen, Tyrol, Austria with Nicholas F Brady, Kenneth W Dam
1987: Apr 24-26 at Villa D'Este, Cernobbio, Italy
1986: Apr 25-27 at Gleneagles Hotel, Auchterarder, Perthshire, Scotland with Nicholas F Brady, John Hubbard Chafee, Kenneth W Dam
1985: May 10-12 at Doral Arrowwood Hotel, Rye Brook, NY with William L Bradley, Zbigniew Kazimierz Brzezinski, Kenneth W Dam
1984: May 11-13 at Grand Hotel Saltsjobaden, Saltsjobaden, Sweden with Nicholas F Brady
1983: May 13-15 at Chateau Montebello, Montebello, Quebec, Canada with Kenneth W Dam
1982: May 14-16 at Rica Park Hotel, Sandefjord, Norway
1981: May 15-17 at Burgenstock, Switzerland
1980: Apr 18-20 at Dorint Sofitel Quellenhof Aachen, Aachen, West Germany with McGeorge Bundy, William Putnam Bundy
1979: Apr 27-29 at Grand Hotel Sauerhof, Baden bei Wien, Austria with William Putnam Bundy, John Hubbard Chafee
1978: Apr 21-23 at Chauncey Conference Center, Princeton, NJ with Zbigniew Kazimierz Brzezinski, William Putnam Bundy
1977: Apr 22-24 at Paramont Imperial Hotel, Torquay, England with John B Anderson, William Putnam Bundy
1976: Apr at The Homestead, Hot Springs, VA (cancelled)
1975: Apr 22-24 at Golden Dolphin Hotel, Cesme, Izmir, Turkey with Zbigniew Kazimierz Brzezinski, William Putnam Bundy
1974: Apr 19-21 at Hotel Mont d'Arbois, Megeve, France
1973: May 11-13 at Grand Hotel Saltsjobaden, Saltsjobaden, Sweden with Zbigniew Kazimierz Brzezinski
1972: Apr 21-23 at La Reserve di Knokke-Heist, Knokke, Belgium with Zbigniew Kazimierz Brzezinski
1971: Apr 23-25 at Woodstock Inn, Woodstock, VT
1970: Apr 17-19 at Grand Hotel Quellenhof, Bad Ragaz, Switzerland
1969: May 9-11 at Hotel Marienlyst, Helsinger, Denmark
1968: Apr 26-28 at Mont Tremblant, Quebec, Canada with Dean Acheson, Zbigniew Kazimierz Brzezinski, C Douglas Dillon
1967: Mar 31-Apr 2 at Cambridge, England
1966: Mar 25-27 at Nassauer Hof Hotel Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden, West Germany with Eugene R Black Sr, Zbigniew Kazimierz Brzezinski, McGeorge Bundy
1965: Apr 2-4 at Villa d'Este, Cernobbio, Italy
1964: Mar 20-22 at Williamsburg, VA with Dean Acheson, McGeorge Bundy
1963: May 29-31 at Cannes, France
1962: May 18-20 at Grand Hotel Saltsjobaden, Saltsjobaden, Sweden
1961: Apr 21-23 at Manoir Saint Castin, Lac-Beauport, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
1960: May 28-29 at Palace Hotel, Burgenstock, Nidwalden, Switzerland
1959: Sept 18-20 at Cinar Hotel, Yesilkoy, Istanbul, Turkey
1958: Sept 13-15 at Palace Hotel, Buxton, England with Dean Acheson
1957: Oct 4-6 at Grand Hotel Palazzo della Fonte, Fluggi, Italy
1957: Feb 15-17 at King and Prince Hotel, Saint Simons Island, GA with Eugene R Black Sr, McGeorge Bundy
1956: May 11-13 at Hotel Store Kro, Fredensborg, Denmark with McGeorge Bundy
1955: Sept 23-25 at Grand Hotel Sonnenbichi, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, West Germany
1955: Mar 18-20 at Hotellerie Du Bas-Breau, Barbizon, France
1954: 1st Annual at Hotel de Bilderberg, Oosterbock, Netherlands
bilderbergips.org (2012)
Bill of Rights Day
Dec 15
Black Friday
4th Fri of Nov, day after Thanksgiving Day
2005: Nov 25
Black History Month
Feb 1-28
Bootleggers Ball
mpp.org/events/bootleggers-ball.html
Sponsor: fundraiser for Marijuana Policy Project, 415-515-0450, lrobinson@mpp.org
Issue: Cannabis Liberty
2011: Nov 12, 7pm-11pm at William Westerfeld HOuse, 1198 Fulton St at Scott St, San Francisco, CA, $300 until Oct 12, $400 after Oct 12
Boston Freedom Rally
bostonfreedomrally.org, myspace.com/bostonfreedomrally, facebook.com/group.php?gid=48908173551, masscann.org/masscann/freedom-rally, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freedom_Rally, posterplanet.com/items/gg-cannabis.jpg
Sponsor: Massachusetts Cannabis Reform Coalition Inc, Box 266, Georgetown, MA 01833-0366
617-859-3202, 781-994-2266, email infor@bostonfreedomrally.com, email masscann@pobox.com, email dkendall@phx.com, email epeggs@aol.com
Aka: Freedom Rally
3rd Sat of Sept, 12noon-6pm at Carty Parade Field, Boston Common, Boston, MA
2009: Sept 19
2008: Sept 20 with Bobby Black, Danny Danko, Keith Saunders, R Keith Stroup
2007: Sept 15 with Richard Cusick, R Keith Stroup
2006: Sept 16 with Emcees Steven S Epstein, Keith Saunders; Speakers Steve Bloom, Jack Cole, Richard Cusick, Danny Danko, Kris Krane, Valerie Vande Panne, Allen F Saint Pierre
2005: Sept 17
2004: Sept 18 rained out by Hurricane Ivan
2003: Sept 20
2002: Sept 14
2001: Sept 15 with C J Bunn, Michael Cloud, Sean Donahue, Al Giordano, Rose Gonzalez, Carla Howell, Mikki Norris, R Keith Stroup, Clifford Wallace Thornton Jr
2000: Sept 16 with Harold Browne, R Keith Stroup
1999: Sept 18 with Steven Hager, John O'Conner, Dennis Peron, John Sinclair, R Keith Stroup
1998: Oct 3
1997: Sept 20 with Dana Beal, Chris Conrad, Al Giordano, Mel King, Dave Lenson, Elvy Musikka, John Sinclair, James Wilson aka Chef Ra
1996: Sept 21 with Richard Evans, Al Giordano, Steven Hager, Mel King, Dave Lenson, John Sinclair, Richard F Stratton; poster
1995: Sept 23
1994: Sept 17 with Emcee Steven Hager, Chris Conrad, Christina Crawford, William Downing, Steve Drury, Pat Jehlen, David Peel
1993: Sept 11 with Emcee Patrick Murray, Richard C Cowan, William Downing, Steven Hager, Eric E Sterling
1992: Sept 26 at Parkman Bandstand, Boston Common, Boston, MA with Emcee Patrick Murray, Don Christen, Steven S Epstein, Steven Hager, Steve Levine, Eric E Sterling
1991: Sept 14 at Boston Common, Boston, MA
1990: Aug 25, 2pm at dock beside USS Constitution, Boston Navy Yard, Boston National Historical Park, Boston, MA
1989: at Pittsfield, MA, 1st Annual
Buddha Day
2002: Apr 8
Buddha's Birthday
May 21
Burning Man
burningman.com
415-863-5263
Founder Larry Harvey
Mon before Labor Day-Labor Day Mon at Black Rock Desert NV, north of Gerlach NV, 120 miles north of Reno NV
2009: Aug 31-Sept 7
2008: Aug 25-Sept 1
2007: Aug 27-Sept 3
2006: Aug 28-Sept 4
1991: 1st year at Black Rock Desert, NV
1990: last year at Baker Beach, San Francisco, CA
1986: at Baker Beach, San Francisco, CA, 1st Annual
Burning Porcupine Festival
burningporcupine.org
Issue: Libertarians?
at Hoyt Farm, 31 Hoyt Rd, Grafton NH
2013: June 10-30, main events June 24-26
2008: 1st Annual
BusCon
bobitexpos.com/buscon
Sponsor: Bobit Expos, 21061 S Western Ave, Torrence, CA 90501, 800-576-8788, fax 310-533-2506, email buscon@bobit.com
2001: Sept 9-11 at Cleveland Convention Center, Cleveland, OH, $$
Buy Nothing Day (BND)
adbusters.org/campaigns/bnd
Nov 23
 
CALMFest
bloomingtonweb.com/calm
email calm@indiana.edu
at 12:00noon at Dunn Meadow, University of Indiana, Bloomington, IN
2001: Apr 21
Campaign for America's Future Conference
Sponsor: Campaign for America's Future
Issue: Progressivism
2010:
Canabian Day
canabianday.ca
email buzz@cannabiscanada.ca, email marko_ivancicevic@hotmail.com, email ndpgoodwin@hotmail.com, email mmernagh@sympatico.ca
2004: Aug 21 at Toronto, Hamilton & Niagara, Ontario, Canada
2003: Aug 30 at Queens Park
Canada Day
also see Cannabis Day
July 1
Cannabis Carnival II
541-995-7752
Sat-Mon, Labor Day weekend at Conde's Redwood Lumber Yard, Harrisberg, OR
2001: Sept 1-3
Cannabis Culture Awards
hashmuseum.com/cannabis-culture-awards
Sponsor Hash Marijuana and Hemp Museum
2012: with recipients Frederick Polak, Lester Grinspoon, Todd McCormick, Global Commission on Drugs Policy accepted by Commissioners Richard Branson, Thorvald Stoltenberg
Cannabis Cup
cannabiscup.com, hightimes.com/public/cancup, hightimes.com/tags/cannabis_cup, cannabiscup.com, hightimes.com/cancup/hager/842, hightimes.com/cancup/hager/29, goldenseed.co.uk/cannabis_cup.html, professionalsmoker.co.uk/blog/cannabis-cup-21st-high-times-cannabis-cup
Sponsor: High Times, 212-219-7000, 212-387-0500, email templedragon@earthlink.net
Other Judges David Bienenstock
Thanksgiving Day week at Amsterdam, Netherlands
2013: Nov 24-28 at Amsterdam Roest, Czaar Peterstraat 213, 1018 Amsterdam, $276.72
2010: Nov 21-25, early advance $199
2009: Nov 22-26 at Melkweg, PowerZone, Thomas King Forcade inducted into Counterculture Hall of Fame, Rick Simpson named High Times Freedom Fighters of America Freedom Fighter of the Year, early advance $195, advance $250, at Cannabis Cup €250, otherwise Expo at PowerZone €30/day, otherwise events at Melkweg €30/event if not sold out
2008: Nov 23-27
2007: Nov 15-23 at Amnesia, Melkweg, PowerZone
2006: Nov 19-23
2003: Jack Herer inducted into Counterculture Hall of Fame
2002: Bob Dylan, Joan Baez inducted into Counterculture Hall of Fame
2001: with Celebrity Judge Vivian McPeak?; Paul Krassner inducted into Counterculture Hall of Fame
2000: with Emcee Watermelon, R Keith Stroup, Ina May Gaskin, Patti Smith, Robin Ludwig; Ina May Gaskin inducted into Counterculture Hall of Fame
1999: with Judges Paul Krassner, Gideon Israel, John Cassady, Robert Anton Wilson, Carolyn Cassady, Jack Kerouac, Neal Cassady, Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs inducted into Counterculture Hall of Fame
1998: with Emcee & Judge John Sinclair; Louis Armstrong, Mezz Mezzrow inducted into Counterculture Hall of Fame
1997: with Judges Rita Marley, Mountain Girl, Ras Menelik, Rocker T, Robin Ludwig, Chip Z'Nuff; Bob Marley inducted into Counterculture Hall of Fame
1996: with Emcee Paul Krassner; Judges Dennis Peron, Mel Frank, John Trudell, Mila, Felipe Chavez, Eagle Bill, Chip Z'Nuff
1995: Nov 20-27 with Judges Ed Rosenthal, James Wilson aka Chef Ra, Stephen Gaskin, Ina May Gaskin, Alex Grey, Allyson Grey, Chip Z'Nuff, 1500 other judges
1994: at Pax Party House, Melkweg with Emcees Steven Hager, Peter Gorman; Judges Richard James Birkett, Adam L Brook, Chris Conrad, Marc Emery, Thomas Harris, Jack Herer, Mari Kane, Soma Raphael, Marvin Surowitz, Chip Z'Nuff, 700 other judges
1993: at Cannabis In Amsterdam with Emcee Steven Hager; Judges Jack Herer, Louis Gatewood Galbraith, Paul Krassner, Sebastian Bach, Richard James Birkett, 44 other judges
1992: at Garden Cafe with Judges Elvy Musikka, David James Abbruzzese, Randy Druckenmiller, Eric Fromberg, Gotcha!, Eric Johnson, Neil Reeves, Edgar Summertyme
1991: with Judges Rodger Belknap (withdrew), Simon Vinkenoog
1990: with Judges Gilbert Shelton, Dave Sheridan, Paul Mavrides, Thomas Harris
1989: at Yum-Yum Club with Judges Ed Rosenthal, Patty Collins
1988: Jan ?, 1st Annual with Judges Steven Hager, Doctor Indoors, Andre Grossmann
Cannabis Day
Aka: also see Canada Day
July 1 at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
2003: 2pm at Vancouver Art Gallery
Cannabis Festival
angelfire.com/hi2/tarzan
705-753-4756, 705-753-3206, email maryhuanamike@hotmail.com
June ? at River Valley, Ontario, Canada
July ? at West Nipissing, Ontario, Canada
Cannabis Freedom Festival
geocities.com/CapitolHill/6441/cfc97.htm
407-253-3673, email cfcflo@bellsouth.net
Affiliation: not affiliated with Cannabis Freedom Activist Network
12noon at Wickham Park, Melbourne, FL
1997: Nov 22-23
Cannabis Legalization Rally (defunct?)
Sponsors Vermont Vocals, Vermonters for Pot Peace
12noon at State Capitol, Montpelier, VT
1991: Sept 7
1988: 1st Annual
Cannabis Liberation Day
Aka: see Worldwide Marijuana March
CannaBusiness
cannabusiness.com
Sponsor: CannaBusiness, tel 49-234-935-79-70, fax 49-234-935-79-75, email orga@cannabusiness.com
2001: Aug 24-26 at Castrop-Rauxel, Germany
2000: Sept ? at Hennef, Germany
Capitalism Day
celebratecapitalism.org/~cleveland
1st Sun of Dec
2003: Dec 7
Carnaval
carnaval.com
Aka: Carnival, Mardi Gras
til Fat Tuesday, 12mid at Rio de Janiero, Brazil; & other sites
2002: til Feb 12
2001: til Feb 27
Cato Institute Monetary Conference
cato.org/events/monconf2012/index.html
Sponsor: Cato Institute
Issue: Monetary
9am-6:15pm at F A Hayek Auditorium, Cato Institute, 1000 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001-5403
2012: Nov 15 with Thomas Hoenig, Charles I Plosser, Vernon L Smith, Jurgen Stark, George S Tavlas, John B Taylor
2011: Nov 16 at National Association of Home Builders, 1201 15th St NW, Washington DC with John Allison, James Grant, Jeffrey M Lacker, Allan Meltzer, Ronald Ernest Paul, Judy Shelton, Ben Steil, Robert Zoellick
2010: Nov 18 with Jerry L Jordan, Charles Plosser, Carmen M Reinhart, Manuel Sanchez, George S Tavlas, John B Taylor
2009: Nov 19, 9am-5:30pm with Zanny Minton Beddoes, Richard W Fisher, James Grant, Allan H Meltzer
2008: Nov 19, 8am-5pm with Otmar Issing, Donald L Kohn, Jeffrey M Lacker, William Poole, Anna J Schwartz
2007: Nov 14, 8am-5pm with Ben Shalom Bernanke, Yi Gang, Antonio Martino, Miranda Xafa, Eddie Yue
2006: Nov 16, 8am-5pm with Robert J Barro, Randall S Kroszner, William Poole, Anna J Schwartz
1983: 1st Annual
Cato University Fall Weekend Seminar
cato-university.org
Sponsor: Cato University
2004: Oct 28-31 at Le Chateau Frontenac, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
2003: postponed to 2004
Cato University Summer Seminar
cato-university.org
Sponsor: Cato University, 202-789-5229
2003: Aug 2-8 at Rancho Bernardo Inn, San Diego, CA
Celtic New Year
Aka: All Hallows Day, All Saints Day, Halloween, Samhain
Oct 31 evening-Nov 1
Celtic New Years Eve
Aka: All Hallows Eve, Christians' Devil's Birthday, Halloween, Samhain
Oct 31 evening
Chanukah
2002: Nov 29-Dec 7
2001: Dec 10-17
Charleston Motorcycle Week
Charlotte Hempfest
charlottehempfest.org, myspace.com/CharlotteHempfest, wix.com/xaveille/CharlotteHempfest
704-890-0336, email contact@charlottehempfest.org, email hemppeace@gmail.com
Issues: Cannabis Hemp, Cannabis Liberty
2010: May 30, 2pm-2am at Second World, 3746 N Davidson Rd, Charlotte, NC 28205, advance $7, door $10
2008: 1st Annual ?
Chicago Harvest Gathering (defunct)
773-486-8085
1998: Oct 2 at Lincoln Park, Chicago IL
Chicago Sexcon
thechicagosexcon.com, clubzone.com/events/Chicago/190729/Pure-Chicago-presents-The-3rd-annual-Chicago-Sexcon-at-Excalibur, tranceaddict.com/forums/showthread.php?threadid=561538%0D%0A&forumid=3, tickets chicagosexcon.eventbrite.com
Sponsors: Excalibur Vision Nightclub, Pure Chicago
Organizer: Larry Goone
Issue: Erotic Entertainment
Last Wed of Apr, 9pm-4am at Excalibur and Vision Nightclub, 632 N Dearborn Ave, Chicago IL, 21+, advance tickets only, no tickets at door, pre-party 7pm-9pm
2012: Apr 25, advance $25, $30
2011: Apr 27, $40, pre-party $60
2010: Apr 28, $20-$25
2009: with 3000 attendees
2008: 1st Annual
Christians' Atheist Day
Aka: April Fools Day
Apr 1
Christians' Devil's Birthday
Aka: All Hallows Eve, Celtic New Years Eve, Halloween, Samhain
Oct 31 evening
Christmas
Dec 25
Christopher Street Day (CSD)
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christopher_Street_Day, csd-liberal.de (German), csd-europe.com?
Aka: CSD, Christopher Street Gay Liberation Day March, Christopher Street Gay Liberation Day Parade, Christopher Street Liberation Day, Christopher Street Liberation Day Parade, EuroPride, Gay Pride, Heritage of Pride, Pride Parade, Pride Parade Rainbow Parade, also see Stonewall Anniversary
2008: May 31 at Zürich, Switzerland; June 7 at Dresden, Germany; Kiel, Germany; Minden, Germany; June 21 at Oldenburg, Germany; July 6 at Cologne, Germany; July 11 at Leipzig, Germany; June 28 at Berlin, Germany, Düsseldorf, Germany, Trier, Germany; July 12 at Munich, Germany; July 26 at Stuttgart, Germany; Aug 2 at Essen, Germany, Hamburg, Germany, Mannheim, Germany, Nürnberg, Germany
Cigar Festival
at Havana, Cuba
Citizen Freedom 420 Rally
Apr 20
Citizenship Day
Cleveland Marijuana March
Sponsor: Ohio Cannabis Society, 216-521-9333
Affiliation: Worldwide Marijuana March
12noon at Public Sq NW Quadrant, Cleveland, OH; 1:30pm march to Huntington Park
2004: June 12
Climate Conference
eike-klima-energie.eu/news-cache/vii-eike-konferenz-in-mannheim-nuechterne-bestandsaufnahme-statt-angstmache
Sponsor European Institute for Climate and Energy
Issue: Climate
2014: Apr 10-11 at Steigenberger Hotel, Mannheim, Germany 2008: 1st Annual?
Clothing Optional Motorcycle Rally
turtle-lake.com
Sponsor: Turtle Lake Resort, Box 55, Union City, MI 49094, 517-741-7004, fax 517-741-7919, email tlr@internet1.net
Aug ?, 9am at Turtle Lake Resort, 2101 Nine Mile Rd, Union City, MI 49094
Colorado Daze Hemp Festival
Sponsors: Heavenly Daze Brewery 303-715-1300, Hemphasis 605-484-1806
2004: Mar 6, 7pm at Heavenly Daze Brewery, 208 S Kalamath, Denver, CO 80223, $5
Columbus Day
Aka: Native American Day, rename proposed by David T Dellinger (deceased)
Oct 6
Coming of Age Day
Jan ? at Japan
Computers, Freedom and Privacy Conference
cfp.org, email cfpinfo@well.com, email cfp@well.com
Sponsor: Association of Computing Machinery
2003: Apr 1-4 at New Yorker Hotel, New York, NY, cfp2003.org
2002: Apr 16-19 at Cethedral Hill Hotel, San Francisco, CA, $, cfp2002.org
2001: Mar 6-9 at Hyatt Regency, Cambridge, MA
Conference of the Center for Inquiry-New York City
centerforinquiry.net/secularsociety
Sponsor: Center for Inquiry New York City
2007: Nov 9-11 at New York Academy of Sciences, 7 World Trade Center, New York, NY, "Secular Society and Its Enemies" with Richard Dawkins, Christopher Eric Hitchens, Alan Dershowitz, Peter Singer, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Ann Druyan, Wendy Kaminer
Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC)
1007 Cameron St, Alexandria, VA 22314, 800-752-4391
conservative.org/cpac/2013, cpac.org, youtube.com/user/CPACnews, redalertpolitics.com/category/features/cpac, theamericanconservative.com/articles/cpacs-social-war, dailycaller.com/2013/03/03/cpac-turns-away-birther-some-conservatives-outraged
email srumenap@conservative.org
Sponsors: American Conservative Union, Human Events, Young America's Foundation
703-836-8602 ext 13, email srumenap@conservative.org
Issues: Conservatives, Libertarians (before 2012)

2013: Mar 14-16 at Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, 201 Waterfront St, National Harbor, MD 20745, 301-965-4000 with Kelly Ayotte, John Ellis "Jeb" Bush, Eric I Cantor, Alberto R Cardenas, Carson, Ben, Francesca Chambers, Rafael Edward "Ted" Cruz, Ken Cuccinelli, Sarah Elizabeth Cupp, Artur Davis, Charleton S Fiorina, Tom Fitton, Jeff Frazee, Newton Leroy Gingrich, Kristan Hawkins, Chelsi Henry, Piyush "Bobby" Jindal, Ronald Harold Johnson, Sonnie Johnson, David A Keene, Katie Kieffer, Wayne R LaPierre, Michael Shumway Lee, Art Linares, Dana Loesch, Nicole Malliotakis, Alexander McCobin, Mitch McConnell, Sarah Heath Palin, Randall Howard Paul, Katie Pavlich, James Richard "Rick" Perry, Willard Mitt Romney, Wayne Allyn Root, Marco Anthony Rubio, Paul D Ryan, Richard John Santorum, Timothy Eugene Scott, T W Shannon, Patrick Joseph Toomey, Donald J Trump, Scott Walker, Allen Bernard West, Crystal Wright
Presidential Straw Poll: Winner Randal Paul 25%, 2nd Marco Rubio 23%, 3rd Richard Santorum 8%, 4th Christopher Christie 7%, 5th Paul Ryan 6%

2012: Feb 9-11 at Mariott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Rd NW, Washington, DC 20008 with Elliott L Abrams, George Felix Allen, Michele Bachmann, Dan Backer, Stephen K Bannon, John Anthony Barrasso, John A Boehner, Michael Boldin, John R Bolton, Shenan J Boquet, David N Bossie, L Brent Bozell, Andrew J Breitbart, Arthur C Brooks, Ann Marie Buerkle, Herman Cain, Kirk Cameron, Alberto R Cardenas, Brian Clowes, Alyssa Cordova, Ann Hart Coulter, Chris W Cox, Sarah Elizabeth Cupp, Dinesh D’Souza, Brandon Darby, Jim W DeMint, Donald Devine, Mario Diaz-Balart, Norton Dunlop, Mackenzie Eaglen, Trent England, Erick Erickson, Bruce Fein, Charleton S Fiorina, Daniel Flynn, David French, Frank J Gaffney, Jr, Pamela Geller, Jim Gilmore, Newton Leroy Gingrich, Jonah Goldberg, John Goodman, John Thomas Graves, C Boyden Gray, Ralph Z Hallow, Colin Hanna, Daniel Hannan, Kristan Hawkins, Roger Hedgecock, John Henry, Stephen Hoersting, Michael Dale Huckabee, Asa Hutchinson, Laura Ingraham, James M Inhofe, Jo Jensen, Piyush "Bobby" Jindal, Ronald Harold Johnson, James D Jordan, David A Keene, Phil Kerpen, Matt Kibbe, Steve A King, Jack Klimp, Wayne R LaPierre, Eli Lehrer, Christopher Long, Jeffery Lord, Rich Lowry, Douglas Macgregor, Connie Mack IV, Steven Malanga, Cliff May, Neal McCluskey, Mitch McConnell, Bob McDonnell, Michael Medved, Edwin Meese III, Kevin Mooney, George H Nash, Pat Nolan, Grover Glen Norquist, Oliver Laurence North, Sarah Heath Palin, Randall Howard Paul, Tony Perkins, James Richard "Rick" Perry, Michael Richard Pompeo, Benjamin Powell, John Prout, Scott Rasmussen, Peter Redpath, Ralph Eugene Reed Jr, Jason Rink, David Mauricio Rivera, Willard Mitt Romney, Marji Ross, Marco Anthony Rubio, Paul D Ryan, Richard John Santorum, Terry Scanlon, Phyllis S Schlafly, Larry Schweikart, Rick Scott, Timothy Eugene Scott, Jay Sekulow, Mark Skousen, Fred L Smith, Jr, Matthew Spalding, Lee Stranahan, James Matthes Talent, Lewis K Uhler, F Vincent Vernuccio, Scott Walker, Peter Wallison, Allen Bernard West, Henry Westen

2011: Feb 10-12 at Mariott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Rd NW, Washington, DC 20008 with George Felix Allen, Justin A Amash, Michele Bachmann, Stephen Baldwin, Haley Barbour, Frederic W Barnes, John Anthony Barrasso, Joseph L Bast, Steve Bierfeldt, Marsha W Blackburn, Ken Blackwell, John R Bolton, Pat Boone, James P Bovard, David Boze, Andrew J Breitbart, Arthur Brooks, Angela Bay Buchanan, Pat Caddell, Alberto R Cardenas, Tucker Swanson McNear Carlson, Mike Church, Ann Hart Coulter, Chris W Cox, Sarah Elizabeth Cupp, Mitchell Elias Daniels, Jr, Erin DeLullo, Sean P Duffy, Chris Edwards, Ivan Eland, Muhamad Elibiary, Robert C Enlow, Erick Erickson, Mike Farris, Bruce Fein, Anna Franzonello, Jeff Frazee, Callista Gingrich, Newton Leroy Gingrich, Tim Goeglein, Virgil H Goode Jr, Tabitha Hale, Colin Hanna, Orrin Grant Hatch, Kristan Hawkins, Ryan Hecker, Jacob G Hornberger, David Joel Horowitz, Randall M Hultgren, Jack Hunter, Ronald Harold Johnson, Tom Keeley, David A Keene, Paul Kengor, Matt Kibbe, Steve A King, Ken Klukowski, Amy Saylors Kremer, Wayne R LaPierre, Raul Rafael Labrador, Jim Lakely, Michael Shumway Lee, Timothy Lee, Marc A Levin, Connie Mack IV, Steve Malanga, Andrew McCarthy, Mitch McConnell, Thaddeus G McCotter, John McLaughlin, Dick Morris, Joel Mowbray, Andrew Moylan, John Michael Mulvaney, Kristi Lynn Arnold Noem, Grover Glen Norquist, Devin G Nunes, John O’Hara, John Pappas, Randal Howard Paul, Ronald Ernest Paul, Timothy James Pawlenty, James Richard "Rick" Perry, Ted Poe, Christopher Preble, Thomas E Price, Ralph Reed, Dana Tyron Rohrabacher, Willard Mitt Romney, Peter J Roskam, Marji Ross, Donald Henry Rumsfeld, Paul D Ryan, Richard John Santorum, Phyllis S Schlafly, Larry Schweikart, Pete Sepp, Kelly Shackelford, Judy Shelton, Thomas Gerald Tancredo, John Tate, Erik Telford, Fred Dalton Thompson, Wayne J Thorburn, John R Thune, Pat Toomey, Donald J Trump, Lil Tuttle, Lewis K Uhler, F Vincent Vernuccio, William Joseph Walsh, Allen West, George Frederick Will, Addison Graves Wilson Sr, Thomas E Woods Jr, R James Woolsey Jr

2010: Feb 18-20 at Mariott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Rd NW, Washington, DC 20008 with Emcee Laurie Roth, Richard Keith Armey, John David Ashcroft, Frederic W Barnes, Glenn Beck, John R Bolton, Tucker Swanson McNear Carlson, Linda Chavez, Ann Hart Coulter, Pat Coyle, T Kenneth Cribb Jr, Monica Crowley, Adam de Angeli, Jim W DeMint, Myron Ebell, Newton Leroy Gingrich, Chris Horner, Jacob G Hornberger, Tom Keeley, David A Keene, Tom Kilgannon, Karen U Kwiatkowski, Wayne R LaPierre, Andrew Langer, Ann McElhinney, Steve Milloy, Andrew Moylan, Grover Glen Norquist, Kate Obenshain, Ronald Ernest Paul, Timothy James Pawlenty, Mike Pence, Thomas E Price, Ron Robinson, Willard Mitt Romney, Richard John Santorum, Phyllis S Schlafly, David B Vitter, George Frederick Will

2005: Feb 17-19 at Ronald Reagan Bldg & International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC
2004: Jan 22-24 at Crystal Gateway Marriot, 1700 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington, VA 22202
2003: Jan 29-31

Conservative Political Action Conference Chicago (CPAC Chicago)
conservative.org/cpacchicago, email cpac@conservative.org
Sponsors: American Conservative Union, Heartland Institute, United to Restore Freedom's Right Nation
2012: June 8 at Donald E Stephens Convention Center, Chicago IL with Michele Marie Bachmann, Arthur C Brooks, Samuel D Brownback, Herman Cain, Christopher James Christie, Benjamin Domenech, Edwin Feulner, Tom Fitton, Foster Friess, Tim Huelskamp, Jonathan Ingram, Piyush "Bobby" Jindal, Ronald Harold Johnson, John Kasich, David A Keene, David B Kopel, Maureen Martin, Bob McDonnell, Richard Mourdock, Nina Owcharenko, Randal Howard Paul, Steve Rauschenberger, Peter J Roskam, Richard John Santorum, William Joseph Walsh
Conservative Women's Network
cblpi.org/programs/cwn.cfm
Sponsors: Clare Boothe Luce, Heritage Foundation
Organizer: Camille Hart, 817-691-9672, 703-318-0730, email chart@cblpi.org
Issues: Conservatives, Women
12noon luncheon at Heritage Foundation, 214 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002-4999
2013: Nov 15 with Kellyanne Conway
2013: Oct 25 with Catherine Engelbrecht
2013: Sept 13 with Emily Miller
2013: July 25 with Grace-Marie Turner, Christie Herrera
2013: June 21 with Lindsey Burke
2013: May 31 with Christina Hoff Sommers
2013: Apr 11 with Diane Lynn Black
2013: Mar 22 with Kristan Hawkins
2013: Feb 22
2013: Jan 31 with Becky Norton Dunlop
Sarah Elizabeth "S E" Cupp, Katie Pavlich
Constitution Day
senate.gov/artandhistory/history/common/generic/ConstitutionDay.htm, claremont.org/Events/constitutionday990917.cfm
Claremont Institute, 909-621-6825, fax 909-626-8724, email mbenson@claremont.org
Aka: Citizenship Day
Sept 17
Constitution Memorial Day
May 3 at Japan
Constitution Party National Convention
constitutionparty.com/view_events.php
Sponsor: Constitution Party
2012: Apr or May at Nashville, TN
2004: June 23-26 at Valley Forge Convention Center, Valley Forge, PA
Constitution Party National Presidential Nominating Convention
constitutionparty.com/view_events.php
Sponsor: Constitution Party
2008: April 23-26 at Kansas City Marriott Hotel, 200 W 12th St, Kansas City, MO
Counterattack: Gun Rights Activist Training Conference
northbridgetraining,com, 214-707-1004
2003: Feb 8-9 at Crowne Plaza Hotel, 14315 Midway Rd, North Dallas, TX
Craft Brewers Conference and Brewexpo America
brewersassociation.org/events/cbc/attendee/index.html
Sponsor: Brewers Association, 303-447-0816 x131, fax 303-447-2825, email nancy@brewersassociation.org
2005: Apr 12-16 at Philadelphia Marriot, 1201 Market St, Philadelphia, PA
Crypto Currency Convention
cryptocurrencyconvention.com, cryptocurrencycon.com, facebook.com/CryptoCurrencyConvention, email info@cryptocurrencyconvention.com
Issue: Monetary
2014: Apr 9 at Scholastic Auditorium, 557 Broadway, New York, New York, 10012, $200 with Rami Abramov, Michael Brown, Eddie Corral, Andrew Davidson, Ricky Heuwel, David Johnson, Kyle Laporte, Stephen Macaskill, Reggie Middleton, Jack O'Fall, Louis Parker, Ryan Ridgway, Joshua Scrypt, Loring Small, Matthew Spada, Jared Tate, Bryce Weiner, Shawn Wilkinson
2013: Oct 5 at The Twelve Atlantic Station Hotel, Atlanta with Austin Craig, Beccy Craig, Tuur Demeester, Doug French, Tony Gallippi, Michael Goldstein, Charles Hoskinson, Stephan Kinsella, Danile Krawisz, Daniel Larimer, Adam B Levine, Stephen Pair, Cathy Reisenwitz, Charlie Shrem, Peter Surda, Jeffrey Tucker
 
