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Events this weekend in Paso Robles

–There’s always something exciting to do and see in Paso Robles, from special events to shopping, dining, tours, wine tasting and more. The city of Paso Robles and surrounding areas host several special events throughout the year. Some of the top events include the California Mid-State Fair, the Paso Robles Wine Festival, the Garagiste Wine Festival, Earth Day Food and Wine Weekend, Olive Festival, Lavender Festival, Honey Festival, museum events, concerts at Vina Robles Amphitheater and many more. Here is a list of major events this weekend in and around Paso Robles and future events:

Cole Swindell – Oct. 18 Cole Swindell performing at Vina Robles Oct. 18

Platinum-selling recording artist and singer/songwriter Cole Swindell will play Vina Robles Amphitheatre on Friday, Oct. 18.  The Georgia native has played on some of the biggest stages in the world including making history being the first-ever live radio and TV broadcast from the 57th-floor terrace of 4 World Trade Center, overlooking the Freedom Tower where he performed his hit “You Should Be Here.” He has played high-profile national television performances on NBC’s Citi Concert Series on TODAY, ABC’s Good Morning America, The Ellen Degeneres Show, Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, ABC’s CMA Fest specials, CMA and ACM Awards, MLB Network and Sports Illustrated among others. Click here to purchase tickets. 

Paso Robles Art in the Park – Oct. 19-20 

Art in the Park is a two-day showcase of artists in the Downtown Park in Paso Robles, California. Hours for the event are 10-5 on Saturday and 10-4 on Sunday. There will be 120 booths representing independent artists and craftworkers. Click here for more information. 

California Impressionists at Studios on the Park – through Nov. 17

Studios on the Park presents California Impressionists: The Masters & The Greats They Inspire sponsored by Rancho Azul y Oro Olive Farm. Art lovers are invited to view the exhibition at Studios on the Park from Oct. 3 to Nov. 17 and attend affiliated special events taking place throughout the month of October. To learn more, visit

Nightmare on Main – through Nov. 2nightmare on main street Templeton

“Nightmare on Main Street,” now in its 9th year, will return to Templeton starting Oct. 4. The haunted house at 99 Main Street is an old historic home that has been abandoned and boarded up for over 100 years – what scary secrets lie inside? Click here for a full list of dates and times. 


Upcoming Events in Paso Robles and North County


Golden Oak Honey and Pumpkin Festival – Oct. 26

Golden Oak Honey FestivalBring the entire family to Downtown City Park from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the Annual Golden Oak Honey Festival featuring antiques, collectibles, arts, crafts, food, and beekeeping seminars. Free admission. For more information or vendor space, call (805) 238-4103 or click

Jason Mraz & Raining Jane – Oct. 26

Multi-platinum singer/songwriter Jason Mraz has announced plans for a North American tour, set to kick off this fall. The multiple Grammy award-winner will be joined by longtime collaborators Raining Jane for the run, dubbed “Ladies & Gentleman, An Evening with Jason Mraz & Raining Jane.” Set to play Vina Robles Amphitheatre on Saturday, October 26, the tour finds Mraz bringing his exuberant live show to theaters and performing arts centers. For complete details, and ticket information, please visit

‘Howl-oween’ at Sherwood Dog Park – Oct. 26

Furry best friends and their humans are invited out to celebrate ‘Howl-oween” at the Sherwood Dog Park in Paso Robles on Oct. 26, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Proceeds benefit the non-profit Sherwood Dog Park of Paso Robles. For details call (805) 239-9326 or visit

Sara Bareilles – Oct. 27

Grammy, Tony and Emmy award-nominated singer, songwriter, actress, and author Sara Bareilles today announced her Amidst The Chaos Tour. The 30-city tour will make a stop at the Vina Robles Amphitheatre on October 27 at 8 p.m. For more information, visit

Safe and Fun Halloween Downtown – Oct. 31

The Paso Robles Main Street Association will again host the annual, “Safe & Fun Halloween” downtown from 4-7 p.m. on Oct. 31. Families are invited to bring little ones to trick-or-treat in downtown Paso Robles with local area merchants.

Paderewski Festival – Oct. 31- Nov. 3

The Paderewski Festival is a four-day music festival held annually in November celebrating Paso Robles’ rich heritage and its most famous resident Ignacy Jan Paderewski – virtuoso pianist, composer, international politician, local landowner, grower, and winemaker. Concerts featuring world renown talent, exhibits, lectures, and masterclasses are accompanied by wine tastings and tours of local vineyards. A youth piano competition, recital and student cultural exchange with Poland additionally honor Paderewski’s legacy. Click here for tickets and more information. 



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The Paso Robles Daily News welcomes event submissions. Items submitted to the Local Events Calendar will be published in the Paso Robles Daily News, A-Town Daily News, and San Luis Obispo County Visitors Guide. They will also be considered for publication in this Weekend Events in Paso Robles page. Click here to submit an event or email

For a complete list of events in Paso Robles and surrounding areas, check out the Local Events Calendar. For ongoing activities, check out the Best Things To Do in Paso Robles. For fun activities with children, check out the Best Things To Do With Kids in Paso Robles.

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