things to do on the central coast this weekend

If you’re looking for things to do this weekend on the central coast, look no further! In this blog post, we’ve gathered a few of our favorite events and activities to keep you busy. From wine tastings to concerts, there’s something for everyone. Make sure to check out all of our blog posts for more things to do on the central coast this weekend!

Go on a picnic in Paso Robles

This weekend, Paso Robles is abuzz with activity. There are plenty of things to do in the city and adjacent towns, but if you’re looking for a little more peace and tranquility, head out to one of the many nearby parks. Here are five options:

1) Point Reyes National Seashore
2) Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
3) Point Mugu State Park
4) Big Basin State Park
5) Lighthouse Point State Reserve

Check out the wineries in Santa Ynez

Looking for a weekend getaway? Check out the wineries in Santa Ynez. These are some of the best places to visit if you’re looking for a taste of California wine country.

Many of the wineries offer tours and tastings, so be sure to book ahead. You can find more information about each of these wineries on the Central Coast Wine Trail website.

If you’re looking for something less formal, there are also many restaurants and galleries in Santa Ynez that you can explore. Be sure to stop by The Bottega at 701 W. Mondo Street for Italian favorites like cannoli and wood-fired pizzas. Or head over to The Gallery on Fourth for art exhibitions and casual drinks with friends.

Take a hike in Big Sur

The Central Coast is a beautiful place to hike, and this weekend there are plenty of opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts to explore the area. From stunning coastal vistas to wildlife-rich backcountry trails, here are six hikes that will leave you feeling energized and refreshed:

1) The Wanda Trail in Carmel Valley is a short but steep walk that takes you up to breathtaking views of the Monterey Bay.
2) The Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park Hike is a challenging 8-mile loop that takes you through dramatic redwood forests, manicured gardens, and wildflower meadows.
3) The Secret Staircase offers an easy 1.5-mile hike that leads down to beautiful Mission Creek, where you can enjoy refreshingly cold waterfalls and pristine surroundings.
4) Chestnut Springs Rd in Santa Lucia National Forest offers a challenging 11-mile out-and-back hike that winds its way through dense redwood forests and along crystal clear creeks.
5) If you’re looking for an adventure that’s closer to home, check out the Union Point–Mt. Pulaski Trail in Calaveras County, which leads climbers up Mt. Pulaski – one of California’s most popular hiking destinations.
6) And finally, if time isn’t an issue and you’d rather not hike at all (but still want to see some amazing scenery), take a scenic drive on Highway 1 – one of

Spend the day at the beach in Pacific Grove

If you’re looking for a fun and relaxing day at the beach, Pacific Grove is the perfect place to spend your weekend. Here are some things to do on the central coast this weekend:

1. Catch a free concert at Monterey Park’s Veterans Memorial Stadium on Saturday night. Local bands like The Paper Kites and Daughters will be playing throughout the night, so there’s sure to be something for everyone in attendance.

2. Take a walk or bike ride down Pescadero Creek Trail on Friday or Saturday morning. This beautiful path winds its way through Pescadero State Park and offers stunning views of the coastline as you go.

3. Visit one of Pacific Grove’s many boutiques and galleries. From local designers like Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams to world-renowned shops like Stonestreet Chocolates, there’s something for everyone in this charming town.

4. Catch a show at the unique Monterey Jazz Festival downtown every Saturday night throughout August. From big names like Miles Davis and Herbie Hancock to up-and-coming artists, there’s always something cool happening at this popular event.

End your weekend with a night out in San Luis Obispo

This weekend on the central coast, there are plenty of events to keep you entertained. Here are five ideas:

1. Take in a concert at the SLO County Fairgrounds. This weekend features headliners Snoop Dogg and Kid Rock.
2. Catch aLocal production at the San Luis Obispo Playhouse. This weekend’s offerings include The Sound of Music and The Producers.
3. Attend a festival downtown. This weekend’s festivals include Taste of SLO, SLO Brews & Blues Festival and the First Friday Art Walk.
4. Shop local at one of the many quaint boutiques in downtown SLO. Check out La Casa de Beaute, Anna Maria Boutique & Gallery or Native Trading Co./Sacred Sites Gallery for some unique finds.
5. Ride the waves at one ofSLO’s popular beaches this weekend–Pismo Beach, Morro Bay or San Simeon–all within close proximity to downtown SLO!

Hear live music at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

Looking for something to do this weekend? The Monterey Bay Aquarium has you covered! On Saturday and Sunday, the aquarium will be hosting live music performances from local bands. Admission is free and the concerts go from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. So whether you’re looking for a fun afternoon activity or something more educational, the Monterey Bay Aquarium is definitely worth a visit this weekend!

Catch a performance by the San Diego Symphony

Looking for something to do this weekend? The San Diego Symphony is playing a free concert at the Embarcadero Center in San Diego on Saturday. The concert starts at 7 p.m. and features music from operas by Mozart, Verdi, Wagner and others. You can also catch the symphony at the Spreckels Theatre in Balboa Park on Friday and Sunday nights.

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