Darwin Day
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darwin_Day, darwinday.org, humanists.org/dday.htm, email darwinday.org/contact.html
Sponsors: Alliance of Secular Humanist Societies, American Humanist Association, British Humanist Association, Campus Freethought Alliance, Center for Inquiry, Committee for Skeptical Inquiry, Council for Secular Humanism, Freedom From Religion Foundation Inc, Institute for Humanist Studies, International Humanist and Ethical Union, Linnaean Society, National Center for Science Education, Secular Student Alliance
Aka: Charles Robert Darwin's Birthday
Feb 12
2009: 476 events at 38 countries
Day Against Police Brutality
Mar 15
Day of the Dead
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Day_of_the_Dead, mexconnect.com/mex_/feature/daydeadindex.html
Aka: Dia de los Muertos, All Saints Day, All Souls Day
Nov 1-2
Day Without Borders
313-841-0838
Sponsors: Active Transformation, Huron Valley Green Party, Labor Notes, Metro Detroit Labor Party, Xicano Development Center
3pm at Clark Park, Vernor & Clark, Detroit, MI
2001: May 1
Daylight Savings Time
support.microsoft.com/gp/cp_dst
2nd Sun of Mar, 2am springs forward to 3am
1st Sun of Nov, 2am falls back to 1am
at United States, Canada, Mexico border towns of Acuna, Anahuac and Juarez; rest of Mexico remains 1st Sun of Apr to Last Sun of Oct
2011: Mar 13-Nov 6
2010: Mar 14-Nov 7
2009: Mar 8-Nov 1
2008: Mar 9-Nov 2
Before 2008: 1st Sun of Apr to Last Sun of Oct
2007: Apr 1-Oct 28
Decriminalization Day
silcom.com/~taxabo/decrim.htm, email Taxing1@juno.com
2001: June 3
Defend Freedom Tour (nonrecurring?)
defendfreedomtour.com, email info@concernedveteransforamerica.org
Sponsor: Concerned Veterans for America
Issues: Freedom, Military, Veterans
2014: May 23-July 25 at 10 US cities with Madison Rising
2013: Oct 4-27 at 26 US cities
Defending the American Dream Summit
defendingthedream.org, email tphillips@afp-mail.com
Sponsor: Americans for Prosperity Foundation
2009: Oct 2-3 at Crystal Gateway Marriott, Arlington VA with Michele Bachmann, Herman Cain, Jim W DeMint, John Fund, Newton Leroy Gingrich, Hugh Hewitt, Laura Ingraham, Lawrence Kudlow, Stephen Moore, Mike Pence, Paul D Ryan, John B Shadegg
Defense Geospatial Intelligence Conference and Exhibition
wbresearch.com/dgieurope
Issue: Government Intelligence, Military, Surveillance
2013: Jan 21-23 at QEII Conference Centre, Westminister, London, England
2005: 1st Annual
Democratic National Convention
democrats.org/a/convention_2008
Sponsor: Democratic National Committee
2012: Sept 3-6 at Charlotte, NC
2008: Aug 25-28 at Denver, CO
Democratic Party Caucuses, US Presidential
also see Elections, US Presidential Partisan Primary
2008: May 3 at Guam
2008: Apr 28 at WA
2008: Mar 8 at WY
2008: Mar 4 at TX
2008: Feb 19 at HI
2008: Feb 10 at ME
2008: Feb 9 at NE, Virgin Islands, WA
2008: Feb 5 at AK, American Samoa, CO, ID, KS, MN, ND, NM
2008: Jan 19 at NV
2008: Jan 3 at IA
Detroit Freedom Week
Affiliations: includes Freedom Weekend, Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner
2005: Apr ?-May ? at Cobo Conference Center, Detroit, MI
Dia de la Constitution
Feb 5 at Mexico
Dirty Show
dirtydetroit.com
email info@dirtydetroit.com
2005: Oct 22-23 at Churchill's, Miami, FL
2005: Oct 31 at Grand Ballroom & City Club, Ramada Inn, 400 Bagley Ave, Detroit, MI
2005: Feb 11-14 at Tangent Gallery & Hastings St Ballroom, 715 E Milwaukee St, Detroit, MI
Dirty Show Halloween
Disability Pride Parade
disabledandproud.com/parade.htm
773-334-6674, tty 312-253-0332, email info@disabledandproud.com
2004: July 18, 11am at Museum Campus Dr, Chicago, IL
Doobie Awards
facebook.com/doobieawards, facebook.com/events/405994149490741/, myspace.com/htdoobieawards
Sponsor: High Times
Aka: High Times Doobie Awards
2013: Mar 17, 12noon-6pm at Red Eyed Fly, 715 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701 with Karma To Burn, Styles P, Diemonds, Interstellar Transmissions
2012: Mar 18, 12noon-7pm at Blind Pig, 317 E 6th St, Austin TX with Emcee Bobby Black, Ben Vitoll, High on Fire, Sheepdogs, Planet Asia, Fayuca, In The Pink, Boxing Lesson, Lo-Pan, Dj Slim, $20, advance tickets htdoobieawards2012.eventbrite.com
2011: Mar 20 at Emo's, Austin TX with Emcee Bobby Black, Doug Benson, Rob Cantrell, Honky, Smoker's Club, Valient Thorr, Contrabandits, Suplecs, Blower, Chief Greenbud, Jet Baker
2010: Mar 21, 12noon-6pm at Emo's, Austin TX with Emcees Bobby Black and Vaporella, B-Real, Nebula, Karma to Burn, Los Marijuanos, Prospect Hill, Lionize, House of Broken Promises, Dixiewitch, Amy Jo Savannah, $15
2009: at Austin TX
2008: at Austin TX
2007: at Austin TX
2006: at Austin TX
2005: at New York NY
2004: at New York NY
2003: at New York NY
2002: 1st Annual ? at New York NY ?
hightimes.com/doobies
Dordtse Weedcup
Tickets: Head & Growshop Dordrecht, Binnenwalevest 159/165, 3311 AA, Dordrecht, Netherlands, tel 00-31-0-78-6134177, 00-31-0-65-0475755, email jangrow@hotmail.com, 75 Euro
at Dordrecht, Netherlands
2002: June 2, jangrow-3.myweb.nl/2_june_2002.htm
2001: June 3
2000: June 4
Drug War Awareness Week
santacruz.indymedia.org/newswire/display/17667/index.php, santacruz.indymedia.org/feature/display/17108/index.php
Sponsors: National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws of Santa Cruz (defunct?), Students for Sensible Drug Policy of Santa Cruz (defunct?)
2005: May 16-19 at Santa Cruz, CA
 
EARTH Awareness
earthawareness.org/index.php
1395 Bayshore Dr, Cocoa Beach, FL 32931, 321-784-0830, 321-636-7231, fax 321-636-4857, email Earth Festival@bellsouth.net
Aka: Entertainers Against Ruining Their Home
Sat-Sun, 10am-10pm Sat, 12noon-8pm Sun at Wickham Park, Melbourne, FL
2003: Mar 29-30
2002: Mar 30-31
Earth Community Worldwide Weekend Celebration Festivals
earthcommunity.org
586-801-0944, 586-463-3486, fax 208-330-0256, email earthcommunity@yahoo.com
2005: Sept 23-25 at International Institute of Detroit, Woodward Ave & Kirby, Detroit, MI
Earth Day
earthday.org, earthday.net, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earth_Day, epa.gov/earthday, earthday.envirolink.org
Also see Green Valley Earth Festival, International Earth Day
Apr 22
earthday.gov, ww2.earthday.net (2013)
Earth Day Festival
email klevinsohn@ci.ann-arbor.mi.us, email csaam@ci.ann-arbor.mi.us
All Species Parade, 12:30pm, Ann Arbor, MI, 734-769-3351
1-5pm at Leslie Science Center, 1831 Traver Rd, Ann Arbor, MI, 734-997-1553
2002: Apr 21
2001: Apr 22
Earth Day Festival (CA)
see Medical Marijuana Earth Day Festival
Earth Month
ChicagoEarthMonth.com
Apr 1-30 at Chicago IL, other locations
Earthfest
myspace.com/earthfestatthecrofoot, thecrofoot.com
248-858-9333
2008: Apr 19 at Crofoot Ballroom, 1 S Saginaw, Pontiac, MI 48342 w John Sinclair
Easter
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Easter, assa.org.au/edm.html
Aka: Pascha
1st Sun after Paschal Full Moon
2008: Mar 23
2007: Apr 8
2006: Apr 16
2005: Mar 27
2004: Apr 11
2003: Apr 20
2002: Mar 31
2001: Apr 15
2000: Apr 23
Easter Drug War Vigil
getnorml.org/calendar.phtml?id=150
Sponsor: National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws of South Puget Sound, 360-740-9596, email LCnorml@aol.com
Easter Sun, 1-3pm at Sylvester Park, Capitol Way & Legion St, Olympia, WA
2008: Mar 23
2007: Apr 8
2006: Apr 16
2005: Mar 27
2004: Apr 11
2003: Apr 20
2002: Mar 31
2001: Apr 15
Easyriders Motorcycle Rodeo Tour
easyridersevents.com/index.htm, easyriders.com/content/events/event2.asp
Sponsor: Easyriders, 800-962-9857, 18 and older
2006: July 14-16 at Wilson County Fairgrounds, Wilson, NC; July 21-23 at Butler Fairgrounds, Prospect, PA
2002: June 21-23 at Western Kentucky State Fairgrounds, Hopkinsville, KY; July 5-7 at Orange County Fairgrounds, Middletown, NY; July 12-14 at Wilson County Fairgrounds, Wilson, NC; July 26-28 at Butler Fairgrounds, Prospect, PA
Ecclesiastical New Moon
New Moon closest to Vernal Equinox Day; 14 days before Paschal Full Moon aka Ecclesiastical Full Moon
2008: Mar 8
2007: Mar 19
2006: Mar 30
2005: Mar 11
2004: Mar 22
2003: Apr 2
2002: Mar 14
2001: Mar 25
2000: Apr 4
Edmonton Hempfest
truenorthhemp.com, cannabisculture.com/whatsnew/edmontonhempfest.html
Sponsor: Cannabis Relegalization Society of Alberta, email crsa@cannabisland.com
Aka: formerly Hempstalk Hempfest!
Sun, Labor Day weekend at Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2001: Sept 2
cannabisland.com/crsahome.htm, tnhemp.ab.ca/crsa.html (2008)
Election, California Governor Recall (non-recurring event)
2003: Oct 7 at CA polling places
Election Filing Deadlines, US State General
Election Filing Deadlines, US Presidential Partisan Primary
Election Filing Deadlines, US State Partisan Primary
Jan 2? at TX
4th Sat of Jan at WV
Last Tue of Jan at KY (US Senate)
1st Fri of Feb at KY (US House)
2nd Tue of Feb at NM
3rd Thu of Feb at OH
3rd Fri of Feb at NE (incumbents)
4th Fri of Feb at IN
1st Fri of Mar at MS, NE (non-incumbents), NC
2nd Tue of Mar at PA
3rd Mon of Mar at UT
3rd Thu of Mar at MT
3rd Fri of Mar at IA, ME
4th Fri of Mar at MO
Last Sat of Mar at SC
1st Tue of Apr at AR, SD
1st Thu of Apr at TN
1st Fri of Apr at AL, ID
2nd Fri of Apr at ND, VA
1st Tue of May at MA (except US House)
2nd Tue of May at MI
3rd Mon of May at NV
Last Fri of May at WY
1st Fri of Dec at CA
3rd Mon of Dec at IL
Elections, US General
1st Tue of Nov
2012: Nov 6
2011: Nov 1
2010: Nov 2
2009: Nov 3
2008: Nov 4
2004: Nov 2
2003: Nov 4
2002: Nov 5
2001: Nov 6
2000: Nov 7
Elections, US Presidential Partisan Primary
also see Democratic Party Caucuses, US Presidential, Republican Party Caucuses, US Presidential
2012: June 26 at UT
2012: June 5 at CA, MT, NJ, NM, SD
2012: May 22 at AR, KY
2012: May 15 at NE, OR
2012: May 8 at IN, NC
2012: Apr 24 at CT, DE, NY, PA, RI
2012: Apr 3 at DC, MD, TX, WI
2012: Mar 24 at LA
2012: Mar 20 at IL
2012: Mar 13 at AL, MS
2012: Mar 6, Super Tuesday at GA, MA, OH, OK, TN, VA, VT
2012: Feb 28 at AZ, MI
2012: Feb 7 at MO
2012: Jan 31 at FL
2012: Jan 28 at South Carolina (Democratic)
2012: Jan 21 at South Carolina (Republican)
2012: Jan 10 at New Hampshire
2008: June 3 at MT, NM (Republican)
2008: June 1 at Puerto Rico (Democratic)
2008: May 27 at ID
2008: May 20 at KY, OR
2008: May 13 at WV
2008: May 6 at IN, NC
2008: Apr 22 at PA
2008: Mar 11 at MS
2008: Mar 4 at OH, RI, TX, VT
2008: Feb 26 at SC (Democratic)
2008: Feb 24 at Puerto Rico (Republican)
2008: Feb 19 at SC (Republican), WA, WI
2008: Feb 12 at DC, MD, VA
2008: Feb 5, Super Tuesday at AL, AR, AZ, CA, CT, DE, GA, IL, MA, MO, NJ, NY, OK, TN, UT
2008: Jan 29 at FL
2008: Jan 15 at MI
2008: Jan 8 at NH
Elections, US State Partisan Primary
1st Tue of Mar at CA
2nd Tue of Mar at TX
3rd Tue of Mar at IL
1st Tue of May at IN, OH
2nd Tue of May at NE, WV
3rd Tue of May at AR, IL, OR, PA
4th Tue of May at ID, KY
1st Tue of June at AL, IA, MS, MT, NJ, NM, SD
2nd Tue of June at ME, ND, SC, VA
4th Tue of June at UT
1st Tue of Aug at KS, MI, MO; 2008: Aug 5
1st Thu of Aug at TN; 2008: Aug 7
2nd Tue of Aug at CO; 2008: Aug 12
3rd Tue of Aug at GA, WY; 2008: Aug 19
4th Tue of Aug at AK, OK; 2008: Aug 26
1st Tue of Sept at NV; 2008: Sept 2
1st Sat of Sept at DE, Guam; 2008: Sept 6
2nd Tue of Sept at AZ, CT, DC, FL, MD, MN, NH, NY, NC, RI, VT, WI; 2008: Sept 9
2nd Sat of Sept at US Virgin Islands; 2008: Sept 13
3rd Tue of Sept at MA, WA; 2008: Sept 16
3rd Sat of Sept at HI; 2008: Sept 20
Elections, US State Partisan Primary Runoff
2nd Tue of Apr at TX
2nd Tue of June at AR
3rd Tue of June at SD
4th Tue of June at AL, MS, SC
2nd Tue of Sept at GA; 2008: Sept 9
3rd Tue of Sept at OK; 2008: Sept 16
Elections, US State Runoff
1st Tue of Dec at Louisiana; 2008: Dec 2
Equality Forum
equalityforum.com
Sponsor: Equality Forum, 1420 Locust St #300, Philadelphia, PA 19102-4202, 215-732-3378, fax 215-732-7376, email info@equalityforum.com
at Philadelphia, PA
2008: Apr 28-May 4
2007: Apr 30-May 6
2006: May 1-7
2005: Apr 25-May 1
2004: Apr 26-May 2
Issue: Gays
Erotic Awards
erotic-awards.co.uk, sex-maniacs-ball.com/past_events.html
Sponsors:
Leydig Trust, BCM Box Lovely, London WC1N 3XX, England, tel 0707-499-0808, email mail@erotic-awards.co.uk
Sexual Freedom Coalition, Box 4ZB, London, W1A 4ZB, England, tel 0171-460-1979, email info@sfc.org.uk ?
tel 020-8520-3681 ?, email emma_royd@hotmail.com ?
Aka: formerly Erotic Oscars, Erotic Oscar Awards
Affiliation: Night of the Senses formerly Sex Maniac's Ball
2007: Sept 1 at Night of the Senses, Mass & Babalou, London, England
2006: Sept 2 at Night of the Senses, Renaissance Rooms, Vauxhall, England
2005: Sept 3 at Night of the Senses, Club SeOne Club, Weston St, London Bridge, London, England
2004: Sept 4 at Night of the Senses, Club SeOne Club, Weston St, London Bridge, London, England
2003: Sept 20 at Sex Maniac's Ball, Club SeOne, Weston St, London Bridge, London, England, aka Pastoral Ball
2002: Nov 15 at Sex Maniac's Ball, Bagleys Studio, Kings Cross Freight Depot, York Way, Kings Cross, London, England
2001: July 28 at Sex Maniac's Ball, The Chainstore, Trinity Bouy Wharf, Orchard Pl, London, England
2000: May 6 at Sex Maniac's Ball, The Drome, Saint Thomas St, London Bridge, London, England, aka Erotic Oscars
1999: May 22 at Sex Maniac's Ball, The Pleasure Rooms, 604 High Rd, Tottenham, London, England, aka Erotic Oscars
1998: Apr 9 at Sex Maniac's Ball, The Powerhouse, Waterden Rd, Hackney Marshes, London, England, aka Erotic Oscar Awards
1997: Mar 20 at Sex Maniac's Ball, The Powerhouse, Waterden Rd, Hackney Marshes, London, England, aka Erotic Oscars
1996: Apr 20 ? at Sex Maniac's Ball ?, Anal Academy, aka Brixton Academy, London, England (cancelled?)
1995: Mar 22 at Sex Maniac's Ball, Club UK, Buckhold Rd, Wandsworth, London, England, aka Oscar Awards
1994: Mar 19 ? at Sex Maniac's Ball ?, Royal Victoria Docks, London, England, 1st Annual
Erotica Exposition and Erotic Fetish Ball
212-447-4330, $25-$150
Apr ?
Erotica LA
erotica-la.com
Sponsor: AVN Media Network, 9414 Eton Ave, Chatsworth, CA 91311, 818-734-9593, 818-718-5788, fax 818-718-5795
Fri-Sun at Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90015
2009: June 12-14, $35/day, $12/day parking
2008: June 6-8
2007: June 22-24
2006: June 23-25 with 50,000 attendees
2005: with 40,000 attendees
1997: 1st Annual
European iGaming Congress and Expo
eigexpo.com, email form eigexpo.com/enquire.aspx, email ewa.bakun@clariongaming.com
Issue: Gaming
2011: Sept 20-22 at Milan, Italy
2010: Oct 19-21 at Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
2002: 1st Annual
Existenialism/Libertarianism and Personal, Professional and Political Freedom
319-339-0252, email campodal@avalon.net
2003: Dec 11 at New Melleray Abbey, Dubuque, IA with Richard V Campagna
Exotic Erotic Ball
exoticeroticball.com/main.swf
tickets 415-469-6065
at Cow Palace, San Francisco, CA
2004: Oct 23
2001: Oct 20
Exotica Detroit
myspace.com/exoticaexpo, exoticadetroit.com
Issues: Fetish Events, Gay Events
2008: Nov 7-9 at Clutch Vargo's, Pontiac, MI
2005: 1st Annual
 
Fall Harvest
transgender.org/stlgf/FH2001.html
Box 9424, Saint Louis, MO 63117, voicemail 314-367-4128, email FH2000@juno.com, $
2001: Oct ?
Families Against Mandatory Minimums Workshop
Sponsor: Families Against Mandatory Minimums
2002: Feb 21-23 at Washington Plaza Hotel, Washington, DC
Fantasy Fest
keywest.com/fantasyfest/index.html
Nov ? at Key West, FL
Fat Tuesday
2002: Feb 12
Fathers Day
Issue: Parents
3rd Sun of June
2014: June 15
2013: June 16
2007: June 17
2002: June 16
2001: June 17
Fawkes Day, Guy
Nov 12
Feminist Expo
Festival for Project Earth
Sponsor: Third Stone, 520 W Lake St, Minneapolis, MN, 612-825-6120
Aug ?
Festival Latino
celebratefestivallatino.org
Sponsor: Latinos Unidos Inc, Box 131527, Ann Arbor, MI 48113, 734-730-3293
11am-5pm at Riverside Park & Frog Island, Ypsilanti, MI
2005: Sept 18
Festival of Life
Sponsor: Cures-Not-Wars, 773-486-8085
1998: Aug 22-23
1969: 1st Annual
Fetish and Fantasy Halloween Ball
halloweenball.com, email info@halloweenball.com
Sponsor: Great White Entertainment
Erotic, Fetish
Aka: Las Vegas Fetish and Fantasy Ball
2011: Oct 29, 10pm-4am at South Point Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, NV, 21+ $85, early advance $63, VIP $237, after 1:30am $44
2010: at Hard Rock, Las Vegas, NV with 6800 attendees
1996: 1st Annual
Fetish Masquerade Ball
Issue: Fetish
at Roseland Theatre, Portland, OR
2002: Feb 9
Fifth Avenue Pot Parade
Sponsors: Cures Not Wars; Past? Sponsors: Cannabis Action Network, Freedom Fighters of America, Green Panthers NYC, High Times, Yippie NYC
Affiliation: New York City Worldwide Marijuana March
Aka: formerly March Down Fifth Avenue, formerly The Pot Parade
1st Sat of May at New York City NY
1999: May 1st, 12noon at Washington Square, 2:30pm March to Central Park, affiliated with 1st Annual Million Marijuana March later renamed Worldwide Marijuana March
1997: May 3, 11am at CASA 152 W 57th and PDFA Chrysler Bldg, 12:50pm March, 1:30pm at Washington Square 1996: May 4, 11am at CASA 152 W 57th and PDFA Chrysler Bldg, 1pm at Washington Square, aka Rally to Stop the Drug War
1995: May 2 with Irvin Dana Beal, Aron Kay, David Peel
1992: May 2 with Irvin Dana Beal, Aron Kay, David Peel
1990: May 5 with Hemp Tour
1975 or 1978: 1st Annual
Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner
detroitnaacp.org/specialprograms/fightforfreedom.asp
Affiliation: part of Detroit Freedom Week
2005: May 1 at Detroit, MI
FIJAconV
Sponsor: Fully Informed Jury Association, Box 5570, Helena, MT 59604-5570, 800-835-5879, 406-442-7800, email fiamail@earthlink.net
2003: Nov 8-9 at Fort Lauderdale, FL
Firearm Freedom Rally (nonrecurring?)
2ndenforcers.org/?q=content%2Fmar-9th-firearm-freedom-rally-olympia-wa
Sponsor: 2nd Enforcers
Issue: Firearms
2013: Mar 9, 9am-2pm at Tivoli Fountain, State Capitol, Capitol Way S, Olympia, WA
Firearms Import/Export Conference
nssf.org/GovRel/ImportExportConference/index.cfm
Sponsors National Shooting Sports Foundation, FireArms Import/Export Roundtable Trade Group
Issue: Firearms
2012: July 31-Aug 1 at Hyatt Regency Reston Town Center, Reston VA
2002: 1st Annual
Flag Day
June 14 at United States
Florida Spring Hemp Festival
352-378-9836
1999: Mar 27 at Old Capitol Lawn, Tallahssee, FL
1999: Feb 20 at Lowry Park, Tampa Bay, FL
Folsom Street Fair
folsomstreetfair.com/fair-info.php
Sponsor: Folsom Street Events, 965 Mission #200, San Francisco, CA 94103
415-777-3247, fax 415-777-3248, email info@folsomstreetfair.org
Last? Sun of Sept, 11am-6pm at Folsom St btwn 7th St & 12th St, San Francisco, CA
2009: Sept 27
2008: Sept 28
2007: Sept 30
Ford Freedom Awards
ford.com/servlet/ecmcs/ford/index.jsp?SECTION=ourCompany&LEVEL2=communityAndCulture&LEVEL3=artsAndHumanities&LEVEL4=fordFreedomAward
313-494-5854, $500/person
Sponsor: Ford Motor Company
200?; Feb 22, 6:30pm at Charles H Wright Museum of African American History, 215 E Warren Rd, Detroit, MI
2001: Feb 25, 1pm televised on WXYZ-TV 7, Detroit, MI
420 Cannabis Hemp Awareness Weedin
hemp.net/calendar/?id=133
619-233-1100 ext 413, email edzepplin420@email.com
Apr 20, 4:20pm to Apr 22, 6pm at San Diego, CA
420 Campout (defunct?)
at Shamrock Stables, Hwy 37, 5-1/2 miles north of Hwy 38, Noblesville, IN
317-546-5423, email jim-geri@worldnet.att.net?
1998: Apr 17-19, $20
420 Day
Issue: Cannabis
Apr 20, 4:20pm at wherever you are doing pleasureably festive acts of civil disobedience in protest of unjust cannabis laws
420 Music and Art Festival
Sponsors: John Alexander Sinclair, Michigan National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, Holice P Wood
Issue: Cannabis
Aka: formerly 420 Festival of Music and Art Apr 20 aka 420 Day at Hastings Street Ballroom, 715 E Milwaukee at Hastings, Detroit, 21+ after 9p, $10
2012: 3:30pm with Matthew Abel, Daniel Solano, Rick Thompson, comedians Nova & Dominic Baker, Planet D Nonet, Rae Kente & The Take No Prisoners Band, 4:20 All Star Band
2005: 1st Annual, 4:20pm
420 Forum
Hemp Activism, Hemp Products & Live Entertainment
Apr 20, 5pm at American GI Forum, 6705 W Lafayette, Detroit, MI 48209, $15
420 Freedom Riders Rainbow Run (defunct)
Sponsor: 420 Freedom Riders Motorcycle Club
Apr 20-22, 4:20pm at Rainbow Farm Campground, 59896 Pemberton Rd, Vandalia, MI 49095
877-443-6724, 616-476-2808, email hempme2@aol.com
420 Music Fest
420 Smoke-Out
Apr 20, 4:20pm at Norlin Quadrangle, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
Apr 20, 4:20pm at Central Park, Boulder, CO
Issue: Cannabis Liberty 2008: 10,000 attendees, 0 citations issued, no police cameras?
2007: 5,000 attendees, no police cameras?
2006: with undercover police photographers posting photos of smokers on police website with $50 rewards to witnesses who can identify them
420 Spring Kickoff
Fourth of July Smoke-In
smoke-in.org, geocities.com/fourth_of_july_hemp_coalition, myspace.com/4thofjulysmokein
Sponsors: Fourth of July Hemp Coalition, Youth International Party (defunct), email fjhc@hotmail.com
Past Organizer Stephen R DeAngelo
Aka: Rally, March and Concert to End Marijuana Prohibition
July 4, 12noon-9pm at Washington, DC, 12noon rally at Lafayette Park, 3pm parade, 2-9pm concert at 23rd & Constitution Ave NW
2008: Rally, March and Concert to End Marijuana Prohibition
2001: with Tracy Lynn Blevins aka Medical Marijuana Barbie
1994: 25th Annual 1970: 1st Annual
fourthofjuly.org/event.html, email contact@4thofjuly.org (2005)
Free Nevada Freedom Festival
libertycore.org/end_the_war_on_drugs.htm
Sponsor: LibertyCore, email info@libertycore.org
2003?: Sept 28, 6pm-12mid at Stoney's Skate Park, 265 Keystone Ave, Reno, NV
Free State Project Freedom Festival
Sponsor: Free State Project
Free State Project Great Western Conference
Sponsor: Free State Project, 888-532-4604
2003: May 24-25 at Best Inn, Missoula, MT
Freedom Action National Conference
freedomactionconference.com
Sponsors American Policy Center, DeWeese Report, Freedom Advocates
70 Main St #23, Warrenton, VA 20186, 540-341-8911, email freedomactionconf@hotmail.com
Issues: Constitution of the United States 10th Amendment, States Rights
2010: Aug 12-14 at Dolce Hotels, 301 W Dekalb Pike, King Of Prussia, PA 19406 with Michael Badnarik, John Bush, Dan Byfield, Tom DeWeese, Steve Hempfling, Mack Lerner, Jeff Lewis, Richard Mark, Mark Mix, Lawrence D Pratt, Michael Shaw, Matt Shea, Scott Tips, Thomas E Woods Jr
Freedom Award
uschs.org/71/about-us-freedom-award.htm, uschs.org/Content/71.htm
sponsor United States Capitol Historical Society, 202-543-8919 ext 20, email mesteves@uschs.org
Recipients:
2011 Nov 17: Daniel Inouye, John D Dingell
2010 Oct 6: Cokie Roberts
2009 Oct 7: George McGovern, Richard A Baker
2008: Howard H Baker, Jr
2007: Tom Foley
2006: David Broder
2005: Lee H Hamilton
2004: Robert V Remini
2003: Jim Lehrer
2002: U S Association of Former Members of Congress
2001: Corinne "Lindy" Claiborne Boggs
2000: Clarence "Bud" Brown
1998: Jacob "J J" Chestnut, John M Gibson
1997: Brian Lamb
1996: Robert Dole, Sonny Montgomery
1995: George M White
1994: George J Mitchell, Robert H Michel
1993 Sept 17: 1st Annual, Gilbert M Grosvenor
Freedom Day
at South Africa
2002: Apr 27
Freedom Fest (ME)
mainevocals.net/festivals/1%202011A__index.htm, mainevocals.net/festivals/1%202011%202%20%20freedom_festival_band_list__june.htm
Sponsor: Maine Vocals
Aka: Freedom Festival
2011: Aug 18-21 at Freedom Field, 75 Carson Hill Rd, Harmony, ME
?: at Tower Hill Rd, Vienna, ME
FreedomFest
freedomfest.com
Box 1213, Mars Hill, NC 28754, 866-266-5101, 828-278-0502, email tami@freedomfest.com
Founder & Producer Mark Skousen; Conference Coordinator Tami Holland
Issues: Investment, Libertarians
Affiliations: Anthem Film Festival, Ayn Rand Day
$495/person, $795/couple
2013: July 10-13 at Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas NV with Emcee Gary Alexander, John Allison, Elizabeth Ames, Ty Andros, Gary Arford, Martin Avila, David Azerrad, Bud Belcher, Jeff Berwick, Amanda Billyrock, Anthem Blanchard, David D Boaz, Yaron Brook, John Browne, T Colin Campbell, Pete Boettke, Max Borders, Lori Bossy, J C Bradbury, Joe Brannon, Arthur Breitman, Floyd Brown, Travis Brown, Lindsey Burke, Gabriel Calzada, Thomas Campbell, Joseph Cannon, Paul Cantor, Bobby Casey, Christopher Casey, Douglas Casey, Warren Coats, Jose Cordeiro, Stephen Cox, Dinesh D'Souza, Aaron Day, Adrian Day, Troy Dayton, Carl DeMaio, Michael Denton, Bert Dohmen, Kevin Drost, Valerie Durham, Rick Durfee, Gary Economo, Marc Eliot, Gene Epstein, Elizabeth Farah, Joseph Farah, Tawni Ferrarini, David Fischer, Steve Forbes, Anat Friedman, Douglas E French, Jared Fuller, Gary Galles, Greg Galloway, Joe Gandolfo, Jamie Gass, Carla Gericke, Eric Gignac, George Gilder, Nick Gillespie, Thom Golab, Jon Golding, John Goodman, Claudio Grass, Russell Gray, Alex Green, Jim Green, Jon Green, Daniel Greenberg, Hanna Greenberg, Lawrence R Greenfield, Anthony Gregory, James Gwartney, Nouh El Harmouzi, Lenore Hawkins, Pat Heller, James Henry, Randall Holcombe, Ron Holland, Steven Horwitz, Carla Howell, Ed Hudgins, Craig Huey, Rusty Humphries, Damon Jones, Garett Jones, Brian June, Robert D Kampia, Steven Kates, Keith Kato, Kennedy, Matt Kibbe, David Kirby, Mark Klugmann, Aleksandar Kokotovic, Barbara Kolm, Travis Korson, Brian Koslow, Art Laffer, George Landrith, Dwight Lee, Brian Lockett, Katherine Mangu-Ward, James Marsh, Jenny Beth Martin, Ali Massoud, Paul Mauceli, Steve Mauzy, David McAlvany, Daniel McCarthy, Alexander McCobin, Axel Merk, Steven Meyer, Terry Miller, Dan Mitchell, Lisa Kennedy Montgomery aka Kennedy, Stephen Moore, Michael Moses, Charles Murray, Tim Nash, David Natan, Geoff Neale, Grover Norquist, Bill Norton, Gerald O’Driscoll, Kara Pally, Tom Palmer, Bill Patterson Jr, Randal Howard Paul, Lou Petrossi, David Phillips, Mark Plummer, Benjamin Powell, Jim Powell, Larry Pratt, Richard W Rahn, Russell Ravell, Jeff Reed, John Reed, Lawrence W Reed, Melvin Rich, Carl Richard, Jim Rogers, Wayne Allyn Root, Mary Ruwart, Roberto Salinas-Leon, Tim Sandefur, Andrew Schiff, Ken Schoolland, Christian Sederberg, Michael Shermer, Van Simmons, Mark Skousen, Donald Smith, Fred Smith, Jim Stergios, Joel Stern, James Taylor, Jo Thoburn, Tsvet Tsonevski, Jeff Tucker, Jon Basil Utley, Chris Versace, Harry C Veryser Jr, Richard A Viguerie, Jesse Walker, Mark Warden, Keith Weiner, Matthew Welch, Ralph Williams, Thomas F Woods Jr, Steve Wunsch, Feng Xingyuan, Peter Zipper
2012: July 14-16 at Bally's Paris Resort, Las Vegas NV with Emcee Gary Alexander, Nick Adams, Ty Andros, Jonathan Baktari, Bud Belcher, Jeff Berwick, Igor Birman, Garreth Bloor, David D Boaz, Bob Bowdon, Connor Boyack, Brent Bozell, Yaron Brook, Floyd Brown, John Browne, Brian Calle, Douglas Casey, Diego Castresana, Kevin Cline, Warren Coats, David Conover, Fred Cookinham, Jose Cordeiro, Dinesh D'Souza, Adrian Day, Brian Doherty, Bert Dohmen, Emily Ekins, Marc Eliot, Robert Enlow, Gene Epstein, Erick Erickson, Dino Falaschetti, William Federer, Paul Feine, Keith Fitz-Gerald, Douglas E French, Steve Forbes, Robert Frank, Diane Furchtgott-Roth, Joe Gandolfo, Michael Gibbs, George Gilder, Nick Gillespie, Thom Golab, John Goodman, Sid Graef, Jim Gray, Alex Green, Lawrence R Greenfield, Anthony Gregory, G Edward Griffin, Larry Grossman, Brent Gyericza, Crystal Dwyer Hansen, Mark Victor Hansen, Lenore Hawkins, Pat Heller, Robert Hockett, Andrew Hoffman, Ronald Holland, Frank Holmes, Joseph Hooper, Steven Horwitz, Carla Howell, Jacob Huebert, Jeffrey Hummel, Craig Huey, Sheldon Jacobs, George Jarkesy, Gary Earl Johnson, Harris Kenny, Zafar Khan, Matt Kibbe, Kim Kiyosaki, Robert Kiyosaki, Edward Klein, Mark Klugmann, Barbara Kolm, Alexander Landia, Michelle Liberman, Marc Lichtenfeld, Greg Lukianoff, Donald Luskin, John Mackey, Andrew Malcolm, Dan Mangru, Leslie Manookian, David McAlvany, Dan McCarthy, Alexander McCobin, Steven McDonald, Wendy McElroy, Paul Mero, Stefan Molyneux, Lisa Kennedy Montgomery aka Kennedy, Raymond Moody, Stephen Moore, Deborah Morin, Robert Murphy, Charles Alan Murray, Andrew P Napolitano, Grover Norquist, Tom Palmer, Randal Howard Paul, Louis Petrossi, David T Phillips, Mark A Plummer, Barry Potekin, Christopher Preble, Bob Prechter, Karim Rahemtulla, Richard W Rahn, Anthony Randazzo, Tim Reazor, Rory Reid, Sheldon Richman, Wayne Allyn Root, Marji Ross, Jeff Rowes, Rick Rule, Roberto Salinas, Steve Sann, Andrew Schectman, Peter David Schiff, Peter Schweizer, Arup Sen, Michael Shermer, Paata Sheshelidze, Van Simmons, Jo Ann Skousen, Mark Skousen, Donald Smith, Joel Stern, Gary Taubes, Cathy Taylor, James Taylor, John Tierney, Frank Trotter, Martin Truax, Jeffrey Tucker, John Turley, Jon Basil Utley, Harry C Veryser Jr, Richard A Viguerie, Joel Wade, Judd Weiss, Matthew Welch, Julian Whitaker, Ralph Williams, Chip Wood, Thomas F Woods Jr, Peter Zipper, Luigi Zingales
2011: July 14-16 at Bally's Paris Resort, Las Vegas NV with Emcee Chip Wood, John Allison, Wes Benedict, Michelle D Bernard, David D Boaz, James P Bovard, Bob Bowden, Arthur C Brooks, Todd G Buchholz, Herman Cain, Douglas Casey, Jerome Robert Corsi, Eric D Dixon, Robert C Enlow, Peter Ferrara, Steve Forbes, Douglas E French, Carla Gericke, Gary Gibson, Nick Gillespie, Philip Stewart Gordon, Charles Goyette, Lawrence R Greenfield, Steven Greenhut, James D Gwartney, Patrick A Heller, Mark Hinkle, Jacob G Hornberger, Jack Hunter, Woody Jenkins, Gary Earl Johnson, Robert D Kampia, Lisa Graham Keegan, David C Kelley, Harris Kenny, Matt Kibbe, Daniel B Klein, Barbara Kolm, Bjorn Lomborg, Donald L Luskin, John Mackey, Jenny Beth Martin, Dan McCarthy, Alexander McCobin, Mark Meckler, Lotta Moberg, Robert E Moffit, Stephen Moore, Dick Morris, Robert Murphy, Andrew P Napolitano, Jeffrey O Nelson, David C Nott, Steven P Novella, Tom G Palmer, Randal Howard Paul, Sally C Pipes, Richard W Rahn, Anthony Randazzo, Lawrence W Reed, Sheldon L Richman, Wayne Allyn Root, Peter David Schiff, Michael Shermer, Mark Skousen, Lisa Snell, Adam Summers, Peter Thiel, Jeffrey Albert Tucker, Jon Basil Utley, Harry C Veryser Jr, Richard A Viguerie, Mark Warden, Matthew Welch, Julian Whitaker, Juan Williams
2010: July 8-10 at Bally's Paris Resort, Las Vegas NV with Emcee Chip Wood, Elizabeth Ames, Sharron Angle, Doug Bandow, Robert Bauman, David P Bergland, Ken Bisson, Bob Bowden, Barbara Branden, Nathaniel Branden, Scott G Bullock, Jennifer Louise Burns, Dinesh D'Souza, Thomas J DiLorenzo, Lee Edwards, Robert C Enlow, Peshwaz Faizulla, Steve Forbes, Douglas E French, Jeff Fulcher, James P Gray, James D Gwartney, Sharon T Harris, Matt Harrison, Anne Conover Heller, Kate Herrick, Gary Earl Johnson, Robert D Kampia, David C Kelley, Peter G Klein, Alan Charles Kors, Leon Louw, John Mackey, Alexander McCobin, Daniel J Mitchell, Stephen Moore, Julian Morris, Wolfgang Muller, Charles Alan Murray, Jeffrey Nadel, Mirsulzhan Namazaliev, Erika Nolan, Tom G Palmer, Lawrence D Pratt, Richard W Rahn, Lawrence W Reed, Wayne Allyn Root, Eric Roseman, Mary J Ruwart, Peter David Schiff, George Schwappach, Michael Shermer, Steve Simpson, Mark Skousen, Fred Stitt, Varrin Swearingen, James M Taylor, John Taylor, Mark Thornton, Jeffrey Tucker, Jon Basil Utley, Niels Veldhuis, Richard A Viguerie, Brian Walsh, Thomas F Woods Jr
2009: July 9-11 at Bally's Paris Resort, Las Vegas NV with David D Boaz, Robert Bradley, Douglas Casey, Warren Coats, Brian Doherty, Steve Forbes, John Fund, Charles Gaspario, Alexander Green, Edward L Hudgins, Nelson Hultberg, Larry Kudlow, Greg Lukianoff, John Mackey, Daniel J Mitchell, Stephen Moore, Charles Alan Murray, Al Norman, Louis F Petrossi, Richard W Rahn, Lawrence W Reed, Michael Shermer, Mark Skousen, Michael Strong, Nathan J Tabor, Michael D Tanner, Richard Vedder, Steven Watts, Chip Wood, Thomas F Woods Jr
2008: July 10-12 at Bally's Paris Resort, Las Vegas NV with Ronald Bailey, Robert L Barr Jr, David D Boaz, Dinesh D'Souza, Steve Forbes, Alexander Green, Christopher Eric Hitchens, John Markey, Daniel J Mitchell, Stephen Moore, Charles Alan Murray, Ronald Ernst Paul, Richard W Rahn, Michael Shermer, Mark Skousen, Robert Spencer
2007: July 5-7 at Bally's Paris Resort, Las Vegas NV with Douglas Casey, Nelson Hultberg
2004: May 13-15 at Bally's Paris Resort, Las Vegas NV with James P Bovard
Freedom Festival
homestead.com/dogladyx2/freedom.html, email dogladyx2westelcom.com
July
Freedom Festival (OH) (defunct?)
Sponsor: Northcoast National Orgaization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (defunct), email ncnorml@aol.com?
Aka: renamed National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws Festival
1999: June 25-27 at Bear Creek Amphitheater, OH with Big Brother and the Holding Company, Brewer and Shipley aka NORML Festival
1991: June 28-30 at Spring Lake, 6145 State 45, Bristolville OH, $13 aka Freedom Festival
1990: Oct 12-14 at Spring Lake, 6145 State 45, Bristolville OH aka Freedom Festival
19??: at Crazy River Ranch near Lodi, OH
timesoft.com/ncnorml/events.htm (2004)
Freedom Fighters Festival (nonrecurring)
Aka: World Hemp Expo Extravaganja 3 (WHEE 3)
1999: July 30-Aug 1 at Buckeye Lake Music Center, east of Columbus OH with Thomas B Kin Chong, Jack Herer, Jerry Garcia Band, John Entwhistle Band, Jefferson Starship, Richie Havens, Canned Heat
Freedom From Religion Foundation Convention
infidels.org/org/ffrf
Sponsor: Freedom From Religion Foundation Inc, Box 750, Madison, WI 53701, 608-256-8900, email ffrf@mailbag.com
Freedom Forums
hillsdale.edu/seminars/offcampus/freedomforums.asp
Sponsor: Hillsdale College, 33 East College St, Hillsdale, MI 49242, 517-607-2309
2008: Jan 10-11 at Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah, GA
2008: Jan 7-8 at Hyatt, Sarasota, FL
2007: Oct 18-19 at Hyatt Regency, San Antonio, TX
Freedom of Information Day
at United States
2002: Mar 16
Freedom Rally
Aka: see American Bikers Aimed Toward Education of Michigan Freedom Rally
Freedom Rally
910-754-2304, email stateinfo@atmc.net
2004: Apr 30-May 2 at Busco Beach, 1213 Bryan Blvd, Goldsboro, NC, $20, cba-abatenc.org/freedom rally 2004.htm
Freedom Splash (defunct?)
614-265-8683, email ohio2004@netzero.net
2004: July 2-5 at Fran Bar Park, Pataskala, OH
freedomsplash.com (2004)
Freedom Student Rally - National Day of Prayer for Students
nationaldayofprayer.org/index.php?action=story_page&story_id=31
Sponsor: National Day of Prayer, Box 15616, Colorado Springs, CO 80935, 719-531-3379, fax 719-548-4520, email correspondence@nationaldayofprayer.org
2005: May 4
Freedom Summit (Arizona)
freedomsummit.wordpress.com, freedomsummit.com redirects to freedomsphoenix.com/Front-Page.htm?EdNo=225
5739 N 11th Way, Phoenix, AZ 85014, 602-717-5900
Founders Ernest Hancock, Marc Victor, Donna Hancock
Issue: Libertarians
2010: Dec 3-5 at Sheraton Crescent Resort, 2620 W Dunlap Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85021 with Dan Barker, Donald J Bourdreaux, William Bupport, John A Buttrick, Gary Franchi, Charles Goyette, James P Gray, Ernest Hancock, Scott Horton, Stefan Molyneux, Lawrence W Reed, Butler D Shaffer, Jeffrey A Singer, Marc Stevens, Marc J Victor
2009: Dec 4-6 at Sheraton Crescent Resort with John A Buttrick, John Taylor Gatto, Charles Goyette, Ernest Hancock, Adam Charles Kokesh, Ronald Ernest Paul, Elmer Stewart Rhodes, Kenneth W Royce aka Boston T Party, Butler D Shaffer, Joel Skousen, Marc J Victor, Thomas E Woods Jr
2005: June 24-26 at Manchester, NH with Katherine M Albrecht, James P Bovard, Nathaniel Branden, Donald Gorman, Ronald Ernest Paul, Amanda Phillips, Sharon Presley, Peter David Schiff, George Hamilton Smith, Edward Stringham, Vin Suprynowicz
2004: at AZ with Alan W Bock, Douglas Casey, Charles Goyette, Lazarus Long, Jim Peron, Justin Raimondo, Mary J Ruwart, Ken Schoolland, George Hamilton Smith, Claire Wolfe
2003: Oct 18-19 at Best Western Grace Inn at Ahwatukee, 10831 S 51st St, Phoenix AZ with Richard Benjamin Boddie, Nathaniel Branden, Harold Browne, Ernest Hancock, Hans-Hermann Hoppe, Ronald Ernest Paul, Kenneth W Royce aka Boston T Party, Butler D Shaffer, Vin Suprynowicz, Marc J Victor
2002: at AZ with Walter E Block, John A Buttrick, Sharon T Harris, Louis James, Lawrence D Pratt, John A Pugsley, Llewellyn H Rockwell Jr, George Hamilton Smith, Lester Neil Smith III
2001: 1st Freedom Summit at AZ with Clint Bolick, Donald J Boudreaux, Jacob G Hornberger, Robert A Levy, Butler D Shaffer, Jim Sharpe, Melissa Sharpe, Vin Suprynowicz
Freedom Summit (Michigan)
freedomsummitmi.com, pachydermpress.organizethemajority.com/images/pdfs/Poster.pdf
Sponsors Campaign For Liberty, First Tea Party Alliance, Michigan Conservative Political Action Conference, Michigan Conservative Union, Michigan Freedom To Work, UpRight Michigan PAC
Issue: Conservatives
2014: May 16-18 at Ramada Conference Center, Lansing MI, individual events $10-$125, with Burl Adkins, Jerome Allen, Kerry Lynn Bentivolio, Deborah DeBacher, Debbie DeBacker, Ron Edwards, John Eidsmoe, Chris Fisher, James Garrow, Terry "Thayrone X" Hughes, Jake Jacobs, David Janda, Marcy Jankovich, Zhanna Konetchy, Trevor Louden, Emery McClendon, Jack McHugh, Tom McInernery, William McMasters, Greg Messenger, Paul Mitchell, Dennis Moore, John Mularoni, John Pafford, Joy Pullmann, Jeff Sakwa, Steve Sutton, F Vincent Vernuccio, Harry C Veryser Jr, William Wagner, Harald Zieger
Freedom Week
freedom.org/fweek/fwfront.htm
Sponsors: Freedom.org, Environmental Conservation Organization, Sovereignty International Inc
2001: July 1-7
Freedom Weekend
Sponsor: Freedom Institute, 19600 W McNichols, Detroit, MI 48219, 313-533-5053, 313-871-2092, freeinst.org
Affiliation: part of Detroit Freedom Week
2005: Apr 28-30 with Al Sharpton, Dennis Archer, TV Judge Greg Mathes
2002: Apr 25-28
Fully Unclothed Dancing Activism Festival
geocities.com/fudafest
Aka: FUDA Fest
Sponsor: Aaron Fuda, 57 McKay Rd, Norway, ME 04268-4333, 207-696-8879, email fudafest@yahoo.com, email onepaganbutterfly@yahoo.com
at 57 McKay Rd, Norway, ME except 2008
2008: July 12 at Downtown Norway, ME
2003: July 11-12
2002: July 11-13 with Maine State Police Tactical Unit, umaine.edu/waterresearch/research/pdfs/glenburn.pdf
2001: July 5-7
2000: July 7-8
1999: July 9-10
1998: July 4
1997: July 5
1996: July 6
1995: July 1-2
1994: July 2-3
1993: July 2-3
1992: 1st Annual
Fur Takers of America National Convention
furtakersofamerica.com/convenmain.htm, 914-758-2453, email ravh@ulster.net
2001: June 21-24 at Herkimer County Fairgrounds, Frankfort, NY
 
