Looking for things to do on the weekends here on the Central Coast? Buckle up and get ready for the ultimate weekend inspiration! Here are three ideas to make sure your weekends are rockin’.

Family-Friendly Day


Hit a home run with your family with this weekend activity! Check out the San Luis Obispo Blues Baseball games. (View the full baseball lineup, click here.) They have baseball games going on throughout the summer! These games are perfect for families and are kid-friendly. Some of their games start around 1 PM, so you and your family don’t have to worry about being out too late. It’s a great way to get your family away from the computer and television and outside.

Learn More About San Luis Obispo Blues Baseball | Click Here
Address: 3195 McMillan Ave Ste B2, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Phone: (805) 512-9996

After the game, (or before) swing by Woodstock’s Pizza in downtown San Luis Obispo! Pizza’s a hit with kids and adults. Customize your pizza to ensure it’s just how your family likes it, and dig in! Maybe grab a cold beer or two for the adults. Cheers to a yummy and fun weekend!

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Address: 1000 Higuera St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Phone: (805) 541-4420

A SLO Weekend

Get ready to explore downtown San Luis Obispo! Choose from or mix and match any of these four stops listed below for a tasty and fun day (or night) with your friends out on the town. All of the options below not only have mouth-watering dishes, but they’re also serving up some great craft cocktails, beer, and wine.


Swing by the Old San Luis BBQ window to pick up some BBQ! Don’t go into your SLO downtown adventure hangry. They’re grilling up high-quality cuts of meat, like certified Angus beef over oak, and then seasoning it to perfection! They specialize in authentic Santa Maria-style cuisine. This is paired with locally farmed, organic vegetables, ensuring fresh and high-quality meals!

Fun fact: many family recipes they use here date back nearly a century. Enjoy a seat outside and soak up the central coast rays as you dig into your meal.

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Address: 670 Higuera Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Phone: (805) 285-2473

Looking for some T&T (Taquila and tacos)? The Mark Bar & Grill has your back! With a full bar and a wide selection of tapas and tacos, they’re a great stop if you’re in downtown. Grab one of their craft cocktails, like a Kombucha Mule, and jam out to some live music on the patio on Saturday evenings (check out their music schedule). This bar is a local favorite for a good reason!

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Address: 673 Higuera St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Phone: (805) 439-4400

Who doesn’t love some great views to pair with their meal? When you dine at Luna Red – you get both! Enjoy your lunch on the patio overlooking the creek and across from the beautiful Spanish Mission. They also have a new menu for you to try and plenty of craft cocktails, local wine, and beer.

They’re also dedicated to supporting local farms with every dish they make. Using fresh ingredients, not only does the food taste better, but every bite you take supports a local farm! (Click here for a full list of farms they use in their dishes.)

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Address: 1023 Chorro St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Phone: (805) 540-5243

Dig into locally sourced global cuisine at Novo Restaurant & Lounge! Once an old Cigar Factory, this restaurant sits perched by the creekside for the perfect ambiance in the evening. Did we mention that they’re serving up an incredible brunch every Sunday? Enjoy large sharing plates of calamari, burrata and charcuterie, and more with your friends and family. Or, dig into your own Ribey Steak and eggs dish, one out of the many options for individual dishes. Bon appétit!

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Address: 726 Higuera St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Phone: (805) 543-3986

Test Your Luck


Get ready to test your luck at Outlaws Casino Bar & Grill! Play some cards at the Poker Room. Then celebrate your winnings with some live music, by their DJ, and dancing! Bring some friends and play a round of pool. After you work up an appetite, head over to their restaurant. They’re dishing up some tasty American-fare and Mexican food.

Learn More About Outlaws Bar, Grill & Casino | Click Here
Address: 9850 E Front St, Atascadero, CA 93422
Phone: (805) 466-2000

Transportation For The Central Coast


Whether you’re just visiting the Central Coast, or are a local, our team is standing by to help you get to your next destination quickly and safely! We’re the most trusted transportation service on the Central Coast! Our weekend dates are filling up fast – we recommend booking early if you need weekend transportation this summer. We have a large fleet of vehicles ranging from a Limo Bus to a Mini Party Bus and more, so we can accommodate any sized group, big or small. Email Info@SLOSafeRide.com, or fill out the form below for a free transportation quote. 

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