20+ Events To Enjoy This November in SLO County

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and we are welcoming the fall weather. If you’re looking for things to do in San Luis Obispo County this November. Here is a list for you! Feel free to submit an event or add a comment below to share!

The Bovine Classic (Paso Robles)  – November 3 -5

Enjoy a weekend of world-class cycling in the heart of the Paso Robles wine region in beautiful San Luis Obispo County.

Paderewski Festival (Paso Robles) – November 4 – 6

The Paderewski Festival is a four-day music festival held annually in November celebrating Paso Robles’ rich heritage and its most famous resident Ignacy Jan Paderewski.

Nightlife Savings 2022 (San Luis Obispo) – November 4 – 6

Nightlife Savings is a time-traveling immersive musical experience featuring multi-genre performances that will transport attendees through the realms of space and time.

New Times Music Awards Showcase 2022 (San Luis Obispo) – Friday, Nov 4 @ 7p

The annual New Times Music Awards is designed to showcase music and songwriting from local musicians throughout the Central Coast of California.

Cayucos Car Show (Cayucos) – Saturday, Nov 5 @ 8am

Come check out the awesome rods, beer garden and delicious BBQ while enjoying some amazing beach weather.

Arroyo Grande Beer & Wine Festival (Arroyo Grande) – Saturday, Nov 5 @ 12pm

Food and beverages to sip and savor from all our local favorites. There will be food trucks and 30+ breweries & 10+ wineries.

Art in the Park (Shell Beach) – Sunday, Nov 6 @ 10a

Featuring over 50 artisan vendors, food booths, music and amazing views right on the cliffs in Pismo Beach. Bring the whole family.

Downtown SLO Veteran’s Day Celebration (San Luis Obispo) – Thursday, Nov 10 @ 6pm

Enjoy live music, military vehicles and memorabilia, activities, giveaways, and resources for veterans and their families on Broad Street between Higuera and Monterey.

Nature Nights (San Luis Obispo) – November 11 – January 8, 2023

The San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden, (SLOBG), presents Nature Nights, an immersive outdoor holiday light and art exhibit.

Harvest on the Coast Weekend (San Luis Obispo) – November 11 – 12

Check out the new Sip & Savor event, the re-imagined Grand Tasting, and our first VIP Rare & Reserve Tasting.

The 11th Annual Garagiste Festival (Paso Robles) –  November 11 – 12

The award winning Garagiste Wine Festival comes home to Paso Robles featuring over 50 micro-production local winemakers who you won’t find on ‘wine country’ maps pouring over 200 wines.

Tom Sandoval and the Most Extras (Morro Bay) – Friday, Nov 11 @ 8:30pm

Tom Sandoval & The Most Extras is the latest musical passion project of actor, model, and restaurateur, Tom Sandoval. For 10 seasons, Tom has starred on the hit Bravo reality series, Vanderpump Rules.

Pancake Breakfast – Veterans Day Weekend (Pismo Beach) – Saturday, Nov 12 @ 7:30am

Pismo Beach Cities Lions Club Veteran’s Day Pancake Breakfast is back! Buy one breakfast for yourself, family members and then one for a Veteran so they can eat “FREE”

Introduction to Home Fermentation (Pismo Beach) – Saturday, Nov 12 @ 10am

In this hands-on class you will get a thorough understanding of the fermentation process, including the science behind what is actually taking place as your produce transforms during probiotic alchemy.

Turkey Trot Fun Run (Arroyo Grande) – Sunday, Nov 13 @ 1pm

The Turkey Trot is a fun run for kiddos in Preschool through 8th Grade and offers prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place age group winners.

Autumn Soirée: The SLO Way (San Luis Obispo) – Saturday, Nov 12 @ 5pm

Taking place in Hotel SLO’s Garden Courtyard, the event will showcase some of the Central Coast’s most acclaimed wineries paired with the culinary creations of Chef Ryan Fancher and his team at OX + ANCHOR and PIADINA.

Elegant Holiday Evening Downtown (Paso Robles) – Saturday, Nov 12 @ 5pm

Elegant Evening Downtown kicks off the holiday shopping season in Downtown Paso Robles. Open house, refreshments, and entertainment.  Admission is free.

Atascadero Fall Festival (Atascadero) – November 18 – 20

The Annual Atascadero Fall Festival is back! This 3-day fest is  “Fun for the Whole Family!”

Pumpkin Smash at the Charles Paddock Zoo (Atascadero) – Saturday, Nov 19 @ 10a

What does a tiger do with a pumpkin? How about a Fossa? Will the meerkats go inside one or just eat it? Come to the zoo to find out!

Annual Artisan Faire and Cafe (San Luis Obispo) – Saturday, Nov 19 @ 10a

Shop local handmade items from your local artists and crafters at SLO Veterans Hall.

Suds at Sunken Gardens Beer & Wine Tasting Event (Atascadero)  – Sunday, Nov 19 @ 12p

Suds at Sunken Gardens is a boutique craft beer and wine tasting event during the Atascadero Fall Festival.

38th Annual Thanksgiving for Paso Robles (Paso Robles) – Thursday, Nov 24 @ 12p

This annual celebration celebrates over 1,500 men, women, and children a traditional Thanksgiving meal at no cost.

42nd Annual Central Coast Craft Fair 2022 (San Luis Obispo) – Friday, Nov 25 @ 10am

The Craft Fair will take place on Black Friday! This event features crafters and artisans who make 100% of what they sell.

Small Business Saturday (SLO County) – ALL DAY

Remember to support our small business owners this Saturday! SHOP SMALL & LOCAL!

Paint the Town Red Downtown Wine Walk (Paso Robles) – Saturday, Nov 26 @ 1pm

The Downtown Wine Walks are Back! 23 Wineries of Downtown Paso Robles are joining together to make an amazing experience for you!




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