Paso Pops Frequently Asked Questions

If your question isn't answered below, please contact Gracie Rey 805.235.5409 or


When do tickets go on sale?
Monday, April 2

What does my ticket include?
Each ticket has different inclusions. Please refer to the grid for ticket inclusions by clicking here.

What time do the admission gates open?
4 pm

What time does the concert begin?

8 pm sharp with a surprise and dramatic entrance of Master of Ceremonies and Emcee Casey Biggs. 

If my ticket includes wine tasting, what time is the wine tasting?
5-7:30 pm

How many free children’s tickets can I order?
With each General Admission adult ticket purchase you can order up to two free children’s tickets. All children must be accompanied and chaperoned by an adult at all times.

Can I order free children’s tickets for the table seating area?
Each seat in the table seating area requires a purchased ticket whether a child or an adult. There are no free seats for children. A child 2 and under will be allowed and required to sit on the lap of an adult.

Do I need to print and bring my ticket to the event?We ask that each attendee print and present their ticket for admission to the event. You can also add it to your Smart Phone to be scanned. 

Are pets allowed?
For the safety of all, only service animals will be allowed.

Do we bring chairs and blankets as we’ve done in the past?

The Paso Robles Event Center has bleacher seating in the grandstand for General Admission attendees. You can leave your chairs at home OR sit at the two large grassy areas with your blanket or chairs. You can even sit on the grass during the fireworks, although the trees may slightly impair the view. There are no ins and outs. 

I’ve forgotten something in my car, can I go in and out during the event?
For the safety of all guests, no ins and outs will be permitted. Please bring all items you’ll need for the duration of the event.

I purchased a table – can I decorate my table?
Yes – we’d love for you to decorate your table. Decorated tables will be judged and prizes will be awarded.


Where is parking for the event?
Event parking will be available for a nominal fee in the parking lot across from the Paso Robles Event Center on Riverside Avenue. There will also be street parking available.

Will there be a charge for parking?
Yes. The cost of parking is $5 per vehicle.

Will there be a shuttle?
Since the event will be held in town, this year there will not be any shuttles available.


Can we bring our own food?
Attendees are welcome to bring in their own food. Food will also be available for an additional purchase at the event.

What kind of food will be available for purchase?

Higgie's World BBQ - Pizza La Nova - Shave N Flav - G Brothers Smokehouse - Kona Ice of SLO North County - Kettle Corn - and More!

Can I bring my own alcohol?
No, alcohol will not be permitted and bags, coolers, etc. are subject to search. All alcohol found will be confiscated.  Wine and beer will be available for purchase.

Do I need to bring my ID?
If you plan on purchasing and/or consuming alcohol, you will need to present your ID at admission for a special wristband.

How do I buy beer and wine?

Patrons will need to purchase Paso Bucks to then buy beer, wine, + merchandise. Cash + credit (via square) will be accepted.

What kind of alcohol will be available for purchase?
Firestone Walker Brewing Company beer and Cass Winery wines will be available for purchase during the event.

Will non-alcoholic beverages be available of purchase?
Yes. The food vendors will have a variety of beverages available for purchase.

Kids Area:

What activities will there be for children?

Gift Bag full of goodies for the first 600 kiddos. Activities in the kid's area include: Musical Petting Zoo provided by San Luis Obispo Symphony, Toy play area provided by Kahootz Toys and Toy Crazy, Coloring station, where each child will receive a special coloring packet, including an 8 pack of Crayola crayons, Face painting by A Dream Party And More!

Helm & Sons Amusements is pleased to provide Amusements & Attractions from 4pm until the fireworks begin. Unlimited Rides Wristbands will be available in advance for $10 each, $15 on-site. Pre-purchase your wristband to save!! Single ride tickets will sell for $3 each per ride. Carnival games will be available on a pay as you go basis ranging from $3-$5 per play. Rides range from 48” min. to 32” min. height requirements. 


What is the Dennis Harrah Raffle?

Dennis Harrah Raffle Tickets:  $50 each or 3 for $100 - Dennis Harrah (#60) is a Paso Robles community member that’s attained many athletic feats in his career including 13 years with the LA Rams; 6 years of which he was captain. Three prizes include the Grand Prize of: An unforgettable New Year’s Eve experience with the LA Rams, Tesla & Cass Winery! • 2 sideline passes + 2 suite tickets for the LA Rams vs. SF 49ers game in LA on Dec 30th • Gourmet Cass Winery brunch & sparkling wine picnic • Hired driver & transportation in a Tesla to/from the game • Legacy LA Rams player Dennis Harrah as your day’s host. 

Will tickets be for sale on site?

Yes, GA tickets will be available for sale at the door.

RV Parking:

I’d like to bring my RV and spend a few nights – What is available?
Cost for RV overnight parking is $500 and includes either a 5-day or 2-day stays. Full hook-ups are available and special perks are included for RV guests. Please call John Fischer at with additional questions.