The Guadalupe Cultural Arts & Education Center boasts four galleries in a historic home with monthly exhibits and art shows by students and nationally acclaimed artists. The Santa Maria Valley is also rich with outdoor art, inclusive of mosaics and murals. The mission of the Guadalupe Cultural Arts & Education Center is to bring cultural awareness of the diverse community groups and ethnicities through art presentations, an ethnic arts gallery, and educational classes.
Modern, Asian fine cuisine can be found at Niya Restaurant in the charming town of Orcutt. At Niya, guests will find attention-to-detail, a friendly atmosphere, and authentic flavors at Niya’s sushi bar.
PCPA Pacific Conservatory Theatre
PCPA – Pacific Conservatory Theatre has been presenting professional theatrical productions for over 52 years in Santa Maria producing a rich mix of plays from Broadway musicals to Shakespeare and everything in between. PCPA offers year-round entertainment in two venues: the Marian Theatre, a 448 seat theatre with a thrust stage, and the Severson Theatre, […]
Chumash Trail is an easy, 1.3-mile out and back trail located in Chumash Park near Pismo Beach. The park and trail are family friendly, and leashed dogs are welcome. The trail offers great views of the surrounding region and is a popular spot for bird watchers.
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, […]