Spring is finally here and with the new season, comes lots of fun local events to enjoy! From wine festivals to local markets, make time to get out and enjoy the beautiful Central Coast!
March 30th- 31st
Central Coast Orchid Show
A beautiful display of orchids will be featured among exhibits, vendors, and local orchid societies at the Central Coast Orchid Show. The American Orchid Society will judge plants being exhibited while vendors will offer a large variety of orchids, orchid books and orchid supplies for sale. The Orchid Show takes place at the South County Regional Center in Arroyo Grande. Click here for more information.
April 12th& 13th
Poly Royal Rodeo
The Poly Royal Rodeo is back for its second year! Bring the whole family to watch an “old west” style rodeo with Cal Poly’s finest athletes. A concert follows the rodeo on both Friday and Saturday night and is included in your general admission. Click here for more information about the Poly Royal Rodeo.
April 20th& 21st
Taste of Pismo
Pismo Beach’s annual Taste of Pismo is back on April 20thand 21st. You’ll definitely want to check out this awesome local event that celebrates all-things Pismo Beach! There is plenty of premier wine, central coast artisan brews, and food available throughout the event. Click here for more information.
Enjoy your Easter with an awesome (and free!) egg hunt at Dinosaur Caves Park! This is a great activity to bring your kids to, as there will also be games, bounce houses, face painting, and more activities for your little ones. Click here for more information about this event.
5thAnnual Brew at the Zoo
Brew at the Zoo is back at the Charles Paddock Zoo! This is a ticketed event, so be sure to get your ticket soon. Your ticket includes a commemorative beer glass, craft beer, wine, and cider tastings for all persons over 21. Brew at the Zoo will also have live music throughout the zoo to enjoy while you walk around and enjoy the animals. Click here for more information.
16th Annual Olive Festival
Enjoy the 16thAnnual Olive Festival by celebrating all things olive! The Olive Festival comes to Paso Robles every year and is full of fun. Enjoy olive oil tastings, soaps, gourmet foods, plus arts and crafts. There will also be quirky items to sample like olive oil ice cream! This is a fun event that the whole family can attend.Click here for more information about the Olive Festival.
Flavor of SLO
The 11thAnnual Flavors of SLO is on May 4ththis year. If you’ve never made it, I highly recommend this event! This is an all-inclusive event that hosts some of the best wine, beer, and food in SLO County. There is also live music that plays throughout the day while you sip on your vino. Click here for more information.
Miracle Miles for Kids 2019
This beautiful 10K race course runs along the water’s edge from Morro Rock to the Cayucos Pier. Miracle Miles 10K is a very special event that helps to support and give services to the children in foster care in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara county. Last year over 2,500 people participated in the Miracle Miles for Kids event! Let’s make this year even larger and help support the disadvantaged youth in our community. Click here for more information.
Mother’s Day Brunch on Wheels
If you’re looking for a fun activity to take your Mom to this Mother’s Day, consider Brunch on Wheels at The Avila Beach Golf Resort! Local food trucks will be serving up special brunch menus just for Mother’s Day. Brunch on Wheels will also feature live music by B & The Hive, lawn games, and the ever-popular Mimosa and Bloody Bars. Click here for more information.
May 12th- July 14th(Recurring Monthly, on the 2ndSunday)
Pacific Breeze Concert at Dinosaur Caves Park
Celebrate Sunday Funday by enjoying the return of the Pacific Breeze Concert Series at Dinosaur Caves Park! Just bring a blanket or your lawn chair and enjoy live music, food trucks from local vendors, a bounce house, and crafts for the kids. This is such a fun activity to enjoy with your family this spring summer! Click here to learn more about this event.
May 16th- 19th
37thAnnual Paso Robles Wine Festival
One of the biggest events in Paso Robles, the 37thAnnual Paso Robles Wine Festival is back! Enjoy winemaker dinners, seminars, and of course lots of wine tasting from over seventy wineries on the Central Coast! Click here for more information.
Avila Beach Tequila Festival
Come kick off the summer with the 8thAnnual Tequila Festival in Avila Beach on Memorial Day Weekend! This is a ticketed event, so be sure to get your tickets before it sells out. This is an event you don’t want to miss! Click here for more information.
May 25th& 26th
Arroyo Grande Strawberry Festival
The Arroyo Grande Strawberry Festival is one of California’s largest events on the Central Coast! This family-friendly event is the perfect way to spend your Memorial Day Weekend. Come enjoy live entertainment, the Strawberry Stampede, art and crafts, display booths, and so much more! Click here for more information.
Memorial Day Ceremony on the Pier
This annual event is designed as a remembrance for those who have died in our nation's service. Gather at 11am on the Pismo Beach Pier Promenade to honor and remember those we have lost. Click here for more information.
What event are you most looking forward to enjoying this spring? Leave me a comment below!