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Halloween Anticipation

Posted by San Luis Obispo Mom on Friday, October 22, 2021, In : Fall 

I love the fall season when the pumpkin patches are open and I can order a pumpkin spice latte from our coffee shops around SLO County. I also enjoy the cooler weather and how traffic is less around here as the kids are back in school and the summer tourist season is over.
Corn Mazes in San Luis Obispo
Around fall, many of the local farms start planning really fun harvest events and setting up their pumpkin patches. (See my video reel at a beautiful pumpkin patch in San Luis Obispo.) Especially with kids, I enjoy the fall...
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The Pumpkin Patch in Edna Valley | San Luis Obispo

Posted by San Luis Obispo Mom on Sunday, October 4, 2020, In : Fall 



To see upcoming Halloween and Fall Events and a list of pumpkin patches throughout San Luis Obispo County, go to our Halloween & Fall Events in SLO page.

See our video reels on my instagram to see other pumpkin patches that we've visited:

IG Video reel of our visit at The Pumpkin Patch in Edna Valley

IG Video reel of our visit to the pumpkin patch at SLO Creek Farms

IG Video reel of our visit to the pumpkin patch at Tar Creek Ranch

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Spirit Halloween Store Review in San Luis Obispo on Madonna Road

Posted by San Luis Obispo Mom on Sunday, September 13, 2020, In : Fall 
Every year, we take the kids to visit the Spirit Halloween Store in San Luis Obispo. They always have new costumes for the Halloween season. Some of my favorite ones were Marshmello, baby costumes and family themed costumes. For 2023, the Spirit Halloween Store in San Luis Obispo is now open and is located at the Former Bed Bath & Beyond Store: 317 Madonna Road San Luis Obispo, CA 93405  

They always have animatronics that you can step on floor buttons to activate, which can be really fun fo...

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No Carve Lion Pumpkin DIY

Posted by SanLuisObispoMom.com on Sunday, October 20, 2019, In : Fall 
My five year old has just competed in his very first pumpkin contest. Since he is only five, there is no carving involved and we did it as a family. It was a fun activity that all of us enjoyed. My son got to pick what color eyes our pumpkin should have and other features too. He was very adamant that our lion pumpkin should not have ears! Here's the final product.
 (Lion pumpkin DIY no carve)

I think it turned out pretty cute. We used yarn for the lion mane, felt for the tongue, fuzzy balls fo...
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2023 Holiday Family Events in San Luis Obispo County

Posted by SanLuisObispoMom.com on Thursday, August 15, 2019, In : Fall 

Every year, there is a lot of family-friendly and free Christmas events in San Luis Obispo County that are planned by the community and local city governments. Sometimes, you may also find free Santa Photo opportunities!

2023 Christmas Event List in San Luis Obispo County

  • Now through December 25, 2023 - Holiday Plaza in Downtown San Luis Obispo at 12PM. Free to walk through. See my video from last year when Mission Plaza is transformed into Holiday Plaza with Christmas lights below. Pres...

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San Luis Obispo Mom Originally from San Diego, California, I'm a San Diego State University alumna, veteran's wife and mom of two kids who were born two years apart. After living on the East Coast for 6 years, we now reside in San Luis Obispo County and here, the exploration continues.
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