Monday, December 9th
1Slocally Made – 11a to 8p – Open till December 24th (San Luis Obispo)
SLOcally Made is a lady-run collective of 25+ local makers and artists who have come together to bring form, identity, and purpose to the concept of shopping local this holiday season.
Tuesday, December 10th
2Combopalooza – 7:30p (San Luis Obispo)
Prepare for a musically stylistic rollercoaster! This year’s Combopalooza is sure to be full of fantastic musicianship, unique arrangements, and unusual instrumentation combinations.
Wednesday, December 11th
3Cheese & Charcuterie Workshop – 6p to 7:30p (Paso Robles)
Join Natalie from Jade Magnolia at Rava Wines to learn how to build the perfect autumn inspired cheese and charcuterie boards for your own gatherings and parties.
Thursday, December 12th
4Ugly Sweater Crawl – 5p to 9p (Pismo Beach)
Come on out and join the Chamber in conjunction with Firestone Walker Brewery for their Ugly Sweater Crawl. Everyone will be given a passport which will need to be signed at each participating business where you make a purchase.
5Paints & Pints Art Night -6p to 8p (Morro Bay)
Kick off this Holiday season with Paints & Pints at The Siren in Morro Bay! Tickets cover all paint and art supplies and canvas.
Friday, December 13th
6Holidays at the Chapman Estate – 4p to 6p (Shell Beach)
You are invited to a Celebration of the Holidays at the Chapman Estate. Carolers, Decorated Trees and wonderful lights throughout. Come and celebrate the season with your family, friends, and neighbors.
7Winter Wonderland! – 5p to 9p (Atascadero)
One of the Central Coast’s largest holiday events! There will be over 65 tons of snow! Watch as Atascadero’s Sunken Gardens & Downtown transforms into a winter paradise for all ages.
8Morro Bay Santa Crawl – 5p to 9p (Morro Bay)
Experience an adult scavenger hunt featuring Central Coast beers and wines. Businesses along the waterfront will offer local winemakers & brewmasters, each offering a tasting of their exceptional products.
9Downtown SLO Holiday Stroll – 5p to 9p (San Luis Obispo)
Downtown San Luis Obispo will be decked out for Holidays Around the World, and the shops will be staying open late for your shopping and social celebration!
10Holiday Cheese & Charcuterie Board Making – 5:30p to 7p (San Luis Obispo)
Impress your guests this holiday season with a cheese and charcuterie board you made yourself. In this class, you’ll learn about selecting cheeses that will please a variety of guests and the accouterments for each one.
11A Merry Tiki Christmas – 6p to 11p (Paso Robles)
It’s time to break out your aloha shirts and Santa hats – Calwise Spirits Co. is hosting their second annual Christmas Tiki Party! Join in on a night filled with Christmas Trivia, festive tiki cocktails & food, and lots of holiday cheer!
12Art After Dark and Holiday Pop-up Market – 6p to 9p (San Luis Obispo)
Visit Downtown SLO as they hold their last Art After Dark of the year! The event happens at the same time as their Holiday Stroll!
13Raconteur Christmas Extravaganza – 7p to 11p (Atascadero)
Dress up as your favorite Christmas movie character and dance the night away. Traffic Records will be spinning all your favorite dance tunes. There will also be prizes for the best costume.
Saturday, December 14th
14MMM x The Hotel SLO: Holiday Market – December 14-15 (San Luis Obispo)
This will be a 2-day event in the beautiful and modern downtown Hotel San Luis Obispo. We will be bringing around 30+ vendors here for a holiday market with live music, food and drinks, MMM rooms to rent, workshops, a speaker series, and more!
15December Beach Cleanup – 10a to 12p (Cayucos)
Join the Surf Rider Foundation for their last beach cleanup for the year. Wear your best Santa suits (or just a hat) and elf costumes to help clean up our beautiful Cayucos beach!
16Wineries of 46 East Holiday Open House – 11a to 5p (Paso Robles)
What better way to kick off and celebrate the holiday season than shopping and sip at your favorite Paso Robles East side wineries?! Each 46 East winery will “open their house” in their own holiday style featuring merchandise sales and case specials along with some holiday treats and sounds of the season!
17Santa Margarita Holiday Stroll – 5p to 8p (Santa Margarita)
Come stroll through the sparkling downtown, visit Santa’s House & support participating merchants. Bring your holiday spirit! Many participating merchants will be staying open late and offering something festive.
18Cayucos Christmas Open House – 5p to 8p (Cayucos)
Downtown businesses will be open and offering samples, extended shopping & discounts, carriage rides, and entertainment just in time for the holidays.
19Vine Street Christmas Victorian Showcase 6p to 9p (Paso Robles)
Bring the whole family to Vine Street for this annual community Christmas party tradition. Ebenezer Scrooge, the Snow Queen, Mr. & Mrs. Clause and the whole crew will be on-hand on Vine Street. Community caroling, illuminated floats, entertainers, community open houses, live music, and MORE!
Sunday, December 15th
20Merry Mimosa Market! – 10a to 2p (Creston)
Enjoy mimosas while getting your last minute holiday shopping on! Enjoy great local vendors! Amazing gift ideas! Have breakfast or lunch at the Loading Chute!
21Ornament Painting – 3p to 5p (Morro Bay)
Holiday ornament painting at the Indie Collective! Amy Beeman of ArtSocial 805 will lead you through the process of painting 3 beautiful wooden ornaments. There’s no experience necessary, just a desire to have fun and create something amazing
22Holiday Cocktails and Dessert How-To – 4:30p to 7:30p (Pismo Beach)
Join The Cliffs for a night of holiday cheer and learn how to make some holiday favorites. During this event, you will learn how to make two popular holiday cocktails and your very own Yulelog!
23Cambria Christmas Market – Till December 23rd (Cambria)
Enjoy the 8th annual Cambria Christmas Market, a festive, ongoing gathering in the style of German Christmas Markets. Shop with artisan vendors, take photos with Santa, enjoy live entertainment, and taste traditional German food and drink at this charming outdoor festival with over 2 million Christmas lights!
24Sensorio – Till January 5th (Paso Robles)
Internationally-acclaimed artist Bruce Munro will premier his largest artwork to date—an enormous multi-acre walk-through installation. The Field of Light at Sensorio uses an array of over 58,800 stemmed spheres lit by fiber-optics, gently illuminating the landscape in subtle blooms of morphing color that describe the undulating landscape.