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Whether planning a getaway or enjoying a spontaneous adventure, there are a variety of things to do in San Luis Obispo, including events like Sunset’s SAVOR the Central Coast Food and Wine Festival to the SLO Marathon, with its scenic downtown-to-vineyard course. Discover more reasons to visit by checking out upcoming San Luis Obispo events below, powered by SLO Happenings

     

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Art After Dark

Apr 07 - Dec 01, 2017

Foremost In The Raw

Jul 14 - Dec 29, 2017

SLOMA – Art Explorations

Jul 30 - Dec 31, 2017

SLOMA Art Exploration

Jul 30 - Dec 31, 2017

SLO Op Climbing Gym: Runners to Pre K – Infant Toddler Program

Sep 05 - Nov 30, 2017

Intro into MIG Welding

Sep 06 - Dec 27, 2017

Intro into MIG Welding @ SLO Maker Space

Sep 06 - Dec 27, 2017

Blacksmithing: Basic Safety @ SLO Makers Space

Oct 03 - Dec 19, 2017

Intro to CNC Routing Class @ SLO Makers Space

Oct 03 - Dec 19, 2017

Intro to CNC Mini Mill @ SLO Makers Space

Oct 06 - Dec 29, 2017

Bang the Drum BRAIN STEW TRIVIA

Oct 11 - Dec 27, 2017

Cuesta College Community Education: 10-Week Musical Theater Vocal Workshop

Oct 12 - Dec 21, 2017

Beginning Ceramics @ SLO Makers Space

Oct 16 - Dec 25, 2017

Blacksmithing: – Beginning Level @ SLO Makers Space

Oct 17 - Dec 19, 2017

Cuesta College Community Education: 3-Week Beginning Acoustic Guitar Lesson

Oct 18 - Dec 13, 2017

EXHIBITS // FRAGMENTS at SLO Museum of Art

Oct 29 - Nov 27, 2017

9 – 12 YEAR OLDS: NATURE IN ABSTRACTION @ SLO Museum of Art

Nov 01 - 29, 2017

Sip ‘n Shop

Nov 02, 2017 - Jan 04, 2018

SLO High School band presents: Annual Holiday Tree & Wreath Fundraiser

Nov 05 - 28, 2017

Holidays at the Apple Farm

Nov 10 - Dec 25, 2017

The Great American Melodrama presents: The Holiday Extravaganza

Nov 16 - Dec 30, 2017

Gobble Wobble Family Fun Run

Nov 23, 2017

Thanksgiving at Apple Farm

Nov 23, 2017

Santa’s House in Mission Plaza

Nov 24 - Dec 24, 2017

Decorating Day at the Museum

Nov 24, 2017

Santa’s House in the Mission Plaza

Nov 24 - Dec 24, 2017

Cal Poly Women’s Basketball plays Robert Morris

Nov 24, 2017

Black Friday Sale @ Apple Farm

Nov 24, 2017

Intro to CNC Mini Mill @ SLO Makers Space

Nov 24, 2017

Kishi Bashi @ Fremont Theater

Nov 24, 2017

Downtown SLO Presents: SHOP SMALL WITH US

Nov 25, 2017

Walking Beer Tour – Thanksgiving Weekend

Nov 25, 2017

Taste of SLO – Walking Food Tour

Nov 25, 2017

Cal Poly Women’s Basketball plays San Francisco

Nov 26, 2017

SLO Op Climbing Gym: Walkers to Runners- Infant Toddler Program

Nov 27, 2017

Cuesta College Community Education: 6 Week WOODWORKING Class

Nov 27, 2017

