Celebration Nation is a nonprofit in California supporting field workers, families, and communities by providing essential education, advocacy, and supplies. This year, Ranchera Mami, owner of leading hemp farm Ranchera Familia, and Crocquito of award-winning breeder Crockett Family Farms, are hosting Christmas in the Valley. The event combines marketplace, silent auction, and a 5-course infused dinner, with the silent auction proceeds benefiting Celebration Nation. 

Christmas in the Valley is part of Holidaze in the Fresno Valley and will be held on Saturday, December 2nd at Fresno's renowned venue The Tipping Pointe.

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What's Happening At Ranchera Mami's Christmas In The Valley?

The marketplace by fashion brand Moshito Bandito will showcase a variety of businesses offering products like food, gift bags, and accessories. There will be a joint rolling competition, a speakeasy bar, a photo lounge hosted by Lidia and Lucid, live performances by DJ Bambino and The Hashinista, and special appearances by Nacho, Hashtag Pretty, Who Let me be a Mom, MZ Crockett, and more. 

How Will Christmas In The Valley's Dinner Be Served?

The 5-course dinner by Chef Ana from The Sweetest Taboo is a tapas-style infused dinner, being served with Highway Vodka Holiday Cocktails. The meal has options for everyone, including vegans and vegetarians, and in something not seen often, onsite consumption is allowed. 

Christmas In The Valley's Silent Auction Benefits Celebration Nation

As mentioned above, the silent auction is benefiting Celebration Nation and every ticket comes with a $20 voucher entry for the silent auction. There are sponsorship opportunities available for those who want to get involved and join the growing list of companies supporting Christmas in the Valley.

Please email Sue Carlton: rancherafamilia@gmail.com. For tickets, please visit: www.rancherafamilia.com. Christmas in the Valley will take place on December 2, 2023 at The Tipping Pointe, 245 North Fulton Street in Fresno, California.

Special Thanks To Cannabis Business Sponsors

Thank you to the following sponsors!


Weedgets is a company making accessories designed to eliminate the harshness of smoke with advanced smoke filtration and cooling technology. Check out their Maze-X Pipe, the Tesla of Smoking Devices.

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Higher Maintenance CBD

Higher Maintenance CBD is a woman-owned company making plant-based products and infusing them with USDA Certified Organic Premium CBD: full and broad spectrum gummies, tinctures, syrups, beauty products and more.

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Kemistry Farms

Kemistry Farms is a woman-owned, veteran-owned, and minority-owned cannabis cultivation located on family land in Okmulgee, Oklahoma. Chemistry is at the heart of their processes and techniques and with 13 years of cultivation experience and a tight and knowledgeable team standing together, Kemistry Farms is dedicated to growing quality medicine for Oklahomans.

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High Chris

High Chris is a YouTube channel led by 20+ year legacy to legal cannabis business owner, Chris, who offers insight into the business of cannabis: cultivation, wholesale, pricing, competition, economics, compensation and so much more.

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LOCKGREEN is a Black-owned, Virginia-based company that gives cannabis consumers across the country peace of mind when safely storing and traveling in a car with their stash. LOCKGREEN stash boxes are smell-proof and have a built-in combination lock to keep kids, pets and unwanted guests out and help to prevent open container law violations when traveling in a car with cannabis.

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Veronica Castillo is the Traveling Cannabis Writer from Miami, with a pre-cannabis and psychedelics background in insurance and human resources. Currently, she is a resident of the road covering cannabis, psychedelics, and plant-based lifestyles all over the U.S and soon abroad. Follow her journey on IG at @vee_travelingvegcannawriter and LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vee-traveling-veg-canna-writer/

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Featured image: Christmas in the Valley, hosted by Ranchera Mami and Crocquito, is celebrating Holidaze in the Fresno Valley, December 2, 2023 at the Tipping Pointe, benefiting Celebration Nation. (C) Ranchera Mami