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ENTERTAINMENT

Here's a peek at some of this year's entertainment! Check out all the fun we're going to have on Friday and Saturday!


This year we have a great lineup of Entertainment for you with some of your old favorites and some new exciting venues too!
We also have a variety of displays and events, something for everyone in the family.
 

FRIDAY 

4:00 - 7:00 Rotary Fish Fry

4:00 - 7:00 Rotary Fish Fry

Come join us Friday, September 29, 2029 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 pm at the Harvest Festival by the Centennial Park Gazebo in Olohan Alley. Enjoy a great traditional meal while contributing to our Rotary Youth Scholarships.

6:00 pm Opening Ceremonies

6:00 pm Opening Ceremonies

Flag Raising Ceremonies and Introductions at Centennial Park Gazebo

5:00 pm Carved Pumpkin Contest at Heritage Square Park

5:00 pm Carved Pumpkin Contest at Heritage Square Park

To enter, bring a carved pumpkin to Heritage Park between 5 & 6 pm on Friday evening. No need to register ahead of time. Everyone welcome! Winners will be announced before the movie night.

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world health day (2)

Bring your kiddos down for Free Hands-on Science with SteamTrunk

Kids' Activities at Heritage Square Park

Kids' Activities at Heritage Square Park

Boy Scout Rope Bridge & Teepee at Heritage Square Park

Boy Scout Rope Bridge & Teepee at Heritage Square Park

Walk across the Rope Bridge and hang out in a teepee at Heritage Square Park. Thank you to the Boy Scouts.

6:00 pm Concessions begin for Movie Night at Rotary Bandstand

6:00 pm Concessions begin for Movie Night at Rotary Bandstand

6:00 pm Concessions open and movie starts at 7:30 pm. Join us at Heritage Square Park for the Outdoor Movie Night sponsored by AG Recreation Services. Bring your low back chairs, blankets and enjoy. Food and snacks available for purchase.

6:30 Central Coast Theatre Company at Rotary Bandstand

6:30 Central Coast Theatre Company at Rotary Bandstand

Where the magic of the Central Coast meets the stage! As a fresh force in the community, we're eager to share our passion for theatre with you. Experience the charm and passion of local talents as they bring vibrant stories to life! Catch a glimpse with our mini performance at the Harvest Festival, and don't miss the full spectacle of "SpongeBob the Musical" from Nov 2nd-4th at the Clark Center. www.centralcoasttheatrecompany.com.

5:00 Unfinished Business at Centennial Park

5:00 Unfinished Business at Centennial Park

Based in San Luis Obispo County and performing all over the Central Coast since 2004, Unfinished Business specializes in the best and most popular music of all time: 1960s rock & roll and soul. Think Beatles, Rolling Stones, British Invasion, The Beach Boys, The Doors, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Santana, The Monkees, and Motown and Memphis soul. It's all high energy dance music and great ballads.

4:00 - 8:30 pm: The Festival is open

4:00 - 8:30 pm: The Festival is open

Enjoy Local Vendors and Non-Profits. Crafts, Information, Displays and Games in Oolohan Alley.

Booths & Games
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Come enjoy fun carnival games, shopping booths, food booths and so much more located in Olohan Alley. 

10 am Balooney the Clown
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The Cuest Ridge Band will perform. Local favorites that specialize in bluegrass, Americana, and country.

SLO County Stumblers
11:30 - 3:30 pm
AG Pavilion
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The Cuest Ridge Band will perform. Local favorites that specialize in bluegrass, Americana, and country.

SOPA Performance
1:00 pm
Centennial Park
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The studio of performing arts has been a staple in our community for over 20 years. They provide opportunities for all performing artists including dance , drama , music , competitive dance , and many stage performances throughout the year . Staring at age 2-adult , there’s a little something for everyone ! 

SATURDAY

10:00 - 11:30 am

10:00 - 11:30 am

84th Annual Harvest Festival Parade: Come enjoy and sit anywhere throughout the Village!

WATCH the Parade LIVE from your home

WATCH the Parade LIVE from your home

Scan the code to watch the Parade Live! New this year!

10:00 am - 4:00 pm in Olohan Alley

10:00 am - 4:00 pm in Olohan Alley

Enjoy Local Vendors and Non-Profits. Crafts, Information, Displays and Games in Oolohan Alley.

