Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the award show being held?
The award show is being held at The Novo at LA Live
800 W Olympic Blvd A335, Los Angeles, CA 90015

How do I get my tickets?
Tickets will be available for pickup outside of the Novo starting at 4 pm. If you are not VIP, we recommend picking up your tickets and grabbing a bite to eat at one of the many of restaurants nearby beforehand in order to avoid long check in lines.

What time do doors open?
Doors open at 5:30 PM

Is there a red carpet?
Yes! All guests will have the ability to walk the red carpet but VIP and early arrivals will get priority for press interviews on the carpet.

What time does the show start?
The award ceremony begins at 7 o'clock sharp

What time does Berner perform?
Berner will be performing at 9:30 PM

Will there be food?
Food provided by WolfGang Puck will be served to VIP ticket holders from 5:30 pm - 7pm. We recommend GA ticket holders eat prior to the show. No outside food or drinks will be allowed inside of the Novo.

Where do I park?
We recommend taking an uber or lyft, but the Novo has numerous parking lots surrounding the venue. Cost of parking varies.

What do I wear?
Black tie attire is encouraged but not required. We want all of our guests to feel their most comfortable.

Is there an after party?
There is a VIP after party happening on the 4th floor of the Novo. This after party is available only to VIP ticket holders.

Will there be cannabis available for purchase?
No cannabis is available for purchase or gifting. All cannabis on site is for display purposes only. The California Cannabis Awards are in full compliance with state law.

Does a press pass get me into VIP?
Only a select amount of members of the press are granted VIP access. If not specified prior, then your press pass only allows for GA admittance.

I’m a member of the press and want VIP, how can I guarantee VIP access?
Please reach out to us at for consideration.

Will the non-VIP press be fed?
Non-VIP press will have access to our media room backstage that will feature snacks and drinks not available to attendees.

I’m a member of the press and want to schedule an on-site interview with specific nominees - how do I make that happen? We will be sending all attending press a media kit featuring details on all the nominees, brands, and special guests. If you would like to schedule an on-site interview with anyone listed, please let us know ahead of time and we will arrange that for you.