Oso Flaco Lake is a varied landscape that provides a beautiful walk, over dirt trail, wooded areas, and boardwalk over the lake. This is one of the two coastal access points in Santa Maria Valley, with the other being the Rancho Guadalupe Dunes Preserve. With tall, marshy grasses and blue water, it is a peaceful escape offering songbirds, lizards and varied wildlife. Enjoy the miles of serenity offered at Oso Flaco Lake.
Formed by the Twitchell Dam on the Cumaya River, Twitchell Reservoir is a beautiful and serene spot for bird watching.
Doc Burnstein’s Ice Cream Lab
In the heart of Old Town Orcutt, Doc Burnstein’s Ice Cream Lab offers unique and traditional flavors of ice cream served in a kid-friendly environment. Patrons can go hog-wild at the all-you-can-eat ice cream buffet for under $7, and under $5 for kids.
Boomers! Santa Maria
Boomers! Santa Maria has something for everyone—it’s like having an amusement park in your own backyard! From mini golf and go-karts to bumper boat and a batting cage, your family will enjoy spending time in this fun, family-friendly environment.
When you’re in the mood for healthy Mediterranean cuisine made with the freshest ingredients, Jaffa Cafe is the place to go! International dishes including Shawarma Pita Wraps, Gyros, Baklava, Kabobs, and much more can be found at any of the Jaffa Cafe locations around the Central Coast including Arroyo Grande, Santa Maria, San Luis Obispo […]
No holiday season is complete without the The Holiday Extravaganza. It features Charles Dickens’ heartwarming A Christmas Carol, zany characters in a fractured fairy-tale opera, and the great music of the season in the Holiday Vaudeville Revue. The triple bill is a very special tradition that brings a year’s worth of smiles to you and […]
Live Music at Ca Del Grevino
Enjoy live music every Wednesday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. featuring a different band/musician each week!
Santa Maria Christmas Parade of Lights
A holiday tradition continues as the 23rd Annual Santa Maria Christmas Parade of Lights launches on the corner of Broadway Street and Stowell Road at 5:20 p.m. on Saturday, December 2. Parade entries are extremely creative and spectators are always wowed. This year, more than one hundred entries will work to reflect the event’s focus, […]