Nielson by Byron in Los Olivos is a small production winery specializing in Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from the Santa Maria Valley. The tasting room is open 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. seven days a week.
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.
Santa Maria Valley Historical Society Museum
Established in September 1955, the purpose of the Santa Maria Valley Historical Society is to provide a center for collection, conservation, interpretation, and research concerned with the history of the people of the Santa Maria Valley, while making this knowledge and interpretation available to the community by the Santa Maria Valley Historical Museum. There are […]
La Purisima Mission Historic State Park
Perhaps the crown jewel of the region’s historic structures is La Purisima Mission Historic State Park, the most fully restored of the three completely preserved missions within the California State Park system. Also boasting the most authentic looking setting of all the missions, La Purisima takes visitors back to its 1820 heyday and features livestock […]
Santa Maria’s Waller Park is a wooded park with a pond full of ducks with a fountain, playgrounds, an off-leash dog park, and a “get away from it all” feel. This is the home to the area’s only facility for playing disc golf. For bird lovers, the park features a resident Ross’ Goose, a resident […]
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
After a bump on the head, Hank Morgan awakens to find himself in the days of Camelot. Because of his knowledge of modern technology everyone is convinced that he’s a magician. Soon King Arthur puts him in charge of industrializing the kingdom. It’s a madcap adventure with knights in shining armor and damsels in distress. […]
West Coast Kustoms Cruisin’ Nationals
This 35th annual hot rod extravaganza brings “American Grafitti” culture to life . Now well established as the home to the beloved West Coast Kustoms Cruisin’ Nationals event, Santa Maria is gearing up for the 2017 festivities. Featuring hundreds of American pre-1961 hot rods, displays, live music, an auction and many other activities, this ever-growing […]
Live Music w/ Drive In Romeos @ Old English Tap Room
Come and join the fun at the Historic Santa Maria Inn on Saturday night with Live Music! Listening to music by Drive In Romeos in the Old English Tap Room on a Saturday is a great way to melt away the stress of your work week and enjoy the weekend. Starts at 8:30 p.m. & ends […]
BYOB Sundays: Wine Tasting, Food Truck + Live Music
Bring Your Own Blanket and spend your Memorial Day weekend out at Riverbench Vineyard. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon in our garden, surrounded by the vines and good vibes by Danielle Taylor. Danielle Taylor is an Adult Contemporary/Pop artist out of Los Angeles, CA. With a background in classical music and her heart rooted in pop […]