Gainesville Hempfest
Sponsors: Florida Cannabis Action Network, Alachua County Citizens, 352-367-1432, 352-378-9836, email flacan@fdt.net
Organizers Kevin Aplin, Scott R Bledsoe, Tom Miller, Soma Raphael, Dennis Watkins
at Downtown Community Plaza, University Ave & NE First St, Gainesville, FL
2000: Dec 3, 12noon-8pm at Metropolitan Park with Tom Miller, 200 attendees
1999: Nov 5
1998: Nov 14
1994: Oct 13 with Jack Herer, Soma Raphael, Dennis Watkins, 1500 attendees
1989: 1st Annual
jug-or-not.com/can/gfest.html (2010)
Gasparilla Pirate Parade
gasparilla.tbo.com
at Tampa, FL
2002: Feb 2
Gay Day
Sponsor: Disney
at Disneyworld, Orlando, FL
Gay Freedom Day
June 25
Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network National Conference
glstn.org/pages/sections/news/calendar/conference
916-853-8555
Oct ? at Oakland Marriott City Center, Oakland, CA
Gay Mardi Gras
Mar ? at New Orleans, LA
Gay Pride
interpride.org
May at Long Beach, CA; Simi Valley, CA; Visalia, CA; Washington DC Black Pride; Provincetown, MA; Las Vegas, NV; Brussells, Belgium; Birmingham, England
June at Birmingham, AL; Davis, CA; Los Angeles, CA; Sacramento, CA; San Francisco, CA; Santa Cruz, CA; Boulder, CO; Washington, DC; Jacksonville, FL; Tallahassee, FL; Atlanta, GA; Macon, GA; Chicago, IL; Indianapolis, IN; Cedar Rapids, IA; Portland, ME; Baltimore, MD; Boston, MA; Lawrence, MA; Detroit, MI; Lansing, MI; Grand Rapids, MI; Minneapolis, MN; Kansas City, MO; Saint Louis, MO; Omaha, NE; Ashbury Park, NJ; Albuquerque, NM; Brooklyn, NY; New York City, NY; Queens, NY; Cleveland, OH; Portland, OR; Philadelphia, PA; Pittsburgh, PA; San Juan, Puerto Rico; Providence, RI; Columbia, SC; Austin, TX; Corpus Christi, TX; Houston, TX; San Antonio, TX; Salt Lake City, UT; Burlington, VT; Seattle, WA; Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina; Vienna, Austria; Curitiba, Brazil; Sao Paulo, Brazil; Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada; Barrie, Ontario, Canada; Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada; Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada; Lille, France; Cologne, Germany; Oldenburg, Germany; Budapest, Hungary; Rome, Italy; Tijuana, Mexico; Lisbon, Portugal; Belfast, Northern Ireland; Edinburgh, Scotland; Avondale, Harare, Zimbabwe
July at Riverside, CA; San Diego, CA; San Luis Obispo, CA; Tampa, FL; Hyannis, MA; Bangor, ME; Riverfront Park, Harrisburg, PA; Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Vancouver, BC, Canada; Munich, Germany; Stockholm, Sweden; Fribourg, Switzerland; London, England
Aug at Chico, CA; Milwaukee, WI; Juiz de Fora City, Brazil; Copenhagen, Denmark
Sept at Fresno State College, Fresno, CA; Oakland, CA; Pasadena, CA; Indianapolis, IN; Perth, Western Australia, Australia; Prince George, British Columbia, Canada
Oct at Claremont, CA; Richmond, VA; Glasgow, Scotland
Nov at Palm Springs, CA; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Ciudad de Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina
GayVN Expo
gayvnexpo.com
Gaytoberfest Central Pennsylvania Fall Street Festival
harrisburgpride.com/fallfest.html, email hbgpride@harrisburgpride.com
Oct ?, 2-9pm at North St & Third St, Harrisburg, PA, map
Global Anti-Prohibition Day
Sponsor: Legalize!
1997: June 15, 1st
Global Atheist Convention
http://www.atheistconvention.org.au/, twitter.com/atheistcon, facebook.com/group.php?gid=121367951081, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2010_Global_Atheist_Convention
Sponsors: Atheist Foundation of Australia Inc, Atheist Alliance International
email info@atheistfoundation.org.au
Issue: Nontheism
2010: Mar 12-14 at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Australia with Richard Dawkins, Catherine Deveny, Phillip Adams, Taslima Nasrin, Peter Singer, PZ Myers, Dan Barker, Stuart Bechman, Sue-Ann Post, Kylie Sturgess, John Perkins, Tamas Pataki, Max Wallace, Russell Blackford, Ian Robinson, AC Grayling, Robyn Williams, Simon Taylor, NonStampCollector, Craig Reucassel and Julian Morrow (The Chaser), Maggie Millar, Lyn Allison, Tanya Levin, Leslie Cannold, Jane Caro, 2000 attendees, 1st Annual?
Global Cannabis Action
Global Gaming Expo (G2E)
globalgamingexpo.com
Sponsors: Reed Exhibitions, American Gaming Association
203-840-5626, email info@globalgamingexpo.com
Issue: Gaming
2011: Oct TBA at Sands Expo and Convention Center, Las Vegas, NY
2010: Nov 15-18 at Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NY
2001: 1st Annual
Global Marijuana March
Aka: see Worldwide Marijuana March
Global Renaissance Alliance Conference
Sponsor: Global Renaissance Alliance, Box 3259, Center Line, MI 48015, 586-754-8105, fax 586-754-8106, email info@renaissancealliance.org
2002: July 19-21 near Detroit, MI
Global Women's Strike
globalwomenstrike.net
Issue: Women
Mar 8
GoTopless Day
gotopless.org/gotopless-day, email form gotopless.org/contact.php
Sponsor: GoTopless, Rael
Issues: Clothing, Exhibitionism
Aka: International GoTopless Day, National GoTopless Day
Sun nearest Aug 26 Women's Equality Day
2013: Aug 25 at 42 cities
2011?: Aug 23 at Venice Beach CA
2007: 1st Annual
Godless Americans March on Washington
atheists.org, americanatheist.org, godlessamericans.org
Sponsor: American Atheists Inc, Box 5733, Parsippany, NJ 07054-6733, 908-276-7300, fax 908-276-7402
2002: Nov 2 at Mall, Washington, DC
Good Friday
2002: Mar 29
Good Vibrations Quickies Erotic Shorts Competition
goodvibesquickies.com, facebook.com/GVQuickies
Sponsor: Good Vibrations
Issues: Erotic, Erotic Art
Aka: Good Vibrations Indie Erotic Film Festival, Amateur Erotic Film Competition, Amateur Erotic Film Festival
2012: Oct 26 at Castro Theatre, 429 Castro St, San Francisco, CA 94114 with Peaches Christ, Carol Queen, 7pm pre-party $10, 8pm screening $10
2008: Nov 7, 7:30pm at Good Vibrations, 308-A Harvard St, Brookline MA; 9:30 screening at Coolidge Corner Theatre, 290 Harvard St, Brookline MA; advance $10, door $12
2008: Oct 30 at Castro Theatre, 429 Castro St, San Francisco, CA 94114, 7pm pre-party, 8pm screening, advance $10, door $12
2007: 2nd Annual
2006: 1st Annual
Grandparents' and Grandchildren's Day
Issues: Children, Family, Parents, Seniors
Mar 18
Grass Roots Affair
520-327-5464, email path2zion@aol.com
? Sat of Sept, 4:20pm-4:20am at Tucson, AZ
GrassRoots Festival
grassrootsfest.org
Sponsor: GrassRoots, Box 941, Trumansburg, NY 14886, 607-387-5098, email grassroots@grassrootsfest.org
at Trumansburg, NY
2001: July 19-22
Great Atlanta Pot Festival (inactive)
worldcamp.org
Sponsor: Coalition for the Abolition of Marijuana Prohibition, Box 5330 Atlanta, GA 31107, 404-522-2267, fax 404-523-9004, email pablo@worldcamp.org
at Piedmont Park, Tenth St & Monroe Dr, Atlanta, GA
2004: Oct 23, 2-10pm with Dana Beal, Paul Cornwell, Rick Day, Gatewood Galbraith, Nancy Lord, Loretta Nall, Chuck Porter, Richard Rawlings, Aerial Wolfe
2002: Apr 20 cancelled
1999: with Gatewood Galbraith, Stephen Gaskin
1996: Apr 6 with Hemp Tour
1992: 1st Annual with Black Crowes, Outkast, Grapes
Great American Beer Festival (GABF)
beertown.org/events/GABF/index.htm, brewersassociation.org/events/gabf/index.htm
Sponsors: Brewers Association, American Homebrewers Association
at Colorado Convention Center, Denver, CO
2009: Sept 24-26
2008: Oct 9-11
2005: Sept 29-Oct 1
Great American Bowl
norml.org/index.cfm?Group_ID=5654
Sponsor: National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
2003: May 28 at Hollywood Palace Theater, Hollywood, CA with B-Real, Jack Black, Steve Bloom, Jack Herer, Bill Maher, Paul Montgomery Shore, R Keith Stroup
Great American Smokeout
cancer.org/smokeout
Sponsor: American Cancer Society, 800-227-2345
2000: Nov 19
Great Lakes Compassion Club Music Fest
Issue: Medicinal Cannabis
at Willow Ranch, 95 60th St (County Hwy 681), Grand Junction, MI 49056 (near Lacota, MI; 8 mi east of South Haven, MI)
2010: July 30-Aug 1, 1st Annual with Tim Beck, Adam Brook, David Crocker, John Sinclair, John Targowski
Great Midwest Marijuana Harvest Festival
madisonhempfest.com, madisonnorml.org/meeting.html
Founder & Past Organizer Ben Masel (deceased)
Gary F Storck, Box 3410, Madison, WI 53704, 608-241-8922, email gstorck@immly.org
Issues: Cannabis Liberty, Medicinal Cannabis
Fri, 5pm-8pm at The Frequency, 121 W Main St, Madison WI, Is My Medicine Legal Yet? Benefit
1st Sat, 12noon at University of Wisconsin Library Mall, Madison WI
Sun, 1:30pm at University of Wisconsin Library Mall, 3pm State St March to Capitol
2010: Oct 1-3 with Ben Masel, Jim Miller, Jacki Rickert, Gary Storck, Charmie Gholson, Mason Tvert, T A Sedlak, Joel Winnig, 3200 attendees
2009: Oct 1-4 with Ben Masel, Jim Miller, Mary Powers, Jacki Rickert, Gary F Storck
2008: Oct 3-5 with Louis Gatewood Galbraith, Ben Masel, Jacki Rickert, Gary F Storck
2007: Oct 6-7 with Jacki Rickert, Gary F Storck, 300 attendees
2006: Oct 7-8 with Ben Masel, Jacki Rickert, Jim Miller, Gary F Storck, Dan Viets, Dan Goldman, J T Oschwald, 300 attendees
2005: Oct 1-2 with Chris Conrad, Ben Masel, Mikki Norris, Mark Pocan, Jacki Rickert, Gary F Storck, R Keith Stroup
2003: Oct 4-5 with Jim Miller, Dennis Peron, Jacki Rickert, Ed Rosenthal
2002: Oct 5-6 with Adam Benedetto, Valerie Gremillion, Ben Masel, Elvy Musikka, Kirk Obear, Steve Silverman, Gary F Storck, Ed Thompson, Jim Young, "thousands" attendees, 2002 photos
2001: Oct 6-7
2000: Oct 7-8
1999: Oct 2-3 with Ben Masel
1999: Oct 2
1998: with 7000-8000 attendees
1996: Oct 4-6 with World Hemp Expo
1994: Sept 30-Oct 1
1989: with 20000 attendees, video
1988: Sept 24 with Thomas Alexander, Irvin Dana Beal, Jon Gettman, Jack Herer, Ben Masel, Ed Rosenthal, 7500-15000 attendees, 20 citations
1987: Sept 27
1971: 1st Annual?
weedstock.com (2010), ministryoftruth.org/Harvestfest.htm (2009)
Greek Independence Day
Mar 25
Green Fair
a2gov.org
Sponsor: City of Ann Arbor
6-9pm at Main St, Ann Arbor, MI
2002: June 28
Green Love Festival
friendsofthehill.com, friendsofthehill.com/bandsgl.htm, facebook.com/event.php?eid=186188124756653, email HarryBrownsFarm@gmail.com
Issue: Cannabis
Fri 9am-Sun 5pm at Harry Brown's Farm, 45 Abijah Hill Rd, Starks, ME
2011: Aug 12-14
Green National Convention
gp.org/2008-elections/index.shtml
Sponsor: Green Party of the United States
2008: July 10-13 at Chicago
Green Ribbon Week
in support of cannabis legalization
1999: Apr 19-25
Green Valley Earth Festival
giveforthefuture.org/Html/earth_day.html
Sponsor: Green Institute for Village Empowerment, Box 77756, Corona, CA 92877, 951-808-0102, fax 951-808-1777, email Info@giveforthefuture.org
2008: Apr 19, 9am-4pm at Dos Lagos, 2780 Cabot Dr, Corona, CA 92883, 951-667-6200
Greenfest
unc.edu/student/orgs/norml/gf.html
Sponsor: Carolina National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, 800-653-3929, email normlunc@hotmail.com
at Chicken Shack, Chicken Bridge Rd, Chapel Hill, NC, $15, $10/day
2001: Apr 20-22
2000: Apr 14-16
Gulfport Memorial Day Blowout
Aka: Mississippi Gulf Coast Memorial Day Blowout
Gun Appreciation Day
gunappreciationday.com, defendgunrights.com/welcome
209 Pennsylvania Ave SE #2109, Washington, DC 20003
Founder Larry Ward
Sponsors: Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, Second Amendment Foundation, Committee to Draft Judge Andrew Napolitano, Revolution PAC, Liberty Party USA, Inc
Issue: Firearms
Jan 19 at your local gun store, gun range or gun show with your Constitution, American flags and "Hands off my Guns" signs
2013: Jan 19, 1st Annual
Gun Control Day
Sponsor: Organizing for Action
dailycaller.com/2013/08/19/stop-organizing-for-action-take-your-own-action-this-month/, politico.com/politico44/2013/07/ofa-aims-for-five-key-days-action-august-169012.html
Issue: Firearms
2013: Aug 21
Gun Rights Policy Conference (GRPC)
saf.org/GRPCinfo.htm
Sponsors: Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, Second Amendment Foundation, 425-454-4911, 425-454-7012
Issue: Firearms
2003: Sept 26-28 at Airport Marriot Hotel, Houston, TX
2002: Sept 27-29 at Sheraton-Crescent Hotel, Phoenix, AZ, email grpc2002@saf.org
1999: Sept?
Gunstock Hillclimb
Guy Fawkes Day
Nov 12
 
Haarlem Hemp Happening (HHH)
globalhempmuseum.nl/hhh
Sponsor: Global Hemp Museum, email hhh@globalhempmuseum.nl
Dec ? at Central Trainstation, Haarlem, Netherlands
Halloween
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samhain
Aka: All Hallows Eve, Celtic New Years Eve, Samhain
Oct 31
Halloween Festival
paganfestivals.fsnet.co.uk/paganfestivals.fsnet.co.uk/services.htm
tel 020-8539-3569
2004: Oct 16-17 at Queen Mary College, Mile End Rd, Mile End, London E1 England, $12, $22/two days
Hanfparade
hanflobby.de/hanfparade
tel 030-247-202-33, fax 030-247-202-34, email hanfparade@hanflobby.de
Aug ? at Berlin Alexanderplatz, Berlin, Germany
Hanukkah
Harm Reduction Approach to Drugs and Drug Users
drugpolicy.org/news/events_tlc.html
2002: May 7, 11am at UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, 760 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA
Harmony Harvest Fest II
mainevocals.net/festivals/1%202011A__index.htm
Sponsor: Maine Vocals
2011: Oct 21-23 at Freedom Field, 75 Carson Hill Rd, Harmony, ME (also see Harvest Fest)
Harry's Harvest Ball
friendsofthehill.com, friendsofthehill.com/bandshhb.htm, email HarryBrownsFarm@gmail.com
Issue: Cannabis
at Harry Brown's Farm, 45 Abijah Hill Rd, Starks, ME
2011: Sept 30-Oct 2
Harry's Hoe Down
friendsofthehill.com, friendsofthehill.com/bandshhd.htm, email HarryBrownsFarm@gmail.com
Issue: Cannabis
at Harry Brown's Farm, 45 Abijah Hill Rd, Starks, ME
2011: June 24-26
Harvest Fest (ME)
mainevocals.net/festivals/1%202011A__index.htm
Sponsor: Maine Vocals
2011: Oct 6-9 at Freedom Field, 75 Carson Hill Rd, Harmony, ME (also see Harmony Harvest Fest II)
?: at Harry Brown's Farm, 45 Abijah Hill Rd, Starks, ME (also see Harry's Harvest Ball)
Harvest Fest (MI)
thc4u.com, facebook.com/events/337181169692273/permalink/344852105591846/, email info@thc4u.com
Sponsor Macomb Oakland Compassion Club
Issue: Cannabis
2012: Sept 29, 12noon-8pm at Austrian Society Park, Macomb Township MI, member before Sept 26 $15, non-member before Sept 26 $20, after Sept 26 add $5
2009: 1st Annual
Hash Bash
Aka: see Ann Arbor Hash Bash, West Coast Hash Bash
Hash Wednesday
Sponsors: University of Illinois Urbana Champaign National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, Illinois Drug Ethics Alliance, Box 4205, Urbana, IL 61810, 217-367-5674, 217-337-0043
3rd Wed, 12noon at Diag, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL
2010: Apr 21
2009: Apr 15
2008: Apr 16
2007: Apr 18
2006: Apr 19
2005: Apr 20
2001: Apr 18
2000: Apr 19
1991: Apr 17 with Hemp Tour
1990: Apr 18 with Hemp Tour
Haymarket Square Anniversary
May 4
Heartland Institute Anniversary Benefit Dinner
heartland.org/benefit2003/welcome.htm
Sponsor: Heartland Institute, 312-377-4000, fax 312-377-5000
2003: Oct 16 at Grand Ballroom, Hilton Chicago Hotel, Chicago, IL
Hemp Aid (defunct)
mapinc.org/norml/v03.n1305.a07.html?, notesonthescene.com/rainbow_farm.html, cannabisnews.com/news/5/thread5849.shtml
Fri-Mon of Memorial Day weekend at Rainbow Farm Campground (defunct), 59896 Pemberton Rd, Vandalia, MI
2001: cancelled
2000: May 26-29 with Emcee Derrik DeCraene, Adam L Brook, Grover Thomas Crosslin, Louis Gatewood Galbraith, Steven Hager, Doug Leinbach, Elvy Musikka, Tom Ness now Stephanie Angeline Loveless, Gregory Carl Schmid, John Sinclair, Marvin Surowitz, $65
1999: May 28-31 with Billy Bongster, Thomas B Kin Chong, Derrik DeCraene, Robert Fitrakis, Steven Hager, Elvy Musikka, Marvin Surowitz, $40
1997: May 23-26, $30
Hemp Fest (defunct)
qchemp.tzo.com/qchemp/qchc/qchc.htm
Sponsor: Quad Cities Hemp Coalition
Organizers Bob Moldenhaur, Christopher P Rice
1996: July 27 at Scott County Courthouse, Davenport, IA to protest police macing crowd on May 18 1996
1996: May 18 at Credit Island Park, Davenport, IA, shut down as police mace crowd
1995: Sept 23 at Mississippi Park, East Moline, IL and Hampton River Park
1995: May 20 at Loud Thunder Forest Preserve, Andalusia, IL
1994: Sept 17 aka Hempstock
1994: May 22 at Sunset Park, Rock Island, IL, aka Greater Mississippi Valley Tea Party, with John T Birrenbach, Tim Davis, James Wilson aka Chef Ra
1993: Sept 18, 12noon-8pm at Prospect Park, Moline, IL aka Inhale to the Chief
1993: May 15 at Rock Island, IL with Craig Howard
1992: Oct 3 at Rock Island, IL with Andrew Spiegel
1992: May 16 at Middle Park, Bettendorf, IA
1991: Sept 14 at Middle Park, Bettendorf, IA with Jack Herer, Michael M
1991: Apr 29 at Scott County Courthouse, Davenport, IA with George McMahon
1990: Oct 4 at Scott County Courthouse, Davenport, IA, 1st Annual
HempFest
541-995-7752
July ? at Harrisburg, OR
Hemp History Week
hemphistoryweek.com
Sponsors: Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps, Hemp Industries Association, Living Harvest, Manitoba Harvest, Nature's Path Foods, Nutiva, Vote Hemp Issue: Cannabis
2014: June 2-8
2013: June 3-9
2012: June 4-10
2011: May 2-8
2010: May 17-23, 1st Annual
Hemp Hoe Down
2004: May 21-22 at Elk View Campground, Exit 37 off I-90, Sturgis, SD, $20
Hemp Industries Association Convention
Sponsor: Hemp Industries Association, 707-874-3648, fax 707-874-1104, email info@thehia.org
2000: Sept 8-11
1999: Sept 23-26
HempSplash
hempwine.com, email nywheeinfo@wpdh.com
Sponsor: Damn Sam aka DS Productions, Robert Robinson, 914-255-7609
at Echo Lake Resort & Campground, Afton, NY
Issue: Cannabis
2000: July 28-30 with New York WHEE Fest, Irvin Dana Beal, Ronald E Gascon aka John Galt Jr, Ida Mae Gaskin, Stephen Gaskin, Steven Hager, Terry Phelan, $35 early advance, $45 advance, $50 gate
1999: June 18-20 at Lake George area of NY, advance only $35
1997: June 20-22 at Lembo Lake Campground, Modena NY with Fred A Maslack, ~4000 attendees 1992: 1st Annual
Hemp Stock Spirit Ridge
spiritridge.net
509-633-1928, email spiritridge@excite.com
at Coulee Dam, WA
Hemp Tour (defunct)
Sponsors: Cannabis Action Network, High Times, Underground Beat Collective, Hemp Tour '90
1997: Apr 17 at State College, PA
1997: Apr 16 at Columbus, OH
1997: Apr 15 at Bloomington, IN
1997: Apr 14 at West Lafayette, IN
1997: Apr 11 at Champaign, IL
1997: Apr 10 at Iowa City, IA
1997: Apr 9 at Minneapolis, MN
1997: Apr 8 at Madison, WI
1997: Apr 7 at Chicago, IL
1997: Apr 5 at Ann Arbor Hash Bash, Diag, Ann Arbor, MI
1997: Apr 4 at East Lansing, MI
1996: Apr 9, 4pm at Magikal Garden, 1174 Wyoming Ave, Exeter, PA 18643
1996: Apr 8, 4pm at Nirvana's Closet, 254 Calder St, State College, PA 16801
1996: Apr 7, 2pm at Expressions in Boone, 641 W King St #4, Boone, NC 28607
1996: Apr 6 at Great Atlanta Pot Festival, Atlanta, GA
1996: Apr 5, 2pm at Music Emporium, 117 F Russell Pkwy, Warner Robins, GA 31088
1996: Apr 4, 3pm at Infinity's End, 3704 E Independence Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28205
1996: Apr 3, 4pm at Quicksilver Records, 200 E Fifth St, Greenville, NC 27858
1996: Apr 2, 4:20pm at The Kind, 230 21st St, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
1991: May 24-27 at Weedstock, Grey Thunder Jamboree Club, US-12 W, Black River Falls WI, $25
1991: May 20 at Lawrence, KS
1991: May 19 at Overland Park, KS
1991: May 18 at Kansas City, KS
1991: May 17 at Topeka, KS
1991: May 15 at Oklahoma City, OK
1991: May 13 at Albuquerque, NM
1991: May 12 at Santa Fe, NM
1991: May 12 at Memphis, TN
1991: May 11 at Glenwood Springs, CO
1991: May 11 at Nashville, TN
1991: May 10 at Colorado Springs, CO
1991: May 10 at Knoxville, TN
1991: May 9 at Denver, CO
1991: May 8 at Boulder, CO
1991: May 5 at Omaha, NE
1991: May 5 at Charlottesville, VA
1991: May 4 at Richmond, VA
1991: May 3 at Baltimore, MD
1991: May 2 at Ames, IA
1991: May 2 at Lancaster, PA
1991: May 1 at Grinell, IA
1991: May 1 at Philadelphia, PA
1991: Apr 30 at Iowa City, IA
1991: Apr 29 at Davenport, IA
1991: Apr 28 at Moline, IL
1991: Apr 27 at Grant Park, Chicago, IL
1991: Apr 25-26 at NJ
1991: Apr 24 at Macomb, IL
1991: Apr 24 at New Paltz, NY
1991: Apr 23 at New Haven, CT
1991: Apr 22 at Earth Day Hemp Expo, San Francisco, CA
1991: Apr 22 at Columbia, MO
1991: Apr 21 at Saint Louis, MO
1991: Apr 20 at Visions Conference, Carbondale, IL
1991: Apr 20 at Albany, NY
1991: Apr 19 at Ithaca, NY
1991: Apr 18 at Bloomingdale, IN
1991: Apr 17 at Hash Wednesday, Champaign, IL
1991: Apr 17 at Harrisburg, PA
1991: Apr 16 at Charleson, IL
1991: Apr 15 at Vincennes, IN
1991: Apr 15 at State College, PA
1991: Apr 14 at Indianapolis, IN
1991: Apr 14 at Pittsburgh, PA
1991: Apr 13 at Bloomington, IN
1991: Apr 13 at Morgantown, WV
1991: Apr 12 at West Lafayette, IN
1991: Apr 12 at Athens, OH
1991: Apr 11 at Fort Wayne, IN
1991: Apr 11 at Columbus, IN
1991: Apr 10 at Kalamazoo, MI
1991: Apr 9 at Traverse City, MI
1991: Apr 8 at Mount Pleasant, MI
1991: Apr 7 at East Lansing, MI
1991: Apr 5 at Ann Arbor Hash Bash, Ann Arbor, MI
1991: Mar 14 at Tuscaloosa, AL
1990: May 10 at Iowa City, IA
1990: May 9 at Grinnell, IA
1990: May 8 at Des Moines, IA
1990: May 7 at Ames, IA
1990: May 5 at Fifth Avenue Pot Parade, New York City, NY
1990: May 5 at Omaha, NE
1990: May 4 at Lincoln, NE
1990: May 2 at Topeka, KS
1990: Apr 28 at Kansas City, MO
1990: Apr 27 at Columbia, MO
1990: Apr 26 at Saint Louis, MO
1990: Apr 25 at Macomb, IL
1990: Apr 24 at Peoria, IL
1990: Apr 23 at Dekalb, IL
1990: Apr 22 at Salt Lake City, UT
1990: Apr 22 at Rockford, IL
1990: Apr 21 at Chicago, IL
1990: Apr 20 at Bloominton-Normal, IL
1990: Apr 19 at Carbondale, IL
1990: Apr 18 at Hash Wednesday, Champaign, IL
1990: Apr 17 at Charleston, IL
1990: Apr 17 at Vincinnes, IN
1990: Apr 13 at Bloomington, IN
1990: Apr 12 at Indianapolis, IN
1990: Apr 11 at West Lafayette, IN
1990: Apr 10 at South Bend, IN
1990: Apr 9 at Muncie, IN
1990: Apr 8 at Dayton, OH
1990: Apr 7 at Columbus, OH
1990: Apr 6 at Athens, OH
1990: Apr 2 at Detroit, MI
1990: Apr 1 at Ann Arbor Hash Bash, Ann Arbor, MI
1990: Mar 30 at Lansing, MI
1990: Mar 29 at Toledo, OH
1990: Mar 28 at Morgantown, WV
1990: Mar 27 at Yellow Springs, OH
1990: Mar 26 at Miami University, Oxford, OH
1990: Mar 25 at Cincinnati, OH
1990: Mar 24 at University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
1990: Mar 23 at Frankfort, KY
1990: Mar 22 at Lexington, KY
1990: Mar 20 at Knoxville, TN
1990: Mar 17-19 at Chapel Hill, SC
1990: Mar 16 at Charlotte, NC
1990: Mar 13 at University of Georgia, Athens, GA
1990: Mar 3 at Atlanta, GA
1988: 1st Annual Hemp Tour
Hempfest (defunct?)
planetarypride.com, hempfest.ca, planetarypride.proboards.com/index.cgi, myspace.com/hempfestcanada
Sponsor: Planetary Pride, 246 Queen St E, Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, P6A 1Y7, Canada, 888-215-8970, email hempfest@planetarypride.com, hempfest.ca
Thur-Sun at Poplardale Rd, Ophir, Ontario, Canada (just east of Sault Ste Marie, Ontario) map
2008: Aug 21-24, $50, early adv $30 (before 4/20), adv $40, 3 day $40, 2 day $30
2007: Aug 23-26
2005: Aug 25-28, $35, adv $25, Sat $15, pets +$10
2004: Aug 26-29
2001: Aug 10-12
2000: July 21-23
1999: 1st Annual
planetarypride.com/hempfest.html (2010)
Hempstalk
hempstalk.org, email form hempstalk.org/contact.php
Sponsor: Campaign for the Restoration and Regulation of Hemp, 503-235-4606
Issues: Cannabis Hemp
Sat-Sun after Labor Day at Portland OR, Sat 10am-10pm, Sun 10am-7pm
2010: Sept 11-12
2009: Sept 12-13 at Kelley Point Park with Chris Conrad, Jack Herer, Madeline Martinez, Mikki Norris, Allen F Saint Pierre, D Paul Stanford, John Trudell
2008: Sept 6-7 with Jack Herer, R Keith Stroup, John Trudell
2007: Sept 8-9 at Sellwood-Riverside Park, south of Portland OR, 10,000 attendees
2006: Sept 9-10 at Waterfront Park
2005: 1st annual Sept 10-11 at Waterfront Park
Hempstalk Hempfest!
Aka: renamed Edmonton Hempfest
Hempstock
mainevocals.net/festivals/1%202011A__index.htm, myspace.com/mainevocals_hempstock
Sponsor: Maine Vocals, 207-696-4444
Aka: Hempstock Fest
2011: Aug 18-21 at Freedom Field, 75 Carson Hill Rd, Harmony, ME, advance $50, at gate $60, $30/day, salem-news.com/articles/august162011/hempstalk-maine.php
2009: Aug 20-23 at Freedom Field, 75 Carson Hill Rd, Harmony, ME, advance $60, at gate $70, $30/day
2008: Aug 14-17 at Harry Brown's Farm, Rte 43, Starks, ME
1991: 1st Annual
mainevocals.net/2009_festival_schedule.htm, mainevocals.net/festivals/08_hempstock_band_list.htm (2011), tdstelme.net/~mevocals/vocalendar.html (2009)
Heritage Motorcycle Rally
heritagemotorcyclerally.com
843-767-4258, fax 843-767-3926, email kicknhorse@aol.com
Aka: Bike Week Charleston, Charleston Motorcycle Week, Charleston Bike Week
at Ladson Fairgrounds & other venues, US-78, Charleston, SC
2005: Apr 8-17
2004: Apr 14-18
2003: Apr 16-20
Heritage of Pride
hopinc.org, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heritage_of_Pride
Sponsor: Heritage of Pride Inc, 154 Christopher St #1D, New York City 10014, 212-807-7433, fax 212-807-7436, email rally@hopinc.org
Aka: Christopher Street Day
2008: Rally, June 22, 2pm-6pm at Bryant Park, 42nd St & Sixth Ave, New York, NY; March, June 29, 12noon at Fifth Ave & 52nd St to Christopher St & Greenwich St, New York, NY
Hero Parade
hero.org.nz
at Auckland, New Zealand
2002: Feb 23
High Times Cannabis Cup
Aka: see Cannabis Cup
High Times Doobie Awards
Aka: see Doobie Awards
High Times Stony Awards
Aka: see Stony Awards
Higher Education Act National Day of Action
Highlife Hempfair
highlife.nl
Sponsor: Highlife, tel 073-5498112, tel 06-22485975
11am-7pm at 'de Vechtsebanen, Mississippidreef 151/161, Utrecht, Netherlands
2002: Not Scheduled?
Hippyfest (defunct)
thelasthippyband.com, toadsbog.com/lasthippy
517-487-2204, email the-last-hippy-band@juno.com, email lasthippy@toadsbog.com
Aka: Psychedelic Planetarium
at 11382 Plains Hwy, 1 mile west of Waverly Rd, 3 miles east of Eaton Rapids, MI
2004: July 24-25 ?
2002: July ?
1999: June ? or July 24-25 ?
musicandmore.com/directory/bands/psychedelic/last_hippy_band.htm (2010)
Hookahville
hookahville.com
888-849-9100, ekoostik.com
2010: May 28-31 at Legend Valley, Thornville, OH
2009: at Frontier Ranch Music Center, Pataskala, OH
2008: at Legend Valley, Thornville, OH
2007: at Legend Valley, Thornville, OH
2006: at Legend Valley, Thornville, OH
2005: at Frontier Ranch Music Center, Pataskala, OH
2004: May 28-30 at Frontier Ranch Music Center, Pataskala, OH
2003: at Frontier Ranch Music Center, Pataskala, OH
2002: May 24-26 at Buckeye Lake Music Center, 10677 Jacksontown Rd SE, Hebron, OH
2001: at Frontier Ranch Music Center, Pataskala, OH 1994: May 28-29 at The Farm, Fredericktown, OH, 1st Annual with 800 attendees
Hookahville Fall
hookahville.com/32/index.html
Fri-Sun, Labor Day weekend
2010: TBA at Frontier Ranch Music Center, Pataskala, OH
2009: at Frontier Ranch Music Center, Pataskala, OH
2008: at Legend Valley, Thornville, OH
2007: at Legend Valley, Thornville, OH
2006: at Legend Valley, Thornville, OH
2005: at Frontier Ranch Music Center, Pataskala, OH
2004: at Frontier Ranch Music Center, Pataskala, OH
2003: at Frontier Ranch Music Center, Pataskala, OH
2002: at Frontier Ranch Music Center, Pataskala, OH
2001: Aug 31-Sept 2 at Buckeye Lake Music Center, 10677 Jacksontown Rd SE, Hebron, OH with ekoostik hookah, David Crosby, Dickey Betts Band, Jorma Kaukonen Trio
Houston S&M Ball
How Weird Street Faire
howweird.org, email peace@howweird.org
Sponsor: benefit for World Peace Through Technology Organization
Executive Director Brad Olsen, email brad@howweird.org
2008: May 4, 11am-6pm at Howard St btwn New Montgomery St & First St, San Francisco, CA
2000: 1st Annual
HumanLight
humanlight.org
Dec 23
Human Rights Day
Dec 10
Human Rights Day South Africa
at South Africa
2002: Mar 21
Humboldt Hempfest
707-986-7759
Nov ? at Redway, CA
Humboldt Hempfest West
Sponsor: Humboldt Cannabis Action Network, 707-445-8981, fax 707-445-9214, email humboldtcan@hotmail.com, email hblthemp@northcoast.com
at Redwood Park, Arcata, CA
2002: Sept 28
Humidor One Cigar Expo
Sponsor: David Zeplowitz aka Cigar Dave, Humidor One, Ten Mile Rd & Evergreen Rd, Southfield, MI
at Tiger Club, Comerica Park, Detroit, MI
2001: Sept 21
Hustlerball
Apr
 
