ATASCADERO — The City of Atascadero is gearing up for another exciting First Friday event on Oct. 6, taking place in the heart of Downtown Atascadero, starting at 5:30 p.m. This family-friendly gathering promises an evening of live music, shopping, wine tastings, historical tours, and more.

Headlining the evening’s entertainment is The Jump Jax, a dynamic quartet set to perform in front of Historic City Hall. Known for their electrifying music, The Jump Jax infuse classic jump blues, swing, soul, and rockabilly with their own unique twist, guaranteeing a night of foot-tapping and heart-pounding rhythms.

Adding to the festivities, the October Sip & Shop event, presented by the Atascadero Chamber of Commerce, offers an exclusive experience. Attendees can enjoy complimentary tastings of wine, beer, cider, and delectable treats from over 15 downtown Atascadero businesses. Tickets for this event are available online until noon on Friday, Oct. 6, at On the event day, tickets and wristbands can be obtained at booth locations in front of Historic City Hall or at Central Coast Distillery starting at 5 p.m.


For those interested in local history, the Atascadero Historical Society will be offering complimentary tours of Historic City Hall from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., providing insight into the city’s rich heritage.

Mark your calendar for upcoming First Friday events in Downtown Atascadero:

  • Nov. 3 — Concert Downtown at The Plaza on El Camino featuring Erin and the Earthquakes.
  • Dec. 1 — Light up the Downtown PLUS Holiday Sip & Shop.

Special thanks to the Presenting Sponsors, Barley & Boar Brewhouse, Cielo Ristorante & Rooftop Bar, and Street Side Ale House. First Friday events are free to attend, offering a fantastic opportunity for community members to come together, support local businesses, and enjoy a vibrant evening in Downtown Atascadero.