Santa Maria Valley Travel & Life

April 11, 2017

April’s Fresh Take

Welcome to the April edition of the Santa Maria Valley Fresh Take, the monthly newsletter of the Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce and Visitor & Convention Bureau. From outdoor adventures to cultural experiences, upcoming events to hot deals, the following tips and tidbits will help you plan your next visit to California’s land of wine, barbecue and more.


April Travel Deals

Win a Four-Night Getaway to Santa Maria Valley and Watch The Elks Rodeo in Style
Here’s a chance to treat your friends and family to a four-night getaway and VIP box tickets to the 74th Santa Maria Elks Rodeo happening
June 1 to June 4. Package value is $2,500!
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Spring Savings at the Radisson Hotel Santa Maria
From now through April 30, you can save a full 20 percent on two-night stays at this signature property, including weekends!
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Local Flavors

Berry Bash Kicks Off Strawberry Season
The 30th annual Santa Maria Valley Strawberry Festival happens on April 28 – 30, featuring strawberry tastings, pie eating contests, kids’ carnival and more.
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Culture Corner

Photography Show Features Famed Oso Flaco Area
The Dunes Center is showcasing the stunning nature photography of local artist Marjorie Lane.
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Adventures & Experiences

Kite Festival Flies High on April 23
Free day of play invites one and all to celebrate the wonder of kites and flight, including stunts, lessons, contests, games and more.
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More Exciting Events

March & April 2017
The first-ever Santa Maria BBQ Festival Brews & Cues arrives on April 22. 
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Wine festival celebrates Santa Barbara County vintners on April 20 – 23.
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Win a two-night, $2,500 getaway for four.

Grab some good friends or bring the family together and head to Santa Maria Valley for a weekend of unscripted fun. We like to keep things authentic, so your trip will be built just for you.

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