Smoke billows from the end of a blunt as Trevor Penney Smokes it, in Denver, on April 20, 2019. (Seth McConnell, Special to the Denver Post)

4/20 festival garners tens of thousands of attendees, few citations

Denver’s annual 4/20 festival this year seemed to have the perfect conditions: warm weather and the holiday fell on a Saturday.

The 2019 FlyHi 4:20 festival at Denver’s Civic Center wasn’t quite as eventful as the 2017 event where a brief gunfire incident took place near the festival in downtown Denver. But police still made some arrests and issued citations.

Organizers expected as many as 75,000 people at the event, touted as the largest free 4/20 event in the world.

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