Ibogaine Forum
212-677-4899
2007: Apr 7-8 at Columbia University Student Center, Satow Rm, Lerner Hall, 118th & Broadway, New York, NY
Ibogaine Freedom Walk
212-677-4899
2007: Sept ?
Independence Day (Mexico)
Sept 16 at Mexico
1810 Sept 16
Independence Day (United States)
July 4 at United States
Issues: Fireworks, Historical
1776 July 4
IndependenceFest Protest Rally (defunct?)
Sponsor: Milwaukee National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
Aka: Great American Smoke-a-thon
Issue: Cannabis Liberty
July 4, 12noon-5pm at Reuss Federal Bldg, 3rd St & Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI
1993: (self-identified annual event, 1993 only year documented yet)
Independent Progressive Politics Network Annual Summit
ippn.org/article.php?ID=currentA.html
Sponsor: Independent Progressive Politics Network, Box 1041, Bloomfield, NJ 07003, 973-338-5398, fax 973-338-2210, email indpol@igc.org
2003: July 11-13 at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Independent/Third Party Presidential Debate
freeandequal.org/events.php
Sponsor: Free and Equal Elections, 230 E Ohio St #212, Chicago, IL 60611, 312-320-4101, fax 866-309-7803
2008: Oct 23 at Renaissance Mayflower Hotel, Washington, DC with Ralph Nader, Charles O Baldwin, Chris Hedges
Indiana Freedom Camp (defunct)
317-546-5423, 317-776-1144
Issue: Cannabis
Aka: formerly Freedom Fair and Hemp Expo
1996: Apr 20-21 at Pine Lakes Campgrounds, Pendleton IN with Adam L Brook, Stephen W Dillon, Ben Masel, $15 1994: 1st Annual
InkFest Live Tour
inkfestlive.com, 888-249-0364, email info@inkfestlive.com, email form inkfestlive.com/contact.htm
Issue: Tattoo
2011: May 13-15 at Donald E Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont Convention, 5555 N River Rd, Rosemont, IL 60018, $35, one day $15-$20
2011: Feb 4-6 at Charlotte NC
Intelcon National Intelligence Conference and Exposition
800-878-2940, email tina@bcdb.com, intelcon.us, fbcinc.com/intelcon
2005: Feb 8-10 at Hyatt Regency Crystal City, 2799 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington, VA
International Cannabis and Hemp Expo
intche.org, email info@intche.org, email contactus@intche.org, email cannabiscup@intche.org
Box 31763, Oakland, CA 94604, 408-891-2203
Founder? & Chief Executive Officer Kim Cue, Chief Operating Officer Bob Katzman
Issues: Cannabis Hemp, Medicinal Cannabis
10am-6pm at Cow Palace, San Francisco, CA
2010: Sept 25-26 with Michael Aberle, Barbara Beach, Bret Bogue, Amanda M Brazel, Zander C, Alex Campbell, Jorge Cervantes, James Clark, Ryan Colditz, Chris Conrad, Valerie Leveroni Corral, William L Courtney, Kim Cue, Stephen DeAngelo, Addison DeMoura, David Downs, Don Duncan, Joe Elford, Davyd Field, Victoria Garzouzi, John Geluardi, Dale Gieringer, Debby Goldsberry, Stephen Gutwillig, Brendan V Hallinan, Henry Hemp, Aaron Houston, Dale Sky Jones, Kym Kemp, Matt Kumin, JoAnna LaForce, David Lampach, Richard S Lee, Mickey Martin, Robert Martin, Don Morgan, Michael J Nolin, Mikki Norris, Oram, William G Panzer, Brian Perdue, Kristen Peskuski, Amanda Reiman, Lindsay Robinson, Dan Rocha, Phil Shehata, Paul Stewart, SubCool, Scott Van Rixel, Angela Woodall
International Conference on Climate Change
heartland.org/events/2010Chicago/index.html
Sponsor: Heartland Institute, 312-377-4000, fax 312-377-5000
Issue: Climate
2010: May 16-18 at Chicago Marriott Magnificent Mile Hotel, 540 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL
2009: June 2 at Washington Court Hotel, 525 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, DC
2009: Mar 8-10 at Marriott New York Marquis Times Square Hotel, 1535 Broadway, New York, NY
2008: Mar 2-4 at Marriott New York Marquis Times Square Hotel, 1535 Broadway, New York, NY
International Conference on Drug Reform
Issue: Drugs
International Conference on the Reduction of Drug Related Harm
ihrc-india2001.net
email info@ihrc-india2001.net
2001: Apr 1-5 at Hotel Ashok, Niti Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, 110 011, India
International Customs Day
wcoomd.org/home_about_us_international_customs_day.htm
Sponsor: World Customs Organization
Issues: Governments, Immigration, Trade
Jan 26
International Day of Older Persons
un.org/en/events/olderpersonsday/index.shtml, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Day_of_Older_Persons
Sponsor: United Nations
Issue: Seniors
Oct 1
1990: 1st Anuual
International Day of Peace
un.org/events/peaceday, idpvigil.com
Sponsor: United Nations
Sept 21
International Day To End Violence Against Sex Workers
swopusa.org/zh-hans/node/179, swopusa.org/zh-hans/node/111, swop-mi.org/dec17.htm
Founders Annie Sprinkle, Sex Workers Outreach Project-USA
877-776-2004, email dec17@swopusa.org
Issue: Prostitution Liberty
Dec 17
2008: at Center For Sex And Culture, San Francisco, CA
2007: at Women Alive Access Center, Los Angeles, CA
International Drug Peace Day Rally
2003: Jun 15 or May 4?, november.org/razorwire/rzold/03/0303.html
International Drug Policy Day (IDPD) (defunct)
Sponsor: New Age Patriot renamed New Age Citizen
Issue: Drugs
1994: Apr 2 at Ann Arbor Hash Bash, 29 other cities
1992: Apr 7, 1st Annual at Ann Arbor Hash Bash
International Drug Policy Symposium (IDPD) (defunct)
drugfoundation.org.nz/cannabis-and-health Sponsor: New Zealand Drug Foundation
Issue: Drugs
2013: Nov 27-29 at Rendezvous Grand Hotel Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand with Emcee Damien Christie, Wayne Hall, Nadia Solowij, Steve Allsop, Steve Rolles, David Fergusson, Richie Poulton, Stephen Bright, Fraser Todd, Fifa Rahman, Steve Allsop, Kevin Sabet, David Allsop, Paora Te Oti Takarangi Joseph, David Fergusson, Khylee Quince, Jane McMeeken, Ben Birks Ang, Michelle Glass, James Dunne
1993: 1st Annual
International Earth Day
earthsite.org, cyberschoolbus.un.org/earthday/peacebell_2004.asp
Sponsors: United Nations; John McConnell, 4924 E Kentucky Cir, Denver, CO 80246, 303-758-7687
Aka: Original Earth Day, also see Earth Day, Vernal Equinox Day
2008: Mar 20
International Freedom Festival
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windsor%E2%80%93Detroit_International_Freedom_Festival, theparade.org/riverdays.php, detroitriverdays.com
313-923-8259, 519-252-7264, 313-923-7400
Issue: Fireworks
Affiliations: Detroit River Days, Target Fireworks
Last week of June-First week of July at Hart Plaza, Detroit, MI & Dieppe Park, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
2011: June 18?-July ?, Detroit River Days June 18-21
2003: June 23-July 6
1959: 1st Annual
theparade.org/freedomfest (2011)
International Libertarian Conference
libertarian-conference-lausanne2013.net
Sponsors: International Society for Individual Liberty, Mouvement pour la Liberte, Libertarian International
Issues: Classical Liberalism, Libertarianism
2013: Aug 21-25 at Lausanne, Switzerland
International Marijuana Day
Aka: see Worldwide Marijuana March
International Men's Day
international-mens-day.com, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Men%27s_Day
Sponsor: United Nations
Issues: Men
Aka: Universal Day of the Child
Affiliation: precedes Universal Children’s Day Nov 19
1999: 1st Annual at Trinidad and Tobago
International Migrants Day
Issue: Immigration
Dec 15
International Mister Leather (IML, IMRL)
imrl.com
Sponsor: International Mister Leather, 5015 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60640-2823, 773-907-9700, 800-545-6753, fax 773-907-9797, email info@imrl.com
2008: May 22-26 at Hyatt Regency Chicago, 151 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601
2007: May ? at Chicago Theatre, Chicago, IL
1999: May 30 at Chicago, IL
1989: May 28 at Chicago, IL
1979: 1st International Mister Leather
International Orgasm Day
angelfire.com/vt/alexigloo/OWO.html
Aug 8
International Rationalist Conference
rationalistinternational.net
Sponsor: Rationalist International, Box 9110, New Delhi 110 091, India, tel 011-275-3255, email info@raionalistinternational.net
at New Delhi, India
2006: Dec 26-29
2002: Feb 8-12
International Right to Know Day
foiadvocates.net/en/right-to-know-day-2011
Sponsor
Freedom of Information Advocates Network
Issue: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure
Aka: Right to Know Day
Sept 28
2011:
2010:
2003: 1st Annual International Right to Know Day
International Sex Workers Rights Day
swopusa.org/March3, sexworkerfest.com/Trouble/Burnout/Trouble%20and%20Harlot.html
Founder Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee
Issue: Prostitution Liberty
Mar 3
2001: at India, 1st Annual with 25,000
International Society for Individual Liberty World Conference
isil.org/conference, libertarian-conference-lausanne2013.net
Sponsor: International Society for Individual Liberty, 836-B Southampton Rd #299, Benicia, CA 94510, 707-746-8796, fax 707-746-8797, email isil@isil.org
Issues: Classical Liberalism, Libertarianism
2013: Aug 21-25 at Lausanne, Switzerland aka International Libertarian Conference
2012: July 20-23 at Hilton DoubleTree Hotel, Huaqiao/Kunshan, China
2007: Aug 11-15 at Williamsburg, Virginia
2006: July 7-15 at Prauge, Czech Republic
2005: at Friedrich Naumann Foundation, Gummersbach, Germany
2004: July 21-26 at Novotel Rotarua, Rotarua, New Zealand
2003: July 7-11 at Vilnius, Lithuania
2002: July 28-Aug 1 at La Jolla de Mismaloya, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, 707-746-8796
2001: July 1-? at Dax, France
2000: Box 2214, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 4E3, 800-226-2405, 519-690-2934, fax 519-681-2857
1982: 1st Annual at Zurich, Switzerland
libertyconferences.org (2004)
International Society of Family Law North American Regional Conference
law2.byu.edu/ISFL/index.html
Sponsor: International Society of Family Law
2001: June 14-16 at Dunning Hall, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
International Students For Liberty Conference
studentsforliberty.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/2012-ISFLC-Program-Booklet.pdf, politicalconferences.org/2011/02/2012-international-conference
Sponsor Students For Liberty
Issues: Libertarians, Liberty, Students
2014: Feb 14-16 at Grand Hyatt Hotel, Washington, DC with Dan Alban, John A Allison IV, Justin A Amash, Elise Amyx, George Ayittey, Radley P Balko, Taylor Barkley, Tom W Bell, David D Boaz, Don Bodreaux, Julie Borowski, Anne Bradley, Trevor Burrus, Zachary Caceres, Shelby Coffey, T K Coleman, Marianne Copenhaver, Christopher J Coyne, Daniel J D'Amico, Eli Dourado, Ivan Eland, Jeff Frazee, David D Friedman, Jared Fuller, John Glaser, Stephen P Halbrook, Katie Harbath, Andrew Heaton, Mark Henderson, Robert Higgs, Jacob G Hornberger, Scott Horton, Jason Hughey, Leah Hughey, Jack Hunter, Jacqueline Isaacs, Jameel Jaffer, David C Kelley, Lynne Kiesling, Stephen Kinzer, David Kotter, Peter Kuznick, Brad Lips, Philip Luca, Timothy Lynch, Thomas Harold Massie, Lisa Kennedy Montgomery aka Kennedy, Isaac Morehouse, Ethan Nadelmann, Tom G Palmer, Lawrence W Reed, Jay W Richards, Sheldon L Richman, Mike Riggs, Julian Sanchez, Jeremy Scahill, Sarah Skwire, Brad Smith, Elfego Solares, Trey Stinnett, Oliver Stone, John Stossel, Amy Sturgis, James Stacey Taylor, Jeffrey Albert Tucker, Jonathan Turley, Zach Wahls, Matt Warner
2012: Feb 17-19 at Grand Hyatt Hotel, Washington DC with Nigel Ashford, Judith Ayers, Radley P Balko, Evan Banks, Christopher R Barron, Preston Bates, Blayne Bennett, Miranda Bond, Peter Bonilla, Michael F Cannon, Kelly William Cobb, Philip W Cook, Christopher J Coyne, Krista Cupp, Daniel J D'Amico, Christopher Doss, Ivan Eland, Fiyinfoluwa Elegbede, Bob Ewing, Bruce Fein, Stanford "Neill" Franklin, Jeff Frazee, Jared Fuller, Andrew Gillette, GoRemy, Anthony Gregory, Jim Harper, Samantha Harris, Kyle Hartz, Joseph Henchman, Ronald K Henry, Jacob G Hornberger, Edward L Hudgins, Michael Keenan, Harris Kenny, Edward King, Adam Kissel, Bonnie Kristian, Jimmy LaSalvia, James Willard Lark III, Travis Leicht, Tom Lemons, Brad Lips, Neal McCluskey, Patrick J Michaels, Cayce Moffett, Andrew Moylan, Matt Needham, Carl Oberg, Olumayowa Okediran, J Japheth Omojuwa, Tom G Palmer, Roger Pilon, Christopher A Preble, Ryan Radia, Fred Roeder, Nick Roskams, Peter J Sepp, Fred Allen Stitt, Teri Stoddard, John Stossel, Chad Swarthout, Berin Szoka, James Stacey Taylor, Peter Thiel, Adedayo Thomas, Wolf von Laer, Zach Wahls, Todd J Zywicki
2011: with John Stossel
2010:
2009: Feb 20-22 at George Washington University, Washington DC with Katya Akudovich, Radley P Balko, Scott Barton, Aaron J Biterman, Scott G Bullock, Pete Eyre, Jeff Frazee, Sloane Frost, Jared Fuller, Nick Gillespie, Yon Goicoechea, Jasmin Guenette, John Hasnas, Ed Hudgins, Daniel Klein, Jo Kwong, James Willard Lark III, Robert A Levy, Greg Lukianoff, Alexander McCobin, Mark Meranta, Aaron Moyer, Michael Moynihan, Anne Neal, Brooks Nelson, Tom G Palmer, Austin Petersen, Korok Ray, Anca Bogdana Rusu, Anne Skuza, Jonathan Slemrod, C Bradley Thompson, Kurt T Weber
2008: Feb 22-24 at Columbia University, 1st Annual
International Tobacco Expo
Sponsor: International Tobacco Association, internationalcigar.com
Issue: Tobacco
Apr ?
International Topless Jihad Day
Sponsor: Femen
guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/apr/05/femen-topless-protest-gloriously-crude, dailycaller.com/2013/04/06/feminist-group-stages-topless-jihad-video
Issues: Clothing Liberation, Islam, Women
Apr 4 at Ukrainian and other mosques (protesting Islamic cleric's call to stone Tunisian woman Amina Tyler with topless images on Facebook)
International Women's Day
Issue: Women
Mar 8
Interpride
interpride.org/ip99/ip99pres.htm
Oct ?
Iowa Straw Poll
iowagop.org/events.php?EventID=6, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ames_Straw_Poll
Sponsor Republican Party of Iowa
Issues: Elections, Polls
Aka: Ames Straw Poll
at Hilton Coliseum, 1700 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50014
2011: Aug 13 with Michele Marie Bachmann (1st with 4823 votes), Ronald Ernest Paul (2nd with 4671 votes), Timothy James Pawlenty (3rd with 2293 votes), Richard John Santorum (4th with 1657 votes), Herman Cain (5th with 1456 votes), Rick Perry (6th with 718 write-in votes), Willard Mitt Romney (7th with 567 votes), Newton Leroy Gingrich (8th with 385 votes), Jon Meade Huntsman Jr (9th with 69 votes), Thaddeus G McCotter (10th with 35 votes), $30
2007: Aug 11 with Willard Mitt Romney (1st with 4516 votes)
2003: (cancelled)
1999: Aug 14 with George Walker Bush (1st)
1995: Aug 19 with Robert Joseph Dole, William Philip Gramm (tied 1st)
1991: (cancelled)
1987: Sept 12 with Marion Gordon (Pat) Robertson (1st)
1979: Aug with George Herbert Walker Bush (1st)
Islamic New Year
 
J-Day
Aka: see Worldwide Marijuana March
Jacksonville Hempfest (defunct?)
jug-or-not.com/jaxcan
Sponsor: Jacksonville Cannabis Action Network (JaxCAN), Box 441621, Jacksonville, FL 32222, 904-732-4785
email cowboy@jug-or-not.com, email hempsterdude@aol.com
Contacts Randy Cheatham, Scott R Bledsoe
12noon-9pm at Seawalk Pavilion, Jacksonville Beach, FL
2004: June 5
2003: May 31
2002: Apr 20
2001: June 2 at Hemming Plaza, Hogan St & Duval St
2000: June 17 at Metro Park
1998: 1st Annual
jaxhempfest.com (2010)
Jefferson's Birthday, Thomas
Apr 13
Johnes Festival
Sponsor: Western? Connecticut State University National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, 11 Durant St, Manchester, CT 06040, 860-646-0555, email tomvodeck@hotmail.com
Joint Project 2
Sponsor: Toledo NORML, email fluffnuggets2000@yahoo.com
2004: Apr 17 at TBA, Toledo, OH
Journey for Jubilee Justice in Texas
Sponsors: Common Sense for Drug Policy, Drug Policy Forum of Texas, Drug Policy Foundation, Lindesmith Center, National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, November Coalition
Sept ? start at Houston, TX to Governor's Mansion, Austin, TX
Journey for Justice
journeyforjustice.org
Sponsors: Common Sense for Drug Policy, Drug Policy Forum of Michigan, November Coalition
2002: Oct 11, 7pm at Lecture Rm 1, Modern Language Bldg, Washington St & Thayer St, Ann Arbor, MI; Oct 12, 1-5pm at Univ of Detroit School of Law, 651 E Jefferson, Detroit, MI; Oct 13, 11am at First Unitarian Universalist Church, Detroit, MI
Juneteenth
juneteenth.com, juneteenthamerica.us (CA)
10001 Lake Forest Blvd #604, New Orleans, LA 70127, 504-245-7800, email mail@juneteenth.com
Aka: African American Emancipation Day
June 19
Juneteenth National Freedom Day
3rd Sat at MI
2005: June 18
Jury Rights Day
www2.state.id.us/gov/mediacenter/proc/proc02/procsep/Proc_jury.htm
Sept 5
 
King's Birthday, Martin Luther
Jan 15
Kwanzaa
Dec 26-
 
Labor Day
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Labor_Day
1st Mon of Sept at United States
2014: Sept 1
2013: Sept 2
2012: Sept 3
2011: Sept 5
2010: Sept 6
2009: Sept 7
2008: Sept 1
2007: Sept 3
2006: Sept 4
2005: Sept 5
2004: Sept 6
2003: Sept 1
2002: Sept 2
2001: Sept 3
Labour Day
1st Mon of Mar at Western Australia
2008: Mar 3
2002: Mar 4
Labour Day
2nd Mon of Mar at Victoria, Australia
2008: Mar 10
2002: Mar 11
Labour Day
1st Mon of May at Queensland, Australia
2008: May 5
2002: May 6
Labour Day
1st Mon of Oct at Canberra & New South Wales, Australia
2008: Oct 6
2001: Oct 7
Labour Day
4th Mon of Oct at New Zealand
2008: Oct 27
2001: Oct 28
Lansing Medical Marijuana Expo
Contact Danny Trevino, 517-999-3012
Issue: Medicinal Cannabis
2009: Oct 18 at 700 W Barns Ave, Lansing, MI 48910
Laughlin River Run
laughlinriverrun.com, email sales@laughlinriverrun.com, 949-502-3434
Issue: Motorcycle
at Laughlin NV near corner of CA and AZ
2014: Apr 23-27
1983: 1st Annual
Leather Leadership Conference
leatherleadership.org
Issue: Fetish
Legal in '89 Fall Tour (nonrecurring)
Sponsors: Marijuana Action Committee (defunct), National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
608-257-5456, 202-483-5500
Issue: Cannabis Liberty
12noon unless otherwise noted
1989: Nov at TX, NM, AZ?
1989: Oct 31 at Austin, TX
1989: Oct 15 at Dan Quayle Memorial Smoke-In, Indianapolis, IN
1989: Oct 9-14 at IN
1989: Oct 7 at Atlanta, GA
1989: Oct 6 at South Illinois Harvest Fest, SIU Free Speech Area, Carbondale, IL
1989: Oct 5, 2pm at Arch, Saint Louis, MO
1989: Oct 4 at Columbia, MO
1989: Oct 2, 2pm at Pentacrest, Iowa City, IA
1989: Oct 1, 2pm at Watertower Park, Milwaukee, WI
1989: Sept 30 at Great Midwest Marijuana Harvest Fest, Madison, WI
1989: Sept 29 at Windy City Harvest Fest, Buckingham Foundtain, Grant Park, Chicago, IL
1989: Sept 23 at Washington Monument to Capitol, Washington, DC
1989: Sept 21-24 at National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws Conference, Washington, DC
1989: Sept 16 at North Illinois Harvest Fest, Sinnissippi Park Bandshell, Rockford, IL
1989: Sept 9 at Minnesota Tea Party, Minneapolis, MN
Legalize! Streetparty Against the Global War on Drugs
email rappa@casema.net
May ? at Amsterdam, Netherlands
Legislative Day
abateofmichigan.org/7 Legislative/legdays01.html
9am-3pm at 4th Floor, State Capitol Bldg, Lansing, MI
Sponsor: American Bikers Aimed Toward Education of Michigan, 734-427-3244
2002: Apr 17, May 15, May 29
Lemonade Freedom Day
lemonadefreedom.com, dailycaller.com/2011/08/20/capitol-police-arrest-lemonade-freedom-day-protesters, email form lemonadefreedom.com/contact
Organizers Meg Mclain, Kathryn Dill, Will Duffield
2011: Aug 20 at Capitol Building West Lawn, Washington DC & lemonade stands everywhere
Lesbian and Gay History Month (LGHM)
glaad.org/glaad/history-month/events.html
Oct 1-31
Liberation Day Detroit
detroitliberation.org, thechristorychannel.t35.com/Detroit%20Liberation/html/home.html, antidote.50megs.com/html/detroit.htm (2010)
734-931-0620, 313-622-3429, 313-404-0619, 734-697-3947, 269-697-4521
email list subscribe List@detroitliberation.org email jstatzer@qtm.net, email paul@detroitliberation.org
Organizers James Statzer (temporarily on leave), Bob Pizzimenti, Mikael Pizzimenti; Past? Organizer Paul R Pearson
Affiliation: Worldwide Marijuana March
1st Sat of May, 12noon-7pm at Grand Circus Park, Detroit, MI
2012: May 5 aka Worldwide Marijuana March
2011: May 7
2010: May 1
2009: May 2, aka Marijuana Liberation Day
2008: May 3 with Scott Boman, Adam L Brook, John Sinclair, Peter A Werbe
2007: May 5, aka Worldwide March for Cannabis Liberalization
2004: May 1 with Dimitri Mobengo Mugianis
1999 or? 2000: 1st Annual
downrivercommunity.org (2013), free-the-weed.us, theserialchiller.110mb.com/Detroit%20Liberation/html/home.html (2011), 313-622-3429 (2010)
Libertarian International Fall Convention (defunct)
libertarian.to, libertarian.co.uk
Sponsor: Libertarian International (merged with Society for Individual Liberty to form International Society for Individual Liberty)
2002: Nov 9-10 at National Liberal Club, 1 Whitehall Pl, London, SW1A 2HD, England
Libertarian Party National Convention
lpconvention.org
Sponsor: Libertarian National Committee Inc
Aka: Libertarian National Convention
2012: May 4-6 at Red Rock Resort, Las Vegas, NV
2008: May 22-26 at Adam's Mark Hotel, Denver, CO
2006: July 1-2 at Portland, OR with Krist Novoselik
2004: May 27-31 at Atlanta Marriot Marquis Hotel, Atlanta, GA with Michael Badnarik, Gary Nolan, Aaron Russo, carolmoore.net/photos/05-04-photos.html
2002: July 3-7 at Marriot Indianapolis Downtown Hotel, Indianapolis, IN
Libertarian Party of Arizona State Convention
602-248-8425, email lpaz-info@cox.net
2004: Jan 31 at Viscount Suite Hotel, Tucson, AZ
Libertarian Party of Arkansas State Convention
ar.lp.org
Sponsor: Libertarian Party of Arkansas, 866-244-7341, email bfarlp@leapfroginet.com, Box 15214, Little Rock, AR 72231
2004: Mar 27 at Hot Springs Convention Center, Hot Springs, AR
2002: Aug 31 at Pavillion 3, Old Post Park, Russellville, AR
Libertarian Party of California State Convention
ca.lp.org#conf
Sponsor: Libertarian Party of California, email convention@ca.lp.org
2004: Mar 12-14 at San Jose DoubleTree Hotel, San Jose, CA with Michael Badnarik, Tamara Millay, Gary Nolan, Ronald Ernest Paul, Aaron Russo, Mary J Ruwart
2003: Feb 15-17
Libertarian Party of Colorado Awards Banquet
lpep.org/Special_Event/banquet.php
Sponsor: Libertarian Party of Colorado, 719-570-0747, email ladynancy@pcisys.net
2003: Oct 25 at Ramada Inn, 3125 Sinton Rd, Colorado Springs, CO
2002: Aug 17 at Radisson Inn, Colorado Springs, CO, 719-570-0747
Libertarian Party of Colorado State Convention
co-freedom.com/2002/12/lp03.htm
Sponsor: Libertarian Party of Colorado
2003: Apr 4-6 at Ramada Inn, I-25 & Fillmore, Colorado Springs, CO
Libertarian Party of Connecticut State Convention
ct.lp.org
Sponsor: Libertarian Party of Connecticut, 860-585-5857
2002: Sept 7 at Old State House, Hartford, CT
Libertarian Party of Delaware State Convention
de.lp.org
Sponsor: Libertarian Party of Delaware, 302-478-5919, email chair@de.lp.org
2004: Mar 6 at Holiday Inn Select, Claymont, DE
Libertarian Party of Florida State Convention
lpf.org
Sponsor: Libertarian Party of Florida, 800-478-0555, 386-749-9498
2004: Feb 6-8 at Paramount Resort & Conference Center, 2900 SW 13th St, Gainesville, FL
2003: Jan 31-Feb 2 at Renaissance World Hotel, Kissimmee/Orlando, FL
Libertarian Party of Hawaii State Convention
Sponsor: Libertarian Party of Hawaii, 808-352-5683, email roger-taylor@hawaii.rr.com
2003: May 10 at 2500 Pali Hwy, Honolulu, HI
Libertarian Party of Illinois State Convention
il.lp.org
Sponsor: Libertarian Party of Illinois
2004: Mar 20-21 at Ramada Plaza Hotel O'Hare, Rosemont, IL with Michael Badnarik, Richard Campagna, Tamara Millay, Gary Nolan, Aaron Russo
2003: Feb 28-Mar 2 at Four Points Sheraton Hotel, Oak Brook, IL with Bob Collision, Adam Dick, William S Masters, Justin Raimondo, Mary J Ruwart, Cal Skinner, Ed Thompson
Libertarian Party of Indiana State Convention
lpin.org
2003: Apr 25-27 at TBD, Michigan City, IN
Libertarian Party of Iowa State Convention
Sponsor: Libertarian Party of Iowa
563-344-0013, email lpiachair@mchsi.com
2004: Jan 17 at Hotel Fort Des Moines, Des Moines, IA
2003: Mar 1 at Hotel Fort Des Moines, Des Moines, IA
Libertarian Party of Louisiana State Convention
la.lp.org
Sponsor: Libertarian Party of Louisiana, 225-923-0499, email michaelwolf@worldwinds.com
2002: Aug 17 at Hilton Hotel, Lafayette, LA
Libertarian Party of Manhattan Convention
manhattanlp.org
Sponsor: Libertarian Party of Manhattan
at 1050 Restaurant, 735 Tenth Ave, New York, NY
212-252-3449, email info@manhattanlp.org
2004: Jan 10
2003: Jan 11
Libertarian Party of Massachusetts State Convention
Sponsor: Libertarian Party of Massachusetts
lpmass.org, email conv03@lpma.org
2003: Apr 12 at Sheraton Tara Hotel, Framingham, MA
Libertarian Party of Michigan State Convention
Sponsor: Libertarian Party of Michigan, email Renee Lewis livingstonladyliberty@gmail.com
2012: June 2, 8:30am-9pm at Embassy Suites Livonia/Novi, 19525 Victor Pkwy, Livonia, MI 48152 with comedian Adam Kokesh, $35, adv $25 before May 18, conv+lunch $50/adv$40, conv+lunch+banquet $85/adv$75, banquet only $46
2008: June 7, 9am-4pm at Best Western Gateway Hotel, 9191 Wickham Rd, Romulus, MI 48174
2007: May 4-5 at Hilton Airport Hotel, 4747 28th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI
2006: May 13 at Comfort Inn, 1645 Commerce Park Dr, Chelsea, MI
2003: Apr 5 at Eagle Crest Conference Center, Huron Rd, Ypsilanti, MI
2002: May 17-19 at Marriot Hotel, 200 W Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI
Libertarian Party of Missouri, Kansas and Nebraska States Convention
877-868-3487, email molp@lpmo.org
2004: Mar 5-7 at Holiday Inn Stadium Complex, Kansas City, MO with Michael Badnarik, Tamara Millay, Gary Nolan, Mary J Ruwart
2003: June 6-8 at Wentzville Holiday Inn, Saint Louis, MO
Libertarian Party of Nevada State Convention
Sponsor: Libertarian Party of Nevada
702-218-6228, email vicechair@lpnevada.org, email erahn@yahoo.com
2004: Mar 13 at Italian-American Supper Club, Las Vegas, NV
2003: May 3 at Delta Saloon, Virginia City, NV
Libertarian Party of New Hampshire State Convention
Sponsor: Libertarian Party of New Hampshire, email rkeiper@lpnh.org
2003: Nov 1 at Highlander Inn, Manchester, NH
Libertarian Party of New Jersey State Convention
Sponsor: Libertarian Party of New Jersey, email robertlj@yahoo.com
2004: Mar 12-13 at Seaview Mariott Resort and Spa, Galloway Twp, NJ with John Berthoud, Mary J Ruwart
2003: Mar 1 at Trenton Marriot Hotel, Trenton, NJ with Jack A Cole
Libertarian Party of New Mexico State Convention
Sponsor: Libertarian Party of New Mexico, email nm_libertarian@yahoo.com
2003: June 13-15 at La Posada de Hotel, Albuquerque, NM
Libertarian Party of North Carolina State Convention
Sponsor: Libertarian Party of North Carolina, 336-854-1950, email elizabethvance@infi.net
2003: University Place Hilton, Charlotte, NC
Libertarian Party of Ohio State Convention
Sponsor: Libertarian Party of Ohio, 937-845-9980, email pacimj@aol.com
2003: May 9-11 at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Dayton, OH with Neal Boortz
Libertarian Party of Oklahoma State Convention
lpok.org
Sponsor: Libertarian Party of Oklahoma, email RogueOkie@aol.com
2003: Feb 22 at Holiday Inn, Oklahoma City, OK with Mary J Ruwart
Libertarian Party of Oregon Business Convention
Sponsor: Libertarian Party of Oregon
2003: June 7 at Corvallis Ramada Inn, Corvallis, OR
Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania Party and Funraiser
Sponsor: Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania, 717-243-2788, email weneedjohngalt@earthlink.net
2003: Nov 8 at Hilton Harrisburg and Towers Hotel, Harrisburg, PA
Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania State Convention
Sponsor: Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania, 717-233-6000, 570-822-9194, email info@lppa.org, email summers@usnetway.com
2004: Mar 19-21 at Harrisburg Hilton Hotel, Harrisburg, PA with Michael Badnarik, Jeff Katz, David Mincin, Gary Nolan, Walter E Williams
2003: Apr 4-7 at Ramada Plaza Hotel, Wilkes Barre, PA
Libertarian Party of Rhode Island State Convention
Sponsor: Libertarian Party of Rhode Island, 401-331-7778
2003: May 1 at Knights of Columbus Hall, Providence, RI
Libertarian Party of Texas State Conference
Sponsor: Libertarian Party of Texas
2004: June 11-13 at College Station Hilton Hotel, College Station, TX, 979-695-9646, email c_jagge@email.msn.com
2003: June 28-29 at Menger Hotel, San Antonio, TX, email HagenLP@aol.com
Libertarian Party of Virginia State Convention
Sponsor: Libertarian Party of Virginia, 434-973-5958, email affiliates@lpva.org
2004: Mar 26-27 at Richmond Marriot Hotel, Richmond, VA
Libertarian Party of Washington State Convention
Sponsor: Libertarian Party of Washington, 206-329-5669, email director@lpws.org
2003: Apr 26 at University Plaza Hotel, Seattle, WA
Liberty Banquet
Sponsor: Foundation for Economic Education Inc, 800-960-4333 ext 209 Issue: Liberty

