Music festivals, car shows, wine events, holiday celebrations—these are just a few of the annual events you can attend when visiting Avila Beach. Each month brings a new and fun event, and Avila Village Inn is the perfect place to stay in-between all the exciting festivities.
In addition to Avila Beach's annual happenings, there are tons of weekly and monthly events to enjoy. From farmers' markets to summer concerts, there's always something going on near our hotel. Some of the area's top recurring events include:
There's so much to do in San Luis Obispo and this app puts it all in your back pocket. Whether you're a visitor or a "SLOcal," this app gives you everything you need to have an amazing time in "America's Happiest City."
Every first Friday, hundreds of visitors converge on downtown SLO to see new art exhibits and add to their growing collections. With dozens of galleries and non-traditional exhibit spaces, it's SLO's favorite night of the month to celebrate art for free! Though many shops are open earlier, Art After Dark officially starts at 6pm and runs to 9pm. On a typical Art After Dark, over 20 galleries and non-traditional art venues (think restaurants, boutiques, and salons) spotlight the best of established and emerging local artists. They sometimes also feature the works of nationally and internationally acclaimed artists. Expect sore feet and creative juices to be flowing from 6 to 9pm on the first Friday of the month.
Wacky DJ Ree-Car-D'oh hosts weekly Karaoke and Zany antics at QUE PASA! Mexican Cafe each and every Friday Night in downtown SAN LUIS OBISPO!!!! Come down and sing your heart out! Large Screens, Lights, Sound! Full Bar with drink specials ALL NIGHT LONG!
Ending multiple sclerosis for good will take all of us. It's why Walk MS matters so much. And it's why you matter so much. Walk MS helps us team up with friends, loved ones and co-workers to change the world for everyone affected by MS. Together, we become a powerful force. And with every step we take, every dollar we raise…we're that much closer. Together, we will end MS forever.
Paul Woodring's fifth Forbes Pipe Organ recital will feature a selection of great masterworks by J. S. Bach and Maurice Duruflé, as well as a “United Nations” celebration of music from Portugal, France, Italy, Germany and England. Throw in a Sousa march and a Russian toccata and you have an afternoon of entertaining music on the pipe organ. “The Forbes Pipe Organ is like an engraved invitation to creativity. With its gorgeous foundational tones, brilliant reeds and delicate flutes, an organist can craft a beautifully balanced recital.” – Paul Woodring Pre-show lecture scheduled in the Philips Lecture Hall, 2 pm Adult: $30 Student/Cal Poly Faculty & Staff: $24
For 26 consecutive years, our annual Roll Out The Barrels celebration has set the pace for good times, good vibes and good wines in San Luis Obispo County.
Sponsored by HomeFed, the Official Host of the event, and in partnership with The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo, the event's official beneficiary, the SLO Ultra will showcase a beautiful natural resource to runners and hikers alike for the first time on California's incredible Central Coast. Wild Cherry Canyon is approximately 2,400 private acres located on the Pacific Ocean along the Central Coast, northwest of Avila Beach and south of San Luis Obispo. Additional surrounding private lands will also be included in this first ever ultra distance race for San Luis Obispo County. Featuring a 50 mile ultra race, marathon, half-marathon and 5 mile trail courses .
Welcome to the New Times Community Calendar. Here you can search, find and submit event information for the Central Coast.
You can search for a specific event by filling in the specific fields. You can also select a day on the calendar to see the events for that day. Selecting the "next 7 days" will show the events from all categories for the next seven days. Click here for Guidelines for Submission . Please direct questions to the Calendar Editor .
Cass Winery offers the perfect educational venue to become a more advanced taster and wine aficionado. Katie Bay, Certified Specialist of Wine and Level 1 Sommelier, guides you through a lively, sensory experience that includes analysis and tasting of wines. Each month through a different stimulating and interactive learning experience, you will cover such topics as the recognition and identification of aromas, practice the various tasting techniques, and broaden your wine vocabulary while deepening your understanding of the language of wine.
Katie promises a lively, sensory learning experience involving analyzation, discussion and tasting. By the end of the session you, too, will see how discovering the nuances of wine can be simple and above all, fun!
Offered on a monthly basis, public seminars are limited to 16 guests.