Boomers! Santa Maria has something for everyone—it’s like having an amusement park in your own backyard! From mini golf and go-karts to bumper boat and a batting cage, your family will enjoy spending time in this fun, family-friendly environment.
Manzanita Berry Farms
At Manzanita, the hallmark is the production of fine quality fruit, in a safe and enjoyable work environment. Promoting quality over quantity in everything they do, Manzanita takes seriously its commitment to providing a healthy product.
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.
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 […]
Harold Butler and Richard Jezak opened a donut stand in 1953 and called it Danny’s Donuts. Butler’s stated promise was – To serve the best cup of coffee, make the best donuts, give the best service, offer the best value and stay open 24 hours a day. Today that donut stand is a restaurant chain […]
Santa Maria Downtown Fridays
This family-friendly event for Santa Maria’s downtown will occur every Friday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Town Center West parking lot near Broadway (Highway 135) and Cook Street, all the way to September 27th, weather permitting. Admission and parking are free. There will be live music from local bands, rows of food vendors, […]
Santa Maria Valley Wine Trolley 2019
This is weekend wine tasting #SantaMariaStyle The Wine Trolley has returned! Hit the road and explore all you can do in and around Santa Maria Valley. You’ll find it’s the perfect home base, where you can eat, drink and do more for less. Starting Mother’s Day weekend, explore our amazing local wineries and tasting rooms […]
Great American Melodrama - Pappa Pia
June 20 – September 21 Mamma Mia, here we go again! This hilarious send up one of the world’s most popular musicals is set at the Pismo Pier. It’s the sunny and funny tale of a daughter’s quest to discover her true identity and uncover a secret buried in her family’s past. Featuring some of […]
Santa Maria Civic Theatre Presents August: Osage County
SANTA MARIA CIVIC THEATRE will be presenting “AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY” by Tracy Letts as the opening show for its 61st season. The 2008 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner – a vanished father; a pill-popping, scathingly acidic mother, and three sisters harboring shady little secrets. When the large Weston family unexpectedly reunites after Dad disappears, […]