November 26, 2021 – January 2, 2022
Admire dazzling displays, take photos in front of festive backdrops, enjoy a 20-foot tall holiday tree, ride the Classic Carousel, visit Santa’s House, and more! Old favorites and new activities return to Mission Plaza this holiday season.
The Holiday Plaza is presented by the San Luis Obispo Collection.
The Search for Santa's Mouse
Holiday Scavenger Hunt
Santa's Mouse is out and about delivering presents! Use clues to find the miniature scenes throughout Downtown, then fill in the blanks at each clue to solve the secret code at the end.
All season long
Keep your dollars local with holiday shopping opportunities unlike any other in Downtown SLO.
45th Annual Downtown Holiday Parade
Friday, December 3, 2021
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Thank you to our sponsors, the City of SLO, and everybody who came Downtown for this magical night!
Buy Local Bonus
The City of San Luis Obispo in partnership with the San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce is offering local businesses and shoppers the opportunity to participate in ‘Buy Local Bonus’. The City will purchase up to twenty-five $25 gift cards from various qualified local businesses. These gift cards will then be handed out to shoppers who turn in $100 worth of receipts from San Luis Obispo City businesses.