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Every Thursday night through out the year, the city hosts a delightful outdoor market/festival where local farmers sell the freshest fruits, vegetables and produce while local musicians and performers entertain the crowds.
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Higuera Street, San Luis Obispo, CA
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited four times during our August stay. Great. Everyone is there - locals, visitors, families, etc. Great people watching. Produce vendors with wonderfully fresh goods at reasonable prices. Food vendors. Live entertainment. Dogs are technically not allowed - but there were plenty there. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Soulefulltraveler
Reviewed yesterday

Haven't been to this market in many years. Really enjoyed all the beautiful produce, but the food seemed to be less than I remember. The one BBQ had a line 2 blocks long, so must have been good, but time did not allow. SLO is...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank carol j s
Reviewed 1 week ago

San Luis Obispo's (SLO) farmers market is about 6 blocks long downtown SLO on Higuera street from Osos Street all the way to Nipomo Street (or vise versa). It happens every Thursday when they close down the Main street Higuera and the cross streets so...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jille H
Reviewed August 7, 2019

The crowd is huge and parking may be a little tricky with all the people who attend Thursday night Farmers Market between 6 and p pm but its worth it. Multiple parking structure with cheap parking located just blocks away. This is a high energy...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed August 4, 2019 via mobile

Excellent, fresh food and produce. There were several local musicians playing when we were there in July 2019. Great place to eat where everyone in your family can get what they want...Tons of variety! Yum.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank COChris50
Reviewed July 19, 2019 via mobile

Great Food, Great Prices, Nice People! Who could ask for more? The best thing to do in SLO is spend 3 leisurely hours strolling around eating, drinking, and people watching. Plan your visit around Thursday night!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank DocSnarky
Reviewed July 19, 2019

I have been going to farmers market since 1971. Some years more, some less, and have seen it grow from a few farmers and their fruits and vegetables to it current monster size, with Barb-ques, all kinds of restaurants offerings on the street, ribs, corn...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank CharleySays
Reviewed July 12, 2019

Lots of vendors with something for everyone. Several areas of entertainment for all ages and a great chance to get out and walk the streets.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank danielj9706
Reviewed July 3, 2019

This is a wonderful farmer's market with lots of food, stalls, and entertainment. The stores are all open late as well.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank vajayjay4273
Reviewed May 26, 2019 via mobile

Stopped by the farmers market and got lots of yummy fruits, strawberries, peaches, bananas, and nectarines. They had a little bit of everything. We bought some honey, churros, cotton candy, cheeses. The highlight of going is the pulled pork sandwiches, the ribs, steak sandwich, pizza,...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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ar2911
September 13, 2018|
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Response from lynwaz | Reviewed this property |
Be prepared to walk and remember where you've parked your car
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Melinda S
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Many fewer people after summer is over...Sept of course the College is back but they are smaller people...
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You can e-mail or call downtown association and they may be able to clarify. Mission Statement is " To Foster an Economically Vibrant Downtown " We don't take our dogs downtown on Thursday nights. My take is they don't... More
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