Pacific Dunes Riding Ranch offers visitors a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to ride horses on the beautiful Oceano Dunes Preserve, right next to the ocean. Pacific Dunes Riding Ranch provides guided trail rides through the dunes and to the beach.
Historic Santa Maria Inn
The Historic Santa Maria Inn was established in 1917 and still retains its classic turn-of-the-century charm. Once a legendary hub for the Hollywood elite—Marilyn Monroe and Charlie Chaplin were among its famous guests—the Historic Santa Maria Inn remains steeped in the hospitality of a bygone.
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.
Sand Highway Trail
Sand Highway is a moderate, 10-mile out and back trail located near Nipomo, California that offers scenic views. The trail is primarily used for off-road driving and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
Located off Highway 101 at E. Betteravia Rd. behind Pappy’s restaurant, Darensberries are available from February through October. DB Specialty Farms, also known as Darensberries, produce some of the Santa Maria Valley’s best strawberries. With 700 acres of berries galore, Darensberries are consistently rated the top quality in the entire industry.
Great American Melodrama - Unnecessary Farce
March 14 – April 28 Two cops. Three crooks. Eight doors. Go! In a cheap motel room, an embezzling mayor meets with his female accountant. In the next room, two cops wait to catch the meeting on video. But there’s some confusion as to who’s in which room, who’s taken the money, and who’s hired the Scottish […]
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, […]
Naughty Oak: Trivia Night
Test your knowledge on a plethora of subjects, from History to Literature, SpaceX to Pop Culture, Sports to Music. Lidos will be out front for Philly Cheese Steaks and other great eats! Gather your friends, start a team and come on out for trivia night! Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place! Pitchers are 15% […]