Attendees of the cancelled Chalice Cup set to take place last July in Victorville, California have finally been issued refunds for the event that was to feature headliners Bassnectar and Ludacris but had to be cancelled after organizers had failed to get a permit for the cannabis-centric event.

Weeks went by without news of a refund and organizers had told attendees the event was simply being postponed — a move several talent agents for bands booked for the event said was untenable based on schedules.


After scores of angry fans took to social media to complain about a lack of refunds for the event, ticketer Eventbrite announced that it was beginning the refund process for fans who purchased tickets to the event.

“In an effort to resolve this as quickly as possible, we have issued full refunds to all attendees who purchased their ticket(s) through our site,” a statement from Eventbrite reads. “There is no action necessary on their end and they can expect to see the refund on their credit/debit card statement within the next five to seven business days.”

Chalice Cup had been held at the Victorville Fairgrounds for several years but ran afoul of new rules governing cannabis events following statewide legalization in 2016, including a requirement that promoters get sign off from local governments before hosting events.