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Halloween at the Downtown SLO Farmers' Market

Thursday, October 26, 2023, 5 – 8 PM

Kick off the Halloween weekend with us with a fun-filled evening of costumes, candy, and karaoke!

Halloween Festivities return to the Downtown SLO on Thursday, October 26, 2023, from 5–8 PM. Activities include the beloved Trick-or-Treat Trail at dozens of downtown businesses, a Costume Contest in Mission Plaza, festive photo opportunities, and “Scary-oke!” (a karaoke contest, but with a spooky twist). This event is free, family-friendly, and open to the public!

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Trick-or-Treat Trail

5–8 PM • sponsored by the Puzzle Effect & Insomnia Cookies

Dress up in your spookiest (or silliest) costume and follow the trail map through downtown San Luis Obispo as you collect candy from dozens of participating businesses.

Trick-or-Treaters are encouraged to bring your own treat bag and print maps at home.

Additionally, select Farmers' Market vendors will be passing out candy starting at 6 PM.

Trick-or-Treat Trail Map

Costume Contest in Mission Plaza

Registration: 5 PM, Contest: 6:30–8 PM • sponsored by Insomnia Cookies, with 98.1 KJUG

Prizes from local businesses will be awarded to winners in the following categories: Age groups 0–2, 3–4, 5–8, and 9–12, as well as pairs and groups/families. This year, registration and the Costume Contest will take place in Mission Plaza!

"Scary-oke!" at Chorro/Higuera Intersection

6–8 PMsponsored by Kramer Events, The Haunt in Atascadero; with Coast 104.5 & The Krush 92.5

Sing your heart out and compete in this karaoke competition for cash prizes, tickets to see DEVO at Vina Robles Amphitheater, and more!

Farmers' Market

6–9 PM • Higuera Street

Come in your costumes and enjoy five blocks of over 100 vendors offering fresh produce, famous BBQ, delicious meals, crafts, baked goods, entertainment, and more. A map of vendors will be published here.