Visit The Octagon Barn Center

History Tours

Join us the 2nd and 4th Sundays of April – October for our Octagon Barn Center Historical Tours. Built in 1906, and originally used as a Dairy, the Octagon Barn Center property has great historical significance in the San Luis Obispo region. Visit our Upcoming Events page to sign up for a tour. Signup HERE.

Stopping By

You are welcome to stop by to read the Barn history signage across the property. Please be mindful of other events on the property. If the gates are closed or our “Private Event in Progress” signage is out, we ask you to return another day.


All photographers must gain approval from Venue Management prior to any photography on the property. All photography must be scheduled and appropriate insurance, etc. must be collected prior to the shoot. Venue Management will be able to advise about any charges or venue requests associated with use of the property. We welcome photo requests and strive to accommodate photoshoots throughout the week. Reach out to for more information.

Host Your Own Event

Interested in hosting an event at the center? Submit an inquiry HERE or reach out directly for more information at or (805) 459-9584


Planning a visit to the barn with kids? Download and print out our Scavenger Hunt! We also have two coloring pages you can print to bring a little part of the barn home:

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