2002: Oct 25 at New York Hilton Hotel, New York City, NY with John Stossel, Rudolph Guiliani
Liberty Day
Issue: Liberty
Mar 16
Liberty Fest
michiganlp.org/Shared%20Documents/LibertyFest.aspx
lpmich.org/Libfest/index.htm, mi.lp.org/Libfest/index.htm
Sponsor: Libertarian Party of Michigan, 586-777-7468, email keithmarni@aol.com Issue: Liberty

Aka: Defender of Liberty Awards Banquet, LibertyFest
2012: Mar 10, 4:30pm-9:30pm at Delhi Cafe, 4625 Willoughby Rd, Holt, MI 48842-7402 with Gary Johnson?
2009: Nov 14 at Eagle Crest, Ypsilanti, MI with David L Littmann, Rose Bogaert, Mark Byrne, Lawrence W Johnson
2003: Nov 8 at Hampton Inn Suites, Okemos, MI, 517-349-3806, email whitewi5@msu.edu
2002: Nov 9, 6:30pm at Mac & Ray's, Harrison Twp, MI with Wendy McElroy
2001: Nov 10, 6:30pm at Automotive Hall of Fame, 21400 Oakwood Blvd, Dearborn, MI, $48
LibertyFest New York City
lfnyc.com, email info@lfnyc.com
Issue: Liberty
2011: Sept 10, 5pm-11pm at Club Amnesia, 609 W 29th St, New York, NY 10001 with Wes Benedict, John Bush, Chris Cantwell, Mike Church, Neal Fox, Gary Franchi, Richard Gage, David Andrew Gay Sr, Carla Gericke, Richard Jason Satank "RJ" Harris, Scott Horton, Joseph Lewis Kennedy, Adam Kokesh, Richard Mack, Stefan Molyneux, Dan O'Connor, Jordan Page, Danny Panzella, Andrew J Schiff, Robert L Schulz, David Smith, Main South, Thomas E Woods Jr, Kevin B Zeese, admission $19 + $1.47 fee, 21+
2010: 1st Annual
Liberty Festival
annarborpatriots.ning.com/events/event/show?id=5000109%3AEvent%3A8515&xg_source=msg_invite_event
Sponsor: Michigan's Campaign for Liberty, 313-350-0157
Issues: Libertarians, Liberty
Aka: Campaign for Liberty Pig Roast
2011: Aug 27, 12noon-8pm at 7727 Sharon Hollow Rd, Manchester, MI 48158
2009: 1st Annual Liberty Festival
Liberty in Film Awards
Sponsor Movie Picture Institute
Issue: Documentary Events
2014: Feb 26 announcement
2013: 1st Annual
Liberty March
libertymarchusa.com, email info@libertymarchusa.com
Sponsor: Liberty Party USA, Inc, 3311 Goldsboro Pl, Falls Church, VA 22042
Issue: Liberty
(dates and locations not determined yet)
Liberty Political Action Conference (LPAC)
lpac2011.com, thenewamerican.com/usnews/politics/8911-liberty-political-action-conference-in-reno-nevada
Organizer Teri Capshaw, 703-865-7162, email teri.capshaw@campaignforliberty.com
Sponsors Campaign for Liberty, FreedomWorks, Future of Freedom Foundation, National Right to Work Committee, John Birch Society
Issues: Conservatives, Constitutionalists, Libertarians, Liberty
2011: Sept 15-17, 1st Annual at Grand Sierra Resort, Reno NV with Justin A Amash, Walter E Block, Dudley W Brown, Mike Church, Brian Doherty, Jerry Doyle, Ivan Eland, Bruce Fein, Jim Forsythe, Barry Morris Goldwater Jr, Matt Hawes, Donna Holt, Jacob G Hornberger, Jack Hunter, Angela Keaton, Michael Shumway Lee, Glen Massie, Mark Mix, Nicole Kurokawa Neily, Randal Howard Paul, Ronald Ernest Paul, Howard Phillips, Lawrence D Pratt, Art Thompson, Doug Wead, $109, students from $35
Liberty Rally
libertyatloon.8m.com/index2.htm
603-447-8947 Issue: Liberty

Sat-Mon Labor Day weekend at Mount Whittier, Route 25 near Route 16, Ossipee, NH
2001: Sept 1-3 with 600+ attendees
Lifestyles International Convention and Couples Tour
lifestyles-convention.com/international/index.html
Sponsor: Lifestyles Conventions
2005: Sept 25-Oct 2 at Qualton Club Resort, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, $799/person, male-female couples only
Lifestyles West
lifestyles-convention.com
Sponsor: Lifestyles Conventions
2005: July 6-10 at Stardust Resort, Las Vegas, NV, $689/couple?, male-female couples only
Lincoln's Birthday
Feb 12
LiveFreePA
livefreepa.org, commonwealthfoundation.org/event/live-free-pa
Sponsor: Commonwealth Foundation, 717-671-1901, email info@commonwealthfoundation.org
Issue: Conservatives
2009: Apr 25, 8 am at Elstonville Sportsman’s Association, Manheim, PA with Ted Nugent, $150
London Fetish Fair (LFF)
londonfetishfair.co.uk, lff.nixnet.com
Box 2610, London W14 OTP, England, tel 44-0171-916-8360, email lff@nixnet.com
Issue: Fetish
at Smithy's, Leeke St, Kings Cross, London WCI, England
 
Mackinac Policy Conference
drc.detroitchamber.com/mpc/main.asp?content_id=23, drc.detroitchamber.com/mpc/main.asp?content_id=105
Sponsor: Detroit Regional Chamber
at Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island, MI
2009: May 27-30, with T Boone Pickens, member $1340, early member $1190, non-member $2150, early non-member $2000
2008: May 28-31
1981: 1st Annual
Mackinac Republican Leadership Conference
migop.org/index.php/conference/information, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mackinac_Republican_Leadership_Conference
Aka: Midwest Mackinac Republican Leadership Conference
at Mackinac Island, MI
2011: Sept 23-25 with Brian Calley, Newton Leroy Gingrich, Thaddeus G McCotter, James Richard "Rick" Perry, Willard Mitt Romney, Rick Snyder
2009: Sept 25-27 with Timothy James Pawlenty, Willard Mitt Romney
2007: Sept 21-23 with Samuel D Brownback, Newton Leroy Gingrich, Rudolph W Giuliani, Michael Dale Huckabee, Duncan L Hunter, John Sidney McCain III, Ronald Ernest Paul, Willard Mitt Romney, Thomas Gerald Tancredo, Fred Dalton Thompson
2005: Sept 23-25
2003: Sept 18-21
2001: Sept 21-23
1953: 1st Biennial Mackinac Republican Leadership Conference
Madison Hempfest
madisonhempfest.com
Magnitude
folsomstreetfair.com/magnitude
Sponsor: Folsom Street Events, 965 Mission #200, San Francisco, CA 94103
415-777-3247, fax 415-777-3248, email info@folsomstreetfair.org
Sat before Folsom Street Fair at Folsom St ?, San Francisco, CA
2009: Sept 28
2008: Sept 27
March for an End to the Occupation of Iraq!
unitedforpeace.org/article.php?id=1957, internationalanswer.org/campaigns/o25/index.html
Sponsors: International Act Now to Stop War and End Racism, United for Peace and Justice
Aka: International March on Washington
2003: Oct 25 at Washington, DC
March for Free Expression
2006: Mar 25, 2-4pm at Trafalgar Sq, London, England with Evan Harris, Maryam Namazie, Keith Porteous Wood, Mark Wallace
March for Immigration Reform
reformimmigrationforamerica.org/blog/what-march
Sponsor: Reform Immigration for America
Issue: Immigrants & Refugees
2010: Mar 21, 2pm march at National Mall, Washington, DC
March for Life
marchforlife.org, peopleforlife.org/marchforlife/index.html
Sponsor: March for Life Education and Defense Fund, 202-543-3377, fax 202-543-8202, email info@marchforlife.org
Jan 22, 1pm at Ellipse to Constitution Ave to US Supreme Court, Washington, DC
March for Marriage (nonrecurring?)
marriagemarch.org
Sponsors: National Organization for Marriage, RedState, Family Research Council, Concerned Women for America, Focus on the Family, CitizenLink, Coalition of African American Pastors
Issue: Same Gender Marriage
2013: Mar 26, 8:30am at National Mall, 12th St NW & Madison Dr, 9:30am march to Supreme Court Bldg, return for 11am rally at National Mall, Washington DC
March for Women's Lives
marchforwomen.org, marchforchoice.org, prochoiceamerica.org/takeaction/march.cfm
Sponsors: American Civil Liberties Union, Black Women's Health Imperative, Feminist Majority Foundation, National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League, National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health, National Organization for Women, Planned Parenthood Federation of America
1725 "I" St NW #300, Washington, DC 20006, 202-349-3838, fax 202-349-3839
1156 15th St NW #700, Washington, DC 20005
Box 1868, Merrifield, VA 22116-8068
Aka: formerly March for Freedom of Choice
2004: Apr 25 at Washington, DC
2003: Apr 25, 12noon March from Lincoln Memorial to National Mall, Washington, DC, 1-4pm Rally at National Mall
Mardi Gras
Fat Tuesday, 12mid at New Orleans LA, Galveston TX, Mobile AL; San Jose CA, Austin TX, Seattle WA, Pensacola FL. Saint Louis MO, other sites
Aka: Carnaval, Carnival
2002: til Feb 12
2001: til Feb 27
Marijuana Music Awards (MMA)
homepage.mac.com/greenfever/MarijuanaMusic/Menu51.html, myspace.com/marijuanamusicawards, marijuanamusic.net/mma, jotform.com/preview/72474110103, marijuanamusicawards.com?
email info@marijuanamusicawards.com?
Marijuana Policy Project Playboy Party
mpp.org/campaigns/events/playboy
Sponsor: Marijuana Policy Project
at Playboy Mansion West, 10236 Charing Cross Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90024
2008: June 12 with Hugh Marston Hefner, Adrianne Curry, $1000, $850 before May 12 2008
2007: May 14 with Hugh Marston Hefner, Joe Rogan, Bill Maher, Adrianne Curry, Christopher Knight, Adam L Carolla, Blues Traveler
2006: 1st Annual
Marijuana Policy Project - Students for Sensible Drug Policy National Conference
Sponsors: Marijuana Policy Project, Students for Sensible Drug Policy, 202-293-4414, email conference@mpp.org
2002: Nov 8-10 at Anaheim, CA, with Jocelyn Elders, Bill Maher, $175, before Sept 1 $150, indigent students $50, before Sept 1 $45
Masturbate-A-Thon
May 20
May Day
May 1
Mead Day
brewersassociation.org/events/meadday/index.html
Sponsor: American Homebrewers Association, 736 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302, 303-447-0816, 888-822-6273, fax 303-447-2825, email gary@brewersassociation.org
1st Sat
2005: Aug 6
Mean Green Mega Marathon Bash (defunct?)
Sponsor: Kansas Environmetalists for Commerce in Hemp, 2742 E Second #102, Wichita, KS 67214, 316-681-1743
Issue: Cannabis Liberty
1994: Aug 19-21 at Lake Afton-Kings Resort and Campgrounds, Sedgwick County, KS
Meatout
Mar 20
10101 Ashburton Ln, Bethesda, MD 20817, 800-623-8688, email info@meatout.org, meatout.org
Medical Marijuana Benefit Concert
geocities.com/michelle_milko/miamifest.html
305-374-1198, email p3_ntity@bellsouth.net
2003: Mar 15 at Tobacco Road, 626 S Miami Ave, Brickell FL, $10
Medical Marijuana Earth Day Festival (recurring?)
Sponsor: Medical Marijuana Restoration Association, Dennis Peron, 415-864-1961
Issue: Medicinal Cannabis
1992: Apr 26, 12noon-5pm at Dolores Park, San Francisco CA
Medical Marijuana Freedom March
medicalmarijuanafreedommarch.com
313-670-5463
Issue: Medicinal Cannabis
2009: Oct 7, 11am at Capitol Bldg, Lansing, MI with Greg Francisco, Steven B Thompson, Gersh Avery, Perry Belcher, Jeremy R, Bob Redden, Brian, Jamie T
Memorial Day
remember.gov
Sponsor: White House Commission on the National Moment of Rememberance, email commission@remember.gov
Aka: National Moment of Rememberance
Issue: Military
Last Mon of May
2013: May 27
2012: May 28
2008: May 26
2007: May 28
2006: May 29
2005: May 30
2004: May 25
2003: May 26
2002: May 27
2001: May 28
Miami Hempfest
Sponsor: Cannabis Action Network, 352-378-9836, email flacan@fdt.net
at Miami, FL
2001: not scheduled
Michigan Coalition for Responsible Gun Owners Annual Meeting
Sponsor: Michigan Coalition for Responsible Gun Owners, Box 14014, Lansing, MI 48901, 517-484-2746
2002: June 1 at Lansing Center, Lansing, MI
Michigan Gun and Knive Shows
migunshows.com
Sponsor: Sport Shows Promotions Inc, Lower Michigan Gun Collectors, Box 404, Mason, MI 48854, 517-676-4160
Issue: Firearms
2011: June 11-12, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-3pm at 3451 W Houghton Lake Dr, Houghton Lake, MI
2011: Jun 25-26, Sat 9am-4pm, Sun 9am-3pm at 2500 Turner Ave, Grand Rapids, MI
2011: July 1-3, Fri 2-7pm, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-3pm at Ingham County Fairgrounds, US-127 to Kipp Rd east, Lansing/Mason, MI
2011: July 16-17, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-3pm at N Bus US-131 & 13th St, Cadillac, MI
2011: July 23-24 at Civil War Show, MI
2011: July 30-31, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-3pm at 46100 Grand River, Novi, MI
2011: Aug 6-7, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-3pm at Exit 136 off I-75, Birch Run, MI
2011: Aug 13-14, Sat 9am-4pm, Sun 9am-3pm at 2500 Turner Ave, Grand Rapids, MI
2011: Sept 3-4, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-3pm at Clare County Fairgrounds, Fairlane west of Bus US-127 N, Harrison, MI
2011: Sept 10-11, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-3pm at Monroe County Fairgrounds, 3775 S Custer Rd, Monroe, MI
2011: Sept 17-18, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-3pm at Exit 136 off I-75, Birch Run, MI
2011: Sept 24-25, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-3pm at 46100 Grand River, Novi, MI
2011: Oct 1-2, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-3pm at Doyle Community Center, Franks St, Sturgis, MI
2011: Oct 8-9, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-3pm at Kalamazoo Fairgrounds, 2900 Lake St, Kalamazoo, MI
2011: Oct 15-16, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-3pm at N Bus US-131 & 13th St, Cadillac, MI
2011: Oct 22-23, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-3pm at Monroe County Fairgrounds, 3775 S Custer Rd, Monroe, MI
2011: Oct 29-30, Sat 9am-4pm, Sun 9am-3pm at 2500 Turner Ave, Grand Rapids, MI
2011: Nov 4-6, Fri 2-7pm, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-3pm at Ingham County Fairgrounds, US-127 to Kipp Rd east, Lansing/Mason, MI
2011: Nov 12-13, Sat 9am-4pm, Sun 9am-3pm at Perani Arena, I-69 & Center Flint, MI
2011: Nov 19-20, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-3pm at 46100 Grand River, Novi, MI
2011: Nov 25-27, Fri 2-7pm, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-3pm at Exit 136 off I-75, Birch Run, MI
2011: Dec 3-4, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-3pm at Kalamazoo Fairgrounds, 2900 Lake St, Kalamazoo, MI
2011: Dec 10-11, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-3pm at Monroe County Fairgrounds, 3775 S Custer Rd, Monroe, MI
2011: Dec 17-18, Sat 9am-4pm, Sun 9am-3pm at 2500 Turner Ave, Grand Rapids, MI
2011: Dec 30-Jan 1, Fri 2-7pm, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-3pm at Ingham County Fairgrounds, US-127 to Kipp Rd east, Lansing/Mason, MI
Michigan Marijuana March
Michigan NORML Mackinac Bridge Walk to End Prohibition
facebook.com/events/141569922692350
Sponsor: Michigan National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
Labor Day 1st Mon of Sept, 6am-12noon at south end of Mackinac Bridge, Mackinac City, MI
2014: Sept 1
2013: Sept 2
2012: Sept 3, 1st Annual aka 2012 Mackinac Bridge Walk to End Hemp & Cannabis Prohibition
Michigan Peace Fest
michiganpeacefest.com, thewillowranch.net/events%20guide.htm
929-268-1700, 269-253-4306, email moeofthc@comcast.com, email bim@bimwillow.com, hemp.net/calendar/?id=335
Issues: Cannabis Liberty, Peace
at Willow Ranch, 95 60th St (County Hwy 681), Grand Junction, MI 49056 (near Lacota, MI; 8 mi east of South Haven, MI)
2014: July 12-14, $50
2011: July 15-17, $50, adv $40
2010: July 9-11, $40, adv $30
2009: July 10-12
2008: July 11-13
2007: July 13-15
2006: July 14-15
2005: July 15-17
2004: July 16-18
Michigan Second Amendment March
secondamendmentmarch.com/michigan, email Brian.Jeffs@secondamendmentmarch.com, 269-968-4229
Issues: Constitution of the United States 2nd Amendment, Firearms Liberty
Affiliation: Second Amendment March
Coordinator Brian Jeffs
12noon-3pm at Capitol Bldg, Lansing, MI
2010: Apr 14
2009: Apr 13
Michigan Womyn's Music Festival
michfest.com
616-757-4766
at Manistee National Forest, $40-$55/day, $290-$340/6 days (women only, Ed. note: Isn't this sexist?)
1999: Aug 10-15
Midwest Liberty Fest
midwestlibertyfest.com
Sponsor: Liberty Restoration Project
2010: TBA
Harvey Milk Day
Aka: Harvey Milk's Birthday
May 22
Cheryl Miller Memorial Project
cheryldcmemorial.org
Sponsor: Americans for Safe Access, 510-486-8083, fax 510-486-8090
2003: Sept 22-23 at Washington, DC; Sept 22, morning at Multiple Sclerosis Society, evening candlelight vigil at United States Supreme Court; Sept 23, 11am Press Conference at Rayburn House Office Bldg, after lobby United States Congress
Million Bong March (MBM)
sharkstank.com/mbm.htm, hemp.net/calendar/index.php?id=306, email roller24@sharkstank.com
Apr 20, 4:20pm at Washington Monument Mall, Washington, DC
Million Marijuana March
Aka: renamed Worldwide Marijuana March
Minnesota Tea Party and Hempfest
abnormlmn.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=21&Itemid=2
Sponsor: Aurora Borealis NORML Minnesota, 651-280-7922, 612-861-9358
Sat, 12noon at NE corner of Capitol Bldg, Cass Gilbert Memorial Park, Sherburne Ave & Cedar St, Saint Paul MN
2009: Sept 19, $5 donation suggested
2008: Aug 30
2006: Aug 26
2004: 1st annual Hempfest added to Minnesota Tea Party
1987: 1st annual Minnesota Tea Party
Sponsor: Grassroots Party of Minnesota, grassrootsparty.cc (200?)
Mises University
mises.org
Sponsor: Ludwig von Mises Institute, 518 W Magnolia Ave, Auburn, AL 36832-4528, 334-321-2100, fax 334-321-2119, email pat@mises.org
at Ludwig von Mises Institute, 518 W Magnolia Ave, Auburn, AL
2003: Aug 3-9 with Walter Block, David Gordon, Richard Vedder
2002: Aug 4-10
Mississippi Gulf Coast Memorial Day Blowout
mississippigulfcoastmemorialdayblowout.com, gulfportmemorialdayblowout.com, asgardmc.com/blowout.htm, gulfcoast.org/events/index.cfm?EventID=108
Sponsors: Gulfport Dragway, Asgard Motorcycle Club
Contact Smokey Stepputat, 228-392-8281, email asgard@asgardmc.com
Issue: Motorcycle
Aka: Gulfport Memorial Day Blowout
Fri-Mon Memorial Day weekend at Gulfport Dragway, 17085 Racetrack Rd, off Canal Rd 1 mile south of I-10, Gulfport MS 39503, clothing optional, not recommended for children
2013: May 24-27
2012: May 25-28, $40, $20 vehicle fee, motorcycles free, Sun $20
1983: 1st Annual
Missoula Hempfest
email cln4127@montana.com
Sponsor: Montana Hemp Council
1st? Sat of Sept at Caras Park, Missoula, MT
2008: Sept 6
Monroe Street Fair
monroestreetfair.com, facebook.com/monroestreetfair, facebook.com/events/480780471946536, myspace.com/monroestreetfair, myspace.com/monroestreetfairmedia, email info@monroestreetfair.com
Sponsor: Big Daddy's Hydro
1st Sat of Apr, 12noon-5pm at Monroe St btwn Tappan St & Oakland St, Ann Arbor, MI
2010: Apr 3 with Emcee John Sinclair, Booby Scooter, Covert Operations, Root Stand, Endaze, Glowb
2009: Apr 4 with Glowb, Ras Paka Lolo, October Babies, Brando and Friends
2008: Apr 5 with Ground Score, Burnin' Man, Covert Operation, Glowb
2004: aka Free 2004 Monroe Street Fair and Block Party
2003: aka Hash Bash Free 2003
1997: 1st Annual with founder Richard James Birkett
1996: Monroe Street closing permit denied; US Judge Denise Hood rules for Monroe Street closing plaintif; inability to get insurance prevents event
Mothers Day
Issue: Parents
2nd Sun of May
2014: May 11
2013: May 12
2008: May 11
2007: May 13
2006: May 14
2005: May 8
2004: May 9
2003: May 11
2002: May 12
2001: May 13
Mothers Day Freedom Rally and Helmet Protest
Sponsor: American Bikers Aimed Toward Education of Michigan
Mothers Day, 2nd Sun of May, 12noon at Kennedy Sq, Detroit, MI
2014: May 11
2013: May 12
2008: May 11
2007: May 13
2006: May 14
2005: May 8
2004: May 9
2003: May 11
2002: May 12
2001: May 13
Motorcycle Awareness Month
May 1-31
Motorcycle Awareness Run
734-242-5584, 734-481-1452
11:30am at Curtis Park, Saline, MI
2001: May 5
Motorcycle Rights Rally
517-695-4547
1pm at Midland County Courthouse, Midland, MI
2001: May 19
Mountain West Hemp Fest
2004: Feb 22 at Cowboy Saloon, 108 S Second St, Laramie, WY
Ms No Swimsuit Contest
msnoswimsuit.com
at Hedonism II, Montego Bay, Jamaica
2002: Mar 2-9
Mudsplash
Sponsor: Great Times Productions, 317-251-3378, vending 812-789-2219
at west of Citgo on State Hwy 37, 8 mi north of Bedford, IN, 16 mi south of Bloomington, IN
1999: Sept 17-19, $25 advance, $30 gate
 
