The 16th Annual Paso Robles Olive Festival, a Paso Robles Main Street Association event, returns on Saturday, May 4, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Paso Robles Downtown City Park located at Spring Street and 12th, Paso Robles. Admission is free with beer and wine tasting available for a fee. Attendees will be treated to free olive oil ice cream, music and children activities. Visitors will also be able to check out local arts and crafts vendors.

Fun for the whole family

“Over the last 15 years, the popularity of this event has proved that people want to learn more about the health benefits and culinary creativity of olives and olive oil and that a festival makes it fun for the whole family,” said Norma Moye, Executive Director of the Downtown Paso Robles Main Street Association’s Olive Festival committee.

Cooking Demonstrations from Olive Ranch chefs

The Olive Festival features Olive Oil and Olive vendors both locally and outside our county featuring their products along with free olive oil tasting. Local wineries will feature tastings and a commemorative wine glass for a fee. Experience the Olive with olive oil-inspired cooking demonstrations from Olive Ranch chefs.

Pre-Festival Mixer Kickoff

A Pre-Olive Festival Social Mixer and Awards Night will be held on Friday, May 3, 2019, at Allegretto Vineyard by Ayres, 2700 Buena Vista Drive, Paso Robles from 6:00 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets are $25.00 each.

To purchase a mixer ticket or for more information call 805-238-4103

To learn more about Paso Robles Main Street Association visit, www.pasoroblesdowntown.org.

By News Staff