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.
The Vintage Veranda is a 16,000 square-foot space featuring 25 unique dealers of antiques, vintage, art, and objects of good-design. Strolling the aisles at Vintage Veranda you’ll find everything from antique and mid-century modern furniture to statement costume jewelry, from iconic designer goods to decorating basics. Vintage Veranda is filled with collectibles, books, art, furniture, oddities, (like […]
Santa Maria River Levee Trail
This easy, 6.7-mile trail offers expansive views of the nearby mountains and Santa Maria Valley’s landscape. This trail is partially paved and follows a levee built by the Army Corps of Engineers in the early 1960s. This trail is great for hiking or cycling, and leashed dogs are allowed.
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 […]
Since 1997, Tantara has been dedicated to producing the very finest Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. They are known for keeping their winery production small on account of their commitment to detail and the finite amount of fruit that meets their standards. Winery tours are by appointment only. Visitors can taste wines among their working barrels […]
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 […]
PCPA: The Addams Family
This new musical, based on the classic Addams’ characters and inspired by the new vintage television series, is an original story of the madcap and macabre Addams family in a satirical comedy about every parent’s nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet young man […]