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. Activities at Point Sal include fishing, hiking, and bird watching. Swimming is not recommended due to the strong currents.
Santa Maria Museum of Flight
Celebrating the history of aviation on the Central Coast, the Santa Maria Museum of Flight emphasizes the region’s contribution to flight. Visitors wandering through two different hangars and are treated to aircraft displays, memorabilia, models, and photos that cover everything from the Wright Brothers to World War II to present day technology.
Martian Ranch & Vineyard
Martian Ranch & Vineyard is an eclectic grower of grape varietals both esoteric and otherwise. They are a young, biodynamically-farmed vineyard on Alisos Canyon Road in Los Alamos where they take farming much more seriously than they do themselves. Varietals Grown include: Albarino, Grenache Blanc, Viognier, Gamay Noir, Grenache Noir, Mourvedre, Cabernet Franc, Syrah and […]
For three generations the Maldonado family farmed vegetables and strawberries and in 2008, planted a vineyard to cultivate quality grapes and wines. At harvest, Runway Vineyards selects only the most ideal clusters solely by hand. Their philosophy is to handle the fruit as gently as possible. In the glass, the wines are structured, full-bodied and […]
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.
Santa Maria Downtown Fridays
Downtown Fridays is the place to be for families, fun, and community camaraderie. The weekly event features a certified farmer’s market, live music, food booths, food trucks, kids’ activities, and a beer and wine tent. Every Friday starting on March 30th until September 28th, Santa Maria will be having Downtown Fridays! Each week will feature […]
West Coast Kustoms "Cruisin' Nationals"
Santa Maria revs into action on May 25 through May 27 as it hosts the 35th West Coast Kustoms Cruisin’ Nationals, an auto show and cruise extravaganza that features American-make autos pre-1961 at the Santa Maria Fairpark. Take in the Friday night Santa Maria City Cruise; the Show-n-Shine car show throughout the weekend; and Sunday’s […]
Santa Maria Valley Wine Trolley
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 Memorial Day weekend, explore six wineries and tasting rooms on the […]
Summer Concerts: The Molly Ringwald Project
Saturday, May 26, 2018 The Molly Ringwald Project Doors at 5 pm, Club Member entry at 4:30 pm (Tasting Room closing at 3 pm.) No outside food or drink allowed. No RVs allowed. Food and wine available for purchase PURCHASE TICKETS AT TICKETFLY Tickets can also be purchased in our Tasting Room