Paso Robles 2017 Local Events

Date: 5/18-21, 2017
Wine Festival
Paso Robles City Park
Paso Robles Wine Festival is the marquee tasting event held along California’s Central Coast. Wine Festival is always held the third weekend in May and offers guests the opportunity to taste Paso Robles wine in the charming Downtown City Park. The delicious wine of Paso Robles is complemented by local epicurean delights, featured throughout the weekend. Wine Festival is complete with winemaker dinners, live music and open house festivities at area wineries throughout Paso Robles Wine Country.

Date: 5/27-28, 2017

Cass Winery
Memorial Day Santa Maria BBQ
7350 Linne Road
 Paso Robles, CA 93446 
tel: 805.239.1730
Chef will be grilling tri tip and offering a Santa Maria BBQ plate on the café menu.
No tickets required. We kindly ask for reservations for over 6 guest.

Date: 5/26-29, 2017
Great Western Bicycle Rally
Paso Robles Events Center
2198 Riverside Ave.
Paso Robles, CA 93446
The Great Western Bicycle Rally has something for everyone.  A common passion for cycling brings all types of riders together for a simply awesome 4 day festival of all things to do with bikes, set in one of the most idyllic cycling locations in California; Paso Robles, one of California’s nominated bicycle friendly cities. Enjoy a fun filled weekend including: Rally Rides, Food and beverages booths, a Cycling Village for all kinds of cycling equipment, clothing and accessories. A Kid’s Bike Rodeo, family friendly rides, wine & cheese pasta fest at the Hub, a BBQ and closing ceremony and more.


Date: 6/3/17  12-5pm

Firestone Walker Invitational Beer Festival
Paso Robles Event Center, 2198 Riverside Avenue, Paso Robles, CA
For more info call (805) 225.5911 x 8 The Firestone Walker Invitational Beer Fest was born from a dream of creating a world class festival featuring not only the best brewers in the world, but brewers whom we feel are leaders in the craft beer revolution.  These are folks of like mind and spirit, some new friends some of many years, who share our same passion for making craft beer and sharing it with the world. Enjoy beer tastings, Live Bands, and “Behind the Beer” Sessions.


Date: 6/3/17 10am-5pm

13th Annual Olive Festival

Downtown Paso Robles
City Park
Paso olives you! It’s all about olives during the annual Paso Robles Olive Festival. Bring the entire family to Downtown City Park for a day dedicated to Paso Robles area olives including sampling, vendors, demonstrations and an olive dish-cooking contest. Check out the mobile olive oil press, or take a stroll through Culinary Row to entice your epicurean fancy with local artisanal, farm-fresh food, and be sure to try the olive oil ice cream!


Date: 6/4/17

Paso Pinot & Paella Festival
Templeton Community Park
Templeton, CA
Join the Pinot Noir Producers of Paso Robles,now formally The Beaune Rangers of Paso Robles, and 20 great chefs for an afternoon of great wine, creative Paella dishes, and dance to the live Latin guitar world fusion beats of Incendio on Sunday, June 4, 2017. Mingle with the winemakers and discover how the sense of place is reflected in each glass of their Pinot Noir. Visit each of the 20 chefs and taste the wonderful flavors of their talent to create a unique Paella to pair with the local Pinot Noirs.



Date: 7/18-30, 2017  Noon-Midnight

Winemaker Nights and Wine Competition
Paso Robles Events Center
2198 Riverside Ave.
Paso Robles, CA 93446

The competition features over 600 types of wines from over 150 wineries, all in competition for the prestigious “The Best Of” titles. Winners will be featured at 5 Fairs.


Date: 7/19-30, 2017

California Mid State Fair
Paso Robles Event Center
2198 Riverside Avenue
Paso Robles, CA 93446

“The Biggest Little Fair Anywhere!”
The Fair opened in 1946 and was first known as the San Luis Obispo County Fair. The California Mid-State Fair is held annually and runs for 12 days at the end of July. The Fair has hosted some of the biggest names in the music industry. Artists such as Aerosmith, Tom Petty, Journey, John Mayer, Rod Stewart, Fergie, Justin Bieber, Jason Aldean, Toby Keith, Kenny Chesney, Keith Urban and Christina Aguilera have all performed on our Chumash Grandstand stage.

