This easy, 0.6-mile trail is also located near Nipomo Regional Park and offers the chance to see native plants and wildlife. This trail is an excellent place for birdwatching enthusiasts. Dogs are also able to use this trail, as long as they’re leashed.
Monarch Dunes Butterfly Grove
Every year, thousands of orange and black Monarch Butterflies spread their wings, seeking shelter from the northern winters. From late October to February, butterflies cluster in the limbs of a grove of Eucalyptus trees along the California coastline. The Monarch Dunes Butterfly Habitat in Nipomo is a nineteen-acre rectangular shaped grove of Tasmanian blue gum […]
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.
Willow Spring Trail
Willow Spring Trail is a moderate, 6.3-mile out and back trail located in the Los Padres National Forest. The trail is best used from February until October. This trail is popular with backpackers and hikers because of its beauty and distance. Leashed dogs are also welcome on this trail.
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 […]
PCPA: The Addams Family
This new musical, based on the classic Addams’ characters and inspired by the new vintage television series, is an original story of the madcap and macabre Addams family in a satirical comedy about every parent’s nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet young man […]