Downtown SLO News

Coming to Concerts in the Plaza this week… Join Downtown SLO and Sunset Honda for the 24th season of Concerts in the Plaza as welcome The Tipsy Gypsies to the stage! Thank you to Band Sponsor Splash Cafe for bringing this band to Concerts this......

Joliene Bakery Opened May 3, 2019 570 Higuera Street, Suite 108 www.jolienebakery.com Now open in the Creamery Marketplace – Joliene Bakery is striving to become SLO’s premiere European style bakery and patisserie. They offer a wide variety of goods, including freshly baked artisan breads, an......

Coming to Concerts in the Plaza this week… Join Downtown SLO and Sunset Honda for the 24th season of Concerts in the Plaza as welcome Truxton Mile to the stage! Thank you to Band Sponsor Mother’s Tavern for bringing this band to Concerts this year. Woodstock’s......

Check out these downtown places offering kid-friendly programs and activities for children the summer:   San Luis Obispo Museum of Art – SLOMA offers 6 fun weeks of serious art making! Individual camps are one-week long with varying themes. Information about individual classes can be......

Coming to Concerts in the Plaza this week… Join Downtown SLO and Sunset Honda for the 24th season of Concerts in the Plaza as we open with rosecoloredworld Thank you to Band Sponsor Carmel & Naccasha LLP for bringing this band to Concerts this year.......

SLO Farmers’ Market is in the running for Best Farmers’ Market in the Sunset Magazine’s Readers Choice Travel Awards! Vote HERE...

CALL FOR ARTISTS “We Are Downtown SLO” Art Exhibit October 2019 – January 2020                                                                                                             PROJECT OVERVIEW Downtown SLO invites local artists and community members currently employed in businesses in downtown San Luis Obispo to apply to participate in the following visual art......

SeaBreeze Cupcakes & Sweet Treats Opened April 9, 2019 570 Higuera Street, Suite 135 http://seabreezecupcakes.com/ SeaBreeze Cupcakes & Sweet Treats is not a newcomer to the Central Coast. Breanne has been baking sweet treats for the special moments in her customers’ lives since 2011. Her......

Bunny Trail 2019 Hop along with us at the 10th Annual Bunny Trail at the Downtown SLO Farmers’ Market! At this fun, family-friendly event, your children can follow the bunny trail collecting treats or take a photo with Downtown Bunny.  Photo rates are $5 take your......

Downtown SLO and Sunset Honda are proud to announce the 2019 Concerts in the Plaza band lineup! The season kicks off on Friday, June 14. Concerts will be held every Friday through September 14 from 5:00-8:00 PM at Mission Plaza in Downtown San Luis Obispo. All concerts......

Downtown SLO awarded honors to 28 Downtown businesses at its 30th Annual Beautification Awards Ceremony on April 3. Each year since 1990, these awards are given to those businesses that made physical or aesthetic improvements towards keeping Downtown beautiful. Downtown SLO’s Cultural Arts Committee oversaw......

Hospitality & The Downtown Experience Creating the best customer experience From traditional to innovative, learn what’s working now   Retailers, restauranteurs, bars, and other businesses in the Downtown San Luis Obispo area are top notch at providing goods and services to the community. What if we......

Downtown Business Spotlights

A San Luis Obispo institution for nearly 40 years, Woodstock’s Pizza recently reopened after a significant remodel and expansion that includes several new seating areas, an additional entrance, a renovated bar area, new kitchen equipment, several large screen televisions, shuffleboard, and more. With an additional......

Created by Cal Poly student Rafael Pintor and sold at the Downtown SLO Farmers’ Market, Atsá Foods superfood bars serve a unique twist: the key ingredient of Atsá bars is organic, wild-harvested piñon nut, grown commonly in indigenous communities. Rafael started the company with a......

The new Cider Bar located in The Creamery is now serving house made cider, beer and wine – as well as selections from across the globe. Co-owners Kevin McLaughlin and Roy Bruder formed the idea when the partners met at Spike’s Pub and saw an......

Downtown Perspectives

Our 43rd annual Holiday Parade is around the corner! This cherished holiday tradition brings together thousands from around the county in the most celebrated and attended parade on the Central Coast. This year’s theme, “A Very Vintage Holiday”, is sure to bring out the best......

Communication & Content Manager Zoya Dixon sat down with former San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce CEO Ermina Karim for an interview reflecting on her time at the organization and all things related to Downtown. Here’s highlights of their chat, edited down for size and......

Over the span of my life I have grown acutely self aware with regard to how my actions in the space we call Earth relate to other sentient beings and our shared environment. Growing up as an outdoorsman and rancher, I have spent a large......