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Fun Things To Do This Labor Day Weekend in San Luis Obispo County (8/26 to 9/1)

Monday, August 26

Beer at the Pier – 5p to 7p (Los Osos)

The best little concert series on the Central Coast!  Going on its 5th year in beautiful Baywood Park, Beer at the Pier offers the finest in local talent, fine food & drink from the Blue Heron Baywood Restaurant, a garden stage, a dancing lawn, fire pit lounge, multiple patios, and bars, and an unparalleled community vibe! Music: B & The Hive

Tuesday, August 27

Cheese & Charcuterie Workshop – 6p to 7:30p (San Luis Obispo)

Join Natalie from Jade Magnolia to learn how to build the perfect cheese and charcuterie boards for your own gatherings and parties!

Salsa Dancing at Madonna Inn – 8:30p to 11p (San Luis Obispo)

This is a FREE event brought to you by CPSalsa’s training team, Sangre Nueva! They will be playing Bachata, Salsa, Merengue, Cha cha cha, and Kizomba/zouk. Dance the night away!

Wednesday, August 28

Behind the Vines with Rava Wines – 5p to 7p (Paso Robles)

Catch Rava Wines at the Pony Club for a variety of offerings. Rava specializes in sparkling wines! Bring all your friends who love bubbles!

Blacklake Summer Concert Series – 5p to 7:30p (Nipomo)

This week’s music will be by the Soundhouse so swing by. Families are welcome!  Come out and enjoy some of the finest music the Central Coast has to offer.

Thursday, August 29

Stoney LaRue is an American Texas Country/Red Dirt artist! He is coming to play live so make sure to visit BHBC for a night of amazing music, drinks and food!

Friday, August 30

Concerts In The Plaza – 5p to 8p – (San Luis Obispo)

Downtown SLO and Sunset Honda proudly present the 2019 Concerts in the Plaza Series. Music will be provided this week by roots reggae band, Resination. Food and drink for purchase from: Woodstock’s Pizza & Backyard, Chamisal Vineyards, Firestone Walker Brewing Co., and Jean Marie Cidery. The event is free and family friendly!

The Breakfast Club – 7p to 10p (San Luis Obispo)

They only met once, but it changed their lives forever. Join the Fremont Theater for a screening of the 80’s cult-classic The Breakfast Club.

Stargazing on the Vineyard – 7p to 9:30p (Paso Robles)

Join Alta Colina on their first-ever Stargazing on the Vineyard. They’ll be serving up a light dinner by LouLou Cheese Girl and Central Coast Astronomy Society will your guide to the stars.

Pirate Cruise Scholarship Benefit – 7p to 9p (Morro Bay)

Enjoy a swashbuckling evening aboard the Chablis Cruises out of Morro Bay. South Bay Women’s Network will be hosting the 2019 Annual Scholarship Benefit to raise funds for Cuesta College female re-entry students.

Saturday, August 31

Art in the Park: Fine Art & Fine Craft show – August 31 to September 2 (Morro Bay)

Art in the Park is an annual tradition started by the Morro Bay art community to give artists and artisans a place to showcase and sell their work during Labor Day weekend.

Pinedorado Weekend – August 31 to September 2

Celebrate this Labor Day Weekend at the 71st Annual Pinedorado! This year’s theme is “Pinedorado, Our Light Shines.” Enjoy a variety of events: live music, food, car show, parade and more!

Waterfront Market – August 31 to September 1

Visit Morro Bay’s Waterfront Market and find a one of a kind unique gift for you or your loved one.

J Dusi Anniversary Weekend – August 31 to September 2

Visit J Dusi over Labor Day and celebrate 6 years at the Tasting Room! It will be three days of fun will include wine AND merchandise specials, as well as live music and food.

Free Fishing Derby at Santa Margarita Lake – 8:30a to 1p (Santa Margarita)

Family fun for all the kids! Bring your own poles or use one of our loaner poles! Bait, tackle, instruction, and a BBQ lunch – all included for no cost, make sure you register. There are prizes for the biggest catch and all of the children receive a prize for participating!

Goat Yoga – 8:30a to 9:30a (San Luis Obispo)

Enjoy a special goat yoga experience at the beautiful Madonna Inn! Yoga mats will be provided.

