1998 SEATTLE HEMPFEST
Contact: Phone: 206.781.5734
When: Sunday, August 23, 1998, 10am – 7pm
Where: Myrtle Edwards Park, on the Seattle
Why: To rally and show public support for
a change in the current laws pertaining to hemp and marijuana; to showcase
over 100 retail vendors utilizing industrial hemp in one of
the largest specialty gift shows in the country; to present world renowned
and universally recognized speakers and regional performers on 2 stages;
to educate the general public on the fallacy of the current laws and repressive
policies of our government in this area and to peacefully assemble to call
for a change of those laws and to petition our government for a redress
>From its beginning in 1991, the
Seattle Hempfest has grown to become one of the largest and most sophisticated
events of its kind in the world. Based on past attendance and the growing
national support for the issue, the 1998 Seattle Hempfest is expected to
draw in excess of 50,000 people. The Hempfest will again be the subject
of regional, national and international media coverage, feature real-time
internet webcasting, and show a clear resolve of the electorate to
change current policies and preserve a unique sense of community.
Media: Working press are welcome to contact
the Seattle Hempfest to arrange for passes, media packs, interviews, etc.
Vendors: Please call or visit our web site
for an application.
Sponsors: There are a number of sponsorship
options available this year, please inquire.
We hope to see you at the 1998 Seattle