Paso Robles is famous for many wonderful culinary delights from world-class wine to incredibly fresh produce. However, one of the standout culinary pleasures might surprise you -- olives! The 2016 Paso Robles Olive Festival at Downtown City Park is your chance to see why the region is famous around the globe for their olive production.
There will plenty of free tastings showcasing the finest olives and olive oils from Central California. You can stroll from table to table chatting with local vineyard owners and olive producers from across California to learn about these delicious and unique foods. Stop by the open olive oil cooking contest to watch culinary amateurs try their hand at creating tasty dishes for the judges. You might even get the chance to sample a dish yourself!
Don't leave the kids behind because the Olive Festival event has something for all ages. If your little ones aren't the biggest fans of olives, you can find plenty of other delicious snacks from local food trucks. The adults can toast the weekend with wine and beer tastings. No matter what your tastes are, don't go back to our Paso Robles hotel just a short drive away without trying the famous olive oil ice cream. They'll be handing out free samples all day long!