Festivals and Fairs, Oh My!

Paso Robles is rich with diverse foods and beverages from many cultures. From olive oil to tri-tip to wine, we have delectable options and we want to share them with you. Check out this guide to Paso Robles food and beverage festivals this year and plan your trip today!

 

1. Vintage Paso: Zinfandel Weekend | March 16-18

Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance’s Zinfandel Weekend is a burst of wine, parties and education all in one beautiful Spring weekend. Head to Paso Robles March 16-18 to experience events all around Paso Robles Wine Country. Attend the seminars, the Z Party and intimate tasting sessions.

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2. 15th Annual Olive Festival | May 5

It’s all about olives at the annual Paso Robles Olive Festival. This festival is a day filled with olive sampling, an olive dish-cooking contest, vendors demonstrating olive oil presses and many other educational opportunities. 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!

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3. 36th Annual Wine Festival | May 17-20

The Paso Robles Wine Festival returns for its 36th year in beautiful Paso Robles to celebrate the Paso Robles wine region. Wine Fest takes place May 17-20 and will feature over 70 wineries and multiple Paso Robles dining partners. Don’t miss out on this fantastic event and learn more about the different wine regions and varietals while enjoying amazing Paso Robles wine.

 

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4. Firestone Walker 2018 Invitational Beer Fest | June 2

Calling all beer and brew lovers! Firestone Walker is hosting their 2018 Invitational Beer Fest on June 2 and you are invited to indulge and delight in this epic gathering. More than 50 of the leading brewers from around the world are gathering to celebrate craft beer in our hometown of Paso Robles.

 

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6. California Mid-State Fair | July 18-29

America’s favorite fair returns this July for its 72nd year in beautiful Paso Robles. The California Mid-State Fair is an all-around favorite of everyone, no matter the age. Don’t miss out on the wild turkey races, big-name concerts and much more. With the theme “Ole, It’s Fiesta Time,” this year’s fair is definitely going to be hot and lively.

 

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7. Winemakers’ Cookoff | August 11

Join us on August 11 for the annual Winemakers’ Cookoff where the top winemakers in the area will square off to see who is the best chef in town. This cookoff has become one of Paso Robles’ most-popular wine, food and music events of the year. The participating wineries and breweries will pair their culinary creations with their finest beverages.

 

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8. Harvest Wine Weekend | October 19-21

Harvest Wine Weekend is one of the biggest wine celebrations which encompasses all of Paso Robles. Over 100 wineries will participate to celebrate the vintage. Harvest time is the time to visit Paso Robles Wine Country. Activities will range from grape stomps to barbeques to live music and much more. Let’s harvest happiness!

 

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