Visit the Market

The Downtown SLO Farmers’ Market happens every Thursday from 6:00 – 9:00 PM.

The Market is closed on Thursday, November 24, 2022 (Thanksgiving)

Enjoy five blocks of fresh produce, delicious food, and live entertainment on Higuera Street between Osos Street and Nipomo Street in Downtown San Luis Obispo.

Parking Information

Frequently Asked Questions

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If rain is forecasted, the Market Manager will make a decision to cancel or continue as scheduled by 10 AM PST the day of. Weather updates will be posted on our Facebook and Instagram. 

Pet Policy

It is a State of California Health Code Violation to bring animals to farmers' markets. Animals are not allowed at the Downtown SLO Farmers’ Market per California Health & Safety Code 114259.5 

*Service animals trained to aid with a disability are allowed. Emotional support and therapy animals are not ADA Service Animals.

Getting to the Market

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Do not park within the market boundaries, or your car could be towed! Towing areas are shown below:

 

Downtown SLO has three parking structures at 842 Palm Street, 919 Palm Street, and 871 Marsh Street. The first hour of parking is free in all parking structures. Limited street parking Downtown is available.

More information on Parking - Click Here!


Public Transportation

The City of SLO provides public transit throughout the Downtown area. Cal Poly students and downtown employees ride free!

Learn more.

Bike Valet

Bike SLO County offers Bike Valet at the Downtown SLO Farmers' Market. The secure bike parking service, designed to encourage everyone to ride bicycles to community events, is located at the NEW Bike Plaza at the corner of Monterey Street and Morro Street. With over 37,000 bikes parked, Bike SLO County is the expert at protecting your ride. 

How to Bike Valet

Food Access Programs at the Market

We accept EBT and participate in Market Match!

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GleanSLO at The Market

GleanSLO is a program with The Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo County. Since 2012, volunteer "gleaners" have been stopping by the farmer booths during the market to collect fresh produce donations that are then distributed throughout the county to those in need.

Since 2012, GleanSLO has collected an estimated 220,000 pounds of fresh produce at the Thursday market alone!