Upcoming Events

Wed 01

Promotions Committee Meeting

April 1 @ 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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Every month on the first Wednesday
Thu 02

Farmers’ Market

April 2 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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until March 29, 2015

e_bunny_and_brownBunny Trail Downtown

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Get ready for the “egg-citement” of the Bunny Trail Downtown at Farmers’ Market from 6 – 8:30 PM. Children along with their families can hop along the Bunny Trail, visiting businesses and filling their bags with treats! Plus, kids can have their photo taken with Downtown Bunny.

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Farmers' Market

TNP Farmers’ Market

Thursdays 6-9 PM

Held every Thursday night, Farmers’ Market brings the community together to shop for fresh produce, sample San Luis Obispo’s delectable and varied cuisine, browse local shops, listen to live music and interact with local entertainers.

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Tree_Lighting_ProgramLight Up Downtown

Want to help “Light Up Downtown?”  Then, become a commemorative sponsor of our Downtown Tree Lighting Program!

Only a few trees remain available in the Downtown area along Higuera Street between Morro and Garden Streets.

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Downtown News

  • What’s Happening Around Downtown in March?

    Farmers_LogoThere is an old saying that goes, “Home is where the heart is.” For me, nothing could be truer than that. I live, play and work Downtown which is indisputably the heart of San Luis Obispo; some would even argue that it is the heart of the county. And in that heart there is one event, every week, that draws our community together: Thursday night Farmers’ Market in SLO.

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  • Concerts in the Plaza Sponsorship Opportunities

    concerts_sponsor_bannersYour business can be a special part of THE premier summer concert series on the Central Coast! Become an event or band sponsor and gain exposure to the thousands of people who flock to Downtown for Concerts in the Plaza.  Please click here for more information on the available sponsorship opportunities or contact Aileen Carroll at Aileen@DowntownSLO.com or by calling (805) 541-0286.


  • Downtown Business Spotlight – Julie Messer, MFT

    Julie_MesserWhether you are struggling with relationships, family concerns, or just not feeling like your normal self, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Julie Messer would like to help you get back on track. Julie feels, “To be part of my clients journey not only to heal themselves from their wounds, but also to work towards coming from a place where they can live wholeheartedly is a great honor for me.”

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Great American Main Street Award Winner

San Luis Obispo, California was awarded The Great American Main Street Award in 1999 by the National Trust For Historic Preservation. Since 1995, this esteemed award has been presented to five US Cities each year, recognizing them for their successful preservation-based downtown revivals.

Old SLO Trolley

Trolley service is provided from both of the parking structures and at convenient locations within the Downtown core approximately every 15 minutes. The fare is 50 cents. Hours of operation are:

  • Thursdays - 5 to 9 p.m. - Year Round
  • Fridays - 5 to 9 p.m. - June-Labor Day
  • Saturday - 5 to 9 p.m. - April - October

Click here for the Trolley and City bus schedule.