General Applicants


Steps to Become a Vendor

  1. Read FAQs
  2. Read through Rules and Regulations
  3. Register for free on and create your business/organization profile
    *If you are not selling a product, please note the following:
    •      When prompted for your product type, please select the most fitting of the following: “Entertainment”, “Community Resources”, “Promotional Materials” or “Non Profit Materials”
    •     Type NA in any box that does not pertain to you
    *Need assistance creating your business/organization profile and applying to the market? Click here to view an application tutorial.
  4. Click here to apply for Downtown SLO Farmers’ Market/Request dates
  5. Application will be reviewed by Thursday Night Promotions Committee
  6. Check the “My Markets” tab of your ManageMyMarket profile to check your approval status
  7. If approved, you will receive an email notification
  8. Upload required documents in “Licenses” tab of your client portal
  9. Educate your staff/representatives on market rules and regulations
  10. Receive invoice for upcoming dates
  11. Make payment and track payment history in “Account” tab of your client portal.
  12. Promote your presence at the market
  13. Attend Market!




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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.