Summertime is here on the Central Coast, which means it’s time to get the grill out, shake out those beach blankets and enjoy Summer activities in our beautiful home! The question is: What is happening in SLO County this Summer? Check out some of the Summer activities you can enjoy with friends or family in 2019:
San Luis Obispo County Concerts
You can enjoy music from talented local and out-of-the-area artists from Paso Robles to Nipomo and everywhere in-between. To start:
Paso Robles Concerts
We may be a little partial to Dark Star because they power their winery with solar from A.M. Sun Solar, but their outdoor patio with live music and great wine is a must-go this Summer!
Concerts In The Park
When: Every Thursday beginning June 6th through August 15th from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Paso Robles Downtown City Park
Templeton Concerts In The Park
When: Every Wednesday from June 5th to August 21st from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Templeton Park in Templeton
San Luis Obispo + Edna Valley Concerts
Concerts In The Plaza
When: Every Friday from June 14th to September 13th from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Mission Plaza in San Luis Obispo
Sunsets In The Vineyard
When: Every Friday evening from starting May 31st until September 27th from 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Wolff Vineyards in Edna Valley
There are many more concerts happening all Summer on the Central Coast! Click here to see a full list.
Festivals & Events
July 6th, 10am -5pm – Paso Robles
Celebrating all that is lavender on the Central Coast with lavender dealers, lavender oil, lavender refreshments, demonstrations and seminars. There is a special children’s area, arts, crafts, and more.
The Central Coast Shakespeare Festival began in 1990 as part of Artemis, A Theatre Company. When Artemis dissolved in 1996, the Shakespeare Festival was incorporated as its own non profit theatre company and in 1997 produced its first independent season at Cal Poly’s Ornamental Horticulture Center.
July 11th – August 3rd – San Luis Obispo
Filliponi Ranch, SLO
June 23rd – Atascadero
Cost: $20 – $130
Includes wine, beer, and spirit tasting featuring Central Coast wineries, breweries, cideries, distilleries, art, and culinary vendors, and complementary Charles Paddock Zoo admission. Presented by the Atascadero Chamber of Commerce.
Starting June 11th – Morro Bay
Morro Bay Art Association is pleased to present Summer art classes with Diana Tabarez. Tuesday and Thursday afternoon sessions are designed for teens, 12 and up.
Summer art programs are designed to get students excited about art, and help them learn new skills and techniques. Mediums include painting, drawing, clay, printmaking, mixed media and more. Prior experience is not necessary to participate. All art supplies are provided. Lessons are subject to change based on student’s interest and energy levels. For more info call 805-772-2504.
July 20th – 21st, 10am – 6pm – San Luis Obispo
Cost: $20 Adults, $15 Seniors & Ages 6-15, Ages 6 and under free
Relax on a shady hay bale and watch riotous stage plays and hilarious comedy acts on four stages throughout the village. See authentic Elizabethan dancing, plays, singing, a falconry show, magic, juggling and crazy buffoonery. Throughout the village, you will see living history demonstrations. Treat your taste buds and get in the Renaissance spirit! The entertainment is amazing and continuous throughout the day on the stages and throughout the village.
We hope these activities inspire you to get out and enjoy the Central Coast this Summer! Is there something going on you don’t see here? If so, leave a comment below. We’d love to hear about it!