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 scenic views from many of the holes overlooking the valley.
Santa Maria River Estuary
The Santa Maria River Estuary has long been considered one of the best birding hotspots in Santa Barbara County.
Pismo Dunes is an easy, 2.4-mile out and back trail located near Pismo State Beach in Oceano that is good for all skill levels. The trail offers beautiful views of the surrounding ocean and wildflowers. Dogs are welcome on this trail as long as they’re kept on leash. This trail is also often used for […]
Vino et Amicis
Vino et Amicis (wine and friends) is a wine bar serving vinos from around the Santa Maria Valley. Each wine is hand selected by owners, Kurt and Dawn. You’ll discover wines here that you won’t find in a grocery store. Some wines served come from wineries so small they don’t have their own tasting rooms. […]
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, […]
Great American Melodrama - Treasure Island
May 2 – June 16 Whether or not you’ve seen the musical, the movie, or read the book, you’ll love our twist on the Victor Hugo classic. Why sit for three hours when we can pare down this epic to just 80 minutes, add way more comedy, and give you a vaudeville revue too? With […]
Santa Maria Civic Theatre: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
An eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home lives, the tweens spell their way through a series of (potentially made-up) words, hoping never to hear the soul-crushing “ding” of the bell that signals a spelling mistake. A riotous ride, […]
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 […]