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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:


Paso Robles Pioneer Day Parade and events – Oct 12 

Bring the entire family and enjoy viewing running antique tractors, horse-drawn wagons, marching bands, mounted equestrian groups, dancers, floats, fire engines, vintage cars and more. You will see it all at the 2019 Pioneer Day Parade. The parade starts at 16th and Spring. For more information visit


Nick Offerman – Oct. 12

Nick offerman paso roblesAward-winning actor, writer, woodworker, and comedian Nick Offerman will make a stop at Vina Robles Amphitheatre on Saturday, Oct. 12. Tickets are on sale now at or at

Fall-Coming Party at Rotta Winery- Oct. 12

Join Rotta Winery to welcome the colors of fall. The event begins at 3 p.m. There will be live music, a food truck and Rotta wine, as well as outdoor games and a raffle! They are giving away as first prize their $100 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon. It’s a free event for Wine Club members; for all other guests, tickets are $25. Click here to purchase tickets. 

LXV hosting art reception, unveiling of new ‘Library Room’ -Oct. 12LXV hosting art reception, unveiling of new 'Library Room'

On Saturday, Oct. 12, LXV will be hosting an art reception and unveiling of the new LXV Library Room – “ARMAA.N.” Artist Carrie Graber paints scenes that showcase women in gorgeous mid-century modern architecture. Graber and LXV owner Neeta Mittal will be present to engage with the guests. Certain prints will be available for sale. LXV will be pouring two 2014 Library wines. Wines will also be available for purchase by the glass. There will be a cheese and charcuterie table. Click here to purchase tickets to the event. 

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


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. 

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.

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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