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.
Central Coast Events
- BedaFest – Your Best Fest for Fun in San Luis Obispo
Looking for an event that everyone can enjoy, from kids to grandparents, and everyone in between? Or want to celebrate the last days of summer before school starts? Then make plans to attend BedaFest! The fun happens on Sunday, August 19, from 1:oo – 7:00 pm at La Cuesta Ranch in San Luis Obispo. Family Fun. […]
- Paso Robles 46 West Wineries Summer Block Party – Event Recap (2018)
What happens when 17 winemakers, a caterer with tri tip and barbecued oysters, and a dance-inspiring band get together with about 200 of their friends? The 46 West Wineries Summer Block Party, one of the best Paso Robles parties of the summer. Three Magic Words We looked at the wristbands being applied to attendees at […]
- Central Coast Cider Festival – Event Recap (2018)
The craft hard cider producers on the Central Coast, with nearly a dozen in San Luis Obispo County, are out to change the perception that hard cider tastes like apple cider for adults. They did that and more at the 3rd annual Central Coast Cider Festival in Atascadero, where cider producers and cider fans gathered […]
- 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 […]