SLO Op Climbing Gym: Crawlers to Walkers – Infant Toddler Program

Nov 27, 2017

Open Mic Night | Hosted by Kenny Taylor @ SLO Brew

Nov 27, 2017

Blacksmithing: Basic Safety @ SLO Makers Space

Nov 28, 2017

Blacksmithing: – Beginning Level @ SLO Makers Space

Nov 28, 2017

Cal Poly Women’s Basketball plays Cal State Monterey Bay

Nov 28, 2017

2Blondes Boutique presents: An Evening of Relaxation and Fashion

Nov 28, 2017

Intro to CNC Routing Class @ SLO Makers Space

Nov 28, 2017

Joshua David @ SLO Brew

Nov 28, 2017

Explore Villaggio

Nov 29, 2017

Cuesta College Community Education: 3-Week Beginning Acoustic Guitar Lesson

Nov 29, 2017

Cuesta College Community Education: 12-Week Cabaret Singing & Performance Class

Nov 29, 2017 - Feb 21, 2018

Cal Poly Arts presents Elf The Musical

Nov 29, 2017

AC Slater @ SLO Brew

Nov 29, 2017

LightGabler Seminar: Harassment and Bullying Prevention Training for Supervisors

Nov 30, 2017

An Evening with Captain “Sully” Sullenberger

Nov 30, 2017

Live Holiday Music @ Apple Farm

Dec 01, 2017

42nd Annual Holiday Parade

Dec 01, 2017

Intro to CNC Mini Mill @ SLO Makers Space

Dec 01, 2017

Cal Poly Fall Jazz Concert

Dec 01, 2017

Sugar Cookie Day @ Apple Farm

Dec 01, 2017

Rainbow of Treasures “Holiday Style” Gift Fair

Dec 02, 2017

Project Fix of the Central Coast

Dec 02, 2017

SANTA ON THE SURFLINER

Dec 02, 2017

Taste of SLO – Walking Food Tour

Dec 02, 2017

Holiday Greeting Cards Workshop @ SLO Library

Dec 02, 2017

SLO Public Library presents: Holiday Carols

Dec 02, 2017

Cal Poly Choirs: Holiday Kaleidoscope

Dec 02, 2017

Ambiance presents: Holiday Dreamin’ Party

Dec 02, 2017

Caskmas

Dec 02, 2017

Cal Poly Men’s Basketball plays Pepperdine

Dec 02, 2017

SLO Blues Society welcomes Nikki Hill Band

Dec 02, 2017

Valerie June @ Fremont Theater

Dec 02, 2017

Cal Poly Symphony Fall Concert: Music from the New World

Dec 03, 2017

Box the Oxford | Arms Akimbo @ SLO Brew

Dec 03, 2017

BPI Building Science Principles Training – emPower San Luis Obsipo County

Dec 04, 2017

Cuesta College Community Education: 6 Week WOODWORKING Class

Dec 04, 2017

Annual Monday Club Holiday Boutique

Dec 04, 2017

Cuesta College Community Education: Leather Pouch

Dec 04, 2017

Wreath Making Workshop with Farmermaid Flowers

Dec 04, 2017

Corey Smith | Jade Jackson @ SLO Brew

Dec 04, 2017

Blacksmithing: Basic Safety @ SLO Makers Space

Dec 05, 2017

Blacksmithing: – Beginning Level @ SLO Makers Space

Dec 05, 2017

Diva Night

Dec 05, 2017

“The BIG Night”: Fundraiser for Big Brothers and Big Sisters Association

Dec 05, 2017

Polyrhythmics @ SLO Brew

Dec 05, 2017

SLO Public Library presents: Holiday Kinderfest

Dec 06, 2017

Cal Poly Master Plan 2035 Draft EIR

Dec 06, 2017