Naked Mile
Aka: Naked Run, Nude Mile
Last day of Univ of Michigan Winter classes, 11pm Topfree Run for Equal Rights, 12mid Naked Mile for Clothing Liberation
at Ann Arbor MI, starts on South University at Washtenaw, to UM Engineering Arch, to UM Art Museum, ends at the Cube, Ann Arbor, MI
2002: Apr 17
2001: Apr 17
National POW/MIA Recognition Day
dtic.mil/dpmo/powday/index.htm
3rd Fri of Sept
2008: Sept 19
2004: Sept 17
2003: Sept 19
National Ammo Day
ammoday.com, nationalammoday.com
voicemail/fax 214-853-5128, email info@ammoday.com
Nov 19
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People National Convention
naacp.org/action/93Convention.shtml
Sponsor: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, 410-580-5780, 410-580-5782
2002: July 6-11 at George R Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX
National Beer Wholesalers Association/Brewers Joint Legislative Conference
nbwa.org/public/conventions_meetings/leg_conference/index.aspx, brewersassociation.org/events/jlc/index.html
Sponsors: National Beer Wholesalers Association, Brewers Association
800-300-6417, email info@nbwa.org
at Washington, DC
2005: Apr 10-13 at Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill
2004: Apr 26-27
National Breast Appreciation Day
Issues: Clothing, Exhibitionism, Voyeurism
Jan 2
National Child Passenger Safety Week
2002: Feb 11-17
National Coming Out Day
Oct 11
National Condom Week
condomania.com/cgi-bin/SoftCart.exe/newsroom/condomaniac/archive/national_condom_week.shtml?L+condom+axay8441+983152166
2001: Feb 14-21
2000: Feb 7-14
1987: Fed 14-20
National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics
medicalcannabis.com/conference.htm
Sponsors: Patients Out of Time, Univ of Virginia, Virginia Nurses Association
434-243-5703, 434-263-4484, fax 434-263-6753, email Al@medicalcannabis.com
2006: Apr 6-8 at Santa Barbara, CA
2004: May 20-22 at Charlottsville, VA
2002: May 3-4 at Portland, OR
2000: Apr 6-8 at University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
National Conference of Independents
Sponsor: Committee for a Unified Independent Party, 800-200-3201
independentvoting.org
Issues: Ballot Access, Election Reform, Voters
2011: Feb
National Conference on Aging
Sponsor: American Society on Aging and National Council On the Aging
2001: at New Orleans, OR
National Congress for Fathers and Children National Convention
com.primenet.com/ncfc/99conv.html
800-733-3237, 310-247-6051, 602-840-0342, email ncfc@ncfc.net, email nolawyer@primenet.com
Sept ?
National Day of Action Against the Higher Education Act Drug Provision
ssdp.org/action/index.htm
Sponsor: Students for Sensible Drug Policy, 202-293-4414, email ssdp@ssdp.org
2003: Apr 10 at 150 college campuses with SSDP chapters
National Day of Action for Medical Marijuana
drugpolicy.org/news/05_12_04dayofaction.cfm
Sponsor: Drug Policy Alliance
2004: June 4 at US Congressional offices
National Day of Appreciation for Abortion Providers
Issue: Abortion
2001: Mar 10
National Day of Liberation
Aka: Wounded Knee Anniversary
Feb 27
National Day of Prayer
nationaldayofprayer.org
Sponsor: National Day of Prayer, Box 15616, Colorado Springs, CO 80935, 719-531-3379, fax 719-548-4520, email correspondence@nationaldayofprayer.org
1st Thur
2005: May 5
National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality
october22.org
Box 2627, New York, NY 10009, 212-477-8062, 888-662-7882, email office@october22.org
Aka: National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation
Oct 22 at 28 US locations
National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month
nhtsa.dot.gov./people/injury/alcohol/3d/index.html
Dec 1-31
National Equality March
equalityacrossamerica.org/blog/?page_id=19, nationalequalitymarch.com, email info@nationalequalitymarch.com
Sponsor: Equality Across America; Directors Cleve Jones, Robin McGehee, Nicole Murray-Ramirez
Issues: Gay Rights, Transgender Rights
2009: Oct 10-11 at Capitol Bldg, Washington DC with Horace Julian Bond, Michael Huffington, Cleve Jones, Robin McGehee, Nicole Murray-Ramirez
National Family Courts Protest
acfc.org/bridges.htm
Sponsor: American Coalition for Fathers and Children, 800-978-3237
June 5 at 200 locations, 216.171.218.52/dadsnow/cgi-bin/bridges-list.pl
National Freedom Day
Feb 1
National Freedom To Marry Day
ftm.org
Sponsor: Freedom To Marry Coalition
2001: Feb 12
National Gun Rights Raffle
Sponsor: Second Amendment Foundation
2003: May 30
National Harm Reduction Conference
Sponsor: Harm Reduction Coalition, 212-213-6376, email conference@harmreduction.org
2002: Dec 1-4 at Seattle, WA, with Dr Jocelyn Elders, fmr US Surgeon General
National Hemp Lobby Day
Sponsor: Hemp Industries Association, Vote Hemp
2002: Oct 2
National HIV Testing Day
June 27
Issue: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
National Homebrew Competition
brewersassociation.org/events/nhc/index.html
Sponsor: American Homebrewers Association, 888-822-6273, 303-447-0816, email gary@brewersassociation.org, beertown.org/homebrewing/about.html
2005: 1st Round Apr 22-May 1, 2nd Round June 16-18 at Holiday Inn Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD
National Homebrew Day
beertown.org/events/bigbrew
Sponsor: American Homebrewers Association, 888-822-6273, 303-447-0816, email gary@brewersassociation.org
Aka: Big Brew
2005: May 7
National Homebrewers Conference
brewersassociation.org/events/hbc/index.html
Sponsor: American Homebrewers Association, 888-822-6273, 303-447-0816, email gary@brewersassociation.org, beertown.org/homebrewing/about.html
2005: June 16-18 at Holiday Inn Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD
National Kink Month
Founders JT Stockroom, Pleasure Coach
columbusfreepress.com/article/lair-lady-monster-national-kink-month, saynsumthn.wordpress.com/tag/national-kink-month
Issues: BDSM, Fetish Oct
National Medical Marijuana Day
drcnet.org/pubs/guide/11-94/medmjday.html
Sponsor: Emergency Coalition for Medical Cannabis (defunct?)
Aka: International Medical Marijuana Day (outside US)
Nov 15 (nonrecurring?)
2003-2009: IMMD at Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, official declaration by City of Victoria
2002: IMMD at Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, 1st annual official declaration by City of Victoria
1994: 1st Annual NMMD at White House, Washington DC, and other locations with Richard C Cowan, Ann Druyan, Lester Grinspoon, Russell Hokanson, Nancy Lord, Tod Mikuriya, Dennis Peron, Jackie Rickert, Jeremy Stone
National Medical Marijuana Week
sanfranciscocannabisclubs.com/medical-marijuana/activism/san-francisco/events/2010/medical-marijuana-week2010.htm, marijuana.com/medicinal-marijuana/140308-what-you-doing-national-medical-marijuana-week.html
Sponsor: Americans for Safe Access
Issue: Medicinal Cannabis Week of Feb 15 (date 2/15 chosen for Prop 215) at CA
2010: Feb 14-20 or Feb 13-21 ?
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws Conference
norml.org/about/norml-conferences
Sponsor: National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, 888-676-6765, 202-483-5500, fax 202-483-0057, email conference@norml.org, email norml@norml.org
2012: Oct 3-6 at Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza, 251 S Olive St, Los Angeles CA 90012
2011: Apr 21-23 at Grand Hyatt Hotel, Denver CO with Paul Armentano, Ngaio Bealum, David Louis Bearman, Larry Bedard, Russell Belville, Steve Bloom, Graham Boyd, Valerie Leveroni Corral, Anastacia Cosner, Richard Cusick, Danny Danko, Stephen R DeAngelo, Stephen W Dillon, Don Duncan, Scott Durrah, Georgia Edson, Warren Edson, Sabrina Fendrick, Diane Fornbacher, Stanford "Neill" Franklin, Leonard Frieling, Greta Gaines, Mairicio Garzon, Dale Gieringer, Debby Goldsberry, Chris Goldstein, Lester Grinspoon, Jane Hamsher, Justin Hartfield, Dan Hartman, Douglas Hiatt, Aaron Houston, Dale Sky Jones, Norman Elliot Kent, Paul Kuhn, Jill Lamoureux, Martin A Lee, Jahan Marcu, Ziggy Marley, Madeline Martinez, Ben Masel, Lauren Maytin, Jeralyn E Merritt, Robert Mikos, Kyndra S Miller, Samantha Miller, Ethan Nadelmann, Jared Schutz Polis, Amanda E Reiman, Michael Roberts, George Rohrbacher, Marsha Rosenbaum, Dan Rush, Alan Shackelford, Jeri D Shepherd, Allen F Saint Pierre, R Keith Stroup, Dan Viets, Brian Vicente, Clint Werner, Montel Williams, Robert Winnicki, Henry Wykowski
2010: Sept 9-11 at Governor Hotel, Portland OR with Matthew R Abel, Paul Armentano, Ngaio Bealum, Russell Belville, Leland R Berger, David Bienenstock, Steve Bloom, Earl Blumenauer, Rielle Capler, Gregory T Carter, Chris Conrad, Danny Danko, Stephen R DeAngelo, Anna Diaz, Stephen W Dillon, Mitchell Earleywine, Warren Edson, Richard Evans, Sabrina Fendrick, Stanford "Neill" Franklin, Greta Gaines, Dale Gieringer, Chris Goldstein, Stephen Guttwillig, Jill Harris, Jim Hickam, Alice Huffman, Jennifer Janichek, Anthony Johnson, Gary Earl Johnson, Norman Elliot Kent, Kyle Kushman, Harry G Levine, Paul Loney, Phillippe G Lucas, Frank H Lucido, Jahan Marcu, Madeline Martinez, Rafael Martinez Jr, Cisco McSorley, Jeremy Miller, MzJill, Ethan Nadelmann, David C Nott, Garret Howard Overstreet, Sean Pamphilon, William G Panzer, Bill Piper, Amanda E Reiman, Craig Reinarman, Emmett Reistroffer, George Rohrbacher, Marsha Rosenbaum, John Sago, Michelle Sexton, Steph Sherer, Richard John Steves, Subcool, Allen F Saint Pierre, R Keith Stroup, Dustin Sulak, Jasmine Tyler, Matthew Welch, Michael Whitney
2009: Sept 24-28 at Grand Hyatt at Union Square, San Francisco CA with Matthew R Abel, Tom Ammiano, James Anthony, Paul Armentano, Ngaio Bealum, David Louis Bearman, Russell Belville, Steve Bloom, Chris Conrad, Richard C Cowan, Jessica Corry, Robert J Corry Jr, Danny Danko, Stephen R DeAngelo, Mitchell Earleywine, Warren Edson, Joe Elford, Omar Figueroa, Dave Fratello, Jon B Gettman, Dale Gieringer, Zenia Karen Gilg, Chris Goldstein, Michael Gray, Toby Grear, Lester Grinspoon, Brian Judy, Robert D Kampia, Rebecca Kaplan, Mark Albert Robert Kleiman, Matthew Kumin, Kyle Kushman, Michael Lee, Richard S Lee, Harry G Levine, Dan Linn, John Lucy IV, Robert MacCoun, Madeline Martinez, Ethan Nadelmann, Sean Neumann, William G Panzer, Allen F Saint Pierre, Craig Reinarman, George Rohrbacher, Marsha Rosenbaum, Norman Stamper, Mark Matthew Stepnoski, Richard John Steves, R Keith Stroup, Jesse Stout, Rob Van Dam, Lauren A Vazquez, Ken Wolski, Henry Wykowski
2008: Oct 17-19 at Berkeley Marina Doubletree Hotel, Berkeley CA with Donald I Abrams, Deborah Ackerman, Michael R Aldrich, Paul Armentano, Russell Belville, Steve Bloom, Adrienne Calcote, Gregory T Carter, Richard C Cowan, Richard Cusick, Micah Daigle, Ryan Denham, Stephen W Dillon, Don Duncan, Mitchell Earleywine, Joe Elford, Omar Figueroa, Dale Gieringer, Debby Goldsberry, Shirley Halperin, Ann Harrison, Carl Hart, Douglas Hiatt, Jeff W Jones, Robert D Kampia, Rebecca Kaplan, Norman Elliot Kent, Jennifer Kern, Ryan S King, Kris Krane, Richard S Lee, Mark Leno, Frank H Lucido, Kelly Maddy, Ray Manzarek, Madeline Martinez, Vivian McPeak, Bruce Mirken, Ethan Nadelmann, Mikki Norris, Dennis Peron, Allen F Saint Pierre, Amanda E Reiman, Craig Reinarman, Chuck Ries, George Rohrbacher, Marsha Rosenbaum, Keith Saunders, R Keith Stroup, Mason Tvert, Sudi Pebbles Trippet, Lauren A Vazquez, Kriss Worthington
2007: Oct 12-14 at Sheraton Universal Hotel, Universal City CA with James Anthony, Paul Armentano, Russell Belville, Leland R Berger, Ruth Bergner, Klara Bergner, Thomas B Kin Chong, Chris Conrad, Mike Corral, Valerie Leveroni Corral, Richard C Cowan, Stephen W Dillon, Don Duncan, Mitchell Earleywine, Ronald Fisher, David R Ford, Frederick H Gardner, Dale Gieringer, Zenia Karen Gilg, Debby Goldsberry, Chris Goldstein, Michael Gray, Jack Herer, Alison Chinn Holcomb, Dominic Holden, Jeff W Jones, Brian Judy, Laura Judy, Robert D Kampia, Kris Krane, Matthew Kumin, Harry G Levine, Frank H Lucido, Bruce M Margolin, Madeline Martinez, Martin Martinez, Douglas A McVay, John Paul Morgan, Ethan Nadelmann, Nico, Mikki Norris, David C Nott, William G Panzer, Matthew Robinson, Marsha Rosenbaum, Ed Rosenthal, Allen F Saint Pierre, John Sajo, Joshua Schimburg, Steph Sherer, Timothy Sherwood, Jeffrey Steinborn, Richard John Steves, Jesse Stout, R Keith Stroup, Brian Vicente, Ray Warren, Richard M Wolfe
2006: Apr 20-22 at Holiday Inn Golden Gateway, 1500 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco CA with Sunil Aggarawal, Michael R Aldrich, Tom Ballanco, Mark Barrad, David Louis Bearman, Tim Beck, Thomas B Kin Chong, Chris Conrad, Mike Corral, Richard C Cowan, Stephen W Dillon, Don Duncan, Steve Fox, Mollie Fry, Dale Gieringer, Josh Gilbert, Chris Goldstein, Roger Goodman, Steven Heath, Jack Herer, Kris Hermes, Alison Chinn Holcomb, Dominic Holden, Allen Hopper, Steven Karch, Jennifer Kern, Michael Krawitz, Richard S Lee, Nick Licata, Phillippe G Lucas, Frank H Lucido, Joen Madonna, Robert Malemeade, Karen Marie Malovrh, Jerry Mandel, Martin Martinez, Vivian McPeak, Douglas A McVay, Tod Hiro Mikuriya, Ross Mirkarimi, Bruce Mirken, William H Murphy, Jr, Ethan Nadelmann, Cher Neufer, Mikki Norris, David C Nott, Thomas J O'Connell, William G Panzer, Amanda Penick, Marsha Rosenbaum, Ed Rosenthal, Allen F Saint Pierre, Norma Sapp, Tony Serra, Sebastian Seville, Dmitry Shapiro, Norman Stamper, R Keith Stroup, Lauren A Vazquez, Donald E Wirtshafter, James Woodford
2005: Mar 31-Apr 2 at Cathedral Hill Hotel, San Francisco CA with Michael R Aldrich, Paul Armentano, David Louis Bearman, Tim Beck, Leland R Berger, Steve Bloom, David Borden, Gregory T Carter, Jack A Cole, Chris Conrad, Valerie Leveroni Corral, Richard C Cowan, Richard Cusick, Philip A Denney, Stephen W Dillon, Richard Doblin, Mitchell Earleywine, Matthew M Elrod, Bryan James Epis, Steven S Epstein, Nick Eyle, Anthony Feldstein, Omar Figaroa, David Frankel, Mollie Fry, Marissa Garcia, Frederick H Gardner, Jon B Gettman, Dale Gieringer, Zenia Karen Gilg, Patrick Goggins, Debby Goldsberry, Roger Goodman, Michael Gray, Gabrielle Guzzardo, Lenda Hand, Steven Heath, Jack Herer, Dominic Holden, Ken Jacobes, Claudia Jensen, Robert D Kampia, Kyle Kushman, Amber Langston, Phillippe G Lucas, Frank H Lucido, Josh Manning, Robert Melamede, David M Michael, Tod Mikuriya, Ross Mirkarimi, Diane Monson, Ian Mulgrew, Christopher Mulligan, Ethan Nadelmann, Sterling P Neeb, J David Nick, Mikki Norris, Ed Orlett, William G Panzer, Angel McClary Raich, Marsha Rosenbaum, Allen F Saint Pierre, John Sajo, Keith Saunders, Johanna Schultz, Steph Sherer, Susan Stephenson, Mark Matthew Stepnoski, Richard John Steves, Scarlett Swerdlow, Clifford Wallace Thornton Jr, Kirk Tousaw, Arnold Shepherd Trebach, Dan Viets, Caren Woodson, Terri Zeman
2004: Apr 22-24 at Hamilton Crowne Plaza Hotel, Washington DC with Paul Armentano, Randy E Barnett, Leland Beatty, Tim Beck, Leland R Berger, Steve Bloom, Ricky Bradford, Valerie Leveroni Corral, Stephen W Dillon, Richard Doblin, Melanie C Dreher, Ann Druyan, Steven S Epstein, Steve Fox, Dale Gieringer, Debby Goldsberry, Kristopher J Hammond, Philip D Harvey, Dominic Holden, Robert D Kampia, Norman Elliot Kent, Kris Krane, Clare Lewis, Phillippe G Lucas, John Buffalo Mailer, Douglas A McVay, Martin Martinez, John Paul Morgan, Christopher Mulligan, Ethan Nadelmann, Beckie Nikkel, Ann E Nocenti, William G Panzer, Bill Piper, Angel McClary Raich, Marsha Rosenbaum, Irvin Rosenfeld, Eric Schlosser, Steven Silverman, Allen F Saint Pierre, Richard F Stratton, R Keith Stroup, Clifford Wallace Thornton Jr, Ross Wilson, Caren Woodson
2003: Apr 17-19 at Hyatt Regency Hotel at Embarcadero, San Francisco CA with Donald I Abrams, Paul Armentano, Lindsay Battles, Steve Bloom, David Borden, Ricky Bradford, Marc Brandl, David Bronner, Chris Conrad, Mike Corral, Valerie Leveroni Corral, Richard C Cowan, Stephen W Dillon, Sarah Duff, Mitchell Earleywine, Matthew M Elrod, David Frankel, Amy Fritz, Dale Gieringer, Matt Gonzales, Michael Gray, Lester Grinspoon, Terence Hallinan, Shawn Heller, Jack Herer, Dominic Holden, Jeanette Irwin, Anthony Johnson, Jeff W Jones, Matthew Jorn, Robert D Kampia, Norman Elliot Kent, Ellen Komp, Kris Krane, Paul Kuhn, Kyle Kushman, Richard Lake, Mark Leno, Steve Levine, Pamela G Lichty, Kris Lotlikar, Ronald Mann, Nathan McCune, Douglas A McVay, John Paul Morgan, Christopher Mulligan, Sheigla Murphy, Ethan Nadelmann, Tony Newman, Pierre Claude Nolin, Mikki Norris, Eugene Oscapella, William G Panzer, Candi Penn, Robert A Raich, Bill Regardie, Craig Reinarman, Darrell Rogers, Marsha Rosenbaum, Ed Rosenthal, Ethan B Russo, Allen F Saint Pierre, Jason Samuels, Keith Saunders, Dan Savage, Robert Sharpe, Steven Silverman, Deborah Peterson Small, Doug Snead, Eric Steenstra, Mark Matthew Stepnoski, Daniel Jacob Stern, Richard John Steves, Nadine Strossen, R Keith Stroup, Emily Jo Testa, Mike Tiner, Arnold Shepherd Trebach, Dan Viets, Kevin Zeese, Bill Zimmerman
2002: Apr 18-20 at Crowne Plaza Union Square Hotel, San Francisco CA with Daniel N Abrahamson, Donald I Abrams, Michael R Aldrich, Paul Armentano, Bobby B, Leland R Berger, David D Boaz, Alan Bock, David Bronner, Gordon Brownell, Peter Cohen, Chris Conrad, Clay S Conrad, Valerie Leveroni Corral, Richard C Cowan, Stephen W Dillon, Barbara H Ehrenreich, Anthony Feldstein, David Frankel, Mollie Fry, Dale Gieringer, John Gilmore, Christina Giunchigliani, Debby Goldsberry, Terence Hallinan, Woodrow Tracy Harrelson, Jack Herer, Dominic Holden, LeeAnn Ilminen, Scott Imler, Jeff W Jones, Van Jones, Wayne Justman, Steven Karch, Raymond Kelly, Norman Elliot Kent, Kris Krane, Kyle Kushman, Mark Leno, Bill Maher, Angel McClary, Joseph D McNamara, David M Michael, Tod Mikuriya, John Paul Morgan, Christopher Mulligan, Ethan Nadelmann, J David Nick, Mikki Norris, Eugene Oscapella, William G Panzer, Robert Raich, Craig Reinarman, Marsha Rosenbaum, Ed Rosenthal, Julie Ruiz-Sierra, Ethan Russo, Allen F Saint Pierre, John Sajo, Tony Serra, Dale Shafer, Donna Shea, Eric Steenstra, Jeffrey Steinborn, Michael Stepanian, R Keith Stroup, J Thomas Ungerleider, John Vasconcellos, Jesse Ventura, Dan Viets, Donald E Wirtshafter, Kevin Zeese
2001: Apr 19-21 at Renaissance Hotel, Washington DC with David D Boaz, Peter Cohen, Richard C Cowan, Rick Day, Stephen W Dillon, Richard Doblin, Ann Druyan, Daniel Forbes, Barney Frank, John Gilmore, Ira Glasser, Gerry Goldstein, Michael Gray, Lester Grinspoon, Terence Hallinan, Gary Earl Johnson, Paul Kuhn, Harry G Levine, Mary Lynn Mathre, John Paul Morgan, Christopher Mulligan, Ethan Nadelmann, Tony Newman, Clarence Page, Marsha Rosenbaum, Ethan Russo, Allen F Saint Pierre, R Keith Stroup, Abbey A Tyrna, Steven Wishnia, Marie Wolfe, Richard M Wolfe, Kevin Zeese
2000: Feb 3-5 at Washington Plaza Hotel, Washington, DC with Richard Evans, Jack Herer, Nancy Lord, Robert Lunday, Bill Zimmerman
1998: Nov 12 at Washington, DC with Bill Zimmerman
1994: Sept 3-4 at Mariott Hotel, Washington DC with Joe Barker, Richard Brookhiser, Chris Conrad, Valerie Leveroni Corral, Richard C Cowan, Barney Frank, Dale Gieringer, Al Giordano, Peter Gorman, Lester Grinspoon, Elvy Musikka, Jane Safer, Allen F Saint Pierre, Greg Scott, Steve Smith, Julie Stewart, Dan Viets Esc, Shell Walker, Lennice Werth
1992: Sept 5-7 at San Francisco CA
1991: Nov 17-18 at Washington DC
1972: 1st Annual at Washington DC aka People's First Pot Conference
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws Festival (defunct?)
Advance tickets only: Cannabis Connections, 16019 Madison Ave, Lakewood, OH, 216-521-9333 or NORML Shop, 113 N Chestnut, Ravenna, OH, 330-296-4377, $35
Sponsor: Northcoast National Orgaization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (defunct), email ncnorml@aol.com?
Aka: formerly Freedom Festival
1999: June 25-27 at Bear Creek Amphitheater, OH with Big Brother and the Holding Company, Brewer and Shipley
1991: June 28-30 at Spring Lake, 6145 State 45, Bristolville OH, $13, aka Freedom Festival
1990: Oct 12-14 at Spring Lake, 6145 State 45, Bristolville OH, aka Freedom Festival
19??: at Crazy River Ranch near Lodi, OH
timesoft.com/ncnorml/events.htm (2004)
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws Harvest Festival
Sponsor: Sandusky Valley National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, 419-724-2125, fax 419-734-1016, email svnorml@infinet.com
Sept ?
National Peace Officers Memorial Day
nationalcops.org/npw.htm
May 15
National Police Day
Jan 9
National Police Week
nationalcops.org/npw.htm
Week of May 15
2006: May 14-20
National Problem Gambling Awareness Week (NPGAW)
npgaw.org
Sponsor: National Council on Problem Gambling
helpline 800-522-4700, 202-547-9204
Issue: Gambling Liberation
2008: Mar 9-16
2006: Mar 6-12
2003: 1st Annual
National Puerto Rican Day Parade (NPRDP)
nationalpuertoricandayparade.org
Sponsors: National Puerto Rican Day Parade Inc, Goya Foods
Issue: Latinos
2nd Sun of June, 11am at Fifth Ave from 44th St to 79th St, Manhattan, New York City, NY
2012: June 10
2011: June 12
2007: with 100,000 marchers, 3,000,000 spectators
1958: Apr 13, 1st Annual at Spanish Harlem “El Barrio", New York City, NY
National Rifle Association Annual Meetings and Exhibits
nraam.org/default.asp
703-267-1000, 800-672-3888, 800-538-4672, fax 703-267-3989
2014: Apr 25-27 at Indianapolis IN with Sarah Heath Palin
2013: May 3-5 at George R Brown Convention Center, Houston TX with Glenn Beck, 86000 attendees
2012: Apr 12-15 at Saint Louis MO
2011: Apr 28-May 1 atPittsburg PA
2010: May 14-16 at Charlotte NC
2009: May 14-16 at Phoenix AZ with John Bolton, John McCain, Oliver North, Willard Mitt Romney, John Stossel
2008: May 16-18 at Louisville KY with 66229 attendees
2007: Apr 13-15 at Saint Louis MO with 64000 attendees
2006: May 19-21 at Milwaukee WI with 54335 attendees
2005: Apr 15-17 at George R Brown Convention Center, Houston TX with 60000 attendees
2004: Apr 19 at Pittsburgh PA with Richard Cheney, Oliver North, Ted Nugent
National Sanctity of Human Life Day
Sun before or on Jan 22
2002: Jan 20
2001: Jan 21
National School Choice Week
schoolchoiceweek.com, facebook.com/schoolchoiceweek, mackinac.org/14401
Box 6337, Miramar Beach, FL 32550, 877-367-0705
email form schoolchoiceweek.com/index.php/contact, email info@schoolchoiceweek.com
President Andrew R Campanella; Communications and Media Cordinator Will Green
Issue: Education
Aka: School Choice Week
2014: Jan 26-Feb 1
2013: Jan 27-Feb 2
2012: Jan 22-28
2011: Jan 23-29
National Sex Worker Conference
desireealliance.org/conference.htm
Sponsors: Desiree Alliance with
Issue: Prostitution Liberty
Aka: Desiree Alliance Conference
2010: July 25-30 at Las Vegas NV
2008: July 16-20 at Chicago IL with Amanda Brooks, Ana Moraga, Joy Morris, Sharmus Outlaw, Penelope Saunders
2007: July 14-27 at San Francisco CA
2006: July 9-12 at Las Vegas NV
National Sex Worker Leadership Training Institute (nonrecurring?)
bestpracticespolicy.org/capacity.html, desireealliance.org/swleadershiptraining.htm
Sponsors: Best Practices Policy Project, Different Avenues
202-829-2103, email skytrinia{at}differentavenues.org, email institute{at}bestpracticespolicy.org (replace {at} with @)
Issue: Prostitution Liberty
2007: Oct 25-27 at Washington, DC
National Sideboob Day
facebook.com/events/140280289422166, dailycaller.com/2014/09/25/peak-at-the-best-sideboobs-in-honor-of-national-sideboob-day-slideshow
Issues: Clothing, Exhibitionism, Voyeurism
2012: Mar 24
National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month
whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/presidential-proclamation-national-slavery-and-human-trafficking-prevention-month
Issue: Slavery
Jan 1-31
National Sobriety Checkpoint Week
madd.org/madd_programs/0,1056,4807,00.html
Sponsors: US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Nationwide Insurance
2003: Week of Labor Day; 2000: June 28-July 5
National Summit on Fatherhood
fatherhood.org/summit04home.htm
2004: June 7-9 at Westin Peachtree Plaza, 210 Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA
National Symposium on Prohibition Reform (non-recurring)
email gschmid@concentric.net
2001: Apr 6 at Ann Arbor, MI
National Taxpayers Conference
Sponsor: National Taxpayers Union Foundation, 108 N Alfred St, Alexandria, VA 22314, 703-683-5700
2003: June 19-21 at Washington Court Hotel, Washington, DC
National Tea Party Convention
nationalteapartyconvention.com, teapartynation.com
Primary Sponsors: Free America, Tea Party Nation, 101 Dogwood Ln, Franklin, TN 37064, 615-429-5100, 615-599-7052, fax 615-599-3484
Other Sponsors & Participants: Abigail Adams Project, Eagle Forum, Judicial Watch, Leadership Institute, Memphis Tea Party, Millions of Moms for America, National Taxpayers Union, Smart Girl Politics, SurgeUSA.org, Vision America, Voices of America, Young Americans for Freedom
Issue: Conservatives
2010: Oct TBA
2010: July 13-15 at Las Vegas, cancelled
2010: Feb 4-6 at Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center, 2800 Opryland Dr, Nashville, TN 37214, $549 with Emcee Judson Wheeler Phillips, Sarah Heath Palin, Thomas Gerald Tancredo, Mark A Skoda, David M DeGerolamo, Roy Moore
National Trappers Association Convention and Sport Show
nationaltrappers.com/Convention.html
648 S Main St, Oregon, WI 53575, 608-835-9894, $10, $7/day, child under 14 free
2001: Aug 9-12 at Mason City, IA
National Whistleblower Assembly
whistleblower.org/multimedia/events-a-activism/531-2010-national-whistleblower-assembly, makeitsafecampaign.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=52&Itemid=96
Sponsors Government Accountability Project, Make it Safe Coalition, International Association of Whistleblowers, National Employment Lawyers Association, National Whistleblowers Center, Project On Government Oversight, University of the District of Columbia David A Clarke School of Law
Issues: Government Whistleblowers, Whistleblowers
2010: Mar 24-25 at Washington DC
2009: Mar 8-11 at Washington DC
National Women's Studies Association Conference
nwsaconference.org, nwsa.org
Sponsor: National Women's Studies Association
2008: June 19-22 at Millennium Hotel, Cincinnati, OH with Patricia Hill Collins
2007: June 28-July 1 at Pheasant Run, Saint Charles, IL with Sandra Cisneros
2006: June 15-18 at Oakland, CA with Rebecca Walker
2005: June 9-12 at Renaissance Orlando Resort at Seaworld, Orlando, FL with Vandana Shiva
Nationwide Department of Peace Day
dopcampaign.org/events/Sept12.htm
Sponsor: Department of Peace
2004: Sept 12
Native Americans Day
Aka: Indigenous Peoples Day
Mon
2002: Oct 7
2001: Oct 8
Network of enlightened Women Conference
enlightenedwomen.org/events/national-conference
Sponsor Network of enlightened Women, email sarah@enlightenedwomen.org
Issues: Conservatives, Students, Women
2013: June 27-28 at Heritage Foundation, Washington DC with Christina Hoff Sommers
2006: 1st Annual
New Years Day
Jan 1
New York State Harvest Festival and Freedom Fair (on hiatus)
Sponsor: Damn Sam Productions, Box 775, New Paltz, NY 12561, 914-255-7609, email info@damnsam.com
Organizer Rob Robinson
2010-: on hiatus
2009: last NYSHFFF held
1999: Oct 8-11 at Echo Lake Resort and Campground, Afton, NY
1995: 1st Annual
Night of the Senses
nightofthesenses.com, sex-maniacs-ball.com
Sponsor: Sexual Freedom Coalition, email emma_royd@hotmail.com
Aka: formerly Sex Maniac's Ball
Affiliation: Erotic Awards
2007: Sept 1 at Mass & Babalou, London, England
2006: Sept 2 at Renaissance Rooms, Vauxhall, England
2005: Sept 3 at SeOne Club, Weston St, London Bridge, London, England
2004: Sept 4 at SeOne Club, Weston St, London Bridge, London, England
1986-2003: formerly Sex Maniac's Ball
9/11 Anniversary
Sept 11
also see Chronology, Conspiracies
Nor-Cal Hempfest
hempfest.com
Tue, 1pm to Sun, 12noon
at Del Norte County Fairgrounds, off Hwy 101, Crescent City, CA
Sponsor: California Marijuana Coalition, email hempfest2001@henfest.com
hemp.net/calendar/?id=140
2001: Apr 3-8
North American Anarchist Conference
geocities.com/naacweb
Sponsor: August Collective, Box 6188, Fullerton, CA 92834, email augustcollective_la@disinfo.net
Aug ?
North American International Auto Show (NAIAS)
naias.com
Jan at Cobo Hall, Detroit, MI
North Korea Freedom Week
nkfreedom.org/index.php?id=29
Sponsor: North Korea Freedom Coalition
at Washington DC
2009: Apr 26-May 2
2008: Apr 26-May 3
North Korea Human Rights Day
at Capitol Bldg, Washington DC
2006: Apr 28 2004: Apr 28, First Annual
Northeast Naturist Festival
nudist-resorts.org/talk/topic.asp?topic_ID=214
315-497-0135
Wed-Sun at Empire Haven, 5947 Sun Ln, Monravia, NY (The Naturist Society members only)
2003: Aug 6-10
frontiernet.net/~darrell/Festival.htm (2003)
Nude and Breast Freedom Parade
xplicitplayers.com/10thAnnual.html
2001: Issue: Naturism & Clothing Liberation
Sept 23, 12noon at People's Park, Berkeley, CA
1992: 1st Annual ?
Nude Mile
Aka: see Naked Mile
Nude Recreation Week
secure.aanr.com/nuderecreationweek.html
Sponsor: American Association for Nude Recreation Inc, 1703 N Main St #E, Kissimmee, FL 34744-3396, 800-679-6833, fax 407-933-7577
Issue: Naturism & Clothing Liberation
Aka: National Nude Weekend, National Nude Week
at over 200 participating clothing optional clubs
2005: July 4-10
2004: July 5-10
2000: July 10-16
Nudes A Poppin'
nudes-a-poppin.com
Sponsor: Ponderosa Sun Club, Box 305, Roselawn, IN 46372, voice/fax 219-345-2268, email sunclub@netnitco.net
Issue: Naturism & Clothing Liberation
at Ponderosa Sun Club, County Rd 400 E, Roselawn, IN
2004: July 18
Nudestock MusicFest
turtle-lake.com/Cnctinfo.html
Sponsor: Turtle Lake Resort, Box 55, Union City, MI 49094, 517-741-7004, fax 517-741-7919, email tlr@internet1.net
Issue: Naturism & Clothing Liberation
at Turtle Lake Resort, 2101 Nine Mile Rd, Union City, MI 49094. Clothing optional.
2002: Sept 14-?
2001: July 6-7
Nudity in the Upspace
Nudity in the Upspace: Nude Body Painting, Nude Yoga, Nudity in Theatre, A Devise Piece of Nudity, Nude Cabaret and Open Mic Night, Stripping Privileges: Undressing the Isms-A Panel
Issue: Naturism & Clothing Liberation
Aka: Nudity Week
at Brown University, 45 Prospect St, Providence, RI
2013: Sept 30-Oct 5
 
O'Hair's Birthday, Madalyn Murray
Issue: Nontheists
Apr 13
Objectivist Conferences (OCON)
objectivistconferences.com, email info@objectivistconferences.com
Sponsor: Ayn Rand Institute, 2121 Alton Pkwy #250, Irvine, CA 92606, 800-365-6552 ext 239, 949-222-6558
Issue: Objectivists
2011: July 2-8 at Marriot Harbor Beach Resort, Fort Lauderdale, FL with John A Allison IV, Yaron Brook, Onkar Ghate, John David Lewis, Robert Mayhew, Shoshana Milgram
2010: July 2-10 at Red Rock Casino, Las Vegas, NV with Michael S Berliner, Yaron Brook, Andrew Lewis, Keith Lockitch, Leonard S Peikoff
2009: July 3-11 at Seaport Hotel, Boston, MA with John A Allison IV, Yaron Brook
2008: June 28-July 6 at Marriott Newport Beach Hotel, Newport Beach, CA with Harry Binswanger, Tom Bowden, Yaron Brook, Eric Daniels, Dina Schein Federman, Debi Ghate, Onkar Ghate, John B Ridpath, Peter Schwartz, Tara Smith, Lisa VanDamme, Lin Zinser
2007: July 6-15 at Telluride CO, Mountain View CO with Yaron Brook, Leonard S Peikoff
2006: June 30-July 9 at Seaport Hotel, Boston, MA with Harry Binswanger, Yaron Brook, John B Ridpath, Peter Schwartz, Mary Ann Sures
2005: July 2-14 at Omni San Diego Hotel, San Diego, CA with Andrew Bernstein, Craig Biddle, Harry Binswanger, Yaron Brook, Pat Corvini, Eric Daniels, Robert Garmong, Marilyn George, Ted Gray, Ellen Kenner, Andrew Lewis, John Lewis, Edwin A Locke, Keith Lockitch, Robert Mayhew, John McCaskey, Shoshana Milgram, Lee Pierson, Jason Rheins, John B Ridpath, Greg Salmieri, Richard M Salsman, Dina Schein, Peter Schwartz, Sandra Schwartz, Brian P Simpson, Tara Smith, Lisa Vandamme, Darryl Wright
2004: July 10-22 at Wintergreen Resort, Wintergreen, VA with Harry Binswanger, Yaron Brook, John B Ridpath, Peter Schwartz, Mary Ann Sures
Ohio Bike Week
ohiobikeweek.com, lightningcustoms.com/ohio-bikeweek.html, email form ohiobikeweek.com/contact-us.php
Issue: Motorcycles
at Downtown Sandusky OH
2014: May 30-June 8, VIP all access pass $100
2013: May 31-June 9
2012: June 1-10
Ohio Hempfest
ohiohemp.org
Sponsor: Ohio State University Students for Sensible Drug Policy, 614-291-1026, email osussdp@hotmail.com
2004: June 5, 12noon-12mid at South Oval, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Ohio Hempstock
Issue: Cannabis
1997: Sept 12-14
Ohio Valley Reefer Rumble
Sponsor: Hemprock Productions, Box 18253, Erlanger, KY 41018, voice/fax 513-684-6743, email hemptress@hemprock.com
Aka: formerly Cannabis Cup, not affiliated with High Times
at near Cincinnati, OH, by invitatioin only
2004: Oct 9
2003: Oct 11
Oktoberfest
frankenmuthfestivals.com/oktoberfest.php
Sponsor: Frankenmuth Festivals, 800-386-3378, email info@frankenmuthfestivals.com
at Heritage Park, Frankenmuth, MI
2005: Sept 15-18
Olympia Hemp, Love and Freedom Rally
olyhempfest.com, email olyhempfest@gmail.com
360-456-3517
2008: Aug 23-24 at Heritage Park, Olympia, WA
Aka: formerly Olympia Hempfest
Open Air Burg Herzberg, Cry For Freedom
think-progressive.de/herzberg/ie4/index.htm, email think.progressive@t-online.de
July ? at Germany
OutFest
wrap-up.org/Events pages/outfest.htm
Sponsor: Washtenaw Rainbow Action Project
2003: Sept 20, 5pm-1am at Braun Ct near Fourth Ave & Catherine, Ann Arbor, MI
Outfest
outfest.org
1125 N McCadden Pl #235, Los Angeles, CA 90038, 323-960-9200, fax 323-960-2397, email outfest@outfest.com
at many venues in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills & Hollywood, CA
2001: July 12-23
 
