The Guadalupe Buddhist Church is the oldest Buddhist temple in California. The temple was founded in 1914 and has been operational ever since. Each year, the temple hosts the annual Obon Festival.
Blue Eyed Daisies Antique Store
Blue Eyed Daisies is a monthly Vintage Marketplace. Children and adults alike can enjoy themselves amongst trees and hay bails, while browsing countless handmade goods. Located on a farm plan, be willing to get a little dirty and dusty when you visit. Children are welcome to play games, shop, eat, and have fun. Our goal is to […]
Sand Highway Trail
Sand Highway is a moderate, 10-mile out and back trail located near Nipomo, California that offers scenic views. The trail is primarily used for off-road driving and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
The Santa Maria Valley is located in the heart of the Pacific Flyway, the path that migrating birds follow along the Pacific coastline of the United States and Mexico.
Taqueria Carmelita #1
We are a family owned Mexican restaurant serving weekly specials. On Sundays you can always look forward to Menudo and handmade tortillas! Be sure to stop next door and visit our El Oaxaqueno Market for fresh meats, vegetables, misc items and last but not least, our fresh homemade Mexican pastries!
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 - Drac In The Saddle Again
September 26 – November 17 A vampire in the desert? Sure?! One of horror’s favorite villains, the un-dead Dracula of Transylvania, hops on the stagecoach to Tombstone, Arizona where he meets a cast of crazy characters, including the innocent Fannie Farmer. Can he win her heart and take over the town? Find out when the […]
Santa Maria Civic Theatre: Lucky Stiff
Harry Witherspoon, an unassuming English shoe salesman, lives an uneventful life in East Grinstead, England. His life takes a dramatic turn when he learns that his uncle Anthony, a casino manager from Atlantic City, has been killed by his blind lover. Harry learns that he stands to inherit $6,000,000 from his uncle – but only […]
2019 Central Coast AirFest
The Santa Maria Airport has a rich history of air shows, and this tradition was reinvigorated in 2018 with our first ever Central Coast AirFest. In 2019, we are bringing the show back for its second year, and we are so excited for you to join us for the excitement on October 12 and 13, […]