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.
Cambria Winery & Vineyards
Family-owned, sustainably-farmed, and passionately tended by a team proud to be stewards of this remarkable property, each wine we produce is 100% estate, fully revealing the essence of the Santa Maria Bench. Located at the northern end of Santa Barbara County, Cambria’s estate vineyards thrive on the foothills of the largest east-west oriented valley on […]
U Pick Blueberries
Those looking for a fun family outing have come to the right place at U Pick Blueberries. Combining sunshine and working together to pick fresh blueberries to take home to enjoy, U Pick Blueberries is open March through June.
Along a stretched, private driveway sits The Demetria Estate Winery, offering daily tastings by appointment only. With a beautiful picnic area and principal varietals including Chardonnay, Cinsaut, Counoise, Grenache, Grenache Blanc, Marsanne, Mourvedre, Pinot Noir, Rousanne, Syrah, Tempranillo, Riesling, Viognier, Picpoul Blanc, this is a wonderful way to spend the afternoon tasting some of the […]
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, […]
Great American Melodrama - Treasure Island
May 2 – June 16 Whether or not you’ve seen the musical, the movie, or read the book, you’ll love our twist on the Victor Hugo classic. Why sit for three hours when we can pare down this epic to just 80 minutes, add way more comedy, and give you a vaudeville revue too? With […]
Santa Maria Civic Theatre: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
An eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home lives, the tweens spell their way through a series of (potentially made-up) words, hoping never to hear the soul-crushing “ding” of the bell that signals a spelling mistake. A riotous ride, […]
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 […]