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Saturdays in the Park
Atascadero Summer Concert
Every Saturday until Aug 31. 6:30-8:30
p.m.—Bring blankets and low-backed
chairs. Free. Atascadero Lake Park, 9305
Pismo Ave, Atascadero. (805) 470-3360.
Grover Beach Summer
Concert Series
Every Sunday through August 18, 3-6
p.m.—Great music, food trucks, beer and
wine. Ramona Garden Park, 933 Ramona
Ave., Grover Beach. Free admission. For
more information visit
Concerts in the Park Paso
Thursdays from June 13-Aug 22, 6-8
p.m.—Food and music at Downtown
City Park, Paso Robles. Free. Visit for more
Atascadero Lakeside Wine
June 22, 4-8 p.m.—Experience
some of the best wineries, craft beer,
dozens of vendors, artists and live
music. Atascadero Lake Park, 9305
Pismo Avenue in Atascadero. For
tickets and more information visit or call
(805) 466-2044.
Central Coast Artists
Printmakers “Wildlife” exhibit
June 27-Aug 5. Reception Sun, June 30,
2-4 p.m. A magical showcase of hand-
pulled art print images features imagined
and real creatures that live on California’s
beautiful Central Coast. Art Center
Morro Bay, 835 Main St., Morro Bay. Free
admission. For more information visit
Fourth of July celebrations
• Atascadero Fourth of July
Music Festival: July 4, 2-8 p.m. Free
Atascadero Lake Park, 9100 Morro
Road, Atascadero. For more
information see
• Cayucos: July 4, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Free
The sand sculpture contest starts at
4 a.m., street fair, BBQ, fireworks at the
pier, and more. For more information
• Paso Robles: July 4, 2-10 p.m.
Children’s activities, live music, food
trucks, fireworks. Free. Barney
Schwartz Park, 2970 Union Road, Paso
Robles. For more information visit
• Templeton: July 4, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Parade at 10 a.m., followed by live
music, food trucks, activities, and
more follow at Templeton Park
until 3 p.m. For more information visit
Arroyo Grande Concerts in the
The first concert is July 4, then weekly
every Sunday until September 22, 1-3
p.m. Free. Historic Heritage Square Park,
Arroyo Grande. For more information visit
Morro Bay Art in the Park
July 5-7 and Aug 31-Sept 2—Hundreds of
art and craft vendors, food and more. Morro
Bay Park on the corner of Morro Bay Blvd
and Harbor Drive. For more information
Ice Cream Zoofari
July 13, 5:30-8 p.m.—Beat the summer
heat with lots of ice cream along with the
animals at the Central Coast’s only zoo!
Charles Paddock Zoo, 9100 Morro Road,
Atascadero. For admission and more
information visit
California Mid-State Fair
July 17-28—4-H and FFA exhibitors,
rodeo, horse shows, carnival rides,
exhibits, food, shopping and live music.
Headliners include Brad Paisley, Miranda
Lambert, TLC & Shaggy and more. Paso
Robles Event Center, 2198 Riverside
Ave., Paso Robles. For tickets or more
information visit
Wild About Art
Sat, Aug 3, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.—A fun-filled
day of arts & crafts, animal artists,
face painting, workshops, local art for
purchase, and more! Charles Paddock
Zoo, 9100 Morro Road, Atascadero. For
admission and more information visit
Paso Robles Rotary
Winemakers’ Cookoff
Aug 10, 6-9 p.m.—Enjoy choice wine
and excellent food prepared by some of
the best winemakers in the Paso Robles
appellation. Tickle your tastebuds, listen
to live music, and have a great time
while benefiting local youth scholarships.
Paso Robles Event Center, 2198 Riverside
Ave., Paso Robles. For tickets and more
Atascadero Lake Car Show
and Dancing in the Streets
Sat, Aug 16-17, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.—The
Mid-State Cruisers Car Show will be at
Atascadero Lake Park from 10 a.m.-3
p.m. Check out various antique and
vintage cars, followed by Dancing in the
Streets Free. For more information see
Trading Day
Sat, Aug 24, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.—Arts, crafts,
collectibles. Free. Downtown City Park,
Paso Robles. For more information visit
Annual Mac and Cheese Fest
Sat, Aug 24, 2-6 p.m.—Sample and
vote for your favorite Mac & Cheese
from over 25 of the most talented
chefs, restaurants, and caterers on the
Central Coast. Beer, wine, and spirits
from local wineries and breweries. Live
music. 21+ only event. Avila Beach Golf
Resort, 6460 Ana Bay Drive, Avila Beach.
For tickets and more information visit
Central Coast Cider Festival
Sat, Aug 24, 4 p.m.-8 p.m.
The sixth annual festival features 30
California cider producers and a few
local craft breweries. Including live
entertainment, a great selection of food and
merchant vendors. Located at The Sunken
Gardens in Atascadero. For more information
Stone Soup Music Festival
Sat & Sun, Aug 24-25, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.—
Music, food and vendors at this free
event. Ramona Garden Park, 933 Ramona
Ave., Grover Beach. For more information
Swingin’ by the Sea
Sat, Sept 21, 1:30-5 p.m. Tickets
on sale Aug1. An annual gala
fundraiser for the preservation and
restoration of the Champman Estate,
1243 Ocean Blvd, Pismo Beach. For
tickets and more information visit
Farmers Markets
• Arroyo Grande: Two weekly markets
on Wednesdays 8:30-11 a.m. Smart and
Final parking lot at 1464 East Grand Ave.
and Saturdays noon-2:30 p.m. at Olohan
Alley in the Village.
• Atascadero: Wednesdays 3-6 p.m. at
Atascadero Sunken Gardens at East
Mall Ave.
• Avila Beach: Fridays 4-8 p.m. at the
Avila Promenade and Front St.
• Baywood/Los Osos: Mondays 2-4:30
p.m. on Santa Maria St. between 2nd
and 3rd St.
• Cambria: Fridays 2:30–5:30 p.m. at
1000 Main St.
• Cayucos: Fridays 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
until August 30 at Ocean Ave. and D St.
• Morro Bay: Two weekly markets on
Thursdays 2-4:30 p.m. at 2650 Main St.
and Saturdays 2:30-5:30 p.m. at Main
St. and Morro Bay Blvd.
• Paso Robles: Two weekly markets at
11th and Spring St. on Tuesdays
9-11:30 a.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m.-1
p.m. near Downtown City Park.
• Pismo Beach: Wednesdays 4-7 p.m.
on the Pier Promenade.
• San Luis Obispo: Three weekly
markets on Thursdays 6-9 p.m.
Downtown San Luis Obispo, on
Tuesdays 2:30-5:30 p.m. 224 Tank
Farm Rd, and Saturdays 8-10:45 a.m.
at 325 Madonna Road, World Market
and Embassy Suites parking lot.
• Templeton: 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at City
Park, 550 Crocker St.
For more information about farmers
markets in San Luis Obispo County
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