Category: Festival

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Cambria Scarecrow Festival

Where Whimsey Runs Rampant If you are looking for something fun, free and fantastic to do this month I highly recommend taking a drive to Cambria for their annual Scarecrow Festival. The whole town — including San Simeon and Harmony — take part in the festivities for the entire month of October.  Stroll through the…

79th Annual Arroyo Grande Harvest Festival – Bridging Our Past to The Future

Mark your calendars and make sure you come to this year’s Harvest Festival in the historic Village of Arroyo Grande. This year marks the 79th annual Arroyo Grande Harvest Festival with the theme of “Bridging Our Past to The Future”. This year’s Fall Fest will be held September 23rd and September 24th. It is the…

Stone Soup Music Festival & Street Faire

Grover Beach is a happening little beach town all year long but come August of every year, it is a rockin’ town with their fantastic Stone Soup Music Festival & Street Faire.  The dates this year are Saturday, August 27th from 10am-9:30pm and Sunday, August 28th from 11am-5pm.  Some streets are blocked off near Ramona…

Spring Street Faire – Nipomo Chamber of Commerce

The Spring Street Faire is returning to Olde Towne Nipomo with fun for all ages from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 21. Nipomo Chamber of Commerce plans to close West Tefft Street between Wilson and Mallagh streets to create the free fair that will include activities for children, food, drink and entertainment. Fun…

69th Annual Clam Festival

One of the many reasons to love living in a small town like Pismo Beach and the surrounding communities are the seasonal festivals that mark the passage of a year. Like clockwork we have the Arroyo Grande Strawberry Festival in May, Taste of Pismo in April, Harvest Festival in September, Morro Bay Harbor Festival early in October…