O’Connor Brewing Co. Hosts a second Festival for Cannabis Reform

Norfolk, VA - March 26, 2019  —  After the enormous success of the first Legalize Virginia Festival this past fall, O’Connor Brewing Co. and Virginia NORML are once again collaborating to present the LEGALIZE VIRGINIA 420 FESTIVAL. The Festival will take place on Saturday, April 20 (4/20) from 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM, benefiting Virginia NORML, the state affiliate of NORML, the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws.

The festival will feature new brews including Decrim NFK Pale Ale with Hemp Terpenes,  Environmental Consciousness No Boil IPA, and Bots to the Yard Milkshake IPA. On-site munchies from Vicki Vail's, Capt'n Crabby, Cast Iron Catering Co, Bumbling Bee by Cast Iron Catering Co and Baked AF 757.

The festival lineup includes:

  • Brackish Water Jamboree 4:30 - 6:30 PM

  • Long Division 7:00 - 8:00 PM

  • DJ Tmobyle 8:30 - 9:30 PM

Chill things to do include:

  • Sky's The Limit Yoga Co at 11:00 AM for a moment of zen before the taps open

  • Pancakes by Vicki Vail's and beermosas from 12:00-3:00 PM or until gone!

  • Virginia NORML will be selling shirts, stash jars, and other fundraising goodies

  • Indigo Salvation's jewelry pop-up

  • Pop-up barcade with BUTTON SLASHERS

  • Meet America's biggest bunny, Lord Roland Watson Beldon Maxwell VIII, and other friends from The Bunny Hutch

  • Weedster egg hunt for kids 21 and up

Additional programming includes a Marijuana Policy Town Hall with local elected officials hosted by Virginia NORML on Wednesday, April 17th, from 6:00 - 8:00 PM

A portion of our proceeds from 4/20 will benefit Virginia NORML.

About Virginia NORML

Virginia NORML is a nonprofit law reform organization in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and the accredited state affiliate of NORML, the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws. Virginia NORML’s mission is to reform Virginia’s failed public policy of marijuana prohibition for a safer Commonwealth, including the decriminalization of simple possession, expanding Virginia’s regulated medical cannabis program, and implementing a tax-and-regulate model to legalize the responsible adult-use of marijuana. Virginia NORML is the leading voice of cannabis policy reform in the Commonwealth, providing a voice in the public policy debate for the majority of Virginians who oppose the failed policy of prohibition and favor an end to the practice of prosecuting marijuana possession in the Commonwealth. For more information, visit Virginia NORML’s website at vanorml.org.

About O’Connor Brewing Co.

O’Connor Brewing Co. is a mighty yet humble craft brewery located in Norfolk, Virginia. Founded in 2010 by Kevin O’Connor with the support of his wife and company VP, Penny O’Connor; this award-winning, family-owned business blazed a trail for the craft beer movement in coastal Virginia. OBC’s mission is to create an original, world-class craft beer experience for all beer lovers through its innovative, evolving products and services while supporting our local communities. OBC brews seven flagship beers regularly, available on draft and in bottles, as well as a robust lineup of seasonal and special offerings throughout the year. OBC beers are available throughout the state of Virginia, in Washington, D.C. and parts of North Carolina. For more information, visit O’Connor Brewing Co.’s website, www.oconnorbrewing.com.


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