There’s a water slide and a Ferris wheel. There are girls in weed-themed costumes and massive art displays. There are cannabis-infused egg rolls and cheesecake and kettle corn.

Welcome to Chalice, the three-day festival celebrating cannabis culture that kicked of Friday at the High Desert Event Center in Victorville.

Here’s a gallery of photos from the start of the festival, with more coming soon.

  • The Chalice festival focuses on cannabis concentrates to celebrate that segment of the industry's unofficial holiday of July 10. (Sarah Alvarado, Southern California News Group/Cannifornian)

Check out our story and photos of glass artists at work during Chalice. And visit for more coverage of the three-day festival.

If you go

What: Chalice festival celebrating hash and cannabis culture

When: 1 p.m. to midnight July 7, 1 p.m. to midnight July 8, 1 to 10 p.m. July 9

Where: High Desert Event Center at 14800 7th St., Victorville

How much: Single-day tickets start at $60, with multiday, VIP and judges’ packages also available

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