Baking Contest - Heritage House Gazebo

Baking Contest - Heritage House Gazebo

Sign-in and drop off goods from 8:30 - 12:00 pm and winners to be announces at 2:00 pm At Centennial Gazebo.

Kids Activities at Heritage Square Park

Kids Activities at Heritage Square Park

12:00 pm Water Balloon Toss

12:00 pm Water Balloon Toss

Bring a friend or parent and plan to participate in this year's water balloon event. Happens after the parade is over at Heritage Square Park.

world health day (2)

world health day (2)

Bring your kiddos down for free hands-on science with Steamwork.

12:00 - 4:00 pm - Agriculture Pavilion

12:00 - 4:00 pm - Agriculture Pavilion

AG Pavilion: Pet animals, buy vegetables, enjoy music, drive tractors and more.

12:30 pm Diaper Derby at the Rotary Bandstand

12:30 pm Diaper Derby at the Rotary Bandstand

Kids 3 and under come race for fun prizes at this year's Diaper Derby! You will not want to miss this super fun event!

12:00 - 4:00 pm AG History Presentations

12:00 - 4:00 pm AG History Presentations

Learn about the history of our special town with Jim Gregory, our local historian. Sponsored by the South County Historical Society and presentations at the IOOF Building - don't miss it!

All Day: Heidy will be MC at the Rotary Bandstand this year

All Day: Heidy will be MC at the Rotary Bandstand this year

We are excited to announce Zumba with Heidy as our MC at the Rotary Bandstand Gazebo this year! Be ready to get out of your seats and dance with her between each performance.

12:00 - 3:30 pm Rock Odyssey at Centennial Gazebo

12:00 - 3:30 pm Rock Odyssey at Centennial Gazebo

Rock Odyssey is a premier classic rock cover band touring California’s Central Coast with rockin’ hits from the 70’s 80’s and 90’s. Rock Odyssey members are all local to the Central Coast, from Atascadero to Orcutt, they have been performing together since 2017.

12:00 Weiner Dog Races at Heritage Square Park

12:00 Weiner Dog Races at Heritage Square Park

Registration opens at 12 and races begin at 1. For more info call Jodi at 707-888-9900 or Donna at 805-709-9009

1:00 pm - SOPA performing at Rotary Bandstand

1:00 pm - SOPA performing at Rotary Bandstand

The studio of performing arts has been a staple in the community for 25 years and counting . SOPA provides a safe platform to explore your performing arts interests. With classes for ages 3-adult , there’s a little something for everyone ! Come check us out at 805 W. Grand in Grover Beach

2:00 pm Pie Eating Contest in Oolohan Alley

2:00 pm Pie Eating Contest in Oolohan Alley

Come a little early to sign up for this year's Pie Eating Contest! Make sure you are hungry!

2:00 pm: Flex Performing at Rotary Bandstand

2:00 pm: Flex Performing at Rotary Bandstand

FLEX Performing Arts, the Central Coast's premiere performing arts studio, will be showcasing excerpts from their show, Storytellers. Storytellers is an original dance and theatrical experience. The incredible team of visionaries at FLEX have come together to bring this magical, family holiday adventure story to life. Storytellers will be presented at the Clark Center on December 9 & 10.

3:00 pm: Dellos Performing Arts Performing at Rotary Bandstand

3:00 pm: Dellos Performing Arts Performing at Rotary Bandstand

Creating confident kids is our passion…giving kids a loving place to belong is our joy! Join us at DPAC for Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Lyrical, Contemporary and Hip Hop classes where your child will excel at learning the FUNdamentals of dance! Classes for ages 2-18 including an ALL NEW PERFORMANCE COMPANY for our 2023-2024 season. Register by Nov. 1 and receive a FREE GIFT!

4:00 pm: Ping Pong Ball Drop at Heritage Square Park

4:00 pm: Ping Pong Ball Drop at Heritage Square Park

IOOF Hall History Presentations

IOOF Hall Histr Presentations

Photo of Arroyo Grande looking south toward Santa Maria taken about 1906. The PCRY mainline is to the left with a boxcar on the tracks close to the warehouse/station which was owned in later years by the Loomis family.

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