Looking for a fantastic coastal getaway to Avila Beach, packed with exciting events? Look no further than Avila! Our charming beach town is the ultimate blend of sun, sand, and non-stop fun. Nestled along California's Central Coast, Avila Beach boasts a picturesque shoreline and a laid-back atmosphere that'll steal your heart. Whether you're a music lover, wine enthusiast, or outdoor adventurer, Avila Beach has got something special just for you. Soak up the vibrant coastal vibes and get ready for unforgettable events in this little slice of paradise.
Music festivals, car shows, wine events, holiday celebrations—these are just a few of the annual events you can attend when visiting Avila Beach. Each month brings a new and fun event, and Avila Village Inn is the perfect place to stay in-between all the exciting festivities.
Enjoy the harmonic, soulful sounds of blues music at the Avila Beach Blues Festival, held every year on the Sunday before Memorial Day. Attend one of the largest spectator car events in the nation featuring more than 1,000 show cars—the Annual Classic at Pismo Beach. A visit to wine country wouldn’t be complete without attending an annual wine event, such as the Paso Robles Wine Festival in May or the Central Coast Wine Classic in August.
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Exciting news! The highly anticipated return of the Avila Beach Farmers' Market is here, and we couldn't be happier. Join us every Friday, from May 5 to August 25, between 4:00 PM and 8:00 PM, for a wonderful experience.
Indulge in the lively atmosphere with live music, browse through a variety of fresh local produce and goods, and treat yourself to mouthwatering ready-made food and drinks. It's the perfect opportunity to connect with the community and enjoy the vibrant ambiance.
Mark your calendars and join us as we come together once again for this beloved event.
Hop on a complimentary bike and experience the best of both worlds at Mulligans Bar & Grill, where they serve up delicious quick-service breakfast and lunch options. Start your day off right or grab a satisfying midday meal with their mouthwatering menu offerings.
But that's not all – their full bar awaits you, complete with a daily happy hour and enticing menu specials. Sip on your favorite drinks while enjoying great company and a relaxed atmosphere.
Live at the Lighthouse Concert Series
January – Restaurant Month (ends in February), Morro Bay Winter Bird Festival, Tamale Festival
February – California Western Monarch Day, Valentine’s Winemaker Dinner
March – San Luis Obispo International Film Festival
April – Taste of Pismo
May – Tequila Festival, Blues Festival, The Chardonnay Symposium, SLO Jazz Festival, Strawberry Festival, San Luis Obispo Greek Festival
June – Pismo Beach Car Show, Cal Poly graduation, Roll Out the Barrels, Barrels in the Plaza
July – Pride in the Plaza, Festival Mozaic (summer), Central Coast Renaissance Festival, California Mid-State Fair, Central Coast Lavender Festival
August – St. Anthony’s Celebration
September – California Wine Month, “WOW” week at Cal Poly SLO, Arroyo Grande Valley Harvest Festival, Brews & Bites
October – Pismo Beach Clam Festival, Cambria Scarecrow Festival, Morro Bay Harbor Festival, Pioneer Day Parade, Jubilee by the Sea Jazz Festival, Golden Oak Honey Festival, Pumpkins on the Pier
November – Harvest on the Coast, Downtown Lighting Ceremony
December – Annual Christmas Light Parade, Annual Vine Street Victorian Showcase
In addition to Avila Beach’s annual happenings, there are tons of weekly and monthly events to enjoy. From farmers’ markets to summer concerts, there’s always something going on near our hotel. Some of the area’s top recurring events include: