The Nipomo Park trail is an easy, 1.9-mile trail located in Nipomo Regional Park, which features many short hiking trails. This trail is a loop and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers beautiful views of wild flowers is close to other amenities. Leashed dogs are also welcome on the trail.
Guadalupe Buddhist Church
The Guadalupe Buddhist Church is the oldest Buddhist temple in California. The temple was founded in 1914 and has been operational ever since. Each year, the temple hosts the annual Obon Festival.
Pismo Beach - Wilmar Stairs
The Wilmar Stairs provide a way to walk down to a northern stretch of Pismo Beach. This beach is great for hunting for rock pools when the tide is low. This beach has rocky sections that house many smaller aquatic creatures.
Old Town Market
Old Town Market is a family owned corner grocery store that serves the grocery needs of Old Orcutt. Store owners Mark and Wendy Steller purchased the store in 2004, having spent all of their previous working lives in retail management. Their idea of a Grocery Store was to make it the old “Mom & Pop” store […]
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, […]
Great American Melodrama - Treasure Island
May 2 – June 16 Whether or not you’ve seen the musical, the movie, or read the book, you’ll love our twist on the Victor Hugo classic. Why sit for three hours when we can pare down this epic to just 80 minutes, add way more comedy, and give you a vaudeville revue too? With […]
Santa Maria Civic Theatre: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
An eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home lives, the tweens spell their way through a series of (potentially made-up) words, hoping never to hear the soul-crushing “ding” of the bell that signals a spelling mistake. A riotous ride, […]
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 […]