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April 19, 2022

Updated Member Resource Guide

Downtown SLO Members:

We've got a new resource guide for you, filled with updated downtown information and benefits. Share this resource with your employees and other downtown friends — lots of important information!

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Skate Mission Plaza

Tickets on sale now!

Tickets for Skate Mission Plaza are officially on sale NOW!

Tickets are required to be purchased in advance. Sessions are filling up fast, so don't wait!

Get tickets »

'22–23 Board of Directors

In March, we held our annual Board Retreat to welcome our new members and discuss our plans for the organization.

Thanks to the SLO Museum of Art for hosting!

Board of Directors »

New Farmers' Market Application

Applications to become a vendor at the Downtown SLO Farmers’ Market for the 2022-2023 market season are now open! Remember, as Downtown SLO members, your application fees are waived, and you have discounted vendor rates.

Become a Vendor »

Business Education Series:

Paving & Parklet Community Forum

Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at 9 AM

This community forum will feature presentations from City officials about two important changes facing the downtown this summer, a permanent parklet/outdoor dining program, and the downtown paving project. Businesses are encouraged to attend to learn information and share their perspectives and opinions. Thanks to our partners at the City of SLO for coordinating.

Zoom Link »

Sponsor your favorite band and support live music!

Only two more band sponsorships are needed for the 2022 Concerts in the Plaza season! As a band sponsor, you receive:

  • Your business name on Concerts in the Plaza posters
  • Mention in all advertising (radio, TV, print) the week of the sponsored concert
  • Emcee mention at beginning and end of concert
  • Banner hung at concert
  • Frequent mentions on social media channels and email newsletters
  • Your logo and link to your website on

Remaining bands:

  • Carbon City Lights, 8/12
  • Truth About Seafood, 8/26

Available opportunities »

Band lineup »

Kid's Night at the Farmers' Market

Calling all kid-centered businesses and organizations! We're inviting you to participate in Kid's Night at the Downtown SLO Farmers' Market on Thursday, May 26, 2022, from 6–9 PM. This is a great opportunity to engage with children and families, inform them about your business/organization, and provide activities/give out goodies. There is no participation fee!

Sign-ups close Friday, April 29, 2022.

Sign up »

May Flower Initiative

We can't wait to see your windows come to full bloom at the end of this month! A May Flower map will be coming soon, featuring all participating businesses and artists.

Don't forget to capture the process and tag us @DowntownSLO #MayFlowerInitiative.

Learn more »

Intern with us!

We're hiring Event Operations Interns for this summer! Are you outgoing, willing to roll up your sleeves, haul event equipment, and transform spaces in the blink of an eye? Do you enjoy live music, lively crowds, and fast-paced activities? We want to hear from you!

Learn more »

Clean & Safe Program

Our Downtown Ambassadors work daily to make sure our Downtown community is safe, clean, and hospitable to visitors.

When to call a Downtown Ambassador

If you are a Downtown business owner, please reach out to our Ambassadors if you need any assistance.

Services available at no charge include:

  • Removing graffiti
  • Sidewalk gum removal
  • Cleaning up trash from sidewalks and gutters
  • Removing weeds from sidewalks and streets
  • Cleaning public trash cans
  • Cleaning public benches
  • Cleaning messes

Additionally, if there’s a situation you aren’t sure how to handle, our Ambassadors may be able to point you in the right direction.

Ambassador hotline (call or text):
(805) 250-6467

Learn more »

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Get featured on our Instagram!

Each month, our Downtown SLO Instagram page reaches upwards of 50,000 post impressions (times seen) and 12,000 story impressions. To be featured or reposted on our Instagram, use the hashtag #DowntownSLO, or tag us in your photos and stories @downtownslo.

Downtown SLO on Instagram »

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