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Downtown SLO Announces 4th Annual Sip 'n' Saunter

Wednesday, March 15, 2023


FROM: Rachel Lackmann
Marketing & Communications Coordinator


Taste local flavors and explore downtown San Luis Obispo's diverse lineup of retailers

San Luis Obispo, CA — The 4th Annual Downtown SLO Sip ‘n’ Saunter, presented by Guaranteed Rate, will take place on Sunday, May 7, 2023, from 1–4 PM! Local wineries, beverage providers, restaurants, and caterers from around the county will serve tastings and small bites at over 40 downtown retail locations. Attendees can “Sip & Saunter” their way through downtown’s beautiful tree-lined streets, sample some of the Central Coast’s finest food and drink, and discover the unique retailers in San Luis Obispo.

Early bird tickets are currently on sale through Friday, March 31, 2023, for $50*. General sale tickets will be available on Saturday, April 1, 2023, for $60*. Tickets can be purchased at*Ticketing fees may apply.

Check-in will be at the Downtown SLO Office at 1135 Chorro Street. Ticketholders will receive a wristband granting them access to all retail locations and a tasting glass to sip and explore the flavors of downtown, sponsored by the San Luis Obispo Collection.

All attendees will receive a commemorative glass sponsored by, a wristband, and a map of participating retail locations. This event is 21+ only, and valid ID must be provided.

A limited quantity of tickets is available, and Downtown SLO anticipates a high demand. Attendees are encouraged to RSVP and invite friends on Facebook.

For more information on Sip ‘n’ Saunter, please visit, follow @DowntownSLO on Instagram, and like @ExperienceDowntownSLO on Facebook.

EVENT DATE: Sunday, May 7, 2023, from 1–4 PM

PARTICIPATING RETAILERS INCLUDE*: Ah Louis Store, Ambiance, Apropos, Basalt Interiors, Blackwater, Blue Harvest Apparel, Bluebird Salon, Brixton, Central Coast Surfboards, Central Coast Vintage, Club Bubbly, Fanny Wrappers, French Quarter Boutique, Gaia's Gallery, Habitat Home & Garden, Hands Gallery, Hemp Shak, HumanKind Fair Trade, Idlewild Floral Co, Larder Market, Len Collective, lululemon, LUSH, Moon River Salon, Mr. Michael’s, Old World Rugs, Opulence, Passport, Patrick James, Pippa & Ky Boutique, Pottery Barn, Rogers Jewelry Co., Sephora, SLO Museum of Art, SLO Sweets, SLO Swim, SLO Visitor Center, Summerland, Tails Pet Boutique, The Center Boutique, The Junk Girls, The Powder Room, Twig & Arrow Salon, Wildflower Women Boutique, Williams Sonoma

PARTICIPATING FOOD/BEVERAGE VENDORS INCLUDE*: Antigua Brewing Co., Baby Bear Biscuits, Baileyana Winery, Benny's Pizza Palace and Social Club, Big Sky Cafe, Black Sheep Bar & Grill, Central Coast Wines, Chamisal Vineyards, Desparada, Dunites Wine Co., Firestone Walker Brewing Company, Filipponi Ranch Wine, Flour House, Grocery Outlet SLO, Halter Ranch, Hotel SLO, Laetitia Vineyard and Winery, Libertine Brewing Co., Libertine Coffee Bar, Malene Wines, Monika’s Macarons and Bakery Boutique, Nick the Greek, Ohana Bros., PopGold, Queen Bee Caramels, Quesadilla Gorilla, Ragtag Wine Co., Region. Wine Bar, Sequoia Sandwich Company, Shindig Cider, SLO Cider Co., Tacos y Birria Sinaloa, Talley Vineyards, The Bridge Cafe, Timbre Winery, Tolosa Winery

*Participants are subject to change. For the most current information, visit

A media kit for the 4th Annual Sip ‘n’ Saunter is available here. Please contact Rachel Lackmann, Marketing & Communications Coordinator, for additional materials and information:

About Downtown SLO: Downtown SLO is a 501 (c)(6) nonprofit founded in 1975 whose mission is to foster an economically vibrant Downtown. Downtown SLO serves the community by working on initiatives like parking and beautification efforts, coordinating special events and the weekly Farmers’ Market, supporting economic activities, and examining Downtown issues.