Date: 9/16-17
Whale Rock Music and Arts Festival
Join Castoro for the music festival formerly known as Beaverstock.
Two days of wine-loving, peace and jamming’ in the vines.

The Main Event is at:  Castoro Cellars

1315 North Bethel Road in Templeton, California  805.466.2288


Date: 9/24, 2017 

SLO Kennel Club Dog Show
Paso Robles Events Center
2198 Riverside Ave.
Paso Robles, CA 93446


Date: October, 2017
Pioneer Day
Downtown Paso Robles
Starts 17th and Spring and ends surrounding the Paso Robles City Park
Paso Robles’ heritage tradition comes alive in and around downtown during the annual Pioneer Day event. Bring the whole family to downtown for this historical event that includes a parade, free bean feed, and daylong activities including antique/classic car judging, children’s pet show, little cowboy/cowgirl contest, whiskerino contest, horseshoe pitching contest and much more.

Date: No 2017 Dates Planned because of CA Drought
The Wildflower Triathlons Festival
Lake San Antonio
2610 San Antonio Rd. Bradley, CA 93426    (831) 373-0678

Event Description: Wildflower is known all over the world for its festival like atmosphere, challenging courses and some of the happiest volunteers on earth. It has been named “The Woodstock for Triathlon”, “The best triathlon in the world”, “Triathlon back to the basic roots”, “The Christmas of Triathlons”, “Better than Ironman”, and many more. It is also known as the “One and Only” Wildflower as there is nothing else like it in the world.

The Wildflower Triathlon Festival has a great Exposition area with live bands, food vendors, the latest triathlon gear, race clinics presented by top professionals and more.


Date: May 27, 2017

Festival of Beers
Madonna Inn
100 Madonna Road, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
Firestone Walker Brewing Company teamed up with Madonna Inn to bring an authentic celebration to the Central Coast! The festivities take place on Saturday, October 11th at the Madonna Inn Expo Center where you can indulge on a hearty German meal & delicious Firestone Walker brews, then dust off your boots & enjoy some live music!

Date: 10/20-22, 2017
Harvest Wine Festival
Various Wineries in the Paso area
Harvest is the most colorful time of year in Paso Robles Wine Country and those in the know have long since discovered the experience that can be had while visiting wine country at its height of activity. Held the third weekend in October, wineries celebrate the beginning of the vintage by inviting you into their individual events that are as diverse as the wineries themselves.

Date: TBD
Valentine’s Day Winemaker’s Dinner and Vertical Cabernet Tasting
Mitchella Vineyard & Winery
Time: 6:00 PM
2525 Mitchell Ranch Way
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Event Description: Enjoy a splendid Valentine’s Day Winemaker’s Dinner in the Vineyard on Saturday, February 13th at 6pm. A spectacular five course dinner prepared by Trumpet Vine Catering and paired with Mitchella wine. Tickets are $125 pp, $100 pp for wine club members.


Date: March 18, 2017
Central Coast Cutting
Paso Robles Events Center
2198 Riverside Ave.
Paso Robles, CA 93446


Date: 2/17-19, 2017
Western Bonanza
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo Junior Livestock Show
Paso Robles Events Center
2198 Riverside Ave.
Paso Robles, CA 93446


Date: TBD

Valentine’s Dinner
Cass Winery
7350 Linne Road
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Join Cass for a romantic evening featuring live piano , four course dinner and our Reserve CabernetDate: February 19-21, 2016



1/13-16, 2017   BlendFest on the Coast
Cavalier Oceanfront Resort
9415 Hearst Drive
San Simeon, California 93452
(805) 927-4688

Event Description: the 3rd Annual Paso BlendFest on the Coast will showcase the scenic beauty of the coast with the renowned wines of Paso Robles Wine Country, only miles away. Grow Wild beyond a glass of everyday wine, featuring 25-30 of Paso Robles’ renowned wineries, each showcasing three distinct blends!





Lakefront at LandsEnd

6545 Nacimiento Shores Road, Bradley, California 93426
Phone (510) 999-6224