Preisker Park at the north end of Santa Maria boasts Nesting Lawrence’s Goldfinches for avid bird-watchers to enjoy. Plus, Preisker Park is home to an open field with lots of lawn to enjoy, horseshoe pits, barbecue pits, a disc golf course, two playgrounds, and a replica of the famed Santa Maria ship for children to play on.
Santa Maria Philharmonic Society
The Santa Maria Philharmonic Society presents classical music concerts each season to enthusiastic audiences, as well as special programs for the children of the community. Yuletide Brass: An Evening of Holiday Favorites; Pops Internationale: with Chorus and Dancers; and a Concerto Competition Winners Concert are just a few of the programs on this year’s schedule.
A winery for the adventurous that seek the uncommon, value authenticity, and are captivated by character. Along with barrel fermented Chardonnays and signature Syrahs, there is always the surprise of lesser known varietals such as Mourvèdre, Cabernet Franc, or a dry Gewürztraminer to ponder. Take the path less traveled and enjoy the ultimate wine experience […]
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 […]
The Hunchback Of Notre Dame
Music by Alan Menken Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz Book by Peter Parnell Based on the Victor Hugo novel and songs from the Disney film Generously sponsored by Joan Gellert-Sargen Sandy & Albert Mills Linda Stafford Burrows The Hunchback of Notre Dame is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials […]
31st Annual Santa Maria Valley Strawberry Festival
The Santa Maria Valley’s uniquely moderate coastal climate is a perfect match for many crops, the most colorful of which are strawberries. This spring, the popular fruit finds its ultimate showcase from April 27 through April 29 during the Santa Maria Valley Strawberry Festival at the Santa Maria Fairpark. This family-friendly berry bash features strawberry […]
Friday Live Music- Will Breman
Friday, April 27, 2018 4:00pm to 6:00pm Presqu’ile Winery Complimentary Event As a songwriter, Will Breman’s goal has consistently been to channel deep emotions that cannot be expressed through any other medium. In performance, he uses a technique called “live looping” – a process where he records and plays back multiple instrument parts in real […]