Nearby Oceano is just 18 miles from Santa Maria, and offers fantastic opportunities for off-roading at the famed Oceano Dunes. With more than 5 miles of beach open for vehicle use and the sand dunes available for off-highway motor vehicle recreation, this is a must-experience for off-road enthusiasts. In addition to off-roading, surfing, swimming, surf fishing, horseback riding, and bird watching are popular activities for visitors. The South Park Entrance is located at the end of Pier Avenue in Ocean, CA, while the North Park Entrance is located at the end of Grand Avenue in Grover Beach, CA.
Cielito Lindo Mexican Grill
Delicious, authentic Mexican food right in the heart of Santa Maria, featuring a salsa bar.
Gina’s Piece of Cake
Offering everything from cookies to eclairs to custom-designed cakes for any occasion, Gina’s offers one-of-a-kind baked goods. Conveniently located right in the mall at the center of Santa Maria, guests can stop by to pick up a quick bite while they peruse the shops.
Andrew Murray Vineyards
Featuring two gorgeous tasting rooms, Andrew Murray Vineyards focuses on Rhône varieties and has consistently crafted highly acclaimed red and white wines in the Santa Ynez Valley for 20 years. The Viogniers, single-vineyard Syrahs, and blends led Robert Parker, Jr. to refer to Andrew Murray Vineyards as, “…one of the shining stars in the Santa […]
Santa Maria Wine Trolley comes to the Santa Maria Valley!
Explore our wineries in style! The Wine Trolley route takes approximately 75 minutes and takes you to our amazing wineries.The wine trolley will run Saturdays and Sundays, and run every 75 minutes from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. starting at Town Center West. The wine trolley will also run one additional route from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., but will […]
The Karaoke Kid
Now through September 16, Oceano’s ever-popular Great American Melodrama & Vaudeville presents “The Karaoke Kid,” the comedic adventure of a straight-shooting kid learning all the right moves. The Great American Melodrama is beloved for its folksy piano tunes, cabaret tables and sawdust-covered floors. Here, professional performers from throughout the United States gather to present top-notch […]
In a lonely tavern on a dark and stormy night, a wild wind blows in all sorts of oddball characters – including a mysterious vagabond, an innocent ingenue and two thwarted lovers. A thief is on the loose, suspicions abound and no one is who they seem. This is a show that guarantees hearty laughs, […]
PCPA Presents: Disney's Newsies The Musical (Solvang Festival Theater)
This Tony Award-winning Broadway phenomenon tells the tale of a band of underdogs who took on the most powerful names in New York in a fight for what’s right. Inspired by a triumphant true story, Newsies leaps off the stage with soul stirring music, amazing heart and stunning choreography. Now is the time to seize […]