Emerald Empire Hempfest

Emerald Empire Hempfest
Date(s)Third weekend in July
Location(s)Eugene, Oregon, U.S.
CountryUnited States
Inaugurated2003 (2003)
PeopleDan Koozer (Executive Director)

Emerald Empire Hempfest is a cannabis festival in Eugene, Oregon, in the United States.

The festival has been held on the third weekend in July since 2003.[1][2][3] The event is free at attend.

In 2016, the festival's executive director, Dan Koozer, filed a petition in Lane County Circuit Court after being denied permission to host the event at Maurie Jacobs Park.[4]


  1. ^ "Emerald Empire Hempfest". Emerald Empire Hempfest. Retrieved April 18, 2017.
  2. ^ "Events: Emerald Empire Hempfest". Willamette Valley NORML. Retrieved April 19, 2017.
  3. ^ Rebecca Nolan (July 21, 2003), "Hemp Festival in Eugene, Ore., Area Highlights Value of Industrial Hemp", The Register-Guard, Eugene, Oregon: Guard Publishing Co., ISSN 0739-8557, OCLC 9836354, archived from the original on April 19, 2017 – via HighBeam
  4. ^ Moran, Jack (May 5, 2016). "Hempfest organizer challenges denial of event permission". The Register-Guard. Retrieved April 18, 2017.

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