Point Sal State Beach is nestled along the northwestern part of Santa Barbara County. The park spans an impressive 80 acres and offers just under two miles of ocean frontage. This beach can only be accessed by a hike because the road has worn away over time. Activities at Point Sal include fishing, hiking, and bird watching. Swimming is not recommended due to the strong currents.
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 […]
Doc Burnstein’s Ice Cream Lab
In the newly developed Enos Ranch Business Center, 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.
Established in 1941, The Swiss is one of Santa Maria Valley’s most popular traditional Santa Maria Style Barbecue restaurants. Food served at The Swiss comes directly off their red oak barbecue pit, giving it a classic smoky and hearty flavor. They serve beef, chicken and seafood cooked to perfection every day of the week.
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 […]
Santa Maria Civic Theatre Presents August: Osage County
SANTA MARIA CIVIC THEATRE will be presenting “AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY” by Tracy Letts as the opening show for its 61st season. The 2008 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner – a vanished father; a pill-popping, scathingly acidic mother, and three sisters harboring shady little secrets. When the large Weston family unexpectedly reunites after Dad disappears, […]