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. Visitors may have the opportunity to see wildlife in this open space. Visit the Barn and you will see Burros, a mini horse, and goats. 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.
Los Flores Ranch Park
If you’ve come to Santa Maria Valley to escape from the every day, you’ve come to the right place. We’re all about setting our away message, shutting down that phone, and clocking out to tap in. For the ultimate Do Not Disturb experience, we’re huge fans of Los Flores Ranch Park, a first-of-its-kind, 1,778-acre open-space […]
Cielito Lindo Mexican Grill
Delicious, authentic Mexican food right in the heart of Santa Maria, featuring a salsa bar.
Cottonwood Canyon Vineyard & Winery
Cottonwood Canyon Winery is a small boutique winery specializing in hand-crafted Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Syrah. Located in Santa Maria Valley on the northern edge of the Foxen Canyon Wine Trail in Santa Barbara county wine country. There is also event space available for meetings, conventions, weddings and receptions.
Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center
The Dunes Center is a natural history museum in the heart of Guadalupe, CA that works to conserve the unique ecosystem of the local dunes through education, research, and cooperative stewardship. Well known for its display of artifacts from Cecil B. DeMille’s 1923 The Ten Commandments, the Dunes Center also offers a variety of guided […]
Great American Melodrama - Unnecessary Farce
March 14 – April 28 Two cops. Three crooks. Eight doors. Go! In a cheap motel room, an embezzling mayor meets with his female accountant. In the next room, two cops wait to catch the meeting on video. But there’s some confusion as to who’s in which room, who’s taken the money, and who’s hired the Scottish […]
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, […]
Naughty Oak: Trivia Night
Test your knowledge on a plethora of subjects, from History to Literature, SpaceX to Pop Culture, Sports to Music. Lidos will be out front for Philly Cheese Steaks and other great eats! Gather your friends, start a team and come on out for trivia night! Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place! Pitchers are 15% […]