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Visit the Market

Every Thursday at 6 PM on Higuera Street
Downtown San Luis Obispo, CA.

(Except for federal holidays or if it's raining. If inclement weather prohibits us from operating, we will update our website by 10 AM PST on market day.)

Summer Hours (March–Oct): 6 – 9 PM
Winter Hours (Nov–Feb): 6 – 8:30 PM

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the Market?

The Market spans five blocks of Higuera Street in Downtown San Luis Obispo.

Which vendors will be at the Market this week?


Where do I park?

The Market boundaries are closed to traffic starting at 5 PM on Thursday. Make sure you park outside the boundaries to avoid getting a ticket and/or getting towed.

For a map of no parking zones, click here.

There are three parking structures located in downtown SLO. Find a Parking Guide here.

Can I bring my pet?

For the health & safety of our market guests we ask that you do not bring your pet to the Market. 

California Health & Safety Code 114259.5
City of San Luis Obispo Code 6.20.050 C

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

Do vendors take credit cards?

Some of our vendors take cards and contactless payment, but many are cash-only. Make sure to bring money with you! There are ATMS located in downtown SLO.

Do you have 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 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

Does the Market accept EBT?

Yes! Learn about using EBT at the Market!

I lost something at the Market. Who do I contact?

Contact us or SLO PD.

Is the Market open on federal holidays?

If a federal holiday lands on a Thursday, the Market will be closed that day. There is no Market on Thanksgiving.

Is the Market rain or shine?

No. If rain or other inclement weather is forecasted, we will monitor the forecast and make a call by 10 AM on the day of the scheduled Market. Please check here for updates.

How do I join the Market as a vendor or entertainer?

Learn more and apply here!

What is the purpose of the Farmers' Market?

The mission of The Downtown SLO Farmers' Market is to provide a vibrant and safe weekly gathering that builds community and supports local businesses downtown.

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