Downtown Association will announce whether or not Downtown SLO Farmers' Market will be canceled due to rain by 3 PM on Thursday.  If the event is canceled our Halloween Festivities will be rescheduled to Monday, October 31st from 5 PM - 8:30 PM.

Concerts in the Plaza featuring Damon Castillo

damon_castillo_concertsPresented by: Sunset Honda

Hosted by: SLO Downtown Association

When: Friday, August 26th

Time: 5 – 8 PM

Location: Mission Plaza

Local favorite Damon Castillo returns to the Concerts in the Plaza stage, this Friday, August 26th! THE premier summer concert series is presented by Sunset Honda and hosted by SLO Downtown Association and runs every Friday from June 10th through September 9th from 5 – 8 PM.

About the Band: Damon Castillo
Each member of the Damon Castillo Band is a master musician with a diverse past that allows them to create a sound that is a statement among today’s manufactured music. The band puts on an exceptional display of a distinctive sound of rock/soul that is uniquely Californian. The band features Damon Castillo, Kristian Ducharme, Larry Kim, Abraham Robles, and Ben Del Giorgio.

SLO Transit_logoBand Sponsor: SLO Transit
Service goals of SLO Transit include quality and convenient transportation, as an alternative to driving to reduce congestion on the streets and air pollution. They provide daily fixed-route transit service within city limits and Cal Poly University as well as a Downtown trolley shuttle service.

Woodstock'sFeatured Sponsor – Major Sponsor: Woodstock’s Pizza
Woodstock’s Pizza has brought you the ultimate pizza experience since 1980 in San Luis Obispo. With some of the best take out or dine in made to order pizzas around, plus salads and cinnabread, you can enjoy their weekly events like Trivia Tuesdays and Pint Night Wednesdays.


About Concerts in the Plaza

Local vendors, Pizza Solo and Ubatuba Açai will sell snacks and food for hungry concertgoers while Firestone Walker Brewing Company and Chamisal Vineyards supply beer and wine for purchase.  Bar and food vendors open at 5 PM. We will also be serving our wines in eco-friendly wine glasses, so please remember to place your glasses in the designated recycle bins.

IMG_2599For our beer drinkers, you can purchase commemorative stainless steel Concerts in the Plaza pints for $15 which includes your first beer and reuse them all season. We are also encouraging concertgoers to reduce plastic waste by bringing your reusable water bottle.  There will be a spot to refill your water bottles at no cost!

Free bike valet service is also provided by Bike SLO County thanks to our sponsor San Luis Ranch/Coastal Community Builders.

Remember…Concerts in the Plaza is a family friendly event. No outside alcoholic beverages or pets are allowed and this is a non-smoking event. Please refrain from placing chairs and/or other material on the grass areas before 11:30 AM.


San Luis Obispo Downtown Association

1108 Garden Street, Suite 210
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Phone: (805) 541-0286
Fax: (805) 781-2647

(805) 458-5153

Old SLO Trolley

Trolley service is provided from both of the parking structures and at convenient locations within the Downtown core approximately every 15 minutes. The fare is 50 cents. Hours of operation are:

  • Thursdays - 5 PM to 9 PM - Year Round
  • Fridays - 5 PM to 9 PM - June-Labor Day
  • Saturday - 5 PM to 9 PM - April - October

Click here for the Trolley and City bus schedule.