Memorial Day Weekend: Planning the Perfect Cannabis-Friendly BBQ

Memorial Day Weekend: Planning the Perfect Cannabis-Friendly BBQ

Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of summer and a great time to gather with friends and family for a backyard barbecue. For those who enjoy cannabis, integrating it into your Memorial Day BBQ can add an extra layer of relaxation and enjoyment to the festivities. Here are some tips for hosting a fun and responsible cannabis-friendly barbecue.

1. Know Your Guests

Before planning a cannabis-friendly BBQ, ensure that all your guests are comfortable with the idea. It's important to respect everyone's choices and preferences regarding cannabis use.

2. Cannabis-Infused Menu

Get creative with your menu by infusing some dishes with cannabis. Think cannabis-infused BBQ sauces, marinades, or even a CBD-infused lemonade. Remember to label these items clearly and keep non-infused options available as well.

3. Controlled Dosing

When cooking with cannabis, controlling the dose is crucial. Use lower doses in your recipes to ensure everyone can enjoy the food without overconsumption. Provide dosing information to your guests so they can make informed choices.

4. Separate Eating Areas

If you have guests who prefer not to be around cannabis, set up separate eating areas. This ensures that everyone feels comfortable and can enjoy the BBQ in their own way.

5. Offer Various Consumption Methods

Not everyone may want to consume cannabis through edibles. Offer various options, such as vaping or smoking. Gopack’s discreet design makes it a great choice for guests who prefer vaping. Set up a designated area for smoking or vaping, away from those who might not want to partake.

6. Stay Hydrated and Offer Snacks

Ensure there are plenty of non-alcoholic drinks and snacks available. Staying hydrated is important, especially if you’re consuming cannabis and spending time in the sun.

7. Entertainment and Activities

Plan some fun activities that everyone can enjoy. Backyard games, music, or even a makeshift photo booth can add an extra layer of fun to your BBQ.

8. Safety First

Remind your guests to consume responsibly. If alcohol is also being served, monitor consumption to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone. Arrange transportation or accommodations for guests if needed.


A cannabis-friendly BBQ on Memorial Day weekend can be a delightful way to kick off the summer. With a bit of planning and consideration for all guests, you can create a festive and inclusive atmosphere. Remember, the key is to enjoy responsibly and ensure everyone has a great time at your gathering.

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