- What’s Up Around Downtown in September?
Each year our town undergoes a rather dramatic transformation during September. Not only do we get a change of seasons we get a change of pace as parents get settled in with their children starting classes again, harvest season arrives and college students move into our neighborhoods. It can be said that Autumn is the season of fullness; fullness with the bounty from orchards and gardens, fullness with our schedules as classes begin and vacations subside and fullness in our neighborhoods and streets as new students learn what it means to be a community member.
- SLO Downtown Association Employment Opportunity
The San Luis Obispo Downtown Association has an opening for a Promotions Coordinator to oversee a variety of public events for our organization including– Concerts in the Plaza, Santa’s House in Mission Plaza, Holiday Parade and Holiday activities, and special events at Farmers’ Market such as Bunny Trail, Mother’s Day Flower Give-Away, Hallowe’en Festivities.
The Promotions Coordinator also works very closely with the Farmers’ Market (Thursday Night Promotions) Coordinator and often times engages with other public and private agencies to collaborate on events. The Promotions Coordinator reports to the Executive Director and staffs the Promotions Committee to plan events, promotes Downtown activities and helps keep Downtown vibrant through promotions. In addition, the Promotions Coordinator oversees the internship program and oversees the Promotions Coordinator Assistant and their volunteer program.
- Thursday Night Promotions Farmers’ Market Survey
For many years the SLO Downtown Association has strived to provide our community with the best Farmers’ Market possible each and every Thursday night. We want to make it better than ever and need your help! We hope you will take a few moments of your time to take our Thursday Night Promotions Farmers’ Market survey.
We are also asking our members to please pass along the survey link to your patrons. We truly appreciate your feedback so that we can continue to bring you the best Farmers’ Market possible.
Fire Prevention Night
Thursday, October 9
Farmers’ Market will be bustling with firefighters and big red fire engines in celebration of National Fire Prevention Week! Come meet firefighting heroes from all over San Luis Obispo County and learn about fire prevention, fire safety and living the life of a firefighter.
Thursdays 6 – 9 PM
Held every Thursday night, Farmers’ Market brings the community together to shop for fresh produce, sample San Luis Obispo’s delectable and varied cuisine, browse local shops, listen to live music and interact with local entertainers.
Want to help “Light Up Downtown?” Then, become a commemorative sponsor of our Downtown Tree Lighting Program!
Only a few trees remain available in the Downtown area along Higuera Street between Morro and Garden Streets.