There’s no shortage of fun events in and around Paso Robles in the summer, kicking off with Wine Fest. Another event that brings plenty of excitement is the annual California Mid-State Fair. Each year in July, “America’s Favorite Fair” brings some of the biggest names in music and this year is no exception. Expect big-ticket concerts, special events, and plenty of fun for all ages. Don’t worry, music lovers, if you happen to miss it, the nearby Vina Robles Amphitheatre has a long list of popular musical acts all summer long. Whether you’re coming for the wine, the music, or both, we’ve got your ticket to the best summer concerts in Paso Robles.
May in Paso Robles mean it’s time for the annual Wine Fest! This 4-day celebration of wine is in its 36th year and plans to be another stellar weekend full of tastings, winemaker dinners and special wine events throughout the town. Make your plans to visit, May 17-20 to experience world class wine and small town charm.
Taking place July 18-29, the California Mid-State Fair returns to Paso Robles for several days of fun under the California sun, with a barn dance, carnival rides, crafts, and fun activities for the whole family. One of the main draws of the Mid-State Fair is the impressive musical performances, with some of the biggest names in the business coming to the Central Coast.
On Wednesday, July 18, Florida Georgia Line kicks things off with a performance in the Chumash Grandstand Arena at the Paso Robles Event Center. Florida Georgia Line is one of the hottest acts in country right now, and you won’t want to miss a chance to kickstart the Mid-State Fair with music from this multi platinum duo. Then, on Thursday, July 19, international superstar Pitbull takes the stage, bringing the high-octane energy that’s made this Grammy award-winning artist so popular across the globe.
Friday’s entertainment remains a surprise, but you can expect plenty of fun all week long as top performers descend upon Paso Robles for this spectacular summer concert series. On Saturday, July 21, six-time Academy of Country Music Award winner Eric Church takes the stage, followed by the Grammy-nominated global superstar Demi Lovato, with special guest Iggy Azalea, on Sunday, July 22 — plus many more! It’s all happening at this year’s California Mid-State Fair.
Nestled on a picturesque hillside in Paso Robles, the outdoor Vina Robles Amphitheatre is where exceptional wine and live music meet together for an unforgettable wine country experience.
This intimate concert venue offers regular seating, VIP, and general admission lawn seating, plenty of food and drink options, and the unique opportunity to watch top musical acts in the heart of wine country.
This year’s line-up includes big names like Jethro Tull on Sunday, June 3, Kansas on Friday, June 8, followed by Tony Bennett on Saturday, June 9. You won’t only find great musical performers at Vina Robles Amphitheatre — comedians like George Lopez and Jay Leno will also be hitting the stage this summer.