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The San Luis Obispo Symphony announces the return of Pops-by-the-Sea on Saturday, September 2, 2023, at the Avila Beach Golf Resort! 
Gates will be open at 2:45 PM and music will begin at 4:00PM! 

The first half of this season opening Pops concert is dedicated to popular and patriotic works by Dudley Buck, John Williams, Leroy Anderson, Michael W Smith, and John Philip Sousa.

The second half welcomes
 local singer and songwriter, Damon Castillo and his band. The emcee's for this event will be the entire KSBY Daybreak team, Genelle Padilla, Vivian Rennie, and Neil Hebert! Bring the whole family to laze in the summer sun and celebrate the Central Coast at the Avila Beach Golf Resort.

Parking is free and you will receive a pass while parking! 

Limited table seating is available for $80 each seat at tables of 10. 
Lawn seating is $25 for adults and $15 for minors ages 13 to 17.
Children under 13 are free with a paying adult, so bring along the entire family! 

View the Pops By The Sea Digital Program

Picnic At Pops

There are so many different ways to enjoy a picnic at Pops this year! Bring your own picnic spread, or enjoy one of our on site vendors :  
Brooks Burgers  premium burgers and G Brothers kettle corn. (Pre-orders from SLO Provisions have ended, and if you placed an order, it will be available for pick up at the event.) As a reminder no outside drinks are permitted and ice chests will be inspected upon entry. Bring your reusable water bottles! 

Three raffle prizes are being awarded this year by random drawing at Pops By the Sea. In keeping with our theme of "Celebrating the Central Coast," Each of the prizes features a Two-Night Stay at a Central Coast Hotel or Inn and  a gift certificate for a local restaurant. 

General Terms

All sales are final. 

Refund Policy

All items are nonrefundable under any circumstances. 

Item Transfer Policy

If this event allows ticket transfers, you can transfer tickets to someone else by going into your confirmation email > View & Manage Order > Edit Ticket Info / Transfer. 

From there, you can change the name on the ticket & email it to the transferred person. 

Miscellaneous Policies
No outside drinks are permitted and ice chests will be inspected upon entry. Parking is included at no additional cost.