We are so lucky to be back in person and able to partner with some of the amazing venues around the scenic Central Coast. We love our venues and they all play a crucial part in our community, so please consider donating, buying gift cards or visiting them outside of the festival! 

ACCESSIBILITY: We do our best to make our festival accessible for all and work with our venues to get accurate accessibility information. For all access and inclusion bookings or enquiries, and to notify us of your needs so we can make your visit as enjoyable as possible, please call us on 805-546-3456 or email

Fremont Theater

1035 Monterey St.
San Luis Obispo 

Our largest venue and biggest screen which seats up to 700 guests. The Fremont is an iconic venue featuring art deco ceilings and more! When not being used for the festival it hosts lively performances of all kinds!

Palm Theatre

817 Palm St.
San Luis Obispo

The Palm Theatre, located at 817 Palm, San Luis Obispo, California, is an independently owned and operated movie theatre which showcases a variety of independent, foreign, arthouse, and mainstream cinema. The Palm Theatre was the first movie theatre in the United States to be run by solar energy.

Downtown Centre Cinemas

888 Marsh St. San Luis Obispo


1100 Pine st.
Paso robles 

A premiere locally owned cinema that’s been newly renovated with plush seats and now offers local beer and wine! 


817 Palm St.
San Luis Obispo

Family-friendly, large-screen movie venue with concession stand, featuring all your favorite snacks! The Sunset Drive-In is a historical icon of San Luis Obispo and one of the last surviving in California.