An open space area in Santa Maria Valley, offering environmental education, land preservation and recreation. The land offers hiking, equestrian and biking trails with guided tours and events offered year-round. There are many animals that visitors can enjoy including donkeys, goats and others that you can feed! Equestrians, birders, mountain bikers and hikers enjoy the stunning trails and vistas, including guided hike opportunities. This area park offers 15 miles of trails available for sighting birds typical of coast live oak and oak savanna habitat. Spring land birds move through the oaks and narrow canyon riparian areas during migration and include flycatchers, kingbirds, grosbeaks and warblers.
The Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum
Calling All Explorers Children and adults alike will enjoy this hands-on children’s museum for the littlest visitors to the Santa Maria Valley, with many interactive displays so your children can discover the wonders of the world for themselves. Meanwhile, the 13,000-square-foot Santa Maria Valley Discovery is the only hands-on children’s museum in Santa Barbara County. Kids […]
Valley Art Gallery
The Valley Arts Gallery is the location where artists from many backgrounds from the Santa Maria area are able to exhibit their artistry. Enjoy work from local artists at one of their featured artists shows, or participate in one of their many art classes for people of all ages.
OstrichLand USA is fun for the whole family! With a gift shop featuring unique gifts ostrich and emu-related, families can feed ostriches and emus, allowing you to get up close and personal with these big birds. Ostrich eggs are available year-round and emu eggs available in the winter and spring season.
Santa Maria Downtown Fridays
Downtown Fridays is the place to be for families, fun, and community camaraderie. The weekly event features a certified farmer’s market, live music, food booths, food trucks, kids’ activities, and a beer and wine tent. Every Friday starting on March 30th until September 28th, Santa Maria will be having Downtown Fridays! Each week will feature […]
Santa Maria Valley Wine Trolley
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 Memorial Day weekend, explore six wineries and tasting rooms on the […]
Get ready to party like it’s 1999 in this brand new musical comedy! It’s the late 90’s, pop music rules the airwaves, and reality TV is bringing singing competitions to the masses. Molly is headed off to college and not sure if she’ll fit in. When she arrives she finds all sorts of kooky characters, […]
Santa Maria Civic Theatre Presents: Beauty And The Lonely Beast
Written by Eleanor Harder Directed by Grace Kitchen & Noelle Westbay This NEW twist of the old classic tale follows a spunky fairy godmother named Isadore Plum who brings a bit of fairy tale sparkle to the story. She seems to be the only one who understands the Beast, who is very lonely. She tries […]