- April 1–30, 2017
COW PARADE SLO COUNTY CowParade SLO County will showcase 101 (for Highway 101) of these life-size, 120-pound, fiberglass works of art. Taking place September 2016 – May 2017, the event will give local artists a chance to showcase their talents on a global stage. The region’s agricultural history, growing arts scene and its ecotourism draw make CowParade the perfect conduit for a countywide event that will involve, unite and benefit the whole community.
- April 28–30, 2017
SECOND ANNUAL BIG WEST BEACH VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT The Cal Poly beach volleyball program has been selected to host the second annual Big West Beach Volleyball Tournament for the 2017 season at Pismo Beach.
- May 20, 2017
PISMO BEACH VINTAGE TRAILER RALLY Held at Pismo Coast Village RV Resort. An open house for visitors is from 10 am to 3 pm. NOTE: there is no parking available within the resort.
- May 27, 2017
ARROYO GRANDE STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL As one of California's largest and premiere festival on the Central Coast, this family-style event brings together thousands of visitors and residents to enjoy activities and entertainment, the Strawberry Stampede, hundreds of art, craft and display booths, ethnic foods, and of course... scrumptious strawberry treats of all kinds: in shortcakes, funnel cakes, milkshakes, ice cream and by the box!
- June 2–4, 2017
WINE, WAVES & BEYOND This classic surf and wine event celebrates the best of San Luis Obispo County. Combining the fun, laid back atmosphere of our wine country and unique surf culture, enjoy four days of unforgettable events evoking the magic of wine and waves. These events take place at numerous scenic venues throughout San Luis Obispo County. All proceeds go to support local non-profit organizations. Over the past five years, WW&B has raised over $130,000. The 2017 event proceeds will support GleanSLO and Still Frothy!
- June 16–18, 2017
31st ANNUAL PISMO BEACH CAR SHOW The Classic at Pismo Beach brings the hottest classic cars and people from all over the State of California and as far away as Alaska and Australia to the breathtaking Central Coast of California to a tiny seaside town called Pismo Beach.
- September 23, 2017
80th ANNUAL ARROYO GRANDE HARVEST FESTIVAL This community event is always a crowd-pleaser, with everything from parades to pie eating contests. The Harvest Festival serves as a tribute to agriculture, Arroyo Grande's leading industry. This festival focuses on the local non-profit organizations that serve the community. Bring the whole family for all of the weekend festivities