Event Venues


Paso Robles Event Center 

The Paso Robles Event Center is a popular entertainment and convention center complex. The site has been home to the annual California Mid-State Fair ever since opening in 1946. In addition to the fair, concerts, trade shows, conventions and other special events take place there throughout the year. The venue is divided into multiple event spaces that are available to rent. These include large equestrian and convention facilities. Learn more

Annual events include – Western Bonanza (February), Central Coast Insight and WiVi (March), California Mid-State Fair (July - August), Three Speckled Hens (April, May and September), as well as ongoing horse shows. 


Paso Robles Horse Park 

The Paso Robles Horse Park is another state of the art equestrian event facility. The Park held its grand opening in May 2015, and is now home to the annual Paso Park Spring Series in April and the Paso Park Fall Series in October/November. The venue also hosts local wine and food events, festivals, weddings, sporting events, private parties, fundraising events, and more. The Park is also home to the Paso Robles Horse Park Foundation.

Events hosted at the facility support the Park’s mission to promote accessibility to equestrian activities while raising funds to aid handicapped and underprivileged children. Learn more.


California Mid-State Fair

The California Mid-State Fair runs for 12 days at the end of July. Enjoy concerts, music, food, carnival rides, animals and MORE this summer in Paso Robles at "The Biggest Little Fair Anywhere!" The Fair opened in 1946 and was first known as the San Luis Obispo County Fair. The Fair has hosted some of the biggest names in the music industry. Artists such as Aerosmith, Garth Brooks, Tom Petty, George Strait, Journey, Miranda Lambert, Rod Stewart, Justin Bieber, Jason Aldean, Cardi B, Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan, and Carrie Underwood have all performed on the Main Grandstand Arena stage.  Facilities are located at 2198 Riverside Avenue in Paso Robles.  

Paso Wine Fest

MAY 19 - 22, 2022 New location and a new name! Paso Wine Fest will take place at the Paso Robles Event Center,  featuring 100 wineries,  with built-in amenities as well as dedicated parking, concessions, restrooms, shade, and additional outdoor venues for enhanced experiences. The event weekend offers visitors the chance to explore Paso Robles Wine Country with four days of wine tastings, winemaker dinners, live music, and more!