Central Coast Railroad Festival: October 7-11

Second Annual Festival to Focus on Modeling, History and Rail Excursions
Festival Organizers Seek Volunteers and Sponsors

The Second Annual Central Coast Railroad Festival will focus on rail excursions, modeling of all types and historical programs.  The Festival is set for October 7-11, 2010, in the heart of the California Central Coast.  Activities will take place at numerous railroad, historical and educational locations throughout San Luis Obispo and northern Santa Barbara Counties.

The Central Coast Railroad Festival is designed to please both the casual train buff and the avid rail fan.  Attendees will be able to celebrate rail’s history and future while experiencing all types of modeling, rail excursions, concerts, films, exhibits, ceremonies, historical presentations and special programs.  Most Festival events will be free and all will be fun and very family friendly.  Special hotel packages will be available for visitors who wish to spend several days on the Central Coast attending the Railroad Festival and exploring the area’s beaches, wineries and other special attractions.

The Cities of San Luis Obispo and Pismo Beach are promotional sponsors for the 2010 Festival.  KCOY 12 and FOX 11 are the Festival’s exclusive television media partners.

Additional sponsors, promotional partners and event volunteers are now being sought.  Volunteer help and/or coordination is needed in the following areas: Amtrak excursions, event site coordination, history and educational programs, maintaining social media sites and volunteer coordination.

Further information on the Central Coast Railroad Festival, including the developing schedule of events and a list of participating organizations, can be found at http://www.ccrrf.com or by calling the Festival office at (805) 773-4173.