Cuesta College Community Education: 3-Week Beginning Acoustic Guitar Lesson

Dec 06, 2017

Dirtwire | Headphone Activist @ SLO Brew

Dec 06, 2017

EVENTS // BRYN FORBES: LIGHT IN EVERY WINDOW

Dec 07, 2017

Casa Presents Voices for Children Luncheon

Dec 07, 2017

SLOMA – PRESERVING THE ART OF THE CENTRAL COAST WITH SLOMA CURATOR RUTA SALIKLIS

Dec 07, 2017

Museum of Art exhibit Bryn Forbes: A Light Behind Every Window

Dec 07, 2017

Intentionally Awkward Holiday Party

Dec 08, 2017

Intro to CNC Mini Mill @ SLO Makers Space

Dec 08, 2017

The Civic Ballet of SLO Presents the Nutcracker

Dec 08 - 10, 2017

Cuesta College Community Education: Leather Pouch

Dec 09, 2017

SLO-Made Holiday Faire

Dec 09, 2017

Holiday Indigo Dye Vat Party

Dec 09, 2017

Taste of SLO – Walking Food Tour

Dec 09, 2017

Allegria Winds Concert @ SLO Library

Dec 09, 2017

A French Christmas Dinner benefiting Project Hope and Fairness

Dec 09, 2017

Moonshiner Collective @ Fremont Theater

Dec 09, 2017

SLO Rep Theatre: A Christmas Story

Dec 09, 2017

Cal Poly Men’s Basketball plays Fresno State

Dec 09, 2017

Live Comedy @ 7 Sisters Brewing

Dec 09, 2017

SLO Museum of Art – DAY TRIP TO THE BROAD MUSEUM

Dec 10, 2017

Famil Care Network’s Reading of The Polar Express

Dec 10, 2017

Lessons & Carols at Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa

Dec 10, 2017

Chris Robinson Brotherhood @ Fremont Theater

Dec 10, 2017

Cuesta College Community Education: 6 Week WOODWORKING Class

Dec 11, 2017

Morro Bay High School Band’s Winter Concert

Dec 11, 2017

Blacksmithing: Basic Safety @ SLO Makers Space

Dec 12, 2017

Blacksmithing: – Beginning Level @ SLO Makers Space

Dec 12, 2017

Communications Workshops with Parker Sanpei

Dec 12, 2017

Pixies @ Fremont Theater

Dec 12, 2017

Jazz Jam at Unity Concert Hall

Dec 13, 2017

SahBabii @ The Graduate

Dec 13, 2017

Locals Night at the Fremont featuring Wordsauce

Dec 14, 2017

Brass Mash @ SLO Brew 12-14-2017

Dec 14, 2017

18th Annual Mission Prep Christmas Classic – Basketball Tournament

Dec 15 - 19, 2017

Live Music with Will Breman

Dec 15, 2017

Puppets & Poets – Hometown Book Launch Party!

Dec 15, 2017

Intro to CNC Mini Mill @ SLO Makers Space

Dec 15, 2017

Puppets & Poets

Dec 15, 2017

Ballet Theatre SLO – The Snow Queen

Dec 15 - 16, 2017

Cal Poly Wrestling hosts Northwestern

Dec 15, 2017

SLO Master Chorale presents Sing-Along “Messiah”

Dec 15, 2017

Cal Poly Baseball Youth Camp -Winter Break

Dec 16 - 17, 2017

Taste of SLO – Walking Food Tour

Dec 16, 2017

SLO Rep Theatre: A Christmas Story

Dec 16, 2017

Cal Poly Men’s Basketball plays Princeton

Dec 16, 2017

San Luis Vocal Arts Ensemble: Forbes Pipe Organ Concert & Holiday Family Sing-a-long

