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Special Events at the Market

Downtown SLO and partner organizations host multiple special events throughout the year at the Market.

Upcoming Events at The Market

Bunny Trail: Thursday, April 6, 2023

Cal Poly Open House: Thursday, April 13, 2023

Streets of Vintage Flea Market: Thursday, April 20, 2023

Shabang Pop-Up: Thursday, April 27, 2023

Cal Poly Egg Drop: Thursday, May 11, 2023

Law Enforcement Night: Thursday, May 18, 2023

Public Works Night: Thursday, May 25, 2023

Want to host your event at the Market?

The Market is a great place to host your event! Gain access to thousands of market visitors and have dedicated marketing and promotion done on your behalf! 

  • Event space can accommodate over 20 vendor booths, live entertainment, and thousands of customers.
  • Events must be free to the public.

We have two streets available to host events:

  • Morro Street (between Higuera and Monterey)
  • Broad Street (between Higuera and Monterey)

If you are looking to host an event that will have vendors selling things, please contact to discuss your options.

Event Rental Rates:

For information-only events (no sales)

  • $500 (March–Oct)
  • $400 (Nov–Feb)

For events with vendors selling products

  • $1,050 (Mar-Oct)
  • $750 (Nov-Feb)

Event organizers must hold their own insurance that covers themselves and anyone else participating as part of their group.

Events must also hold certificates of insurance that list Downtown SLO and the City of SLO as additionally insured. We will only request these documents if the event is approved. 

Ready to host your special event at the Market?

Click here to get started.