Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Paso Robles California Summer Events

Paso Robles is located in Central California, Inland from Hearst Castle and midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco. This beautiful area is home to numerous wineries and situated near many of the central coasts attraction make it the perfect base for a vacation or weekend getaway.

The city of Paso Robles has a full lineup of events for visitors and locals to enjoy this summer:


5/11: National Train Day - San Luis Obispo County
Events including National Train Day on May 11 in San Luis Obispo, a day to celebrate the 144th anniversary of the nation’s first transcontinental railroad.

Downtown Paso Robles, Memorial Day Weekend
Celebrate summer with this magical event for families. New, this year, is a Plein Air Masters exhibition, two-day workshops (taking place the week prior to the main events), guest lectures and an Art Tour.The weekend kicks off with a party on Friday night, followed by a full day of activities on Saturday including a Plein Air Quick-Draw and auction, followed by a fine art show.

5/24 - 5/27: Great Western Bicycle Rally
Paso Robles Event Center, Memorial Day Weekend
Gather some friends, hop on your bikes and get ready for a thrilling weekend of bicycling through the rolling hills of stunning Paso Robles. A variety of routes are geared for all levels of riders so everyone can join.

6/1: Model A and Model T Car Show
Rios-Caledonia Adobe in San Miguel, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Join the fun at this free event where local antique car clubs exhibit their unique old Model A and Model T automobiles on the original highway that runs in front of the Adobe.

6/2: Paso Pinot and Paella Festival
Templeton Community Park, 6th Street Templeton, CA 93465, 2 – 5 p.m.
Join the Pinot Noir producers of Paso Robles and 20 amazing local chefs for an afternoon of great wine and food.

8/23: Concerts in the Park 
Downtown City Park, Friday evenings from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Enjoy the sounds of live jazz, blues, rock, fusion and more at this free summer concert series in downtown Paso Robles. Savor a glass of J. Lohr wine for sale at the concert.

6/22: Trading Day and Kids Flea Market
Downtown City Park, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Find that coveted antique table or discover the perfect piece of artwork at this popular outdoor yard sale filled with collectibles and curiosities

July 6: Forks & Corks Festival
Halter Ranch Winery
Another fabulous new festival in Paso Robles will bring people from all over California together in one setting to enjoy all beverages that have been "cork'd" such as whiskey, gin, wine, Port, beer and ciders.

7/13: Lavender Festival
Downtown City Park, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Relax and recharge your spirit at this fragrant festival. Indulge in lavender ice cream and unwind with