Upcoming Events

  1. Moonlight Hours at SLO Children’s Museum

    April 17 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. Farmers’ Market

    April 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Farmers’ Market

    April 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

    April 26 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

e_bunny_and_brownBunny Trail Downtown

Thursday, April 17, 2014

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 E. Bunny.  Read More

concerts_resinationConcerts in the Plaza

June 13 – September 5

Your 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 San Luis Obispo every Friday for the free family-friendly concert in beautiful Mission Plaza.

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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

  • Downtown Association Employment Opportunity

    DTA_LOGOThe San Luis Obispo Downtown Association is currently seeking a dynamic individual to fill the newly created position of Thursday Night Promotions Farmers’ Market “Operations Assistant.”  The Operations Assistant will work closely with the Thursday Night Promotions Event Coordinator in the execution of the weekly Thursday Night Downtown Farmers’ Market event.

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  • Downtown Business Spotlight – Stolly’s on the Alley

    stolly'sJust on the other side of SLO’s famous Bubblegum Alley, you’ll find Stolly’s on the Alley! Owners Steve and Holly Teixeira invite you to one of the newest dining establishment in Downtown SLO.  Located at 733 Higuera Street, you can take in the charm of Downtown from the restaurant’s patio seating and once you’re inside, you’ll feel the warmth of old country hospitality.

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  • Meet Our Interns

    spring_2014_internsThe SLO Downtown Association welcomes our Spring 2014 interns, Emily Seropian (pictured left) and Kayla Adair (pictured right).   Both are Cal Poly students and as interns this quarter, they will gain experience from our organization by working on our upcoming Bunny Trail Downtown, Health & Fitness Night, Mother’s Day Flower Giveaway, Downtown Brown’s Birthday and much, much more!

    Read More…about Emily & Kayla.

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.

Graffiti Watch

Help to maintain the beauty of our historic Downtown area.

To report graffiti on City property or on private property that hasn't been removed within 72 hours: graffiti@slocity.org

SLO Downtown Association

1108 Garden Street, Suite 210
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Phone: (805) 541-0286
Fax: (805) 781-2647
E-mail: SLODA@DowntownSLO.com

DOWNTOWN SECURITY
805-458-5153