10th Annual Brews & Bites Beer and Food Festival – 11a to 4p (San Luis Obispo)

Join us at this year’s Brews & Bites festival in Mission Plaza in Downtown San Luis Obispo. Brews & Bites is celebrating their 10th year of bringing fantastic local food, beer, and music together in the heart of our downtown. Brews & Bites hosts SLO County’s ONLY WINGFEST competition to see what restaurant has the Best Wings in SLO County!

Denner Vineyards Flagship Flight – 11a to 12:30p (Paso Robles)

Anthony Yount will guide you through a lineup featuring five fantastic wines. After the flight tasting, we’ll move to the barrel room where chef Spencer Johnston will serve a seated luncheon thoughtfully created and expertly paired with a glass of Denner wines.

Come have a good time and play some cornhole. A cash prize will be determined based on the number of teams entered.

Red, White & Brews – 12p to 4p (Pismo Beach)

Kick-off Labor Day weekend with an oceanfront party at Dolphin Bay! There will be live music from The Bogeys, beer from Central Coast Brewing Higuera St, wine from El Lugar Wines, and special snacks on the BBQ from Lido at Dolphin Bay. This event is free to attend and open to all ages.

Hard Cider, BBQ, and Live Music – 5p to 8p (San Luis Obispo)

Visit Gopher Glen Organic Apple Farm this Labor Day weekend for live music, rustic views, corn hole, and (of course) crisp hard cider. Avila Valley Barn tri-tip sandwiches, smoked artichokes, and apple turnovers will be available for purchase.

Burn the SLO Man feat The Charities – 6p to 10p (San Luis Obispo)

Burning Man San Luis Obispo

Join us DwellInArt as they rock out and Burn the SLO Man. Live music will feature The Charities and Burning Man DJs including DJ Zazzoo and Kridder. Entertainment will include live art, games and debauchery, Whalebird Kombucha, Food, and participatory activities.

Paella & Pinot – 6p to 8p (Cambria)

Celebrate the end of summer with good food, wine & friends!   Join Cutruzzola Vineyards for Paella & Pinot!

46 West Block Party at Doce Robles – 6:30 to 9p (Paso Robles)

One of the biggest wine tasting events in Paso Robles featuring the wineries of the Paso Robles 46 West Wineries trail in a casual “mini wine fest” atmosphere with rockin’ live music from Ricky Montijo! Enjoy unlimited wine tasting with our member wineries paired with a locally catered dinner by Chef Jeffery Scott

The Sandlot at the Fremont Theater – 7p to 10p (San Luis Obispo)

In the summer of 1962, a new kid in town is taken under the wing of a young baseball prodigy and his rowdy team, resulting in many adventures. Watch the 90’s baseball classic The Sandlot live on the big screen on Saturday, August 31!

Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band – 8p (Paso Robles)

Ringo Starr comes to Vina Robles! Don’t miss this live performance!

Movies in the Gardens Featuring Dumbo – 8p to 10:30p (Atascadero)

Visit Atascadero to watch movies under the stars. Bring the whole family out to enjoy FREE movies on the big screen!

Sunday, September 1

Art in the Park at Dinosaur Caves – 10a to 4p (Pismo Beach)

Over 60 local artists and craftspeople! Come visit our awesome vendors, buy a gift for a friend or yourself, eat some great food, listen to fabulous music and enjoy the view!!

Brunch on Wheels w/ True Zion – 10a to 2p (Avila Beach)

Come visit Avila Beach for another beautiful day at Brunch-on-Wheels on Labor Day Weekend. They will have the best of the county’s local food trucks serving up specialized Brunch menus, with the beach at your toes! Live music by TrueZion!

Indie Artis Fair – 10a to 3p (Los Osos)

Check out many talented artists at Ascendo Coffee in Los Osos, with some of their newest works for the 2nd annual Indie Artists Fair – Coffee, Art & Live Music.

5th Annual Pops ON! Goes Hollywood – 2:30p to 6p (San Luis Obispo)

Michael Nowak and Orchestra Novo go Hollywood as they bring movie music to life onstage at the Alex Madonna Expo Center. The 5th Annual Pops ON! will be a splendid celebration of Michael’s rich Hollywood legacy with Orchestra Novo’s family and friends.

CWA SLO County’s 10th Annual Burgers and Brews – 5p to 9p (Santa Margarita)

Enjoy locally raised beef, chicken, lamb and veggie sliders and locally brewed beers and ciders brought to you by farmers, chefs, caterers and breweries from the Central Coast.
Come dance to the sounds of Monte Mills and the Lucky Horseshoe Band and help raise funds for FFA and 4H student scholarships!


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