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Downtown SLO Farmers' Market Celebrates Fire Prevention Night

Friday, October 6, 2023


FROM: Rachel Lackmann
Marketing & Communications Manager


Free, family-friendly fun on Thursday, October 12, 2023, from 6–9 PM

San Luis Obispo, CA — Celebrate National Fire Prevention Week at the Downtown SLO Farmers’ Market on Thursday, October 12, 2023, from 6–9 PM. The event will feature firefighters from all over San Luis Obispo County showing off their latest fire safety equipment, giving tours of their vehicles, and educating the public on fire prevention. Fire Prevention Night is free, family-friendly, and open to the public.

Agencies will be located off of Higuera Street on Chorro & Broad; participants include SLO City Fire, CAL FIRE, Diablo Canyon Fire, and Five Cities Fire Authority.

Fire Prevention Week takes place across the nation from October 8–14, 2023. This year’s theme is “Cooking Safety Starts With You.” The campaign educates everyone about simple but important actions they can take when cooking to keep themselves and those around them safe.

Fire Prevention Night coincides with the normally-scheduled Downtown SLO Farmers’ Market. For the full list of scheduled vendors and entertainment for October 12, 2023, visit

Attendees can RSVP to the event on Facebook.

A media kit can be found here. Please contact Rachel Lackmann, Marketing & Communications Manager, for additional materials and information:, or visit

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.