If you are visiting California’s Central Coast, be sure to check out the San Luis Obispo Farmers Market. It’s a festive, lively event that attracts visitors from throughout the state and beyond.
This popular street fair and produce market is held every Thursday evening in the downtown area.
Enjoy a variety of food such as barbecued ribs, fish tacos, turkey legs, corn-on-the-cob, Italian ices, and Moroccan food. Find fresh fruits, vegetables, and flowers for sale directly from the famrers.
It’s a shopper’s delight with fresh produce, arts and crafts, and dozens of downtown shops to browse. Live music, juggling, dancing, face painting all contribute to the hometown atmosphere.
The San Luis Obispo Farmers’ Market is held on Higuera Street in downtown San Luis Obispo between Osos and Nipomo Streets. Special events are also held on Garden Street. Activities begin at 6 PM and end at 9 PM. There are more than 120 vendors making this the perfect place for people-watching.
The Farmers Market is held on Thursday throughout the year except Thanksgiving. The market may be cancelled due to heavy rain, but that does not happen very often.
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Golf at a fabulous San Luis Obispo golf course.
Golfing in SLO is such a treat due to the beautiful scenery and the fun courses. There are so many great courses to choose from!
Most are 18-hole courses, but there are a few 9-hole courses as well.
San Luis Obispo’s Farmers’ Market
San Luis Obispo Downtown Association
Address: 1108 Garden St. Su. 210, San Luis Obispo, CA 93406
Telephone: (805) 541-0286
Directions Traveling North on US 101:
From 101 North take the CA-1 North exit toward Morro Bay. Take a slight right onto Osos. Turn left on Walnut. Turn right onto Santa Rosa. Turn right on Higuera.
Directions Traveling South on US 101:
From US 101 South exit at Santa Rosa Street. Turn slightly right onto CA 1/Olive Street. Turn right onto CA 1/Santa Rosa Street. Continue on Santa Rosa. Turn right onto Higuera.
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