Paso Robles Daily News Launches New Page for Tourists and Locals: 'Weekend Events in Paso Robles'

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Calendar of events makes it easy to find out what's happening this weekend in Paso Robles.

There’s almost always something new and exciting to do in or around Paso Robles, Calif.. From special events, to shopping, dining, tours, wine tasting and more.

That's why the Paso Robles Daily News recently launched a new page packed with information on events happening in Paso Robles on the weekend. This list of top events will be updated weekly.

"We are excited to providing this new page so tourists and locals will have an east place to find fun weekend activities," says Paso Robles Daily News Publisher Scott Brennan.

The city of Paso Robles and surrounding areas host several special events throughout the year. Some of the top events include the wine festivals, olive, lavender and honey festivals, museum events, car shows, concerts and many more. Here is the current list of major events for this weekend in Paso Robles and upcoming events. For more information on visiting Paso Robles, check out the Paso Robles travel guide.

Paso Robles Wine Festival – May 19-22, 2016

The 34th Annual Wine Festival kicks-off Thursday, May 19 with a selection of winemaker dinners around Paso Robles. On Friday, May 20, select wineries feature their library, reserve, white/rosé, and futures complemented by fresh and local gourmet bites at the Reserve Event. Saturday, May 21, begins with a fun and educational Winemaker Seminar. The main event, the Grand Tasting, is in the downtown city park on Saturday afternoon from 1-4 p.m.

Ramon Ayala – Vina Robles Amphitheatre – May 21, 2016

”The King of Accordion,” Ramon Ayala y sus Bravos Del Norte will perform in concert at Vina Robles Amphitheatre on Saturday, May 21. Ramon Ayala has been an accordionist / vocalist / songwriter for over 50 years. Tickets available at the Vina Robles Amphitheatre box office during business hours, all Ticketmaster outlets, online at or charge by phone at (800) 745-3000.

Upcoming events in Paso Robles and North San Luis Obispo County:

Great Western Bike Rally – May 27-30, 2016

The Great Western Bicycle Rally has something for everyone. A common passion for cycling brings all types of riders together for a 4 day festival of all things to do with bikes, set in one of the most idyllic cycling locations in California; Paso Robles, one of California’s nominated bicycle friendly cities. The event takes place at various locations.

Paso Artsfest – May 28, 2016

The Paso Artsfest celebrates the arts every Memorial Day Weekend in the Paso Robles City Park. This full-day festival features local and national artists sharing their works during the Local Stars Quick-Draw, Wet Painting Sale & Auction and the Outdoor Fine Art Show & Sale. There will be interactive mural project, hands-on art activities, live music, dance performances and other surprises sure to enchant and inspire all ages. Food trucks, a wine lounge and bike valet service complete the experience. Admission to the Paso Artsfest is free. The event starts Saturday at 10 a.m. The Downtown City Park is located at 1100 Spring Street, Paso Robles, CA 93446.

Lightning in a Bottle – May 25-30, 2016

Lightning in a Bottle, a camping, arts, music and yoga festival held at the San Antonio Recreation Area in Bradley, will return for it’s 11th year this memorial day weekend, May 25 – 30. The festival has received A Greener Festival’s Outstanding Award five years running for its healthy food vendors, free water stations, composting and recycling infrastructure, a “Leave No Trace” policy and other green initiatives that continue to grow year after year.

Annual Olive Festival – June 4, 2016

Paso olives you! It’s all about olives during the annual Paso Robles Olive Festival. sampling, vendors, demonstrations and an olive dish-cooking contest. Check out the mobile olive oil press, or take a stroll through Culinary Row to entice your epicurean fancy with local artisanal, farm-fresh food, and be sure to try the olive oil ice cream! Free admission. The event runs 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. in Paso Robles Downtown City Park.

Templeton Pinot and Paella Festival – June 5, 2016

At Templeton Community Park, in Templeton. Pinot Noir Producers of Paso Robles, and talented local chefs present an afternoon of great wine and creative Paella dishes.

Chicago– Vina Robles Amphitheatre – June 29, 2016

Chicago will come to Paso Robles for a performance at the Vina Robles Amphitheatre on June 29. Tickets will go on sale Saturday, Feb. 20 at 10 a.m. Tickets available at the Vina Robles Amphitheatre box office during business hours, all Ticketmaster outlets including Boo Boo Records, online at or charge by phone at 800-745-3000.

The Paso Robles Daily News is owned and operated by Access Publishing, The company's other publications include the A-Town Daily News, the San Luis Obispo County Visitors Guide and the Templeton Community Guide. Access Publishing, 806 9th St. Paso Robles, CA 93446, (805) 226-5714.

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