2019 Downtown SLO Holiday Happenings

Santa’s House and The Classic Carousel in Mission Plaza!

Celebrate the holidays and join Downtown SLO as we open Santa’s House on Friday, November 29, 2019 at 10 AM! Children who visit Santa receive a complimentary activity book, toy, and candy cane. Pictures are also available for purchase: $5 take-your-own, $8 framed souvenir photo, and $11 for a souvenir package including both the framed photo and take-your-own.

Children of all ages can ride the Classic Carousel in Mission Plaza from November 29 until December 26. Carousel rides cost $3 per person; 5-ride packages are available for $10. Hours vary; the Classic Carousel operation hours are dependent on weather and will not operate in rain due to public safety. The Classic Carousel is sponsored by Lamplighter Inn & Suites

Santa’s House will be open until December 24. Hours vary; please see the calendar below:

December 13 – Downtown SLO Holiday Stroll

Downtown San Luis Obispo will be decked out for Holidays Around the World, and the shops will be staying open late for your shopping and social celebration!
Start at Santa’s House in Mission Plaza and hop on the Classic Carousel, then meander through the scenic Downtown streets, where participating stores will have treats and special holiday gift sales. As you wander the sidewalks, enjoy live music on the street corners and peer in the windows to enjoy the shop windows all decorated with the Holiday theme of “Holidays Around the World.”