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Templeton, CA Travel

Templeton is located midway between Atascadero and Paso Robles, approx. 6 miles each direction, in San Luis Obispo County. It was founded in 1886 when the Southern Pacific Railroad came through the area. Templeton has retained much of its historical character - many of the old buildings have been restored and are still in use today. New buildings are being built, but always with an eye to the past.

Famous residents include: Josh Brolin born in Templeton, is an actor The Goonies, No Country For Old Men. Brian Barden, third baseman for the Arizona Diamondbacks was born in Templeton. Sandy Koufax, Baseball Hall of Famer and southpaw pitcher with the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers, had a home in Templeton in the 1970s. Stewart Finlay-McLennan, actor (Christy, National Treasure) lives on a secluded ranch in the area, and is often seen around Templeton.


Central Coast's Earth Day Food & Wine Festival

TEMPLETON, CALIF.– Earth Day Food & Wine Festival is a weekend celebration at locations throughout the Central Coast. The featured event is held on Saturday afternoon at Pomar Junction Vineyard and Winery with over 200 purveyors of award-winning, sustainably produced food and wine. Growers, vintners, and chefs come together to serve delicious, one of a kind dishes made with locally sourced fruits, vegetables, meats, cheeses, olive oils, and more. Come and enjoy live music, a silent auction, unlimited samples of local cuisine, and meet the farmers who grow great food and wine while nurturing a healthy environment. Earth Day Food and Wine Festival is an annual event that will be held in Templeton, CA Earth Day Food and Wine Festival - 8th Annual Earth Day Food & Wine Weekend in San Luis Obispo County, California. From April 11-13, 2014, you'll be able to get the low down on all of our favorite award-winning wines and get the dirt on all of our favorite local producers. On Friday, Farm-to-Fork event at one of the region's historic vineyard properties. Saturday's Main Event in Paso Robles, California will celebrate the roots of local food and wine scene, and Sunday will allow you to Wine Down” with a few more intimate events. Friday, April 11, 2014 - 5:30pm to Sunday, April 13, 2014 - 3:30pm Location: Castoro Cellars 1315 North Bethel Road Templeton California 93465 Admission: $75-$175 Contact: Kyle Beal Wommack 805.466.2288 Earth Day Food and Wine Festival Parking: $25

2014 Central Coast Monster Skate Park Series Monster Coming to Templeton on April 5, the 2014 Central Coast Monster Skate Park Series is for skaters of all ages! Registration for each contest starts at 9am, contests begin at 10am and cost $15. For more information or for a complete schedule of events, visit the Monster

Easter Egg Hunt Easter Bunny Join Templeton Recreation & Templeton Fire Departments for an old fashioned Easter Egg Hunt, complete with carnival games, relay races and a visit from the Easter Bunny! Lots of fun for the whole family is guaranteed and no one leaves empty-handed from our hunt! We divide the hunt into age divisions, so the youngest egg-hunters aren't run over by the older ones. This free event takes place at Evers Sports Park on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 10am sharp!

2014 Taste of Templeton Saturday, May 3 2014 Templeton Community Park 09:00 am to 4:00 pm To celebrate the arrival of summer, local growers and producers of extra virgin olive oils, makers of fine wines, and selected purveyors of the good life” here on the Central Coast will join in the 2014 Taste of Templeton.” Held in conjunction with the Saturday Farmer's Market in the Templeton City Park, the Central Coast Olive Growers (CCOG) is the event organizer in coordination with the Templeton Chamber of Commerce. Admission is free. The Templeton Farmer's Market, largest in San Luis Obispo County, will be an event partner from 9: am to 12:30 pm. Wine tasting and music will be available from 12:00 to 4:00 pm. For more information, go to: Date(s): Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 9:00am Location: Templeton Community Park 5th and Crocker Templeton California 93465 Admission: Free Contact: Sarah Maggelet (805) 434-1789 Parking: Free

2014 Summer Concerts in the Park Concert Supporter The Templeton 2014 Summer Concerts in the Park Series will begin Wednesday, June 11and run through Wednesday, August 20, 2014.

