Located in Nipomo, Blacklake Golf Resort is a local favorite. From pristine lakeside fairways to oak-studded doglegs, Blacklake offers a unique 27-hole championship golf experience that will challenge every golfer.
La Purisima Golf Course
La Purisima Golf Course offers a challenging test of skill and character, rewarding the bold and leaving the recently-hooked newcomer loving the game even more. It is beautiful in its naturally undulating landscape, and challenging in its hole design. The critics wasted no time in chiming in; the course has twice received four-and-a-half stars from […]
Rancho Guadalupe Dunes Preserve
The breathtaking habitats of Rancho Guadalupe Dunes Preserve inside the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes is a unique and fragile ecosystem offering opportunities for hiking, fishing, picnicking, and bird watching. Nesting bird species include California least tern and the western snowy plover. There is a swatch of riparian habitat along the northern boundary of the preserve, which hosts […]
Santa Maria River Estuary
The Santa Maria River Estuary has long been considered one of the best birding hotspots in Santa Barbara County.
Monarch Butterfly Grove
At North Beach located off of Highway 1 in nearby Pismo Beach is in high season from November through February and highlights the millions of monarch butterflies that make their way to this area each year. Just 20 minutes from the heart of Santa Maria, this is an attraction that nature-lovers will want to enjoy.
Santa Maria Wine Trolley comes to the Santa Maria Valley!
Explore our wineries in style! The Wine Trolley route takes approximately 75 minutes and takes you to our amazing wineries.The wine trolley will run Saturdays and Sundays, and run every 75 minutes from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. starting at Town Center West. The wine trolley will also run one additional route from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., but will […]
PCPA Presents: Disney's Beauty & The Beast (Solvang Festival Theater)
Be swept away into the enchanted world of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. This Broadway musical tells the timeless tale of Belle, who feels trapped in a provincial town, and a prince who is truly trapped under the spell of an enchantress, in the form of a hideous Beast. If the Beast can learn to love […]
The Karaoke Kid
After relocating to Pismo Beach from the East Coast, poor Daniel just doesn’t fit in. He has no friends, no car, and he’s bullied by the cool kids at school. But then he meets a mysterious old master who teaches him how to fight back: karaoke. Can Daniel overcome his fears and win the Central […]
The JD Project @ Blacklake Summer Concert Series
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Blacklake Golf Resort. The JD Project has something for everyone, a little Rock, a little Country, a little Blues, and a lot of Soul! Bring the whole family and enjoy delicious food with great music. Blacklake concerts are performed outside so bring your lawn […]