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Lumination Lights Up Gilroy Gardens

We can’t wait until July 16! That’s opening night for Lumination at Gilroy Gardens, the spectacular night-time festival that celebrates Chinese history and culture in a whole new light. This evening-only event features colossal light displays, an artisan marketplace, authentic Chinese food, and live performers from China.  The festival will be open nightly (6-10pm) through… Read more »

Celebrating Solvang: See Shrek The Musical Here Thru July 31st

You and your family simply must make plans now to see Shrek The Musical here in all its joy at the outdoor Solvang Festival Theater. Performed by acclaimed actors of PCPA (Pacific Conservatory Theatre), all the beloved characters you know from the Oscar-winning movie are brought to life on stage in this Tony Award-winning adventure:… Read more »

San Luis Obispo old buildings share city’s unique past

If you peer through the window at the Anderson Barbershop in San Luis Obispo, you’ll glimpse into an era that existed long before apps, drones and smartphones. But while the faded barber pole, wooden chairs and antiquated radiator seem fixed in another time, the expression “if these walls could talk” applies to the shop’s unique… Read more »

#ShareSLO Photo of the Week: Sunset Drive-In

At the peak of the drive-in theater’s popularity, between the late 1950s and early 1960s, there were roughly 4,000 drive-in theaters across the United States. Today there are fewer than 400. Luckily, we have the Sunset Drive-in in San Luis Obispo, which TripAdvisor named the 10th best drive-in theater in the country. Some advantages of… Read more »

Weekend of music at the Mission offers a taste of the SLO Life

  The Concerts in the Plaza in San Luis Obispo is gonna get a little trippy Friday.  The featured band, Tropo, is a 3-piece electronic group with music that ranges from ethnic and house to experimental and improvisational dance. Another words — probably not your typical Concerts in the Plaza concert. But in its 21st… Read more »