Just 20 minutes from Santa Maria, Pismo Beach is known as the last frontier for off-Roaders with the Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Park offering 20 square miles of pristine Dunes in which you can drive, camp, ride your ATV’s (or any vehicle). You can drive onto the beach and dig a fire pit for a bon fire anytime of the year, and clamming (with a license) is some of the best around. For paddleboarding and kayaking enthusiasts, Pismo Beach just might be your paradise.
As one of the last few drive-in movie theaters in the state, Hi-Way Drive-In gives visitors the chance to enjoy wholesome movie fun for an affordable rate—kids’ tickets are just $3.50.
Nojoqui Falls Park
Walking the short trail at Nojoqui Falls Park takes you to a spectacular waterfall. This is a favorite spot for company outings and family gatherings with various ball fields, barbecue grills, benches, and picnic tables—plus hiking trails, a playground, and restrooms.
Village Antique Mart
Come on in and meet Ambre and Ginger, the owners of the Village Antique Mart. Their mall is located in the heart of the village of Arroyo Grande. In business for over 27 years, the Village Antique Mart is a true community staple.
Klondike Pizza has been serving up Good Times ‘n Good Grub on the Central Coast since 1988! Surrounded in an Alaskan atmosphere, guests have the opportunity to enjoy pizza, burgers, sandwiches, salads and real Reindeer sausage. While you wait, munch on peanuts and feel free to toss your shells onto the floor.
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, […]
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 […]
Great American Melodrama - Pappa Pia
June 20 – September 21 Mamma Mia, here we go again! This hilarious send up one of the world’s most popular musicals is set at the Pismo Pier. It’s the sunny and funny tale of a daughter’s quest to discover her true identity and uncover a secret buried in her family’s past. Featuring some of […]
16th Annual Cruzin' For Life Car Show & Friday Night Cruise
Cruzin’ for Life is having their 16th Annual Car Show! Cruzin’ for Life has supported Make-A-Wish® Tri-Counties by adopting many wishes for kids living in the Tri-Counties area. Their mission is to raise funds for patient support. Come see all the varieties of beautiful cars at the Cruzin’ for Life Car Show! All proceeds stay […]