Category: Events

Celebrating the 4th of July in Pismo Beach & All of SLO County

San Luis Obispo County offers an array of festive activities for Independence Day, ensuring a memorable celebration for all ages. From spectacular fireworks to charming parades, here’s a roundup of the key events happening across the county. Pismo Beach Centennial and 4th of July Celebration The July 4th Celebration at the Pismo Beach Pier Plaza…

Memorial Day Celebrations SLO County 2024

Let the Good Times Roll!  Here’s your guide to Celebrating Memorial Weekend this year in San Luis Obispo County. Get ready to kick off the summer season with a bang as San Luis Obispo County hosts a lineup of fun-filled events that promise something for everyone. From art enthusiasts to wine aficionados, music lovers to…

Kick-Off Strawberry Season with Strawberries Through Grover Beach 2024!

Strawberries Through Grover Beach is back for it’s 3rd year in a row and is bigger and better than ever before! Get ready for an unforgettable celebration of everything strawberry at this year’s festival, happening on May 18th, 2024, in beautiful Grover Beach, CA. The event has drawn such a crowd that they’ve moved locations…

Art in the Park is Back in Shell Beach, CA

Nestled along the scenic coastline of Shell Beach, CA, Dinosaur Caves Park stands as a testament to natural beauty and artistic expression. Each year, the park comes alive with the vibrant hues and creative energies of local and visiting artists during the much-anticipated Art in the Park event. 2024 Schedule: Spring/Summer Dates: (Time: 10:00 AM…

South County Sanitary — Clean-Up Week 2024

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It’s that time of year — South County Sanitary has announced Clean-Up Week 2024. They will be offering Clean-Up in Arroyo Grande the week of March 18th – March 22nd. Clean-Up Week is a community service provided free to single family residential garbage customers. South County Sanitary asks that you please place your Clean-Up Week…

Hey Neighbors — Join the Preview Celebration of SLO Ranch Farms & Marketplace

SLO Ranch Farms & Marketplace Fall Preview

If you’re in the San Luis Obispo area on October 7, 2023 between 11:00am-4:00pm stop by and join the preview celebration of the SLO Ranch Farms & Marketplace. San Luis Ranch neighbors and the community will get a chance to come together for tours of the center, raffles and giveaways, games, hay bale stacks and…

July 30th – ​Come see Dark Desert Highway Band performing the music of the Eagles, Joe Walsh and Don Henley at Ramona Garden Park in Grover Beach

21st Annual Grover Beach Summer Concert Series If you are a Grover Beach native, then this sleeper concert series is no surprise. But if you have never been, then you need to get out your calendars and mark off the next two months of Sundays! With Rotary Club of Grover Beach providing the tasty adult…

10th Annual Macaroni & Cheese Festival – Benefiting the Woods Humane Society

Central Coast animal lovers have the chance to support the Woods Humane Society on June 24th from 2-6pm at the Avila Beach Golf Resort while trying out mac and cheese creations as local chefs compete for the title of “Best Mac and Cheese on the Central Coast!” Proceeds for the 10th Annual Macaroni & Cheese…

Back With A Bang – Arroyo Grande Harvest Festival

ARROYO GRANDE HARVEST FESTIVAL IS BACK! After two years missed due to the pandemic, the Arroyo Grande Harvest Festival is back with a bang! Coming September 23rd and 24th this downtown village event is getting back on track beginning on Friday from 4:00pm with a Dinner Dance at the newly refurbished 1897 Tabernacle at Camp…

Have You Tried HARVESTLY?

In our household it is a rarity for my husband and I to disagree on things. However, our weekly conversations on what food to buy and meals to make, occasionally are a heated topic. While I am the kind of person who would be fine on a diet of mostly veggies, my other half doesn’t…

Top 5 Valentine’s Date Spots In and Around Pismo Beach

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Oyster Loft with Executive Chef, Jared Hurst Dinner with a view of The Pismo Pier! Listen to the waves crashing while sipping one of their amazing specialty drinks. Last week I enjoyed a delicious tequila-based cocktail with a hibiscus “bubble”, then watched as it popped with a beautiful puff of smoke sprinkling magic all over…

Fun at The Clark Center! Upcoming Shows You Don’t Want to Miss!

