Sun. Dec 4th, 2022

SALINAS >> Come this summer season, the mix of music and hashish shall be wafting over Laguna Seca Raceway, as plans are underway to deliver a multi-entertainment competition into the recreation space of the famed raceway.

Most particulars are nonetheless being labored out, however an settlement with competition promoters, Stonefish Inc., described the occasion as being “promoted as a music competition with a hashish part.” The precise title of the competition remains to be pending.

On Tuesday, the Monterey County Board of Supervisors gave the nod to a Facility Use Settlement with Stonefish, a Santa Barbara firm that has expertise selling and managing varied occasions together with hashish and music festivals.

The occasion is slated for June 15-19 on the Laguna Seca Leisure Space lakebed. The scheduling coincides with the probably ongoing development of the Begin-End Bridge at Weathertech Raceway Laguna Seca whereas no racing is happening.

On Tuesday, Supervisor Wendy Root Askew requested County Parks Chief Bryan Flores about security surrounding an occasion the place hashish is being consumed to “make sure the sobriety of individuals leaving” Laguna Seca.

Flores mentioned Stonefish shall be chargeable for securing all life and security companies, which is able to embrace the California Freeway Patrol, officers from the Del Rey Oaks Police Division and space hearth/rescue sources. The occasion nonetheless must be signed off by the general public security businesses concerned.

Competition-goers can anticipate to see shows from native and nationwide hashish business professionals, hashish growers and distributors. Schooling seminars on hashish merchandise are additionally deliberate. For many who take pleasure in utilizing hashish, a gross sales and consumption space is deliberate that shall be restricted to those that are no less than 21 years outdated. The consumption space shall be strictly managed by safety personnel, in accordance with the county workers report.

An electronic mail and cellphone message left for Kenneth Corben of Stonefish weren’t instantly returned Friday. Makes an attempt to achieve John Narigi, the final supervisor of the raceway, weren’t profitable. A search of the state Division of Hashish Management confirmed that Corben is licensed to advertise hashish occasions.

Whereas the settlement obtained the go-ahead from supervisors, it has not been formally signed, which might be why promoters are reluctant to discuss it but.

One potential function shall be a “silent disco” the place attendees will put on headphones and the music shall be streamed to them so the sounds received’t influence the areas surrounding Laguna Seca.

Competition gates will open at midday on the three days of the competition. Hashish and alcohol gross sales may also start at midday and cease at 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and eight p.m. Sunday.

The county will obtain $75,000 in rental charges plus one other $25,000 if there are greater than 5,000 attendees.

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