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.
Rancho Maria Public Golf Course
Enjoy playing the game you love at Rancho Maria Golf Club. Nestled in the foothills overlooking the Santa Maria valley, Rancho Maria Golf Club is located on the central coast of California, just 5 miles southwest of downtown Santa Maria on Highway 1. There are no parallel fairways at Rancho Maria, and you’ll love the […]
The Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum
Calling All Explorers Children and adults alike will enjoy this hands-on children’s museum for the littlest visitors to the Santa Maria Valley, with many interactive displays so your children can discover the wonders of the world for themselves. Meanwhile, the 13,000-square-foot Santa Maria Valley Discovery is the only hands-on children’s museum in Santa Barbara County. Kids […]
Costa De Oro Winery
The New Times named the Costa De Oro tasting room the most unique on the central coast. Find out for yourself why as you enjoy some of the finest wines from the Central Coast, created using the artistry of old-world winemaking styles and new-world grape growing practices. Enjoy estate Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays offering balance, […]
It has been said that art is the window to a person’s soul, and La Fenêtre (The Window) was created in 2005 as a platform to express a vision of Santa Barbara County’s unique terroir, particularly through the varietals of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. La Fenêtre was founded in 2005 by a sommelier with a simple […]
No holiday season is complete without the The Holiday Extravaganza. It features Charles Dickens’ heartwarming A Christmas Carol, zany characters in a fractured fairy-tale opera, and the great music of the season in the Holiday Vaudeville Revue. The triple bill is a very special tradition that brings a year’s worth of smiles to you and […]
Live Music at Ca Del Grevino
Enjoy live music every Wednesday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. featuring a different band/musician each week!
Santa Maria Christmas Parade of Lights
A holiday tradition continues as the 23rd Annual Santa Maria Christmas Parade of Lights launches on the corner of Broadway Street and Stowell Road at 5:20 p.m. on Saturday, December 2. Parade entries are extremely creative and spectators are always wowed. This year, more than one hundred entries will work to reflect the event’s focus, […]