The Pismo Beach Homes Team is proud to be a long-time sponsor and supporter of the Clark Center for the Performing Arts – a spectacular state-of-the-art theater right here in the heart of South County. The theater has endured some very difficult and uncertain times over the past two years, and we are proud to say…

Five Favorite Hikes Around Pismo Beach

Pismo Beach is starting to cool down and Summer weather has made way to Fall. There is no better time than now to start hiking. Not only is it a great way to get out and enjoy the wonderful place we live, it’s also a good way to start a routine before the “eating holidays”…

Pumpkin Patch Adventures Await at Tar Creek Ranch in Arroyo Grande

Fall has always been my favorite time of year. Not only does the weather transition from warm to cool but the color of the trees’ leaves transition from green to auburn and yellow. It’s a reminder that the year will soon be over with the ramping up for the holiday season about to begin. My…

Great Eats in Los Osos – The Olde Ale House

If you are ready to grab a great bite out and try somewhere new to eat, check out the Olde Ale House in Los Osos! Located next to Rexall’s on Los Osos Valley Road on the way to Montana De Oro State Park, this is the perfect stop for a local beer after a long…

Things to Do on the Central Coast – Memorial Day Weekend 2021

I bet you are excited to get out and celebrate this Memorial Day Weekend, since last year we were all advised not to travel. But this year we are in luck! Vaccines have become available, and California is getting (somewhat) back to business. While a lot of annual events are still on hold we thought…

Wine 4 Paws – Drink Wine and Support Homeless Pups!

Spring is here! The weather is changing, and it’s about time to enjoy the outdoors. Want an opportunity to drink wine and help Woods Humane Society? Well now’s your chance! On April 10-11 you can help the animals at our local shelter either online, or in person by wine tasting while also supporting over 75…

2021 Here We Come! Get Healthy with These Realistic New Year’s Resolution Tips

Yep, it’s that time of year again…. Do you make New Year’s resolutions? Do you reflect on the previous year and wonder where the time went? When exactly was it that all those good intentions to get healthy went out the window? Well, you are in good company!  I think 90% of people give up…

Fun Things to do with the Kids this Christmas Eve – How to Make Salt Dough Ornaments

One of my family’s favorite Christmas traditions growing up was painting ornaments on Christmas Eve. Now that I have young children of my own, I have just rediscovered how affordable and easy these are to make. Salt Dough Ornaments have been around for ages and something as simple as mixing flour, salt, and water was…

Let’s Support our Local Businesses this Holiday Season!

Dinner? Check. Gifts? Check. Table Décor? Check Check Check! While the Pismo Beach Homes Team is grateful to be experiencing a successful year due to a robust market, we feel compelled to make sure to support the community that supports us – and hopefully ensure that our favorite restaurants and small businesses survive this last…

Meet Michelle Berrera, Owner of Enjoyslo.com

Living in Pismo Beach, where we connect you with some of our favorite people who live and work on the Central Coast. Those community and business leaders who make living on the Coast such a unique and diverse experience. Episode #16 Michelle Berrera, the Owner of Enjoyslo.com  Michelle Berrera, the Owner of Enjoyslo.com, joins…

Pismo Beach Chamber of Commerce Valentine’s Wine Walk!

The annual Valentine’s Day Wine Walk is back and better than ever! With Valentine’s falling on a Friday this year, the Pismo Beach Chamber folks have redesigned the Wine Walk for the weekend! No need to agonize over expensive and elaborate plans for your Valentine! Unlike previous Wine Walks hosted by the Pismo Beach Chamber…

Mayor Panel to Kick Off Pismo Beach Chamber Quarterly Luncheons

The second year of the Pismo Beach Chamber of Commerce’s quarterly lunch series entitled “The Mayor’s Lunch” will feature Mayors from three local cities who share borders. Mayor Ed Waage, the quarterly host of this series will be a panelist along with Arroyo Grande Mayor Pro Tem Keith Storton and Grover Beach Mayor Jeff Lee.…

