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

    • Rebecca Johnson-Savage photo
      The Pismo Clam Is this Artist’s Canvas

      Pismo Beach might be known for its namesake Tivela stultorum clams, but it’s the town’s three giant concrete clams that attract visitors and locals with their seasonally changing artwork. While the huge bivalve mollusks are regularly repainted to reflect holidays and seasons (former incarnations have been Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer and the Easter bunny), we […]

    • Small Business Saturday 11/25/17: Central Coast Style

      Shop Small and Make a Big Difference Small Business Saturday—the first Saturday after Thanksgiving—is earmarked to spotlight the positive things that happen from shopping locally. Meet local business owners, discover one-of-a-kinds gifts and unique services, and help local economies thrive. Launched in 2010 by American Express, the event was created to attract customers to small […]

    • Hard Core Cider Tour: Experience the Sparkle

      Nine Ways the Hard Core Cider Tour Creates a Sparkling Guest Experience  Feature Video There are oodles of beer festivals, wine-tasting events, and even a bubbly fest or two. But there aren’t many events devoted to quality hard cider and the people who make it possible. And that’s a shame. Because gathering hard cider makers […]

    • Ticket Contest: Grab a friend and head to the Tour

      What’s better than attending the SLO Hard Core Cider Tour this Saturday, Oct. 21? Attending for free! With a friend! How, you ask? Simple—just Like our Facebook page (@gr8flavors), and Tag & Share this post with a friend for a chance to win two free tickets. The hardest part might be choosing just one friend. […]

    • Drink Cider. Do Good: Hard Core Cider Tour Benefits Bike SLO County

      When you buy a ticket to the San Luis Obispo Hard Core Cider Tour on October 21, you may change a person’s life for the better, forever. Every stop on the Hard Core Cider Tour designates a bike-related nonprofit as its event beneficiary, and Bike SLO County will again benefit from proceeds earned from the […]