Dec 17, 2017

Holiday Drag Show @ SLO Brew

Dec 17, 2017

Beginning Ceramics @ SLO Makers Space

Dec 18, 2017

BERENICE ABBOTT: A VIEW OF THE 20TH CENTURY @ SLO Museum of Art

Dec 18, 2017

Open Mic Night Hosted By Kenny Taylor @ SLO Brew

Dec 18, 2017

Cal Poly Arts presents The Blind Boys of Alabama Christmas Show

Dec 19, 2017

Smash Mouth @ Fremont Theater

Dec 21, 2017

Intro to CNC Mini Mill @ SLO Makers Space

Dec 22, 2017

Bad Santa Christmas Party – Eat the Wolf & Sam Sharp @ SLO Brew

Dec 22, 2017

Taste of SLO – Walking Food Tour

Dec 23, 2017

SLO Rep Theatre: A Christmas Story

Dec 23, 2017

Christmas Dinner at the Apple Farm

Dec 25, 2017

Jazz Jam at Unity Concert Hall

Dec 27, 2017

Cal Poly Women’s Basketball plays CSU Bakersfield

Dec 29, 2017

Buckethead with Brain and Brewer @ Fremont Theater

Dec 29, 2017

Taste of SLO – Walking Food Tour

Dec 30, 2017

Cal Poly Men’s Basketball plays Notre Dame de Namur

Dec 30, 2017

New Year’s Eve Celebration

Dec 31, 2017

New Year’s Eve Winemaker Dinner

Dec 31, 2017

Bang The Drum – Salsa Sunday

Dec 31, 2017

SLO Symphony: New Year’s Eve Pops

Dec 31, 2017

Cal Poly Men’s Basketball plays UC Santa Barbara

Jan 04, 2018

Taste of SLO – Walking Food Tour

Jan 06, 2018

Cal Poly Men’s Basketball plays Cal State Fullerton

Jan 06, 2018

Met Live in HD: The Exterminating Angel

Jan 07, 2018

5 – 6 YEAR OLDS: WORLD OF SHAPES @ SLO Museum of Art

Jan 08 - 29, 2018

7 – 8 YEAR OLDS: SURPRISE YOURSELF: PRINT! @ SLO Museum of Art

Jan 09, 2018

Communications Workshops with Parker Sanpei

Jan 09, 2018

9 – 12 YEAR OLDS: PERSONAL PORTRAITS @ SLO Museum of Art

Jan 10, 2018

Cal Poly presents W. Terrence Spiller Piano Recital

Jan 12, 2018

Ozomatli @ Fremont Theater

Jan 12, 2018

Taste of SLO – Walking Food Tour

Jan 13, 2018

Cal Poly Women’s Basketball plays CSUN

Jan 13, 2018

Comedy Night @ 7 Sisters Brewing

Jan 13, 2018

HANDMADE NATION: THE RISE OF DIY, ART, CRAFT, AND DESIGN @ SLO Museum of Art

Jan 15, 2018

7 – 8 YEAR OLDS: SURPRISE YOURSELF: PRINT! @ SLO Museum of Art

Jan 16, 2018

Cal Poly presents Bach Week: Inside Back Week

Jan 16, 2018

Cal Poly Arts presents Itzhak Perlman

Jan 16, 2018

9 – 12 YEAR OLDS: PERSONAL PORTRAITS @ SLO Museum of Art

Jan 17, 2018

An Evening with Psychic John Edward

Jan 17, 2018

Shwayze @ SLO Brew

Jan 17, 2018

Cal Poly presents Bach Week: Master Class with Mensa Sonora California

Jan 18, 2018

Cal Poly Women’s Basketball plays UC Irvine

Jan 18, 2018

Cal Poly presents Akademie: Bach — Student and Teacher

Jan 18, 2018

SLO Rep Theatre: A Little Princess

Jan 19, 2018

Cal Poly presents Chamber Concert: Bach and His Students at the Mission

Jan 19, 2018

’80s Mix Tape – Orchesis Dance Concert

Jan 19 - 27, 2018

SOFT SCULPTURE: KNIT AND CROCHET @ SLO Museum of Art

Jan 20 - 21, 2018

Taste of SLO – Walking Food Tour

Jan 20, 2018

Cal Poly Women’s Basketball plays UC Davis

Jan 20, 2018

Cal Poly presents Bach in the Mission VIII: Bach and the Italians

Jan 20, 2018

Cal Poly Arts presents Steep Canyon Rangers

Jan 21, 2018

7 – 8 YEAR OLDS: SURPRISE YOURSELF: PRINT! @ SLO Museum of Art

Jan 23, 2018

9 – 12 YEAR OLDS: PERSONAL PORTRAITS @ SLO Museum of Art

Jan 24, 2018

Randy Rogers Band @ Fremont Theater

Jan 24, 2018

Cal Poly Men’s Basketball plays Long Beach State

Jan 25, 2018

SLO Rep Theatre: A Little Princess

Jan 26, 2018

Cal Poly Wrestling hosts Stanford

Jan 26, 2018

Cal Poly Arts presents Michael Feinstein, Sings Sinatra!