SLO COUNTY RESTAURANT MONTH

CALLING ALL FOODIES! Sound the alarm! There are just two weeks left to take advantage of SLO County’s “Restaurant Month!” This is a fantastic opportunity to enjoy a three-course fixed menu at many participating restaurants around the county for the low, low price of $30 per person! Plus, many restaurants also offer a wine pairing…

Something for Everyone at Windmill Farms

Tucked away on the corner of Hwy 101 and Thompson Road at the most southern end of Arroyo Grande, is a sweet little local gem called Windmill Farms. This place has so much to offer, there is literally a little something for everyone.  With a beautiful gift shop inside, you can find locally made delicacies…

Winning with Race Rugrats!

Sarah Hawkins is the founder and owner of Race Rugrats, a childcare company dedicated to caring for and entertaining children during various races not only locally but around the State. I interviewed Sarah and asked her some questions to learn more about this amazing company and what they are all about! What is Race Rugrats?…

Enjoy the Strawberry Festival in Arroyo Grande

Memorial weekend is coming, and with it some sweet, juicy strawberries! Arroyo Grande’s 36th annual strawberry festival is here again and the event schedule sounds as delicious and entertaining as ever! If you have never been to this event that happens every year in the quaint little village of Arroyo Grande you are in for…

Fabulous Las Vegas at the Clark Center

Hopefully you have had an opportunity to see a performance at the Clark Center for the Performing Arts in Arroyo Grande. If you haven’t, you might be surprised to learn that we have a state-of-the-art performing arts center right here, in the heart of South San Luis Obispo County. The Clark Center is a non-profit organization dedicated…

Win a YETI Cooler in our 2018 Photo Contest

MAY THE BEST PHOTO WIN! Pismo Beach Homes’ Coozie Photo Contest Whether you’re around the globe or just around the corner this summer, keep your drinks cool with our snazzy Pismo Beach Homes’ coozie and make sure to take a selfie with you and your COOZIE. Win a YETI Cooler photo with our coozie!! BE…

Memorial Day Weekend Event – 35th Annual Strawberry Festival in Arroyo Grande

Memorial Day weekend is typically defined by when and where you are BBQing. However, if you live on the Central Coast there is another time-honored tradition – the Annual Strawberry Festival in the Village of Arroyo Grande. For 35 years we have dedicated this weekend to celebrate our favorite local fruit – the strawberry. Once…

Cinco De Mayo Celebration at Fin’s Seafood Restaurant

Want to do something fun to celebrate Cinco De Mayo and do good for the community at the same time? Fin’s Seafood Restaurant in Grover Beach is the place to be! Fiesta at Fin’s is holding its “dinner for a cause” on May 1st from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. All proceeds will be going towards Five…

An Evening of Art at Keller Williams in Pismo Beach

Are you a lover of art like we are? Keller Williams is happy to announce their 13th annual Spring Fling Art Party, Thursday March 22nd from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. This year features 20 local artisans of varying talents from oil paintings, photography, ceramics, jewelry, and more. The most wonderful thing about this event is, not…

Brunch on Wheels

  Avila Beach Resorts has been offering an absolutely fun event for all ages with free admission to the public called Brunch on Wheels where you can indulge in small bites to full meals from an array of gourmet food trucks.  These events are being thrown just about once per month. I have attended two…

Farmers Markets: Offering Local Fare and Fun!

  Growing up on the Central Coast one of my favorite things to do was to go to the local farmers markets. Where else can you sample cuisine from multiple local restaurants, listen to a variety of local musicians, and get your grocery shopping done all in one place? Make it a family or friend’s…

Cambria Christmas Market

Three years ago our family discovered the magic that is the Cambria Christmas Market and it immediately became a family tradition. Designed with traditional German Christmas Market’s in mind, this is truly a fantastic event. There are local musicians, from classical trios to acoustic guitar to trendier tunes – something for everyone. Vendors sell hand-crafted…

Choose Your Trot!

Stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, spinach-au-gratin, green beans with fried onions, home-made rolls AND the crown jewel – the TURKEY … ah that great holiday we hold dear is just around the corner. But before you tuck into that calorie-laden, once a year meal you can do something for the community and offset a few…