Here's a list of free or cheap family friendly events in Pismo Beach Area and nearby for the Fall and Christmas season of 2019: 

Sept 20, 2019 (Fri) - Free Movie in the Park at Dinosaur Caves Park at 7:15PM in Pismo Beach. Showing Aladdin. Bring your blankets or lawn chairs. Food available for purchase at 6pm. Address: 2701 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA 93449

Sept 21, 2019 (Sat) - Movies in the Park at Ramona Garden Park in Grover Beach from 6:30PM - 9:30PM showing Mary Poppins Returns. Food and drink for sale. Address: 993 Ramona Ave. Grover Beach, CA 93433

Sept 27, 2019 (Fri) - Movie Night at Heritage Square Park in Arroyo Grande at 7:30PM. Family-friendly and free. Address: 205 Nelson St., Arroyo Grande, CA 93420

Sept 29, 2019 (Sat) - Diaper Derby for ages 6 - 36 months at 12PM at Heritage Square Park. Infants and toddlers crawl & toddle for prizes. Address: 205 Nelson St., Arroyo Grande, CA 93420

Oct 12, 2019 (Sat) - Movies in the Park at Ramona Garden Park in Grover Beach from 6:30PM - 9:30PM showing Wreck It Ralph 2. Food and drink for sale. Address: 993 Ramona Ave. Grover Beach, CA 93433

Oct 25, 2019 (Fri) - Carved Pumpkin Contest & Halloween Activities at Ramona Garden Park Center from 5PM - 8PM. Fun for the whole family. Only decorated pumpkins will be accepted for ages 6 and under for carved pumpkin contests. All other ages will need to have a carved pumpkin (not decorated) to enter. Trunk or Treat & Free hot dogs, and carnival games. Ballooney the Clown will be there. Address: 993 Ramona Ave., Grover Beach, CA 93433

Oct 26, 2019 (Sat) - Pumpkins in the Park in Pismo Beach at Dinosaur Caves Park. Free events from 10AM - 1PM. Downtown Trick or Treating from noon - 2pm. Pumpkin Decorating for first 500 children. Food & Beverages available. Costume Contest, Games, Crafts and Bounce Houses. Address: 2701 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA 93449

Oct 26, 2019 (Sat) - Halloween Carnival & Haunted Maze in Arroyo Grande from 4:30PM - 7:30PM. Carnival Admission: $5 for children and $2 for accompanying adult. Admission to Haunted Maze is $3 per person. Carnival booths, haunted maze, costume contest, prizes, and cookie decorating. Bring your carved pumpkin for the pumpkin-carving contest. Address: 1221 Ash St., Arroyo Grande, CA 93420

Dec 6, 2019 (Fri) - Holiday Harmony at Pismo Beach Pier from 5:30PM - 7:30PM. Free fun-filled family event with tree lighting ceremony at 6PM. Kids activities include snow, santa, cookie decorating and bounce houses. Address for GPS: Promenade & Creek. Pismo Beach, CA

Dec 7, 2019 (Sat) - South County Holiday Parade Holiday Sparkle at 10AM. Santa's Workshop from 11AM - 7PM starts after parade at Ramona Garden Park Center with craft faire, snow, tree lighting. Address: 993 Ramona Ave., Grover Beach, CA 93433

Dec 14, 2019 (Sat) - Annual Breakfast with Santa at Woman's Club Community Center in Arroyo Grande from 8:30AM - 11AM. Enjoy pancake breakfast and a picture with the jolly man himself. Space is limited and must register at www.arroyogrande.org/catalog and it is $10 per person. Address: 211 Vernon St, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420

Dec 14, 2019 (Sat) - Storytime with Santa at 11AM at the Volunteer Library in Grover Beach. Address: 240 N. 9th St., Grover Beach, CA 93433

To see other upcoming events all over San Luis Obispo county, go to the Family-Friendly Events page.