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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 Paso Robles and future events.

Mid State Classic 2018

Friday, Nov. 16 at the Paso Robles Events Center. One of the largest high school rodeos in the state of California, hosted by CHSRA D7. California High School Rodeo Association District Seven gives Jr High and High School Students the chance to compete in Rodeo events. D7 Serves San Luis Obispo, Ventura, and Santa Barbara Counties. For more information click here.


Upcoming Events in Paso Robles and North County


Thanksgiving for Paso Robles

Now in its 34th year, Thanksgiving for Paso Robles, is once again hosting a free Thanksgiving dinner to the community of Paso Robles, where over 250 volunteers help transform Centennial Park into a virtual restaurant that feeds upwards of 1,000 people. The traditional sit-down dinner takes place at Centennial Park Activity Center on Thursday, Nov. 22 from 12 – 2 p.m. This extraordinary event is made possible solely on donations and volunteers.

Holiday lighting ceremony Energy tips

Happening Nov. 23, the day after Thanksgiving, in Downtown City Park at 5:30 p.m. Christmas and holiday lights will illuminate the way to this year’s holiday festivities in City Park. Mrs. Claus will arrive and light the downtown, inviting all to share in the holiday joy. Live music, speeches, candlelight caroling, free cookies, and hot chocolate. Free admission.

Christmas light parade 

Happening Dec. 1 at 7 p.m., this year’s theme is “Cowboy Christmas.” Free admission. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the holiday spirit with an illuminated parade featuring an array of light spectacles from local businesses. A variety of awards will be given for best in show. Join Santa and Mrs. Claus and watch downtown light up with holiday spirit!


Popular events venues and hosts around Paso Robles

Submit your events for publication

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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News staff of the Paso Robles Daily News wrote and edited this story from local contributors and press releases. Scott Brennan is the publisher of this newspaper and founder of Access Publishing. Connect with him on , Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, or follow his blog. He can be reached at