Jan 26, 2018

Taste of SLO – Walking Food Tour

Jan 27, 2018

Cal Poly Arts presents Keola Beamer & Henry Kapono

Jan 28, 2018

7 – 8 YEAR OLDS: SURPRISE YOURSELF: PRINT! @ SLO Museum of Art

Jan 30, 2018

Cal Poly Arts presents Kinky Boots

Jan 30, 2018

9 – 12 YEAR OLDS: PERSONAL PORTRAITS @ SLO Museum of Art

Jan 31, 2018

Cal Poly Men’s Basketball plays UC Riverside

Jan 31, 2018

ALO @ SLO Brew

Jan 31, 2018

Cal Poly Women’s Basketball plays Hawai’i

Feb 01, 2018

Hippie Sabotage @ Fremont Theater

Feb 01, 2018

ROSES ARE RED: PAINTING YOUR GARDEN IN ACRYLIC @ SLO Museum of Art

Feb 03 - 04, 2018

Cal Poly Swimming and Diving hosts UC Santa Cruz

Feb 03, 2018

Taste of SLO – Walking Food Tour

Feb 03, 2018

Cal Poly Women’s Basketball plays UC Riverside

Feb 03, 2018

Cal Poly Men’s Basketball plays Hawai’i

Feb 03, 2018

Cal Poly Career Services presents: Local Career Fair

Feb 08, 2018

Stick Figure @ Fremont Theater

Feb 08, 2018

Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox @ Fremont Theater

Feb 09, 2018

Cal Poly Baseball Alumni Game

Feb 10, 2018

Taste of SLO – Walking Food Tour

Feb 10, 2018

Cal Poly Women’s Basketball plays Long Beach State

Feb 10, 2018

Cal Poly Wrestling hosts Arizona State

Feb 11, 2018

Orchestra Novo Virtuoso Discovery Series

Feb 11, 2018

Cal Poly Arts presents Moscow Festival Ballet, Swan Lake

Feb 11, 2018

Communications Workshops with Parker Sanpei

Feb 13, 2018

Cal Poly Men’s Basketball plays UC Davis

Feb 15, 2018

Cal Poly Arts presents Cirque Eloize, Saloon

Feb 15, 2018

Useful Plants, Mushrooms, & Seaweeds of San Luis Obispo County

Feb 16 - 18, 2018

Taste of SLO – Walking Food Tour

Feb 17, 2018

Cal Poly Men’s Basketball plays UC Irvine

Feb 17, 2018

Cal Poly Arts presents Black Violin

Feb 17, 2018

12th Planet @ SLO Brew

Feb 18, 2018

FILM Everybody Street @ SLO Museum of Art

Feb 19, 2018

Cal Poly Women’s Basketball plays UC Santa Barbara

Feb 21, 2018

Shooter Jennings @ Fremont Theater

Feb 21, 2018

Diego’s Umbrella @ SLO Brew

Feb 21, 2018

Cal Poly Men’s Basketball plays CSUN

Feb 22, 2018

SLO Rep presents The Producers: Gala Martini Night

Feb 23, 2018

Festival Mosaic – February WinterMezzo: Notable Encounter Insight

Feb 23, 2018

Festival Mozaic WinterMezzo Notable Encounter Insight

Feb 23, 2018

Steve Hackett @ Fremont Theater

Feb 23, 2018

Taste of SLO – Walking Food Tour

Feb 24, 2018

Cal Poly Women’s Basketball plays Cal State Fullerton

Feb 24, 2018

Cal Poly Arts presents Cameron Carpenter Forbes Pipe Organ Recital

Feb 26, 2018

Whitney Rose @ SLO Brew

