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.
Located in Old Town Orcutt, at Jack’s you can order everything on the menu, served all day. This is an Orcutt landmark thanks to the delicious traditional foods. Try a slice of their amazing, freshly-baked pies and cakes!
San Ramon Chapel
Rolling vineyards and picturesque countryside are the setting for the San Ramon Chapel, a century-old church and cemetery where many of the area’s earliest settlers are at rest. Sunday services are still held weekly.
Bob’s Well Bread
Featuring artisan, hand-made bread made in small batches. Named by Travel + Leisure Magazine as one of the 15 Top Bakeries in Small Towns. Visit Bob’s for breads, pastries, bagels, English muffins, and daily full breakfast and lunch options.
Betteravia Gallery North & Betteravia Gallery South
Locals and visitors alike who want to take home a piece of original (and often affordable!) art may choose from a range of media at the Betteravia Gallery North and Betteravia Gallery South. These cooperative art galleries are located at 511 E. Lakeside Parkway in the Joseph Centeno Betteravia Government Center in Santa Maria. The […]
PCPA Presents: Lend Me A Tenor The Musical (Marian Theatre)
This riotous tale of mistaken identities and unexpected romance explodes with delight in this brand new musical comedy based on the Tony Award nominated play. Itʼs 1934 and opera virtuoso Tito Merelli is about to revive one of his great triumphs for the ten-year anniversary of the Cleveland Grand Opera Company. When Tito becomes unexpectedly […]
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. […]
Live Music @ Moxie Cafe w/ Bob Clark
Looking for a fun yet relaxing nightlife? Look no further than MOXIE CAFE! We will be featuring live music by Bob Clark on April 27th starting at 5:30 p.m. Don’t have the same boring Friday night. Come enjoy a glass of wine, terrific food, and amazing music with us at MOXIE CAFE. The Moxie Cafe, 1317 […]
The Santa Maria Valley Strawberry Festival kicks of the valley’s Strawberry Season, supports our local agriculture and encourages the healthy indulgence of strawberries, all in a fun filled, three day weekend community event. We showcase local talent, and offer a wide variety of interesting things to do and see. With your paid admission enjoy a […]
Win a $2,500 getaway for four!
Grab some good friends or bring the family together and head to Santa Maria Valley for a weekend of unscripted fun. We like to keep things authentic, so your trip will be built just for you. Choose to enter a Friends/Family getaway package or enter to win a special trip to the 74th annual Santa Maria Elks Rodeo June 1-4, 2017.Enter to Win! no thanks, not now