The holidays are back and so is Holiday Plaza in downtown San Luis Obispo. The post Holiday Plaza is filled with festivities in San Luis Obispo appeared first on NewsChannel 3-12.
San Luis Obispo store owners say they were happy to see customers back inside their stores once again during Black Friday following the height of the pandemic.
A crowd of about two thousand people filled Downtown City Park for annual event. – Paso Robles Main Street held it’s 35th Annual Downtown Holiday Lighting Ceremony Friday night at the Downtown City Park. A crowd of about two thousand people counted down at 6 before the city’s events manager...
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Joe Tarica is the editor of The Tribune in San Luis Obispo. He’s worked in various newsroom roles since 1993, including as an award-winning copy editor, designer and columnist. A California native, he has been a resident of San Luis Obispo County for more than 30 years and is a Cal Poly graduate. Twitter: @joetarica.
Beloved family traditions return to downtown San Luis Obispo. – Traditions will return this year to downtown San Luis Obispo, including Santa’s house, the carousel, and a holiday plaza full of lights and sights for photo opportunities. Downtown SLO and the City of San Luis Obispo have announced the full...
Festivities include lighting ceremony, ‘reverse parade’ art and wine tour, and ‘Trail of Lights’. – Holiday festivities in Atascadero kick off on Dec. 3 at 5:30 p.m. in the Sunken Gardens, with the annual countdown to light up Historic City Hall at “Light up the Downtown.” This year, they will be bringing the event back to it’s normal in-person format with the Fine Arts Academy Honor Choir and Atascadero Community Band performing holiday music. Then starting at 6 p.m., enjoy the traditional countdown to light up city hall with the mayor and councilmembers, followed by Santa and Mrs. Claus making their way around Sunken Gardens on the Model-A firetruck. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be ready to visit on the steps of city hall facing the Middle School. Complimentary hay rides, Model-A firetruck rides and hot chocolate from Lighthouse Coffee.
Mrs. Claus flipped the switch on 35,000 lights decorating 17 trees. The event itself was free, but people and businesses sponsored trees, tree limbs, and light bulbs to help illuminate the park.
NORTH COUNTY — Sometimes, it feels like it takes forever to get to the season where it is finally socially acceptable to play Christmas music, eat candy canes, and put up the trees and lights. Then when that time finally does come, it’s gone in a flash. If you are...
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Agape Christmas Trees in Atascadero has been serving the community for 15 years. It’s that time of year again, and nothing gets you in the holiday mood like Christmas Tree shopping. It’s the perfect reason to gather the family together, bundle up, grab something warm to drink, and go find that perfect bundle of branches to bring home.
Santa Claus arrived at downtown San Luis Obispo's Mission Plaza on Friday.
Three hundred people started Thanksgiving Day with a Turkey Trot at Atascadero lake Thursday morning. The Turkey Trot is a fundraiser for ECHO. CEO Wendy Lewis says she was pleased with the turnout, particularly in light of the cold temperatures. People were encouraged to wear costumes. Awards were given for...