Fall in San Luis Obispo brings plenty of fall & Halloween entertainment for your kids and pups too! If you’re looking to put yourself in a fall mood, consider one of these local events.
Halloween at SLO Children’s Museum
Saturday, October 27 | 10am -5pm
Children are invited to the Children’s Museum to make spider hats, participate in a Halloween seek & find and receive treats. They can wear costumes and bring a friend for free. Click here for more information.
Farmers’ Market, Downtown SLO
Thursday, October 25 | 5pm
Children and their families are invited to enjoy festive Farmers’ Market events. The Downtown Trick-or-Treat kicks off at 5 p.m. All visiting children in costume will receive a bag and map of participating businesses that will provide candy.
Children between the ages of 0-12 are invited to come out in their creative costumes to compete for prizes. Sign-ups begin at 5:30 p.m. at the corner of Chorro and Higuera, with the contest taking place from 6:16-8:00 p.m. The contest is broken up into several age groups: 0-2, 3-4, 5-8, 9-12 and pairs. The pair category allows siblings and friends to dress up as their favorite duo.
The 1st Annual Munchkin March is presented by SLO County Parks and Rec & Mindful Mothers. Families can meet at 5 p.m. in Mission Plaza before parading through Farmers’ Market at 6 p.m. All parade participants are asked to bring a food item or cash to donate for the Food Bank Coalition of SLO County. For more information, please click here.
Howl’oween at Sherwood Dog Park, Paso Robles
Sunday, October 28 | 10:30am – 12:20pm
Dogs and their families are invited to celebrate the holiday at Sherwood Dog Park. A pet costume contest will be held at noon with prizes for the winners. Holiday family photos will be available for a $10 donation with all proceeds benefiting the Sherwood Dog Park and Parks4Pups. Rain cancels. Click here for further information.
Dogtoberfest & Weiner Dog Races, Atascadero
Sunday, October 21 | 10am – 3pm
This rain or shine event includes weiner dog races and the new Weiner-Wannabe division (open to all dogs under 25 pounds), a pet costume contest with cash prizes, raffle drawings, animal adoption groups, Elks BBQ and vendor demonstrations. Click here for further information.