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.
This Santa Maria-style steakhouse in Nipomo features amazing food in an easygoing and unpretentious atmosphere since 1926. Known for its generous portions of oak-grilled meats, the food is worth the wait. The service is friendly and the setting is casual. The food? Some of the best you will ever have.
Historic Santa Maria Inn Olde English Tap Room
Restored to its original friendly atmosphere, the Olde English Tap Room is a quiet spot to sip your favorite drink by the warm glow of an inviting fire inside the Historic Santa Maria Inn. Savor a variety of local craft beers on tap in this cozy European atmosphere. Enjoy live music or DJs every Friday […]
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 […]
Clark Center for the Performing Arts
Located in Arroyo Grande, the Clark Center is the hub for cultural events for locals and visitors alike. Offering a diverse world of creative arts, The Clark Center for the Performing Arts consists of two state-of-the art theatres, the 617 seat Forbes Hall, and the approximately 120-seat Studio Theatre. Both theatres are used by various […]
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, […]
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 […]
Great American Melodrama - Pappa Pia
June 20 – September 21 Mamma Mia, here we go again! This hilarious send up one of the world’s most popular musicals is set at the Pismo Pier. It’s the sunny and funny tale of a daughter’s quest to discover her true identity and uncover a secret buried in her family’s past. Featuring some of […]
Santa Maria Civic Theatre Presents August: Osage County
SANTA MARIA CIVIC THEATRE will be presenting “AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY” by Tracy Letts as the opening show for its 61st season. The 2008 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner – a vanished father; a pill-popping, scathingly acidic mother, and three sisters harboring shady little secrets. When the large Weston family unexpectedly reunites after Dad disappears, […]