2021 Fall Events
The Central Coast has a calendar full of fun activities and events to check out.
Due to COVID-19 all events are tentative and their dates are subject to change. We encourage you to call ahead or visit the event’s website!
Cambria Scarecrow Festival – All October
The Cambria Scarecrow Festival has grown into a community-wide event with hundreds of scarecrows bowling, bathing, painting, pedaling, fishing, and flying.
Ventura County Fear Grounds Oct 1-3, Oct 7-10, Oct 14-17, and Oct 21-24, 2021
Food, spirits, haunts, and screams! The Horrifying Open-air Haunt is perfect for those looking for a thrill. Start your Halloween tradition off right with a ride on the Fright Train or a trip down the Terror Trail. This spooky event is not recommended for participants under the age of 13.
Ventura County Fairgrounds: 10 W. Harbor Blvd, Ventura
Port Hueneme OktoBEEfest Oct 7, 2021 5pm – 8pm
Come join us for an evening of Seabee camaraderie!
Poseidon Brewing Company: 5777 Olivas Park Drive, Unit Q , Ventura
The 7th Annual Camarillo Old Town Wine Walk Oct 10, 2021 1pm – 4pm
More than 24 local business stops along the Boulevard will provide live music and a taste of the best wineries and local craft breweries! Come take a stroll in Old Town Camarillo.
Admission: $40 – $45
1808 Ventura Blvd, Camarillo
Harvest Festival Pig Roast Oct 15, 2021 6pm – 9pm
Join us in celebration of harvest at the winery for our annual pig roast dinner buffet. We love this picturesque time of year at Cass and we’re ready to kick up our heels and enjoy the live tunes of Back Bay Betty. Put on your dancing boots (or flip flops like Ted) and come take a spin around the dance floor! Cass Estate Wines & coffee service included with dinner. Located at the CASS Tasting Room Picnic Area.
Cass Winery: 7350 Linne Rd, Paso Robles
Harvest Wine Weekend Oct 15 – 17, 2021
Enjoy the incredible colors, sights, and aromas of harvest. With grape stomps, barrel tastings, live music, winemaker dinners, and vineyard tours, you’ll be sure to experience the magic of harvest. Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance
NatureTrack Film Festival Oct 16, 2021
The NatureTrack Film Festival menu is curated to please, giving audiences a taste for the diverse natural landscapes that stretch across Santa Barbara County, from surf break to Cachuma Lake. Other film selections will offer global perspectives on the wonders of the natural world and explore the relationship humans have with our one and only Earth.
Get your Passes or Tickets now, you do not want to miss out! 30 in-person screenings in Los Olivos on Oct 16, followed by two weeks of virtual viewing featuring additional awe-inspiring films for a total of 75 films available to view from the comfort of your own home Oct 17 – 31.
Los Olivos Day in the Country Oct 16, 2021 10am – 5pm
Los Olivos’ most highly acclaimed festival of the year, the popular Day in the Country is back. Join us for a weekend of vendors, specials, small-town parade, food, wine + beer, and everything you love about our small town as we Celebrate Los Olivos.
Downtown Los Olivos
3rd Annual Central Coast Craft Beer Fest Oct. 23, 2021 12pm – 4pm
Join us for the third annual Central Coast Craft Beer Fest, presented by the Central Coast Brewers Guild at the Sunken Gardens in beautiful Atascadero. Enjoy samples from over 50+ local craft breweries, wineries, and cideries from Monterey through Ventura counties! Live entertainment by local reggae band Resination, The Voice semi-finalist Will Breman, and DJ Hecktik! We will have plenty of food trucks, a great variety of vendors, and lawn games!
The health and safety our guests and participating breweries is our top priority and we will operate under the guidelines of the local health department.
6505 El Camino Real, Atascadero
Taste of Camarillo and Wine Auction Gala Oct 29, 2021 5:30pm – 11pm
This special event will kick off a weekend of great wines, brew and food. The Gala will be held at the Camarillo Ranch Red Barn Event Center. Guests will enjoy good friends and sips starting with champagne. A gourmet dinner with the Taste of Camarillo Official wine and brew will be featured. The exciting live & silent auctions will offer rare and fine wines plus unique trips and events. Live music will be provided for your enjoyment.
Admission: General Admission; see website for Wine Auction Gala pricing info
Camarillo Ranch: 201 Camarillo Ranch Rd, Camarillo
Christmas on the Farm Nov 26 – Dec 24 9am – 5pm (close 12pm on 12/24)
Admission: $5.00/per person weekdays; $8.00/per person weekends; children under 2 free. Seniors (65+), Military, Veterans, & Emergency First Responders receive a $2 admission discount every day (with valid ID).
Underwood Family Farms: 3370 Sunset Valley Rd, Moorpark
The Holiday Extravaganza Nov 18 – Dec 31, 2021
See Scrooge find his Christmas spirit in a heart-warming tale of holiday magic, laugh until your sides ache at the zany characters in a fractured fairy tale opera, and celebrate the music of the season in our Holiday Vaudeville Revue. Our holiday triple bill is a very special family tradition designed to bring a year’s worth of smiles to you and your loved ones in a great musical and theatrical experience!
Get your tickets early as this show always sells out.
1863 Front St, Oceano
2021 Cambria Christmas Market Nov 26 – Dec 23, 2021 5pm – 9pm
This beloved, annual event will feature 2 million twinkling Christmas lights, complete with themed vignettes, visits from Santa, cozy fire pits, delicious food and drink and an authentic German Christmas Market. The Market will feature imported German goods, including nutcrackers, smokers and ornaments, along with handcrafted items from local artists and artisans.
Tickets sell out quickly! Admission: $15 – $35
Solvang’s Annual Christmas Julefest Nov 30, 2021 – Jan 3, 2022
Solvang’s month-long holiday celebration, Danish Style. Held in one of the “Most Christmassy Towns in America” (Time Magazine), Julefest is a month full of lights, celebration, and holiday cheer. Join us for tons of family fun, music, shopping, delicious food, wine & beer, and more.
60th Annual Christmas Light Parade Dec 4, 2021 7pm – 9pm Main St, Paso Robles pasoroblesdowntown.org
Los Olivos Olde Fashioned Christmas Dec 4, 2021 12pm – 7pm
A fun-filled day of exciting activities has been planned to celebrate Christmas in Los Olivos. Created for the entire family, there will be a variety of attractions for the kids and an abundance of Christmas shopping (and Christmas Cheer!) for the adults.
The town tree lighting is in the middle of town at 6pm
Downtown Los Olivos
35th Annual Vine Street Victorian Showcase (Drive Through ONLY) Dec 11, 2021 6pm – 9pm
Main Street and Historical Society invite you to take a cruise down Vine Street this holiday season! Ebenezer Scrooge, the Snow Queen, Mr. & Mrs. Claus and the whole crew will be on-hand on Vine Street! Community caroling, illuminated floats, entertainers, live music, cotton candy, free cookies and hot chocolate will be offered by participating businesses & residents— it’s fun, friends and festivities! Don’t miss this sure-to-please holiday mainstay in Paso Robles!
Vine Street, Paso Robles
Ventura Winter Wine Walk & Holiday Street Fair Dec 11, 2021 11am
California’s largest Wine Walk and Street Fair returns! Sip, sing, and shop your way through a holiday spirit-filled Downtown Ventura! Snowfall transforms Main St. into a Winter Wonderland! Admission:
See website for ticket information
Holiday Parade of Lights at Channel Islands Harbor Dec 11, 2021 12pm – 8pm