Visit Our Dispensary Near Denver’s Virginia Village Neighborhood


Sunday 8AM–9:45PM
Monday 8AM–9:45PM
Tuesday 8AM–9:45PM
Wednesday 8AM–9:45PM
Thursday 8AM–9:45PM
Friday 8AM–10:45PM
Saturday 8AM–10:45PM

5885 E. Evans Ave.
Denver, CO 80222

Virginia Village Dispensary

Serving customers over 21 with a full range of recreational and medical cannabis products, our Evans Ave dispensary is a stone’s throw from Denver’s Virginia Village neighborhood. 

Whether you’re an experienced cannabis consumer or a visitor, the budtenders at our Evans Ave dispensary are here to welcome you with a wide array of the best cannabis products Colorado has to offer.

Serving medical (21+) patients and adult (21+) customers

Lightshade Dispensary Evans Denver Building

Available Cannabis Products

With a wide array of premium cannabis products in every category, our East Evans location has you covered. Browse our well-stocked shelves to explore a curated selection of:

Accepted Payments

We accept payment by debit card or cash. And if you don’t have cash on you, no worries! We have a convenient on-site ATM where you can withdraw whatever you need.

Virginia Village Coffee Shops

Ready to put a little pep in your step? Here are the best Virginia Village Coffee Shops serving our second favorite psychoactive plant:

  • Using coffee as a force for good, funky, artistic neighborhood hotspot, Unravel Coffee gives back with every cup.
  • If you’re about keeping it local, The Sojourners Coffee & Tea is a must-visit creative hangout with small-batch roasted beans and single-leaf teas.
  • A five-minute drive from our Evans Ave dispensary, but worth the trip, Istanbul Café and Bakery serves up authentic Turkish coffee with freshly baked baklava.
  • Also five minutes away is Moru Coffee, a warm spot with great lattes where locals go to get work done.

Virginia Village Restaurants

Got the munchies? Lightshade Virginia Village is home to some of our favorite local restaurants. Check out some of these spots while you’re in the neighborhood:

  • Known for its friendly, chill atmosphere, Esters Virginia Village is a great place to kick back with a thin-crust pizza (including gluten-free options) and a round of craft beer.
  • Stop by Chackas Mexican Restaurant for their legendary happy hour, including some of the best margaritas in the neighborhood and a wide array of Mexican and seafood specials.
  • Serving Vietnamese street food classics, Phở Lăng Cô has quickly become a Virginia Village standby for pho, rice and noodle platters, and banh mi sandwiches that make perfect picnic fare.
  • If a Mexican picnic is more your style, Las Tortugas Monaco hand-bakes their bread in-house for the best south-of-the-border sandwiches in town.
  • La Fogata Restaurant is a spacious, colorful neighborhood standby with an extensive Mexican menu and a great happy hour, perfect for dining out with friends and family.

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About the Virginia Village Neighborhood

Our South East Denver dispensary serves consumers from across the city and beyond, including those residing in this laid-back neighborhood. Combining easy proximity to downtown Denver with a chilled-out suburban appeal, Virginia Village has quiet, tree-lined streets full of charmingly retro mid-century modern homes. With accessible green space and lots of local restaurants, coffee shops, and entertainment, it’s an excellent neighborhood to explore.

Lightshade Dispensary Evans Denver Cannabis Product Display


Plenty! Park in the convenient lot beside the entrance.

Yes! We’re located close to some of our favorite restaurants—scroll up for a list of our favorite spots to check out.

As a dispensary that serves medical and recreational clients, we strive to make our facilities accessible. If there’s something extra we can do to accommodate your visit, talk to a budtender—we’re here to help.

Unfortunately, no, but you can easily bike along the streets.

We’re one mile from the “Colorado Station” light rail stop.

Yes! The 21 bus stops at Evans Ave and Jasmine street, across the street from our location.

Yes! We’re happy to serve medical cannabis patients over 21.

Yes! We welcome all recreational consumers over 21.

Colorado law doesn’t allow us to recognize out-of-state medical cards, but if you bring an out-of-state ID showing you’re over 21, you can make a recreational cannabis purchase.

It’s up to you! Swing by for a quick ten or fifteen minutes to pick up a product you love or linger for as long as you like for an in-depth consultation with our expert budtenders.

Check the specials section of our website, or ask your friendly neighborhood budtender for a recommendation.

0.7 miles, or a 3-minute drive

1.8 miles, or a 6-minute drive

1.7 miles, or a 5-minute drive