Pagan New Year
Apr 1
Aka: April Fools Day, Christians' Atheist Day
Pagan Pride Parade and Beltane Bash
35 Carnarvon Rd, Leyton, London, E10 6DW England, tel 020-8539-3569, email caduceus@paganfestivals.com
2004: May 30-31 at Conway Hall, Red Lion Sq, Holborn, WC1 England; Parade May 30, 10:30am; Bash at 12noon
Palm Sunday
2002: Mar 24
Panama City Hemp Festival
Oct ? at Mackenzie Park, Panama City, FL
Paschal Full Moon
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paschal_Full_Moon
Aka: Ecclesiastical Full Moon
14th day after Ecclesiastical New Moon; 1st Full Moon on or after Vernal Equinox Day
2008: Mar 22
2007: Apr 2
2006: Apr 13
2005: Mar 25
2004: Apr 5
2003: Apr 16
2002: Mar 28
2001: Apr 8
2000: Apr 18
Passover
aa.usno.navy.mil/faq/docs/passover.php, angelfire.com/pa2/passover/countdownclock/countdownclock.html
Aka: Pesach, Pesah, Pesakh
15th day of Nisan to 21st day (Israeli, Reform); to 22nd day (Diaspora)
2008: Apr 19-26; Apr 19-27
2007: Apr 2-9 ; Apr 2-10
2006: Apr 12-19; Apr 12-20
2005: Apr 23-30; Apr 23-May 1
2004: Apr 5-12; Apr 5-13
2003: Apr 16-23; Apr 16-24
2002: Mar 27-Apr 3; Mar 27-Apr 4
2001: Apr 7-14; Apr 7-15
2000: Apr 19-26; Apr 19-27
Patriots Day
Apr 19
Peace Day
peaceday.org
Sponsor: World Peace Day November 17 inc, Box 565245, Miami, Florida 33256-5245, email TIPPH@worldnet.att.net
Nov 17
Peace Fest Chicago (defunct?)
jetrap.com/page43.html
2002: July 6
Pennsylvania State University Gay Pride
Mar ? at Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Personal Freedom Festival (nonrecurring)
Sponsors: New Age Patriot renamed New Age Citizen, Save Our Constitution (defunct?), 313?-647-7906, 313?-563-3192
1990: Sept 22, 12noon-7pm, "1st Annual" at Ford Field, Dearborn MI
Philippine Atheists and Agnostics Convention
Sponsors: Philippine Atheists and Agnostics Society, Atheist Alliance International
2012: Apr 21 at Manilla, Philippines
Phoenix Festivals
phoenixfestivals.com
at Riverboat Club, FL
2002: Mar 21-25
Phoenix Gay Pride
Apr at Phoenix, AZ
Police Security Expo
police-security.com, 609-466-2111, 215-794-2700
2003: June 24-25 at Atlantic City Convention Center, Atlantic City, NJ
Pony Express Ride
womensmotorcyclistfoundation.org/pony_exp_ride.html
Sponsor: Women's Motorcyclist Foundation, Inc
2007: Sept 17-22 starts at Lake Frances RV Resort in Dobbins CA; ends at Pony Express Plaza, Old Town Sacramento CA
Porcupine Freedom Festival
porcfest.com, freestateproject.org/content/porcfest, email form porcfest.com/contact
Sponsor: Free State Project
Past Organizer Carla Gericke
Aka: PorcFest, Free State Project Porcupine Freedom Festival
Issue: Libertarians
at Roger's Campground and Motel, 10 Roger's Campground Rd, Lancaster, NH 03584
2013: June 17-23 at Roger's Campground and Motel, 10 Roger's Campground Rd, Lancaster NH
2011: June 20-26 at Roger's Campground and Motel, 10 Roger's Campground Rd, Lancaster NH
2008: at Gunstock Mountain Resort, 719 Cherry Valley Rd, Gilford NH
2007: at Gunstock Mountain Resort, 719 Cherry Valley Rd, Gilford NH
2005: July 23-31 at Roger's Campground and Motel, 10 Roger's Campground Rd, Lancaster NH
2004: June 24-27, 1st Annual at Roger's Campground and Motel, 10 Roger's Campground Rd, Lancaster NH with 300 attendees
Pornography Awareness Week (PAW)
afa.net/pornography/paw.asp, moralityinmedia.org/testing/index.htm?wrap.htm, moralityinmedia.org/testing/index.htm?wrap/wrapProclamation.htm, family.org/cforum/fnif/news/a0027924.cfm, lifesite.net/ldn/1997/oct/97102205.html, traditionalvalues.org/print.php?sid=443, worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=29506
2003: Oct 26-Nov 1
2002: Oct 27-Nov 3
2001: Oct 28-Nov 4
1997: Oct 26-Nov 2
Pre Rubber Ball
londonfetishfair.co.uk/Newsletters/99/oct99.htm
Sponsor: London Fetish Fair, tel 44-0171-916-8360, email lff@nixnet.com
Oct ? at London, England
Pregnancy Awareness Week
2000: Feb 21-28
Presidential Medal of Freedom (PMF)
whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2012/04/26/president-obama-names-presidential-medal-freedom-recipients, whitehouse.gov/medal-of-freedom, senate.gov/pagelayout/reference/two_column_table/Presidential_Medal_of_Freedom_Recipients.htm, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Presidential_Medal_of_Freedom, capitalismcenter.org/Philosophy/Commentary/06/10-07-06.htm
2013: US President Barack Hussein Obama to award PMF to Benjamin C Bradlee, Ernie Banks, Dean Smith
2012 Apr 26: US President Barack Hussein Obama awards PMF to Madeleine K Albright, John Doar, Bob Dylan, William Foege, John Herschel Glenn Jr, Gordon Hirabayashi, Dolores Huerta, Jan Karski, Juliette Gordon Low, Toni Morrison, Shimon Peres, John Paul Stevens, Pat Summitt
2011 June 30: Obama awards PMF to Robert Michael Gates
2011 Feb 15: Obama awards PMF to John H Adams, Maya Angelou, Warren E Buffett, George Herbert Walker Bush, Jasper Johns, Gerda Weismann Klein, John R Lewis, Thomas Emmett Little, Yo-Yo Ma, Sylvia Mendez, Angela Merkel, Stanley F Musial, William F Russell, Jean Kennedy Smith, John J Sweeney
2009 Aug 12: Obama awards PMF to Nancy Goodman Brinker, Pedro Jose Greer Jr, Stephen Hawking, Jack French Kemp Jr (deceased), Edward Moore Kennedy (deceased), Billie Jean King, Joseph Lowery, Joseph Medicine Crow, Harvey Bernard Milk (deceased), Sandra Day O'Connor, Sidney Poitier, Chita Rivera, Mary Robinson, Janet Davison Rowley, Desmond Tutu, Muhammad Yunus
2009 Jan 13: US President George Walker Bush awards PMF to Tony Blair, John Howard, Alvaro Uribe
2008 June 19: Bush awards PMF to Benjamin Carson, Anthony Fauci, Tom Lantos, Peter Pace, Donna Shalala, Laurence Silberman
2007 Nov 5: Bush awards PMF to Gary Stanley Becker, Oscar Elias Biscet, Francis S Collins, Benjamin L Hooks, Henry John Hyde (deceased), Brian P Lamb, Harper Lee, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
2006 Dec 15: Bush awards PMF to Ruth Johnson Colvin, Norman Francis, Paul Bede Johnson, Riley B B King, Joshua Lederberg, David McCullough, Norman Mineta, John O'Neil aka Buck O'Neil, William Lewis Safire, Natan Sharansky
2005 Nov 9: Bush awards PMF to Muhammad Ali, Carol Burnett, Vinton Cerf, Robert Conquest, Aretha Franklin, Alan Greenspan, Andy Griffith, Paul Harvey, Robert Kahn, Sonny Montgomery, Richard B Myers, Jack Nicklaus, Frank Robinson, Paul Rusesabagina
2004 Dec 14: Bush awards PMF to Lewis Paul Bremer III, Tommy Franks, George John Tenet
2004 June 23: Bush awards PMF to Edward W Brooke, Doris Day, Gilbert M Grosvenor, Gordon B Hinckley, Estee Lauder, Rita Moreno, Arnold Palmer, Arnall Patz, Norman Podhoretz, Walter B Wriston
2004 June 4: Bush awards PMF to John Paul II
2003 Dec 2: Bush awards PMF to Robert L Bartley
2003 Nov 12: Bush awards PMF to Lord Robertson
2003 July 23: Bush awards PMF to Jacques Barzun, Julia Child, Roberto Walker Clemente, Van Cliburn, Vaclav Havel?, Charlton Heston, Edward Teller, R David Thomas, Byron Raymond White, James Q Wilson, John R Wooden
2002 July 9: US President George Walker Bush awards PMF to Hank Aaron, Bill Cosby, Placido Domingo, Peter Drucker, Katharine Graham, D A Henderson, Irving Kristol, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, Gordon Moore, Nancy Reagan, Fred Rogers, A M Rosenthal
2000 Dec 6: US President William Jefferson Blythe Clinton IV awards PMF to Aung San Suu Kyi
2000 Aug 9: Clinton awards PMF to James Edward Burke, John Hubbard Chafee, Wesley Kanne Clark, William Crowe, Marian Wright Edelman, John Kenneth Galbraith, George Higgins, Jesse Jackson, Mildred Jeffrey, Mathilde Krim, George Stanley McGovern, Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Cruz Reynoso, Gardner Taylor, Simon Wiesenthal
1999 Aug 11: Clinton awards PMF to Lloyd Bentsen, Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr, others
1999 Aug 9: Clinton awards PMF to James Earl Carter Jr, Rosalynn Carter
1999 Apr 20: Clinton awards PMF to Helmut Kohl
1999 Mar 17: Clinton awards PMF to George J Mitchell
1998 Jan 15: Clinton awards PMF to Elliot Richardson, David A Rockefeller Sr, others
1997 Jan 17: Clinton awards PMF to Robert Joseph Dole
1990: US President George Herbert Walker Bush awards PMF to Margaret Hilda Thatcher
1983: US President Ronald Reagan awards PMF to Clare Booth Luce
Presidents Day
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Presidents_Day_(United_States)
Aka: Washington's Birthday
3rd Mon of Feb
2010: Feb 15; 2011: Feb 21; 2012: Feb 20
2009: Feb 16; 2008: Feb 18; 2007: Feb 19; 2006: Feb 20; 2005: Feb 21; 2004: Feb 16; 2003: Feb 17; 2002: Feb 18; 2001: Feb 19; 2000: Feb 21
Prides of the South East Conference
interpride.org/igc99/pose.htm
Mar
615-731-8532, email jwgilliam@aol.com, email sonnycc@bellsouth.net
 
Raleigh Rights Rally
Box 408, Apex, NC 27502, 919-522-4922, email R-R-R@att.net
2004: Feb 28 from Team Power Sports, 222 US-70 E, Garner, NC to Scooters/Twin Specialties, 1911 Sego Ct, North Raleigh, NC
Rally for Medical Marijuana for People with AIDS
212-228-3150
1991: May 18, 4pm-8pm at Washington Square, New York NY
Rally For Rescheduling Marijuana As Medicine
safeaccessnow.org/article.php?id=1295
Sponsor: Americans for Safe Access, 510-486-8083, email info@safeaccessnow.org
10am at US Health and Human Services, 200 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC
2004: Oct 5
Rally for the Republic
rally.campaignforliberty.com
Sponsor: Campaign for Liberty, Box 387, Alexandria, VA 22313-0387, 703-347-6886, fax 703-347-9130
Sponsorship Director Steve Bierfeldt
2008: Aug 31, 12noon-9pm at Earle Brown Heritage Center, Minneapolis, MN 55430, $85
2008: Sept 1, 7-11pm at Blaines National Sports Center Stadium, Blaine, MN with Emcee Adam Curry, Ronald Ernest Paul, Aimee Allen, Rick Ellis, Rockie Lynn, Mark Scibilia, $0
2008: Sept 2, 11:30am-10pm at Target Center, Minneapolis, MN 55430 with Emcee Tucker Swanson McNear Carlson, Ronald Ernest Paul, Bruce Fein, Barry Morris Goldwater Jr, Gary Earl Johnson, Adam Charles Kokesh, Grover Glenn Norquist, Jesse Ventura, Doug Wead, $17.76
Rally in Hell
therallyinhell.com, midwestwheelsofhope.com
Sponsor: Midwest Wheels of Hope, email admin@midwestwheelsofhope.com, benefiting Ozone House
starting 10am at Downtown Plymouth, MI; 10am at Town and Country Harley Davidson, US-12 & US-127, Cement City, MI; 9:30am at ABC Harley Davidson, M-59, Waterford MI; ending at Hell Creek Ranch, 10866 Cedar Lake Rd, Hell, MI
2008: June 8, $20
Rally, March and Concert to End Marijuana Prohibition
Aka: see Fourth of July Smoke-In
Ramadan
2002: Nov 6-Dec 5
Ayn Rand Day
aynrandday.com, web.me.com/freemindsinstitute/Ayn_Rand_Day/Ayn_Rand_Day.html
Sponsors: Free Minds Institute, Atlas Society, email FreeMindsInstitute@gmail.com
Organizers Kate Herrick, Fred Stitt
Issues: Ayn Rand, Objectivists July 9 at FreedomFest, Bally's Paris Resort, Las Vegas, NV
2010: with Barbara Branden, Nathaniel Branden, Jennifer Burns, Orson Scott Card, Anne Conover Heller, Kate Herrick, David Kelley, John Mackey
Ayn Rand's Birthday
Issues: Ayn Rand, Objectivists Feb 2
Reason Foundation Anniversary Banquet
reason.org/anniversary.html
Sponsor: Reason Foundation, 3415 S Sepulveda Blvd #400, Los Angeles, CA 90034, 310-391-2245, fax 310-391-4395
2003: Nov 5 at Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills, CA
Reason Rally
reasonrally.org, reasonrally.com
Sponsors American Atheists Inc, American Humanist Association, Atheist Alliance of America, Atheist Nexus, Brights, Camp Quest, Inc, Center for Inquiry, Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science, Foundation Beyond Belief, Freedom From Religion Foundation Inc, Freethought Society, Military Association of Atheists and Freethinkers, National Atheist Party, James Randi Educational Foundation, Secular Coalition for America, Secular Student Alliance, Society for Humanistic Judaism, Stiefel Freethought Foundation, United Coalition of Reason, Washington Area Secular Humanists
Issue: Nontheism
2012: Mar 24 at Washington DC with Jessica Ahlquist, Bad Religion, Dan Barker, Jamila Bey, Greta Christina, R Elisabeth Cornwell, Richard Dawkins, Fred Edwords, Sean Faircloth, Jesse Galef, Annie Laurie Gaylor, Greg Graffin, Tom Harkin, Victor Harris, Eddie Izzard, Jamie Kilstein, Lawrence Krauss, Rom Lindsay, Hemant Mehta, Tim Minchin, P Z Myers, Taslima Nasrin, Paul Provenza, Cristina Rad, James Randi, Adam Savage, Shelley Segal, Michael Shermer, David P Silverman, Roy Speckhardt, Fortney H Stark, 20000 attendees
Reason Weekend
Sponsor: Reason Foundation, 3415 S Sepulveda Blvd #400, Los Angeles, CA 90034, 310-391-2245, fax 310-391-4395
2003: Mar 13-16 at Hotel Del Coronado, San Diego, CA
Reclaim Democracy Conference
democracyusa.org/events/conference.html
Sponsor: Center for Voting and Democracy, 6930 Carroll Ave #610, Takoma Park, MD 20912, 301-270-4616, fax 301-270-4133
2003: Nov 22-23 at Convention Center, Washington, DC
RedState Gathering
redstategathering.com redirects to redstate.com/gathering
Sponsors RedState, American Majority, Franklin Center for Government and Public Integrity, FreedomWorks, Heritage Action for America
Issue: Conservatives
2013: Aug 2-3 at Westin Canal Place, New Orleans LA with Piyush "Bobby" Jindal, $249, addl $199, 20% off with promotion code "EARLYBIRD"
2012: Aug 2-5 at Omni Jacksonville Hotel, Jacksonville FL with Rafael Edward "Ted" Cruz, Ken Cuccinelli, Karen Handel, Piyush "Bobby" Jindal, Ron Johnson, David Limbaugh, Reince Priebus, Rick Scott, Joe Wurzelbacher, $199
2011: at Charleston SC
2010: at Austin TX
2009: 1st Annual at Atlanta GA
Religious Freedom Day
envirotext.eh.doe.gov/data/eos/bush/19921209.html, freerepublic.com/forum/a369eb92d2b2c.htm
Jan 16
Religious Leaders For A More Just And Compassionate Drug Policy Conference
religiousleaders.home.mindspring.com
Sponsor: Religious Leaders For A More Just And Compassionate Drug Policy, 615-327-9775, fax 615-327-7914
2002: Dec 8-10 at Nashville, TN with Ethan Nadelmann, David Satcher, Charles Thomas, $50
Repeal Day
repealday.org, email info@repealday.org
Issues: Alcohol, Constitution of the United States 21st Amendment
Dec 5
1933: Dec 5, Utah ratifies 21st Amendment, becoming the final state of the 3/4 states needed to ratify
Republican Liberty Caucus National Convention
rlc.org/category/events
Sponsor: Republican Liberty Caucus
2011: Feb 12 at Hilton Arlington, 950 N Stafford St, Arlington, VA 22203 with Gary E Johnson, Justin A Amash, Randy E Barnett, David D Boaz, Jamie Callender, John Dennis, Dan Eichenbaum, Dan Halloran, Paul L Jacob, Cindy Jones, Robert D Kampia, R Kenneth Lindell, Don Murphy, Terri McCormick, William Redpath, Murray Sabrin, Todd Seavey, Joe Seehusen, Nathan J? Tabor, Clifford F Thies, advance $135
2008: Sept 12-14 at Detroit Metro Airport Crowne Plaza, 8000 Merriman Rd, Romulus, MI 48174
1991: 1st Annual
Republican Liberty Caucus of Michigan Annual Convention
Sponsor: Republican Liberty Caucus of Michigan
2008: May 3, 1pm at Fire Rock Grill, 1535 N Old US-23, Howell, MI 48843, 810-832-5080
Republican National Convention
gopconvention2008.com
Sponsor: Republican National Committee
2012: Aug 27-30 at Tampa, FL
2008: Sept 1-4 at Xcel Energy Center, Saint Paul, MN; also see Sept 1 2008
1996: with Susan Molinari
Republican Party Caucuses, US Presidential
also see Elections, US Presidential Partisan Primary
2012: Mar 18 at Puerto Rico
2012: Mar 17 at MO
2012: Mar 13 at American Samoa, HI
2012: Mar 10 at Guam, KS, Virgin Islands
2012: Mar 6 at AK, ID, ND, WY
2012: Mar 3 at WA
2012: Feb 7 at CO, MN
2012: Feb 4 at ME, NV
2012: Jan 3 at IA
2008: Feb 23 at American Samoa, Virgin Islands
2008: Feb 9 at Guam, KS, WA
2008: Feb 5 at AK, CO, MN, ND
2008: Feb 1 at ME
2008: Jan 25-Feb 7 at HI
2008: Jan 19 at NV
2008: Jan 5 at WY
2008: Jan 3 at IA
Restoring America Event
teapartyofamerica.org/2011/restoring-america-even
Sponsor: Tea Party of America, Iowa Tea Party
Issue: Conservatives
2011: Sept 3, 11am-2pm at National Balloon Classic Field, 15335 Jewell St, Indianola, IA 50125 with Sarah Heath Palin, free admission, $5 parking, $40 bus parking
Restoring the Republic: Foreign Policy and Civil Liberties
fff.org/classroom/intro.html
Sponsor Future of Freedom Foundation
at Hyatt Regency Reston, Reston VA
2008: June 6-8 with Bruce Fein
2007: June 1-4
Retail Tobacco Dealers of America Annual Convention and International Trade Show
rtda.org/tradeshow.html
Sponsor: Retail Tobacco Dealers of America Inc, 12 Galloway Ave #1B, Cockeysville, MD 21030, 410-628-1674, fax 410-628-1679, email info@rtda.org
Issue: Tobacco
2005: Aug 7-10 at New Orleans Convention Center, New Orleans, LA
Ridvan
2002: Apr 14-
RifleStock (defunct?)
thepatriotstore.net/PRODUCT-TPSRIFLESTOCK.html
Issue: Immigration Liberation
Aka: The Border Protection Picnic Project
2011: Mar 18-20
riflestock2011.com (2011)
Right Nation (RN)
unitedtorestorefreedom.com/rightnation2011
Sponsor United To Restore Freedom, not sponsored by Right Nation organization
Issue: Conservatism
2011: Nov 3-5
2010: 1st Annual?
Roach Roast (defunct)
Sponsors: Columbus Institute for Contemporary Journalism, Personal Responsibilty Amendment (defunct)
mapinc.org/norml/v03.n1305.a07.html?, notesonthescene.com/rainbow_farm.html
Fri-Mon of Labor Day Weekend at Rainbow Farm Campground (defunct), 59896 Pemberton Rd, Vandalia, MI
2001: cancelled before organizer's killing
2000: Sept 1-4 with Louis Gatewood Galbraith, Tom Ness now Stephanie Angeline Loveless, Sue Ness now Sue Loveless, Gregory Carl Schmid
Rockefeller Drug Laws Effect on Prisoners and Ex-prisoners Panel
justiceworks.org
212-348-8142, 718-499-6704 ext 208, email snapjwc@msn.com
2003: Sept 25, 6:30-8:30pm at Metro Community United Methodist Church, 1975 Madison Ave, New York, NY
Roe v Wade Anniversary
Jan 22 at Washington, DC
Rolling Thunder Motorcycle Rally
rollingthunder1.com, rollingthundermotorcyclerally.com
Sponsor: RT Inc National, Box 216, Neshanic Station, NJ 08853, 908-369-5439, fax 908-369-2072, email info@rollingthunder1.com
Sponsor: RTMR Washington DC, Box 1873, Winchester, VA 22604, email rtm@earthlink.net
Fri before Memorial Day-Sun
Fri, 9am at Molly Pitcher Rest Stop, btwn Exit 8 & 8a, New Jersey Turnpike, NJ (Departure)
Fri, 9pm at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Washington, DC (Candle Light Vigil)
Sat, 10am at Hyatt Regency Crystal City depart to Fort Washington, MD (Harley-Davidson Pig Roast)
Sun, 7am-12noon at North Pentagon Parking Lot (Assemble)
Sun, 12noon depart North Pentagon Parking Lot (Ride for Freedom)
Sun, 1:30pm at Reflecting Pool across from Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC (Speakers & Music)
2005: May 27-29
Rosh Hashanah
2002: Sept 7
Running of the Nudes
runningofthenudes.com, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Running_of_the_Nudes, festivalpig.com/Running-of-the-Nudes.html, dailycaller.com/2013/05/26/8-weird-parades-youve-never-heard-of-slideshow/running-of-the-nudes
Sponsor: People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
Issues: Animal Rights, Naturism & Clothing Liberation
2 days before Running of the Bulls, July 5 or 6 at Pamplona, Spain
2002: 1st Annual
 
Safer Michigan Ballot Initiative Summit (nonrecurring)
facebook.com/events/441911759189652
Sponsor Committee for a Safer Michigan
Issue: Cannabis Propositions
2012: Dec 16, 1-4pm at Gone Wired Cafe, 2021 E Michigan Ave, Lansing, MI 48912
Saint John's Day
Sponsor: Sovereign Order of Malta aka Knights of Malta
June 24
Saint Patrick's Day
Mar 17 at pubs and bars everywhere
au naturale at New Orleans, LA
2002: Mar 16 au naturale at New Orleans, LA
Samhain
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samhain
Aka: All Hallows Day, All Hallows Eve, All Saints Day, Celtic New Year, Halloween
Oct 31 evening-Nov 1
Sammies
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sam_Adams_Alliance#The_Sammies
Sponsor Sam Adams Alliance
Issue: Activism
2010: Apr 16 at Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago IL with Andrew J Breitbart
2008: 1st Annual
San Francisco Sex Worker Film, Arts and Music Festival
sexworkerfest.com
Box 210256, San Francisco, CA 94121, 415-751-1659, email swfest@bayswan.org
Sponsors Bay Area Sex Workers Advocacy Network; Desiree Alliance; International Sex Worker Foundation for Art, Culture and Education; Sex Workers Outreach Project-USA
Issue: Prostitution Liberty
2009: May 30-June 7 at Center for Sex and Culture, Artist's Television Access, Roxie Cinema, Elrio, and other places in San Francisco CA
2007: 5th
2005: May 1-8 at Roxie Cinema, 3117 16th St, and other places in San Francisco CA, then known as 4th San Francisco Sex Worker Film and Arts Festival
2003: May 23-26 at Roxie Cinema, 3117 16th St, San Francisco CA, then known as 3rd San Francisco Sex Worker Film and Video Festival
2001: May 25-27 at Roxie Cinema, 3117 16th St, San Francisco CA, then known as 2nd San Francisco Sex Worker Film and Video Festival
1999: May 7-8 at Roxie Cinema, 3117 16th St, San Francisco CA, then known as San Francisco Sex Worker Film and Video Festival
Santa Cruz Industrial Hemp Expo (defunct?)
Santa Cruz, CA, 408-457-2670
Issue: Cannabis Hemp Liberty
cruzexpo.com (2009)
Save the Farm Festival (nonrecurring)
Sponsor: National Campaign to End Prohibition Now! (defunct)
1994: June 17-19 at 15750 Bryson Rd, Millfield, OH 45761 with Kevin Aplin, Richard James Birkett, Adam L Brook, Chris Conrad, Louis Gatewood Galbraith, Jack Herer, Dale Hinote, Ronald H Linker, Vicki Linker, Ben Masel, Michael Poore, Susan Sunshine, Gary Sweeney, Ed Wagner aka Lone Reefer
Scarecrow Burning
1st Sat of Oct at Thumb area, MI
2003: Oct 4
Second Amendment March
secondamendmentmarch.com
Founder Skip Coryell; President Terri Stocke; Treasurer Nichole Ridner; MI Coordinator Brian Jeffs
Issues: Constitution of the United States 2nd Amendment, Firearms Liberty
2010: Apr 19, 10am-4pm at Washington Monument, Washington, DC, with 2000 attendees
Seattle Hempfest
hempfest.org
Co-Founder & Executive Director Vivian McPeak; Sponsor: The Hemp Coalition, Box 27496, Seattle, WA 98125, 206-781-5734, fax 425-413-0342, email hempfest@hemp.net
Aka: formerly Washington Hemp Expo
"Speaker List" hempfest.org/lineup.php#speakers
10am-8pm at Myrtle Edwards Park Pier 70, Broad St & Alaska Way, Seattle, WA
2010: with David C Nott
2004: Aug 21-22
2001: Aug 18-19 at Myrtle Edwards Park Pier 70, Seattle, Washington
2000: Aug 20 at Myrtle Edwards Park Pier 70, Seattle, Washington
1999: Aug 22 at Myrtle Edwards Park Pier 70, Seattle, Washington
1998: Aug 23
1997: Aug 21-22
1994: Aug 14
1992: Sept 19
1991: Aug 17 at Volunteer Park, Seattle, Washington
Seattle Hempfest Benefit
seattlehempfest.com/benefits.phtml
2002: Apr 20 at Fremont Convention Centre, 160 N Canal St, Fremont, WA, $10
Secular Society and Its Enemies
see 2007 Conference of the Center for Inquiry-New York City
Sex Maniac's Ball
sex-maniacs-ball.com, nightofthesenses.com
Sponsor: Sexual Freedom Coalition, email emma_royd@hotmail.com
Aka: renamed Night of the Senses, Sex Maniacs' Ball, Safer Sex Maniac's Ball
Affiliation: Erotic Awards
2004-: see Night of the Senses
2003: Sept 20 at Club SeOne, Weston St, London Bridge, London, England, aka Pastoral Ball
2002: Nov 15 at Bagleys Studio, Kings Cross Freight Depot, York Way, Kings Cross, London, England, aka Sex Maniac's All-Night Charity Gypsy Ball
2001: July 28 at The Chainstore, Trinity Bouy Wharf, Orchard Pl, London, England, aka Sex Maniac's Fairy Tail Ball
2000: May 6 at The Drome, Saint Thomas St, London Bridge, London, England, aka Sex Maniac's Confusion Ball
1999: May 22 at The Pleasure Rooms, 604 High Rd, Tottenham, London, England
1998: Apr 9 at The Powerhouse, Waterden Rd, Hackney Marshes, London, England
1997: Mar 20 at The Powerhouse, Waterden Rd, Hackney Marshes, London, England, aka Heavenly Sex Maniac's Charity Ball
1996: Apr 20 at Anal Academy, aka Brixton Academy, London, England (cancelled)
1995: Mar 22 at Club UK, Buckhold Rd, Wandsworth, London, England, aka Safer Planet Sex Ball & Hanky Panky Banquet
1994: Mar 19 at Royal Victoria Docks, London, England, aka Safer Planet Sex Ball
1993: aka Smut Fest
1992: at Zatapeks Japanese Temple, Battersea, England, aka Royal Safer Sex Maniacs Ball
1991: Sept 12 at Zatapeks Japanese Temple, Battersea, England, aka Fantasy Circus and Geisha Ball
1990: Sept 1 at Didcot, Oxfordshire, England
1989: at Linford Film Studios, England
1988: at Le Palais, England
1987: Nov 27 at Eccentric Club, 9 Ryder St, London, England
1986: Nov 20 at London Dungeon, 28 Tooley St, Waterloo, London, England
Sex Maniacs' Fairy Tail Ball
Sexpo
Dec ? at Australia
Sexual Freedom Parade
sfc.org.uk
Sponsor: Sexual Freedom Coalition, Box 4ZB, London, W1A 4ZB, England, tel 0171-460-1979
at London, England
Shamrock Spring Freedom Camp (defunct?)
at Shamrock Stables, Hwy 37, 5-1/2 miles north of Hwy 38, Noblesville, IN
317-546-5423, email jim-geri@worldnet.att.net?
1998: Aug 17-19, $20
concentric.net/~Tkeenan/F.html (2009)
Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT Show)
shotshow.org, shotshowblog.com, gunsholstersandgear.com/gun-trade-shows
Sponsor National Shooting Sports Foundation
at Sands Expo and Convention Center, Las Vegas NV, attendees 16+, "trade only"
Issue: Firearms
2014: Jan 14-17
2013: Jan 15-18, 8:30am-5:30pm, 8:30am-4:00pm Fri
2012: Jan 17-20
1992: w Oliver Laurence North
1979: 1st Annual
Sixth Street Smokeout
texasnorml.org/?page_id=408
Sponsor: Texas National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
Issue: Cannabis Liberty
2010: Oct 2, 7pm at Momo's Club, 618 W Sixth St, Austin, TX 78701, advanced $10, at door $15, members $10
2005: 1st Annual
Skeptics Conference
Sponsor: Committee for Skeptical Inquiry formerly Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal
Box 703, Amherst, NY 14226, 716-636-1425 x200, x217, email sketinq@aol.com
2003:
2002: June 20-23 at Hilton Burbank Airport and Convention Center, 2500 Hollywood Way, Burbank, CA 91505, $159, students $75, "Fourth World Skeptics Conference"
Ski Naked Day
Last day of ski season at Lake Tahoe, NV; Aspen Mountain, CO; Crested Butte, CO; and other ski resorts
Skin Two Expo
skintwo.co.uk/indexball.html
Sponsor: Skin Two, 14 Grand Union Centre, West Row, London, W10 5AS, England, tel 44-181-286-8061, tel 44-0-181-968-0234, fax 44-0-181-960-2464, email online@skintwo.co.uk
Oct ? at London, England
Skin Two Rubber Ball
skintwo.co.uk/indexball.html
Sponsor: Skin Two, 14 Grand Union Centre, West Row, London, W10 5AS, England, tel 44-181-286-8061, tel 44-0-181-968-0234, fax 44-0-181-960-2464, email online@skintwo.co.uk
Nov ?, 10pm-3am at Fabric, 77a Charterhouse St, London EC1, England, £40, advance £35
Skin Two Rubber Ball Weekend
skintwo.co.uk/indexball.html
Sponsor: Skin Two, 14 Grand Union Centre, West Row, London, W10 5AS, England, tel 44-181-286-8061, tel 44-0-181-968-0234, fax 44-0-181-960-2464, email online@skintwo.co.uk
Oct ? at London, England
Slacker Day
Feb 22 at England
SlutWalk
slutwalk.net, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SlutWalk
Issues: Clothing, Sexual Abuse, Women & Women Rights
at Austin TX, Bhopal India, Boston MA, Calgary Alberta Canada, Chicago IL, Gdansk Poland, Hamilton Ontarion Canada, Jerusalem Israel, Kolkata India, London England, Melbourne Australia, Ottawa Ontario Canada, Philadelphia PA, Rio de Janeiro Brazil, Sao Paulo Brazil, Seattle WA, Toronto Ontario Canada, Warsaw Poland, Washington DC
2012: over 200 cities
2011: 1st Annual
SlutWalk DC
slutwalkdc.com, facebook.com/SlutWalkDC, slutwalkdc.tumblr.com
email form slutwalkdc.com/wordpress/?page_id=8, email info@slutwalkdc.com
Organizers Danielle Simms, Samantha Wright, Javon, Fallon; Volunteer Coordinator Shawn Wright
Issues: Clothing, Sexual Abuse, Women & Women Rights
2nd Sat of Apr, ~11am-3pm at Washington DC
2013: Aug 10, 11am at African American Civil War Memorial/U St Station, Washington DC, 11:30 March, 12noon-3pm Speakers at Malcolm X Park aka Meridian Hill Park
2012: Aug 12, 10:30am at Lafayette Sq, Washington DC, 11am March down 15th St NW to Washington Monument, 12noon-2pm Speakers at National Sylvan Theatre 2011: Aug 13, 1st Annual, 11am Rally at Lafayette Sq, Washington DC, 12noon March down 15th St NW, 1pm Speakers at National Sylvan Theatre
facebook.com/dcslutwalk (2013)
SlutWalk Toronto (SWTO)
slutwalktoronto.com, slutwalktoronto.tumblr.com, facebook.com/SlutWalkToronto, email slutwalkto@gmail.com, email colleen@slutwalktoronto.com
Issues: Clothing, Sexual Abuse, Women & Women Rights
at Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2013: Apr 3, aka International Day Against Victim Blame, aka International Day of Protest over Russia's Attack on LGBTQ People
2012: May 25, 5pm at Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto, 5:30pm Walk up University Ave, 6:30pm-8pm Speakers at Queen's Park
2011: Apr 3, 1st Annual at Queen's Park, Toronto with 3000 attendees
Southern Gaming Summit
sgsummit.com
256-852-4490
Issue: Gaming
2005: May 4-5 at Gulf Coast Convention Center, Biloxi, MS
Space: The Free-Market Frontier
Sponsors: Cato Institute, ProSpace, Space Frontier Foundation
202-218-4633, email space@cato.org
2001: Mar 15, 9am-6pm at Cato Institute, 1000 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001
Spring Music Fest
317-251-5463, recording 317-251-3378, vending 812-789-2219
Aka: 420 Music Festival
Stalking Awareness Month
Jan 1-31
Stand Up for Religious Freedom
standupforreligiousfreedom.com
Sponsors: Pro-Life Action League, Citizens for a Pro-Life Society
Issue: Religion Freedom
2012: June 8, 12noon at Upper Senate Park, Washington DC and cities across US
2012: March 23
Stella Awards (defunct)
stellaawards.com, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stella_Awards
Founder Randy Cassingham
Issues: Frivolous Lawsuits, Legal Reform
2007: Last "True Stella Awards" 2002: 1st Annual
Stonewall Anniversary
June 27-28
Aka: also see Christopher Street Day, Heritage of Pride
Stony Awards
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stony_Awards
Sponsor: High Times
Aka: Stonys
2008: Sept 27 at Malibu Inn, Malibu CA with Host Vaporella
2007: Oct 13 at Knitting Factory, Hollywood CA with Host Thomas B Kin Chong
2006: Oct 24 at BB King's, New York City NY with Hosts Douglas Steven Benson, Reginald Noble aka Redman
2005: Sept 28 at Spirit Nightclub with Tony Camin
2003: Mar 5 at BB King's, New York City NY with Paul Montgomery Shore
2002: at BB King's, New York City NY with Jim Breuer
2001: at Anthology Film Archives, New York City NY with Brian McCann
2000: at Anthology Film Archives, New York City NY with Hosts Upright Citizens Brigade, 1st Annual
Stop Watching Us Rally (nonrecurring?)
rally.stopwatching.us
Sponsors: Access, American Civil Liberties Union, Center for Democracy and Technology, Demand Progress, Electronic Frontier Foundation, Fight for the Future, Free Press, FreedomWorks, Mozilla, reddit, Restore the Fourth, Thoughtworks
Issues: Constitution of the United States 4th Amendment, Surveillance
2013: Oct 26 at Capitol Reflecting Pool, Washington DC
Related Articles:
"Libertarians And Progressives Team Up Against NSA Surveillance" by Rosie Gray, Oct 26 2013
Jerome Strong Civil Liberties Award
Sponsor: American Civil Liberties Union of Washtenaw County, rsvp 734-485-8752, 2309 Yost Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
2001: Oct 28, 3:30pm at 139 Laurin Dr, Ann Arbor, MI, $25
Students for Sensible Drug Policy Midwest Conference
ssdp.org/midwest/index.htm
Sponsor: Loyola Students for Sensible Drug Policy, 847-800-6696, 202-293-4414, email matt@ssdp.org, email darrell@ssdp.org
2003: Apr 12-13 at Loyola University, Chicago, IL with Gary Johnson, Jesse Jackson
Sturgis Rally
sturgisweb.com
at Sturgis, SD and Rushmore Plaza Civic Ctr, Rapid City, SD
2002: Aug 5-11
2001: Aug 6-12
Related Documentary:
Sturgis: Motorcycle Mania
Summer Beer Festival
michiganbrewersguild.org
Sponsor: Michigan Brewers Guild
Sat, 1-6pm at Frog Island Park, Huron River near Cross St, Ypsilanti, MI, $25, adv $20
2004: July 24
2003: July 26
Summer Solstice Hemp Happening (SSHH) (defunct?)
Sponsors: Tune Town, Ronald E Gascon aka John Galt Jr
Issue: Cannabis Hemp
1999: June 18-21 at Tunetown Campgrounds, Cherrytree PA, $22
members.aol.com/station019/sshh.htm (2009), ttpa.com
Summernats Car Festival
summernats.com.au/Summernats Info.htm
at Exhibition Park, Canberra, Australia
2002: Jan 3-9
Summit of the Americas
Apr 20-22 at Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Sunshine Week
sunshineweek.org, email sunshineweek@asne.org
Sponsors: American Society of News Editors, Bloomberg LP, John S and James L Knight Foundation, Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
Issues: Government Information, Dissemination & Disclosure, Press Liberty
Mon before Mar 16-Mon after Mar 16 at Washington, DC
2013: Mar 11-18
2005: 1st Annual Sunshine Week
Sweet Leaf Fall Fest
tdstelme.net/~mevocals/vocalendar.html
? Fri-Sun of Sept at ME, $25, advance $20, $10/day
SwingFest
swingfestevents.com, swingfest.com (parked)
Sponsor: SwingFest LLC, 1107 Key Plaza #326, Key West, FL 33040, 305-942-9715, email general@swingfestevents.com
Issue: Polyamory
2011: Jan 21-22 at Telluride, CO
2008: July 30-Aug 2 at Westin Diplomat Resort, Hollywood, FL with Mary (Carey) Cook
SwingStock
swingstock.com, 2creeks.com, attractionusa.com/swingstock-2011-reservation-form-2
Sponsor: Aspire Inc, 320-245-6803, email form swingstock.com/?page_id=98
Aka: SwingStock Paradise Campout
Issue: Polyamory
2011: July 13-17 at Two Creeks Campground, 62399 Duxbury Rd, Sandstone, MN 55072

