Our mission is to empower those impacted by sexual and intimate partner violence through innovative advocacy, healing, and prevention programs. You can contribute to our mission and have a great time by supporting our events as an attendee, sponsor, or volunteer.

Annual Events

Lumina Nights Presented by BHE Renewables, Thousand Hills Ranch, April 12 & 13, 2024

Lumina Nights featuring Dancing With Our Stars

Where: Thousand Hills Ranch, Pismo Beach
When: April 12 & 13, 2024 


Lumina Nights creates a unique partnership opportunity between Lumina Alliance, local wineries, corporate sponsors, and community members in San Luis Obispo County. In addition to raising money, this event raises awareness for the important issues of sexual assault/abuse and intimate partner violence and provides community exposure for sponsors.

Volunteer for Lumina Nights

Celebrate Community Festival and Walk for Survivors

Where: Mission Plaza, San Luis Obispo
When: October 28, 2023


The Celebrate Community Festival and Walk for Survivors is a family-friendly event that invites participation from the community, corporate sponsors, and local athletes and non-athletes alike. The event begins with a walk through downtown SLO County. The festival will include a children’s costume contest, music, raffle with unique experiences and prizes, a Zoo to You animal demonstration, face painting, a resource fair, and a makers’ market. This event celebrates community while supporting a great cause in San Luis Obispo County.

Thank you to our Sponsors!

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Attend an event: Thank you for your interest in attending our events! We are confident that you will have a fun and memorable time at each one. The links to register for our events will be found here in the months prior to each event. Please sign up for our newsletter if you would like monthly updates on events and other happenings at Lumina Alliance.

Sponsor an event: Becoming a sponsor for Lumina Alliance is an important way to demonstrate your business’s commitment to supporting survivors of power-based violence in our community. Sponsorships come with unique and engaging marketing opportunities at each of our annual events, and also offer your business the opportunity to demonstrate leadership in corporate responsibility, and make a meaningful impact in ensuring that San Luis Obispo County is a safe, thriving, and equitable community for everyone. If you are interested in becoming an annual event sponsor, please email us at [email protected].

Volunteer at an event: Our annual events rely heavily on volunteers to make them a success. Depending on your interest and availability, you can choose to become a part of our event planning committee and help us design unique and fun experiences for our community, or you can choose to act as a day-of volunteer for any of our four events. Each role is important and appreciated. If you are interested in volunteering on the planning committee or if you would like to volunteer for a specific event please complete our event volunteer interest form

Lumina Alliance Launch

Past Event Photos

Celebrate Community Festival &
Walk for Survivors

10.28.23- Anna Lillian Photography

Lumina Nights

03.27.23- Heraldo Creative Studio

Celebrate Community Fun Run & Festival

10.15.22- Heraldo Creative Studio

Lumina Nights table toasts.

Lumina Nights

03.27.22- Heraldo Creative Studio and Yvonne Goll Photography

Brand Launch Event

07.14.21- Heraldo Creative Studio