Feb 28, 2018

Greg Brown @ Fremont Theater

Mar 02, 2018

Cal Poly Just Jazz Concert

Mar 02, 2018

Taste of SLO – Walking Food Tour

Mar 03, 2018

Cal Poly Wind Bands’ Winter Concert

Mar 03, 2018

Cal Poly Baseball hosts Pacfic State

Mar 04, 2018

Canzona Women’s Ensemble presents: Spring 2018 Concert

Mar 04, 2018

Cal Poly Arts presents Yamato “Chousensha” – The Challengers

Mar 06, 2018

Cal Poly Arts presents The Ten Tenors – Wish You Were Here

Mar 07, 2018

Taste of SLO – Walking Food Tour

Mar 10, 2018

Cal Poly Baseball hosts New Mexico State

Mar 12, 2018

SLO Film Fest

Mar 13 - 18, 2018

Cal Poly Arts presents The Sound of Music

Mar 13, 2018

San Luis Obispo International Film Festival: Opening Night Party

Mar 14, 2018

SLO Film Fest: Ella Brennan – Commanding the Table

Mar 14, 2018

SLO Film Fest: Central Coast Films “Star Trek Wars”

Mar 15, 2018

SLO Film Fest: Central Coast Films “Ringer”

Mar 15, 2018

Cal Poly Arts presents Improvised Shakespeare

Mar 16, 2018

Taste of SLO – Walking Food Tour

Mar 17, 2018

San Luis Obispo Vocal Arts Ensemble: Music of the 1960’s

Mar 17, 2018

Cal Poly Choirs Winter Concert: Lux Perpetua

Mar 17, 2018

Cal Poly Arts presents Calmus featuring Organist Paul Woodring

Mar 18, 2018

Inaugural Warrior Trail Run Adventure race

Mar 23 - 24, 2018

Cal Poly Arts presents Aquila Theatre – Sense & Sensibility

Mar 23, 2018

Warrior Trail Run

Mar 24, 2018

Cal Poly Baseball hosts Dartmouth

Mar 24, 2018

Taste of SLO – Walking Food Tour

Mar 24, 2018

Cal Poly Baseball hosts CSU Bakersfield

Apr 03, 2018

Cal Poly Arts presents: a one-of-a-kind stage show, BRAIN CANDY LIVE!,

Apr 10, 2018

Cal Poly Arts presents Koresh Dance Company – Deconstructing Mozart & Other Works

Apr 14, 2018

Education Landscape Painting @SLO Museum of Art

Apr 19 - 22, 2018

Cal Poly Baseball hosts Long Beach State

Apr 20, 2018

Cal Poly Baseball hosts UCLA

Apr 27, 2018

Cal Poly Arts presents La Santa Cecilia

Apr 27, 2018

Cal Poly Arts presents Namhee Han – Forbes Pipe Organ Recital

Apr 29, 2018

Cal Poly Baseball hosts Santa Clara

May 01, 2018

Cal Poly Baseball hosts San Jose State

May 09, 2018

Cal Poly presents W. Terrence Spiller: Beethoven Piano Sonata Cycle III

May 11, 2018

Cal Poly Baseball hosts UC Irvine

May 13, 2018

Cal Poly Baseball hosts Pepperdine

May 15, 2018

Cal Poly Arts presents Audra McDonald

May 16, 2018

5th Annual 2018 SLO Jazz Festival

May 18 - 19, 2018

Cal Poly Baseball hosts UC Santa Barbara

May 20, 2018

Beerfest

May 26, 2018

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