Halloween Festivities at the Farmers' Market


Halloween festivities return to the Downtown SLO Farmers’ Market on Thursday, October 28, 2021, from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Activities include a costume contest, scary-oke (karaoke contest), photo opportunities, and trick-or-treating at participating Downtown businesses. This event is free, family-friendly, and open to the public.

Trick-or-treating runs from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Maps of participating businesses, as well as treat bags, will be available beginning at 5:00 PM at the Union Bank parking lot located at 995 Higuera Street. Additionally, maps will be published online for at-home printing and will be available at the Farmers’ Market information booth starting at 6:00 PM located at the intersection of Chorro and Higuera Streets.

The costume contest will start at 6:30 PM. Sign-ups for the contest will begin at 5:00 PM at the Union Bank parking lot located at 995 Higuera Street. A KJUG DJ will be hosting the contest. Prizes will be awarded from local businesses for winners in the 0-2, 3-4, 5-8 and 9-12 age groups, as well as additional prizes for pairs and groups including parents, older children, and pets. 

Please note pets are only allowed at the Union Bank parking lot for the costume contest but are not allowed in the Farmers’ Market per CA Health and Safety Code 114259.5.

Coast 104.5’s “Scary-oke!” will be held at the intersection of Chorro and Higuera Streets beginning at 6:00 PM. Up and Adam in the Morning’s Adam Montiel will be hosting the contest with $250 in cash up for grabs and everyone who sings is entered to win. Registration will start at 6:00 PM. Thank you to Kramer Events for sponsoring.

A Halloween-themed photo opportunity will be available in the Union Bank parking lot from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Designed and built by Cal Poly’s RPTA 210 group, it is free for everyone to take photos.

Attendees can share and RSVP to the event on the Facebook event page.

For more information, please visit our website at or contact Events Manager, Niesha Johnston, at or by calling (805) 234-9677.

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