Explore the characteristic flavors of California’s Central Coast Wine Region
Don’t miss fine wines, organic farms, artisan shops and fine restaurants throughout San Luis Obispo County. Tucked into the heart of SLO Wine County, visitors will find Atascadero, a community filled with a rich range of shops and stores, local museums highlighting the history and culture of our area, orchards, vineyards, hiking and biking trails, zip line adventures, a zoo, spa, state-of-the-art theater, golf, and of course, the Atascadero Lakeside Wine Festival. The Atascadero Lakeside Wine Festival is a celebration of fine wine, art, food and music. The festival has a well-earned reputation as a renowned event attracting throngs of art and wine lovers as they stroll the Festival and experience the vibrant Lakeside scenes.
The 2013 Atascadero Lakeside Wine Festival kicks off Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 4:00 pm.
Atascadero Centennial Celebration
Join us in a year-long celebration as we pay tribute to the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Atascadero Colony. Events are planned throughout 2013, culminating with a special centennial celebration in October.
Tips for a Great Wine Festival Weekend Experience
The Central Coast is known for its beautiful summer weather. Atascadero often experiences warm days with a cooling during the evening. You may want to plan to bring a sweater or light jacket for later in the evening.
Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate! Drink plenty of water, especially if the weather is warmer during the Festival.
Visit Atascadero – complement your Lakeside Wine Festival weekend by visiting one of the restaurants, galleries and specialty shops in downtown Atascadero.
Remember the 4 S’s of Responsible Tasting – Swirl, Smell, Sip and Spit. This is great way to sample a lot of different wines.
Always remember to designate a driver or plan for tour transportation, limo or a taxi. Atascadero Lakeside Wine Festival will provide a complimentary Shuttle during the event.