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Farmers Market

Higuera Street, San Luis Obispo, CA
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Great market

This is a great way to spend an evening, good music and entertaining buskers and a wide variety of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Fresh Veggies!!!!!!!!!!

Want to get those fresh veggies that are free of pesticides? This is the place!!!! Come down and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Joel C
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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 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great way to spend an evening, good music and entertaining buskers and a wide variety of different street foods. Eat a selection, sitting on the pavements and soaking up the atmosphere. Good local produce too.

Thank vallarta1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Want to get those fresh veggies that are free of pesticides? This is the place!!!! Come down and spend a couple of hours! Listen to music. Have a nice meal. Get some fresh veggies! It's all here!

Thank Joel C
Reviewed 17 August 2017

I used to go to college here so it was fun to come back to SLO town, but I wasn't expecting this. What a hoot. It was pretty hard to find a place to park but it would be SLO if it was easy to...More

1  Thank RememberRosie
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our experience. We had excellent pad Thai with chicken for a reasonable price and Japanese okonomiaki -- spicy chicken/veggie pancake by Lotus restaurant that was fabulous!! It's not on their regular menu so it made it extra special. We even found green...More

Thank Val E
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We drove down Higuera Street on our way to he public parking lot and it was wide open, traffic flowing, not a booth in sight. We thought we had somehow missed it or it was no longer happening. Within 45 minutes, the street had shut...More

Thank Joe G
Reviewed 2 August 2017

OMG... This place is so busy, fun and has action. Love all the restaurants with their big, huge B-B-Que's out, the smell in the air makes you hungry.... So delicious. They have entertainment, venders from fresh fruit, jams, honey, fresh flowers & lavender. Must see...More

Thank Melinda L
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Every Thursday booths and crowds congregate on Higuera street downtown for an mix of farm produce--maybe half the total--and an eclectic mix of other booths including food, political and religious exhibits and entertainment. There are always folks eating sitting on the curbs, musician/singers and an...More

Thank AlanSanLuisObispo
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We were travelling down to Avila Beach and stayed in San Luis Obispo. Luckily it was the night they close the main street and hold an evening market. The music was really good with performers dotted throughout the stalls. There was all sorts of food...More

Thank Top_Tourer_2009
Reviewed 19 July 2017

SLO Framers Market has gone down hill over the years. Produce is horrible compared to other farmers markets. As a local I will shop the other markets for more local better produce. Thursday night is nothing but a tourist trap, not a good representation of...More

1  Thank golfingslo
Reviewed 15 July 2017

The Thursday evening Farmers Market in San Luis Obispo is a weekly tradition for SL o residents. It features great local produce along with a wide selection of restaurant fare delivered next to the farmers' stands. We go every Thursday and stock up on fruits...More

Thank ghezzit
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21 November 2016|
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Response from Welshbouy | Reviewed this property |
Thursday 6pm to 9pm. It's extremely popular, finding parking can be tough, better idea is to walk or use the trolley (50 cents per person)
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1 September 2016|
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Response from doctall41 | Reviewed this property |
No. No dogs are allowed
20 July 2016|
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Response from blm32 | Reviewed this property |
We always stay at the Apple Farm. Approx. 15 minute walk, but there is also local transportation right along the street to take you to the market.