Where to See Christmas Lights in San Luis Obispo
In addition to buying presents, going to holiday parties, and eagerly writing letters to Santa, a great part of the Christmas season are the sparkling decorations that light up our community every year. Read on for the best places to view beautiful and ambitious Christmas light displays in San Luis Obispo county.
Cambria Christmas Market
For a great introduction to the holiday, you can’t go wrong with the beautiful Cambria Christmas Market, which gets more popular year after year! Visit Cambria, an ocean side town about 45 minutes north of San Luis Obispo, for the best Christmas market on the Central Coast. You’ll find sparkling lights, hot spiced wine, and delicious treats; making a true Christmas experience for anyone that will make you feel transported to a traditional German Christmas market. In addition to being perfectly charming, its famous tunnel of lights is also great for photo ops.
At 192 Sandbar Court in Paso Robles, there’s a family Christmas tradition for the most amazing Christmas lights. This house has been lit up every Christmas every year for four generations; since it began, thousands of lights have been set to music to celebrate Christmas every year. The family lights up over 75,000 lights every night, and the entire show is synchronized to music, creating the image of the lights dancing along to the beat of the music. This is not a year to miss; the family has enlisted the help of their neighbors to make the whole street filled with holiday lights and cheer.
Paso Robles – Vine Street
In Paso Robles, Vine Street is known as the best street for fantastic Christmas decorations. Drive by to see the twinkling, spirited lights for yourself; just start at 1st Street and make your way down till 24th Street. Vine Street is always known as one of the most spirited neighborhoods in town, and they don’t hold back for Christmas! Be sure to check it out.
Christmas in The Village
In charming Arroyo Grande Village, every night is filled with holiday cheer. Christmas in the Village features lights throughout the downtown area nightly and appearances by Santa Claus. This is a perfect outing for the family!
Templeton is a beautiful, rustic town about thirty minutes north of Pismo Beach, in between Paso Robles and San Luis Obispo. Many houses in downtown Templeton area have great holiday decorations, and it’s also a good idea to check out Templeton Park for some holiday spirit.