Around Downtown

Get in the holiday spirit as you stroll the beautifully lit-up streets of Downtown SLO. Participate in a family scavenger hunt, check out our Downtown business' extravagant entries for the Decorated Window Showcase, and get your holiday shopping done in the process!

Decorated Window Showcase

Beginning Sunday, November 28, 2021

The businesses of Downtown are celebrating the holidays with inspired window displays and lights. Scan the QR code on your favorite shop window and vote for your favorite in the People’s Choice.

The Search for Santa's Mouse Family Scavenger Hunt

Beginning Friday, November 26, 2021

Start at Santa’s House in the Holiday Plaza and follow the clues all around Downtown. The booklet, available at Santa’s House and other Downtown businesses, features a charming story and a scavenger hunt with eight clues for kids and families to find together as they stroll downtown. Each activity book features the opportunity to win a prize! The Search for Santa’s Mouse Scavenger Hunt is brought to you in partnership with the San Luis Obispo Children’s Museum.

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Learn About Holidays Around the World

Look up and learn about multicultural winter holidays on the colorful banners hung on the light poles. Brought to you by the City of San Luis Obispo Promotional Coordinating Committee.