Events & Seasonal Calendar

With great weather year-round, you can find a Central Coast festival, event, concert, or other activity nearly every weekend and virtually every day. Oh, what a wonderful dilemma to have.

To help you plan your visit, we review events we think you may enjoy, from funky to formal, and share our perennial favorites as well as outings with potential.

And check out our seasonal calendar with the year's best events for each season, with Central Coast style.

  • Seasonal Event Calendar (coming soon)

    Events Calendar

    Central Coast Events

    • Roll Out the Barrels: 3 days to Celebrate SLO Wine (updated 2018)

      SLO Wine Country’s annual Roll Out the Barrels event highlights the wineries of California’s Central Coast. The three-day event (2018 dates are June 21-23) kicks off with Barrels in the Plaza at the historic Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa in downtown San Luis Obispo, featuring small bites from local chefs and restaurants, music, and […]

    • A Race to Remember: 25th Anniversary Marianne Talley Memorial Fun Run

      Blue skies and a cool coastal breeze greet hundreds of people on Sunday morning, June 3, as they gather at Talley Vineyards in Arroyo Grande. From many communities along the Central Coast, more than 300 runners and walkers of all ages are taking part in this special day: the 25th Anniversary of the Marianne Talley […]

    • Marianne Talley Memorial Fun Run: Good Times, Great Cause (Talley Vineyards, Arroyo Grande)

      This Sunday, June 3, enjoy the sun and cool coastal air while you help support high school scholarships. All this is part of the 25th anniversary of the Marianne Talley Memorial Fun Run at Talley Vineyards in Arroyo Grande. From the first event in 1993, race manager Marian Fiorentino has developed the race into an […]

    • Wine Safari 2018 – Wine Tasting Gone Wild (with Animals)

      Feature Video: Wine Safari 2018 What happens when you mix beautiful animals from Conservation Ambassadors’ Zoo to You program with the scenic and friendly Paso Robles 46 West Wineries, add some wine tasting, and bunch of fun, like-minded people from the Central Coast? The Wine Safari, that’s what! Over the weekend of March 3-4, 16 […]

    • Wine Safari 2018: Blending Families, Animals, Fun in Paso Robles

      Pet an opossum? Kick back with a kangaroo? Get wisdom from an owl? Lounge around with a lemur? Learn to soar with a hawk or eagle? And great wine tasting, too? Yes! You can do all this and more as part of the 7th annual Wine Safari, a two-day opportunity to meet and learn more […]