A rustic barn exterior, surrounded by acres of orchards, blooming flowers and trellises of vines, on the road that leads to the beach, the Avila Valley Barn is the epitome of all farm stands and farmers’ markets. The Avila Valley Barn features u-pick fruits, berries, and vegetables, with a full open-air market of locally-grown and organic produce. There are also a variety of mouth-watering bakery items including their sell-out pies, hand-crafted fudge, and other sweet specialties. If you are passing through on your way to the beach, be sure swing by the deli to pick up some sandwiches or a scoop of SLO-Maid Ice Cream for the road.

Get a taste of seasonal treats like sweet roasted corn-on-the-cob, fresh-pressed apple cider, and pumpkin ice cream or get into the holiday spirit by shopping for festive decorations and gifts.

If you’re looking for an authentic farm experience while visiting San Luis Obispo, look no further than the Avila Valley Barn. Whether you take a hayride to the pumpkin patch for Halloween, pet the goats at the petting zoo, or pick your own apples in the fall, a trip to the Avila Valley Barn will be an experience adults and children alike are sure to remember forever.


560 Avila Beach Drive, San Luis Obispo, CA



Regular Hours

Open Daily: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Spring Hours

  • Fruit and Vegetable Stand: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Daily
  • Sweet Shoppe: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Daily
  • Animal Feeding: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Daily
  • Hay Rides: Call for schedule (weather permitting)
  • Pony Rides: Call for schedule – (805) 595-2816


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