No matter what your favorite brew is, Santa Maria Brewing Company promises to have something that will make you happy! With two taprooms currently open, one in Nipomo and the other in Santa Maria, and two more on the way, Santa Maria Brewing Company is serving up locally brewed premiere craft beers to their many patrons. Until recently this has been the best kept secret for those traveling up and down Highway 101, but the secret is out!
Located in Old Town Orcutt, at Jack’s you can order everything on the menu, served all day. This is an Orcutt landmark thanks to the delicious traditional foods. Try a slice of their amazing, freshly-baked pies and cakes!
The Great American Melodrama & Vaudeville Revue
Located in nearby Oceano, The Great American Melodrama & Vaudeville Revue is renowned for its sawdust-covered floors, cabaret tables, and actors from across the country, served up alongside pub fare from the in-house restaurant.
Five City's Coast Walk
This is a moderate, 8.2-mile out and back trail located near Oceano Beach and features a river and stunning views of the nearby beach. The trail is a combination of multiple smaller trails and two board walks. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use […]
Monarch Butterfly Grove
At North Beach located off of Highway 1 in nearby Pismo Beach is in high season from November through February and highlights the millions of monarch butterflies that make their way to this area each year. Just 20 minutes from the heart of Santa Maria, this is an attraction that nature-lovers will want to enjoy.
The Melodrama favorite returns! Young Jack and Jill Peabody live in Victorian London with their widowed father, a nutty inventor with little time to pay attention to his children. But when the children write to their favorite Super Nanny, they get more than they bargained for — instead of Mary Poppins they end up with […]
PCPA: Peter Pan
The season opens with an innovative new production of the high flying musical, Peter Pan, based on the J.M. Barrie classic tale. Audiences will find themselves surrounded by magic as Peter whisks the Darling children away to swashbuckling adventures in Neverland in this beloved family favorite. The musical features an unforgettable score including the iconic “I’m […]
Naughty Oak: Danielle Taylor and BBQ in the Stix
Danielle Taylor is back and ready to show off new music from her new album Colors. She will be paired alongside the wonderful food truck BBQ in the Stix. They aren’t the Sun’s 2018 favorite food truck for no reason…check them out!
Santa Maria Civic Theatre: Dancing Lessons
The play centers on Ever, a young man with Asperger’s syndrome, who seeks the instruction of a Broadway dancer to learn enough dancing to survive an awards dinner. The dancer, Senga, however, is recovering from an injury that may stop her dancing career permanently. Doors open 1/2 hour before show time Show dates and times […]