2005: July 13-17 at MN
1988: 1st Annual
Sydney Mardi Gras Parade
mardigras.com.au
Mar ? at Sydney, Australia
2002: Mar 2
 
THC Expo
thcexpo.com, myspace.com/thcexpo, email sales@thcexpo.com
Founders Brian Roberts, Todd Patrick McCormick?
Issue: Cannabis Liberty
at Los Angeles Convention Center, $10
2010: Apr 23-25
2009: June 13-14
Target Fireworks
theparade.org/riverdays.php, 313-923-7400
Issue: Fireworks
Aka: formerly Marshall Field Target Fireworks
Last Mon of June, 9pm at International Freedom Festival near Detroit River, Detroit, MI & Windsor, Ontario, Canada
2011: June 27
2003: June 25
2002: June 27
2001: June 27
theparade.org/flash/international/fireworks.html (2011)
Tax Day Tea Party
taxdayteaparty.com, aftertheteaparty.com
Sponsors: American Majority, American Solutions for Winning the Future, Americans for Limited Government, DontGo Movement, FreedomWorksInstitute for Liberty, Smart Girl Politics, Top Conservatives on Twitter
Issue: Income Tax, Tax Liberation
Apr 15
Tax Freedom Day
taxfoundation.org/research/topic/116.html taxfoundation.org/taxfreedomday, taxfoundation.org/research/show/26085.html
Sponsor: Tax Foundation
Note: first date excludes budget deficits, second date includes budget deficits
2014: Apr 21, May 6
2013: Apr 18
2012: Apr 13
2011: Apr 12, May 23

2010: Apr 9, May 17
2009: Apr 8, May 17
2008: Apr 16, May 3
2007: Apr 24, May 2
2006: Apr 24, May 6
2005: Apr 21, May 5
2004: Apr 15, May 2
2003: Apr 14, May 2
2002: Apr 17, Apr 27
2001: Apr 27, Apr 26
2000: May 1, Apr 25
1999: Apr 29, Apr 27
1998: Apr 29, Apr 28
1997: Apr 27, May 1
1996: Apr 25, May 2
1995: Apr 23, May 4
1994: Apr 22, May 5
1993: Apr 20, May 7
1992: Apr 19, May 10
1991: Apr 21, May 11
1990: Apr 21, May 9
1989: Apr 22, May 5
1988: Apr 21, May 5
1987: Apr 22, May 5
1986: Apr 19, May 9
1985: Apr 18, May 8
1984: Apr 17, May 4
1983: Apr 18, May 10
1982: Apr 22, May 5
1981: Apr 24, May 1
1980: Apr 21, Apr 30
1975: Apr 17, Apr 29
1970: Apr 19
1965: Apr 8
1960: Apr 11
1955: Apr 4
1950: Mar 31
1945: Mar 30
1940: Mar 7
1935: Feb 26
1930: Feb 12
1925: Feb 4
1920: Feb 13
1915: Jan 25
1910: Jan 19
1905: Jan 20
1900: Jan 22
Tax Protest Day
Apr 15 at all United States Post Offices
Tea Party Express
teapartyexpress.org, email form teapartyexpress.org/contact, email info@teapartyexpress.org
Sponsor: Our Country Deserves Better PAC
2010: Mar 27 at Searchlight NV, Las Vegas NV; Mar 28 at Phoenix AZ, Flagstaff AZ; Mar 29 at Saint George UT; Mar 30 at Provo UT, Salt Lake City UT; Mar 31 at Grand Junction CO, Denver CO; Apr 1 North Platte NE, Omaha NE; Apr 2 Topeka KS, Tulsa OK; Apr 3 at Little Rock AR, Tupelo MS; Apr 4 at Huntsville AL, Nashville TN; Apr 5 at Evansville IN, Saint Louis MO, Springfield IL; Apr 6 at Davenport IA, Rockford IL, Madison WI; Apr 7 at Milwaukee WI, Green Bay WI; Apr 8 at Minneapolis MN, Duluth MN; Apr 9 at Escanaba MI, Sault Sainte Marie MI; Apr 10 Traverse City MI, Grand Rapids MI, Lansing MI; Apr 11 at Detroit MI, Cleveland OH, Erie PA; Apr 12 at Buffalo NY, Syracuse NY; Apr 13 at Albany NY, Concord NH; Apr 14 at Boston MA; Apr 15 at Washington DC
Teach a Friend to Homebrew Day
Sponsor: American Homebrewers Association, 888-822-6273, 303-447-0816, email gary@brewersassociation.org
1st Sat
2005: Nov 5
Telluride Mushroom Festival
telluride.com/mushroom.html
Sponsor: Fungophile, Box 480503, Denver, CO 80248-0503, voice/fax 303-296-9359, email jason@causecommunications.com
at Elks Park, Telluride, CO, $265, advance $245
2002: Aug 22-25
Tenth Amendment Day
reteaparty.com/2009/03/09/march-10th-send-washington-dc-a-friendly-reminder, humblelibertarian.com/2009/03/march-10th-is-tenth-amendment-day.html
Issue: Constitution of the United States 10th Amendment, US States Rights
Mar 10
Texas Cannabis Crusade
texascannabiscrusade.com
Sponsors: Texas National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, OutGrow Big Bro
2011: May 7
2010: May 1, 10am at Wooldridge Square Park, 12noon to State Capitol Bldg, Austin, TX with Bruce Fox, Champa, Barry Cooper
2008: 1st Annual
Thanksgiving Day
4th Thu of Nov
2008: Nov 27
2007: Nov 22
2006: Nov 23
2005: Nov 24
2004: Nov 25
2003: Nov 27
2002: Nov 28
2001: Nov 22
2000: Nov 23
Third Stone Festival
612-815-6120
Sept ? at MN
13 Moon Walk 4 Peace
13moonwalk4peace.org
Sponsor: Trail of Dreams World Peace Walkers, 404-374-1162
Organizer: Audri Scott Williams, 334-691-3216, email aewnowtime@aol.com
Issue: Peace
2010: Oct 10-Nov 11 2011 starting at Atlanta GA to 41 other cities and native American reservations
Tibetan Freedom Concert
248-645-6666, milarepa.org/events
1999: tibet99.com
Tibetan National Day
Mar 10 at all People's Republic of China embassies
Sponsor: Free Tibet Campaign
Tip-Up Town USA
cms.houghtonlakechamber.org/?site=2&d=26&dt=26
Issue: Alcohol
at Houghton Lake, MI, $5
2010: Jan 22-24, Jan 29-31 with 80000? attendees
2005: Jan 15-16, Jan 22-23
1955: Feb, 1st Annual, aka Winter Festival
Tokers' Bowl (defunct)
tokersbowl.com
Sponsor: Cannabis Culture, registration 22 E Cordova #209, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 4G8 Canada, email info@tokersbowl.com
at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
2006: cancelled
2005: July 1-4
2004: July 1-4
2003: May 1-4
2002: May 3-6 ?, 1st Annual
Topfree Run for Equal Rights
see Naked Mile
Toronto Fetish Night
northbound.com/a/events_fetngt.htm
at Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2002: Feb 14
Toronto Freedom Festival (TFF)
torontofreedomfestival.com/
Issue: Cannabis Liberty
1st Sat of May, 12noon-8pm at Queen's Park North, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2010: May 1 2007: 1st Annual
Toward A Free and Virtuous Society (TFAVS)
Toward a Free and Virtuous Society Student Conference (TFAVS)
acton.org/tfavs
Sponsor: Acton Institute, 616-454-3080, fax 616-454-9454, email info@acton.org
2004: Feb 19-22, Apr 15-18 at Rancho Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA; Aug 19-22 at Trinity Conference Center, West Cornwall, CT; Oct 14-17 at Gold Creek, Dawsonville, GA
2003: Mar 16-21 at Garrett Creek Ranch, Paradise, TX; Oct 16-19 at Gold Creek, Dawsonville, GA; Nov 6-9 at Rainbow Lodge Retreat Center, North Bend, WA
2002: Oct 3-6 at Rainbow Lodge Retreat Center, North Bend, WA
Transgender Day of Remembrance
gender.org/remember/day, pridesource.com/article.shtml?article=5256
Nov 20
Tri-City Libertarian Party Freedom Dinner
989-922-5226, email jfitzpatrick@webtv.net
2004: Feb 28, 7pm at Grand Banquet & Conference Ctr, 660 W Hampton Rd, Essexville, MI, $25 by Feb 21
2 Million Bikers
newsmax.com/US/2-million-bikers-dc-denied/2013/09/11/id/525000
Issue: Motorcyclists
2013: Sept 11 at Washington DC with 880,000 attendees
 
United Kingdom Conference on the Reduction of Drug Related Harm
ukhra.org/conf.html
c/o HIT, Hanover House, Hanover St, Liverpool L1 3DZ, Great Britain, tel 0870 990 9704, fax 0870 990 9705, email conferences@hit.org.uk
2004: Sept 24 at Royal Institute of British Architects, London, England
United Nations Day
Oct 24
United Nations Day and Flag Raising Protest
810-724-6113
Oct 24 at Michigan State Capitol steps, Lansing MI
United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture
June 26
Universal Children’s Day
http://www.un.org/Depts/dhl/children_day/, unicef.org/protection/index_46494.html, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Children%27s_Day#Universal_Children.27s_Day
Sponsors: Network of Young People Affected by War, United Nations
Issues: Child Soldiers, Youth & Youth Rights Aka: Universal Day of the Child
Affiliation: follows International Men's Day Nov 20
Up Your Alley
folsomstreetfair.com/alley
Sponsor: Folsom Street Events, 965 Mission #200, San Francisco, CA 94103
415-777-3247, fax 415-777-3248, email info@folsomstreetfair.org
Aka: Up Your Alley Fair
Last? Sun of July, 11am-6pm at Dore Alley at Folsom St btwn 9th St & 10th St, San Francisco, CA
2009: July 26
2008: July 27
2007: July 29
US Big Brother Awards
privacyinternational.org/bigbrother/us2000
Sponsor: Privacy International
2001: 6pm at Computers, Freedom and Privacy Conference, Westin Harbour Castle Hotel, Toronto, ON, Canada, $
Utah Hemp Festival
hemp.net/calendar/?id=82
Sponsor: Utah Hemp Alliance, 801-564-4024, fax 801-773-0740, email utahhempfestival@hempmasters.com
at Utah State Fair Park, 900 W North Temple, Salt Lake City, UT
2001: July 28-29
 
Values Voter Summit
kitchentableblog.com/2008/09/values-voter-summit-2008.html, afa.net/vvs_2008, blog.aul.org/2008/09/13/new-media-row-at-values-voter-summit, valuesvotersummit.org (2008)
Sponsors: American Family Association, Americans United for Life, Family Research Council
2008: Sept 12-14 at Washington, DC
Vernal Equinox Day
Aka: 1st Day of Spring; Day of Equal Daylight and Night in Spring
2008: Mar 20
2007: Mar 21
2006: Mar 20
2005: Mar 20
2004: Mar 20
2003: Mar 21
2002: Mar 20
2001: Mar 20
2000: Mar 20
Veterans' Day
Issue: Military
Nov 11
Victory in Europe Day
wpafb.af.mil/museum/history/wwii/veday.htm
Aka: V-E Day
May 8
Victory in Japan Day
Aka: V-J Day
Aug 15
 
WHEE
see World Hemp Expo Extravaganja
Washington's Birthday
Feb 22
Washington's Birthday Hemp Fest
Sponsor: Florida Organziation for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, 813-779-2551
Feb 24, 12noon-6pm at Lawery Park Bandshell, 7525 N Blvd, Tampa, FL
Wayne State University Students for Sensible Drug Policy/DPFMI Conference (non-recurring)
Sponsors: Wayne State University Students for Sensible Drug Policy (defunct?), Drug Policy Forum of Michigan (defunct), Detroit National Lawyers Guild
313-961-2255, email waynessdp@hotmail.com?
2003: Oct 3-4 at Bernath Aud & Helen DeRoy Aud, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI with John Conyers, Deborah Peterson Small, Eugene Oscapella, Clifford Wallace Thornton Jr
dpfmi.org/conf.htm, email infomi@drugsense.org (2008)
Weedstock (Portugal)
hemp.net/calendar/?id=128
tel 351-966713390, email protec@iol.pt
Affiliation: not affiliated with Ben Masel's Weedstock (Wisconsin)
June 1-6 at Faro, Algarve, Portugal
Weedstock (WI) (defunct)
Founder & Past Organizer Ben Masel (deceased)
Memorial Day Mon, formerly Memorial Day weekend Fri-Mon
2002: May 27 at Swan Park, Beaver Dam, WI
2000: May 26-29 at Fairfield or Baraboo WI
1998: May 22-25 at central WI
1997: May 23-26 at Ferryville WI
1995: May 26-29 at Baraboo WI, $25
1994: May 27-30 at Rainbow Oaks, Valley Junction WI, $25
1991: May 24-27 at Grey Thunder Jamboree Club, US-12 W, Black River Falls WI, $25
1990: May 26-28 at Grey Thunder Jamboree Club, US-12 W, Black River Falls WI
1989: May 27-28, 1st Annual at Grey Thunder Jamboree Club, US-12 W, Black River Falls WI
weedstock.com, ministryoftruth.org/weedstock.htm (2008)
West Coast Hash Bash
myspace.com/westcoasthashbash
Affiliation: not affiliated with Ann Arbor Hash Bash
Issue: Cannabis
2008: Feb 23-24 at Full Melt, Sacramento, CA
Western Conservative Summit
westernconservativesummit.com redirects to ccu.edu/centennial/events/wcsummit.asp, email centennial@ccu.edu, 303-963-3424
Sponsors Centennial Institute at Colorado Christian University, Daily Caller, Independence Institute, Colorado Union of Taxpayers, Americans for Prosperity Foundation, Heritage Foundation, Tea Party Patriots of Colorado, KNUS 710 AM, CitizenLink
Chairs Bill Armstrong, John Andrews
Issue: Conservatives
2012: June 29-July 1 at Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center, 650 15th St, Denver CO 80202 with Glenn Beck, Jan Brewer, Thomas Allen Coburn, Frank J Gaffney Jr, Hugh Hewitt, Phil Kerper, Mike Kopp, Tom Krannawitter, Wayne LaPierre, K T McFarland, Matt Mead, Dick Morris, Jay Richards, James Robison, Greg Schaller, Peter F Schweizer, Brad Stine, Geert Wilders
2011: July 29-31 at Denver Marriott City Center, 1701 California St, Denver, CO with Bill Armstrong, John Bolton, Arthur C Brooks, Pat Caddell, Herman Cain, Tucker Swanson McNear Carlson, Foster Friess, Frank J Gaffney Jr, Kevin Miller, Michelle Morin, Dick Morris, James Richard "Rick" Perry, Dennis Prager, Richard John Santorum, Mark Steyn, Cal Thomas, Juan Williams
2010: July 9-11 at Denver Marriot South, Lone Tree, CO, 1st Annual with Michele Marie Bachmann, John Eastman, Foster Friess, Frank J Gaffney Jr, Mary Katherine Ham, Michelle Malkin, Michelle Morin, Dick Morris, William Owens, Charles Patricoff, Joseph C Phillips, Dennis Prager, Kamal Saleem, Lee Strobel, Thomas Gerald Tancredo
White Privilege Conference (WPC)
Organizer: Marqita Jones, 4950 S Yosemite St F2#357, Greenwood Village, CO 80111, 303-486-6890, fax 303-486-6891
whiteprivilegeconference.com, email wpcinfo@theprivilegeinstitute.com
Issue: Europeans & White Rights
2014: Mar 26-29 at Monona Terrace Conference Center, Madison, WI
2000: 1st Annual
Related Articles:
"Taxpayer-Funded 'White Privilege' Conference Blocks Reporter, Claims It's 'Private' "> by Warner Todd Huston, Mar 30 2014
Whoohah
whoohah.com
608-583-4201, email info@whoohah.com
July ?
Windy City Hemp Fest (defunct)
Sponsors: Illinois Marijuana Initiative, Windy City Hemp Development Board, American Cannabis Society
773-381-9330, 773-281-2312, 773-363-2942, 773-363-6354, 773-588-8900, 773-486-8085, 312-433-6333
email windycityhemp420@hotmail.com
Issue: Cannabis
Aka: Chicago Peace and Hemp Festival ?, formerly Windy City Weed Fest
Sat-Sun, 12noon at Montrose Beach near Cricket Hill, Chicago, IL
2008: June 28 ?
2007: July 6-8 at Lincoln Park, Chicago IL, renamed Chicago Peace and Hemp Festival ?
2005: May 23, cancelled
2004: May 15-16
2003: May 17-18
2002: May 18-19
2000: May 13-14
1998: May 9-10 at Grant Park Bandshell, Jackson & Columbus, Chicago IL
1997: renamed Windy City Hemp Fest
1994: May 14, Windy City Weed Fest with Ben Masel, Terry Mitchell, James Wilson aka Chef Ra
1987: 1st Annual
studorg.nwu.edu/artperf/music/schedules/windy-city-weedfest95.htmlm wwa.com/~imihq (2005)
Windy City Lost Harvest Fest
jetrap.com/page57.html, americancannabissoc.org/wchdb.html
Sponsor: Windy City Hemp Development Board, 773-381-9330, 708-795-1146, email windycityhemp420@hotmail.com
12noon-9pm
2003: Sept 21-22 at Arvey Field, Roosevelt Rd btwn Lake Shore Dr & Columbus, Chicago, IL
2002: Sept 22-23
2001: Oct 13-14 at Montrose Beach near Crickett Hill, Montrose St, Chicago, IL
2000: at Lincoln Park, Chicago IL ?
Women of Color Day
Sponsor: International Association for Women of Color
2001: Mar 1
Women On Wheels International Ride-In
womenonwheels.org/htmlPages/ridein.htm, email ridein@womenonwheels.org
Sponsor: Women On Wheels, 83076, Lincoln, NE 68501
2008: July 8-10 at Boyne Falls, MI
2007: at Springfield, MO
2006: at Athens, GA
2005: at Boise, ID
1987: 1st Annual
Women's Equality Day
Woodstock
woodstock.com
Sponsor: SPAG, 331 W 57th St #477, New York, NY 10019, fax 212-603-4363
at Griffiss Park, Rome, NY
Woodward Dream Cruise
woodwarddreamcruise.com
Berkeley 248-546-2450, Birmingham 248-433-3550, Ferndale 248-582-3362 email ferndalecruise@yahoo.com, Huntington Woods 248-541-3030, Pleasant Ridge 248-542-7322, Pontiac 248-335-8740, Royal Oak 248-246-3300
Sat at Woodward Ave btwn 8 Mile Rd, Ferndale, MI and Pontiac, MI
2010: Aug 21, 9am-9pm
2002: Aug 16-17, 9am-11pm
2001: Aug 18
1995: 1st Annual
World AIDS Day
avert.org/worldaid.htm, gbgm-umc.org/programs/wad99, gbgm-umc.org/programs/hiv/wad.html
Dec ?
World Anti-Narcotics Day
wcoomd.org/press/?v=1&lid=1&cid=8&id=262
Sponsor: United Nations General Assembly
Issue: Drugs
Aka: International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, International Anti-Drugs Day
June 26
World Atheist Convention
atheist.ie/world-atheist-convention-2011
Sponsors: Atheist Alliance International, Atheist Ireland
2011: June 3-5 at O’Callaghan Alexander Hotel, Dublin, Ireland
World Beer Cup
brewersassociation.org/events/wbc/index.html
Sponsor: Brewers Association, 303-447-0816 x131, fax 303-447-2825, email nancy@brewersassociation.org
2006: Apr ? at Craft Brewers Conference and Brewexpo America
2004:
2002:
World Bribery and Corruption Compliance Forum
informaglobalevents.com/event/corr
Sponsor: IBC Legal Conference, Division of IIR Telecoms and Technology, tel 44-0-20-7017-5503
Issue: Government Corruption
2010: Sept 14-15 at London, England
World Business Forum (WBF)
wbfchicago.com
Sponsor: HSM Group, 501 Madison Ave, 10th Fl, New York, NY 10022, 866-711-4476, fax 212-308-6788, email info@wbfchicago.com
2004: Nov 17-18 at Arie Crown Theater, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL
World Environment Day
unep.org/wed
Sponsor: United Nations Environment Programme
June 5
2005: at San Francisco, CA, unep.org/wed/2005/english/About_WED_2005
2004: at Barcelona, Spain
2003: at Beirut, Lebannon
2002: at Shenzhen, China
World Expo of Beer
frankenmuthfestivals.com/worldexpobeer.php
Fri 5-10pm, Sat 3-10pm at Heritage Park, Frankenmuth, MI, $5
800-386-3378, email info@frankenmuthfestivals.com
2005: May 20-21
World Federation of Right to Die Societies Congress
wfrtds-congress.com, worldrtd.net/news/world-congress-2012
Sponsor World Federation of Right to Die Societies
2012: June 1-18 at Zurich, Switzerland
World Freedom Summit
Organizer: Lazarus Long
Sponsor: International Society for Individual Liberty
2004: at New Zealand ?
World Healing Day
July ? or Aug ? or Sept ?
World Hemp Expo Extravaganja (WHEE)
Sponsor: High Times
Issue: Cannabis
2000: Sept 15-16 at OH
2000: Aug 4-6 at Spirit Ridge Resort, WA, cancelled
2000: July 28-30 at Echo Lake Campground and Resort, Binghampton, NY
2000: July 14-16 at Rainbow Farm Campground, Vandalia, MI
1999: July 30-Aug 1 at Buckeye Lake Music Center, east of Columbus OH with Thomas B Kin Chong, Jack Herer, Jerry Garcia Band, John Entwhistle Band, Jefferson Starship, Richie Havens, Canned Heat, aka Freedom Fighters Festival
World Hemp Festival
high-5music.com
Sponsors: Cannabis Culture, High 5 Music, 541-995-7752, fax 541-995-2261, email wmconde@pond.net
at High 5 Music, 23005 N Coburg Rd, Harrisburg, OR
2001: July 20-22
World Naked Bike Ride
worldnakedbikeride.org
Sponsors: Artists for Peace, Work Less Party
Issues: Bicycles, Environment, Naturism & Clothing Liberation, Pollution
2011: June 10 at 70 cities
World No Tobacco Day
worldnotobaccoday.com/flash/about_wntd/index.htm
Sponsor: Coalition for World No Tobacco Day
Issue: Tobacco
2001: May 31
World Peace Day
peaceday.org
Sponsor: World Peace Day November 17 inc, Box 565245, Miami, Florida 33256-5245, email peaceguy@peaceday.org, email TIPPH@worldnet.att.net?
Nov 17
World Population Day (WPD)
unfpa.org/wpd
Sponsor: United Nations Population Fund, 220 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10017, 212-297-5020, fax 212-557-6416
July 11
2003: at India, Jamaica, Lebannon, Mexico, South Africa, Yemen
World Pork Expo
nppc.org/WPX/2001/MainINDEX.htm, 515-223-2600, email rockwelm@nppc.org
Sponsors: National Pork Board, National Pork Producers Council
2001: June 7-9 at Iowa State Fairgrounds, Des Moines, IA
World Press Freedom Day (WPFD)
worldpressfreedomday.org, portal.unesco.org/ci/en/ev.php-URL_ID=22728&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Press_Freedom_Day
Sponsors: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Press Freedom Network
World Association of Newspapers, 7 rue Geoffroy St Hilaire, 75005 Paris, France, tel 33-1-47-42-85-00, fax 33-1-47-42-49-48, email akalinine@wan.asso.fr
May 3
2007:
World Refugee Day
Sponsors: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, adopted by United Nations General Assembly Resolution
June 20
World Smokers' Day
worldsmokersday.org
Sponsor: Fight Ordinances and Restrictions to Control and Eliminate Smoking
Oct 12
World Trade Week
2001: May 21-24
2000:
1999: May 16-22
1998: May 17-23
Worldwide Marijuana March
cures-not-wars.org/wordpress, worldwidemarijuanamarch.org, sites.google.com/site/globalmarihuanamarch, cannabis.wikia.com/wiki/Global_Marijuana_March
Sponsor: Cures Not Wars, 212-677-7180, email cnw@cures-not-wars.org
Issue: Cannabis Liberty, Medicinal Ibogaine Liberty
Aka: Global Marijuana March, Cannabis Peace March, formerly Fifth Avenue Pot Parade (before 1998), Million Marijuana March, International Marijuana Day, Cannabis Action Day, Cannabis Freedom Day, Cannabis Liberation Day, Global Cannabis Action, Global Days Against the Drug War, Global March for Cannabis Liberation, International J Day, J-Day, Liberation Day, Millenium Marijuana March
1st or 2nd Sat of May (some events on other days, check local links), rain date 2nd Sat of May
2012: May 5 or May 12 at over 300 cities
2011: May 7 or May 14 at 254 cities including Aberdeen, Scotland; Albuquerque, NM; Allentown, PA; Alva, OK; Amherst, MA; Amsterdam, Netherlands; Ann Arbor, MI aka Ann Arbor Hash Bash (1st Sat Apr 2); Arcadia, FL; Athens, Greece; Atlanta, GA; Auckland, New Zealand; Aurillac, France; Austin, TX; Bahia Blanca, Argentina; Bakersfield, CA; Bariloche, Argentina; Bellingham, WA; Belo Horizonte, Brazil; Benton Harbor, MI; Berlin, Germany; Bermuda; Berne, Switzerland; Binghamton, NY; Birmingham, England; Boise, ID; Boston, MA; Boulder, CO; Bozeman, MT; Braga, Portugal; Brasilia, Brazil; Bratislava, Slovakia; Brighton, England; Buenos Aires, Brazil; Buffalo, NY; Burlington, VT; Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Cali, Colombia; Cape Town, South Africa; Caracas, Venezuela; Cardiff, Wales; Chalon-sur-Saone, France; Charleston, WV; Charlotte, NC; Charlottesville, VA; Chattanooga, TN; Chicago, IL; Chico, CA; Chisinau, Romania; Christchurch/New Brighton, New Zealand; Cincinnati, OH; Cleveland, OH; Cognac, France; Colorado Springs, CO; Columbus, OH; Commack, NY; Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina; Copenhagen, Denmark; Cordoba, Argentina; Cork, Ireland; Corvallis, OR; Dallas, TX; Denver, CO; Des Moines, IA; Detroit, MI aka Liberation Day Detroit; Dublin, Ireland; Dunedin, New Zealand; Durban, South Africa; Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Elkhart, IN; Escanaba, MI; Eugene, OR; Flint, MI; Florida, Uruguay; Fontana, CA; Formosa, Argentina; Fort Bragg, CA; Frankfurt, Germany; Fresno, CA; George, South Africa; Georgetown, Guyana; Gig Harbor, WA; Grand Forks, ND; Grand Junction, CO; Greenville, NC; Guadeloupe; Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; Hamilton, New Zealand; Hammond, IN; Harrisburg, PA; Hastings, New Zealand; Holland, MI; Hollywood, FL; Homer, AK; Houston, TX; Indianapolis, IN; Invercargill, New Zealand; Jakarta, Indonesia; Jerusalem, Israel; Johannesburg, South Africa; Kalamazoo, MI; Kansas City, MO; Key West, FL; Kiev, Ukraine; Kokomo, IN; La Laguna, Canary Islands, Spain; La Plata, Argentina; La Reunion; La Laguna, Canary Islands, Spain; La Rioja, Argentina; Lake Isabella, CA; Lansing, MI; Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain; Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain; Lawrence, KS; Lawton, OK; Leicester, England; Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada; Lima, Peru; Lincoln, NE; Little Rock, AR; London, England; Longview, WA; Los Angeles, CA; Louisville, KY; Lyon, France; Madison, WI; Madrid, Spain; Mar del Plata, Argentina; Maracay, Venezuela; Marseille, France; Medellin, Colombia; Medford, OR; Mendoza, Argentina; Mexico City, Mexico; Miami, FL; Miamitown, OH; Midland, MI; Milwaukee, WI; Minneapolis, MN; Missoula, MT; Montevideo, Uruguay; Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Mount Pleasant, MI; Nantes, France; Nashville, TN; Netanya, Israel; Neuquen, Argentina; New Orleans, LA; New Plymouth, New Zealand; New York City, NY aka Fifth Avenue Pot Parade; Nimbin, Australia; Niteroi, Brazil; Ogden, UT; Omaha, NE; Orange County, CA; Orlando, FL; Osaka, Japan; Oslo, Norway; Paducah, KY; Paia, Maui, HI; Palm Springs, CA; Parana, Argentina; Paris, France; Penticton, British Columbia, Canada; Peoria, IL; Philadelphia, PA; Phoenix, AZ; Pineville, NC; Pittsburg, PA; Port Aransas, TX; Portland, ME; Portland, OR; Porto, Portugal; Porto Alegre, Brazil; Potsdam, Denmark; Poznan, Poland; Prague, Czech Republic; Pueblo, CO; Quito, Ecuador; Raleigh, NC; Ramapo, NY; Reedley, CA; Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada; Reno, NV; Richmond, VA; Rio Cuarto, Argentina; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Rio Grande, Argentina; Rome, Italy; Rosario, Argentina; Rothburry, MI; Sacramento, CA; Saint Louis, MO; Saint Petersburg, Russia; Salem, OR; Salt Lake City, UT; Salta, Argentina; San Diego, CA; San Francisco, CA; San Fernando, Argentina; San Jose, Costa Rica; San Juan, Argentina; San Juan, Puerto Rico; San Luis, Argentina; San Marcos, TX; San Miguel de Tucuman, Argentina; San Pedro, Argentina; Santa Fe, Argentina; Santiago, Chile; Sao Paulo, Brazil; Sapporo, Japan; Saratov, Russia; Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada; Seattle, WA; Spokane, WA; Spokane Valley, WA; Strasbourg, France; Sturgis, SD; Syracuse, NY; Tacoma, WA; Taos, NM; Tauranga, New Zealand; Tel Aviv, Israel; Thessaloniki, Greece; Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada; Tokyo, Japan; Toledo, OH; Topeka, KS; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Toulouse, France; Traverse City, MI; Trelew, Argentina; Tucson, AZ; Ukiah, CA; Ushuaia, Argentina; Utica, NY; Valdivia, Chile; Valencia, Venezuela; Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Venado Tuerto, Argentina; Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; Vienna, Austria; Vitoria, Brazil; Waco, TX; Washington, DC; Wellington, New Zealand; Wichita, KS; Wilmington, DE; Wilmington, NC; Yakima, WA; Zamora, Spain
2010: May 1 or May 8 at 329 cities
2009: May 2 or May 9 at 270 cities
2008: May 3 or May 10 at 240 cities
2007: May 5 or May 12 at 230 cities, worldcamp.org
2006: May 6 or May 13 at 203 cities
2005: May 7 or May 14 at 184 cities
2004: May 1 or May 8 at 165 cities
2003: May 2-4 (main rally May 3) at 235 cities
2002: May 4 at 199 cities
2001: May 5-6 at 119 cities
2000: May 6 at 104 cities
1999: May 1 at 31 cities
1998: May 2 at NYC, 1st Annual Million Marijuana March Phase 1
-1997: last year as Fifth Avenue Pot Parade
americancannabis.org (2011), globalmarijuanamarch.org, millionmarijuanamarch.com (2010)
Wotapalava
Issue: Gays, Lesbians, Bisexuals & Gay Rights 2001: July 13 at Miami, FL; July 28 at Clarkston, MI + 15 more cities with Pet Shop Boys, Soft Cell and other gay acts
advocate.com/html/news/052601_052901/052601ent02.asp
 
XRCO Awards
xrco.com, imdb.com/Sections/Awards/X-Rated_Critics_Organization_USA
Sponsor: X-Rated Critics Organization
private event, not open to public, admission by invitation only, date and location secret, $0 (free)
2008: Apr 30 at Highlands Nightclub, Hollywood & Highland with Gina Lynn, Carmen Hart, Rhyse Richards, Rhylee Richards
2007: Apr 4 at Forbidden City with Tera Patrick, Evan Seinfeld, Jana Jordan
2006: Apr 20 at Forbidden City with Frank Bukkwyd, Stormy Daniels, Lauren Phoenix, Brea Bennett, Heidi Joy Pike
2005: June 2 at Century Club, Los Angeles CA with Wankus, Taylor Wane, Holly Wellin
2004: Aug 19 at Century Club, Los Angeles CA with Evan Stone
2003: Apr 3 at Century Club, Los Angeles CA with Jewel de'Nyle, Georgia Adair
2002: Apr 11 at Century Club, Los Angeles CA with Tera Patrick
2001: Apr 5 at Century Club, Los Angeles CA with Kylie Ireland, Jared Rutter, Jeremy Stone
2000: Mar 16 at Century Club, Los Angeles CA with Jim Holliday, Jenna Jameson, Nikki Tyler
1999: Mar 4 at Century Club, Los Angeles CA with Serenity, Juli Ashton
1998: with Jim Holliday
1993: June 24 at FM Station, North Hollywood CA
1985: Feb 14 at Gazzari's, 1st Annual
 
Yalda
iranchamber.com/culture/articles/festival_of_yalda.php
Winter Solstice
2004: Dec 20
Yom Hashoah
2002: Apr 8
Yom Kippur
2002: Sept 16
Young Americans for Liberty National Convention
2014: July 31-Aug 3 at with Will Adams, Justin Amash, Nigel Ashford, Chip Bishop, Kat Cammack, Brandon Cestrone, Will Creeley, Rafael Edward "Ted" Cruz, Don Devine, Lauren Evans, Evan Feinberg, Michelle J Fields, Jeff Frazee, Bill Frezza, Creighton Harrington, Walter Beaman Jones Jr, Edward King, Bonnie Kristian, James Willard Lark III, Michael Shumway Lee, Lyda Loudon, Thomas Harold Massie, Alexander McCobin, John Michael "Mick" Mulvaney, Remy Munasifi, Joshua Parrish, Randal Howard Paul, Ronald Ernest Paul, Andrea Pittaluga, Lawrence W Reed, Mike Rothfeld, Clark Ruper, Robert L Shibley, Norm Singleton, Steven Sutton, Clint Townsend, Mario Villarreal, Caleb Yee, Ted Yoho
2009: 1st Annual Young Americans for Liberty National Convention

 

 

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