When it comes to holiday spectacles, the Dec. 12 Los Osos Christmas Parade in San Luis Obispo County is one not to miss. This year’s theme: Christmas Safari. Participants are encouraged to decorate and costume their cars, floats and dogs to creatively reflect the theme. Awards include Best of Animal honors.
Afterward, travel the SLO Lane and discover delights from Ragged Point in the north to Pismo Beach in the south at this year-round Central Coast vacation spot.