Templeton Independence Day Parade and Pancake Breakfast- July 4 The parade is sponsored each year by Templeton Kiwanis. The festivities begin at 10:00 am on July 4 and run along Main Street. After the parade, please join us back at Templeton Community Park for the awards ceremony, food, entertainment, music, fun and games. For questions or additional information on the Parade, please contact Mick Pickett at (805) 434-0313. To participate in the parade, download and submit the parade application once it becomes available (it will be posted here). The deadline to submit your entry is late June 2014. Templeton Fire Department Pancake Breakfast July 4, 2014 Sponsored by Templeton Fire Department Before the Independence Parade begins, enjoy a pancake breakfast at the Templeton Fire Station. The pancake breakfast starts at 7:00 am and runs until 9:30 am. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for children (ages 10 and under). Tickets can be purchased at the Templeton Community Services District Office, at Farmers' Market, or from any Templeton Fire Fighter. Tickets may also be purchased at the door that morning, but it is strongly suggested to buy pre-sale tickets since all 800 breakfasts have sold out the last several years. Date(s): Friday, July 4, 2014 - 10:00am Location: -- Admission: Free Parking: Free

13th Annual Wine & Roses Bike Ride October 11, 2014 Wine & Roses Ride Official Website - Click Here Start / Finish Line Templeton Community Park 6th and Crocker Streets Templeton, CA Registration Starts 4/1/14 on Registration Fees Early Bird Registration $50 per rider, including tandem Late Registration (Received after TBD 2014) $60 per rider, including tandem first 350 riders who register online. Wine & Roses Bicycle Ride Parking: Free

Founder's Day Celebration Templeton Founder's Day Founder's Day 2014 The community gathers to commemorates the anniversary of the arrival of the first passengers off the train in 1886, as well as our region's rich heritage in agriculture. The Templeton Chamber, along with our friends of the Templeton Historical Museum Society hosted this year's Founder's Day event. The Templeton Museum served as the center of activity on a crystal clear Fall day. Members of the Historical Society and the Hospitality Crew of the Templeton 4-H Club served a free slice of pie as part of the Old Fashion Pie Social at the Museum. We are already making plans for Founder's Day 2014 with more activities, entertainment and expanded promotion in the works… Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 11:00am Location: Main Street Templeton near the Historical Museum Society 399 S. Main St, Templeton California 93465 Admission: Free Parking: Free on Street

Vintage Paso: Immerse yourself in a complete Zinfandel experience at Castoro Cellars, and discover for yourself what makes Paso Robles Wine Country the 2013 Wine Region of the Year by Wine Enthusiast! To kick things off on Friday, March 14th Nataly Lola and Friends will be here! Nataly will be joined by Grammy nominated songwriter Randy Rigby along with the rest of her band. They will tantalize your ears with their jazzy sound, guaranteed to pair well with any wine you choose! This concert will be held in ‘Z'-Events Lounge. The doors open at 6:15pm and tickets are only $15/$10 for our Wine Club Members. Admission includes both the show and a glass of wine from our famous keg barrel. Chef Phil Lang of Bon Temps Creole Café, located in San Luis Obispo, will be preparing a delectable selection of grub. Check back shortly for a menu but dinner is only $12-15 and is guaranteed to make the night one to remember! Castoro Cellars Winery
1315 N. Bethel Rd., Templeton, California 93465


15 Degrees C Wine Shop and Bar
Email Address:
624 Main Street, Suites 101 & 102
Templeton -- 93465

Bella Luna Winery
1850 Templeton Rd.
Templeton California 93465

Castoro Cellars
Email Address:
1315 N. Bethel Road
Templeton California 93465

Clavo Cellars
Clavo Cellars specializes in hand-grown, artisan wines from vineyards across the Paso Robles appellation on California's Central Coast.

Email Address:
315 S. Main Street
Templeton California 93465

Laraneta Vineyards
Email Address:
2602 Templeton Road
Templeton California 93465

Templeton Community Park you'll discover the largest gathering of farmers in the county Crocker St. at Sixth St.; 805/748-1109).

Happy Acres Family Farm take a tour, where you'll milk a goat and help flavor cheese by appointment only; 1955 Templeton Rd.; 805/434-7580

The 15 Degrees C Wine Shop and Bar has more than 500 wines from all over the world alongside hard-to-find local favorites. 1121 Rossi Rd.; 805/434-1554.

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