Since 1997, Tantara has been dedicated to producing the very finest Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. They are known for keeping their winery production small on account of their commitment to detail and the finite amount of fruit that meets their standards. Winery tours are by appointment only. Visitors can taste wines among their working barrels and see how the wine is made in an intimate setting on their private estate.
Woody’s Butcher Block
Woody’s Butcher Block is the premier neighborhood meat market and butcher shop, providing high-end deli meats and cheeses. When you are ready to try your hand at preparing your own Santa Maria style barbecue, Woody’s Butcher Block is the place to start, with the finest cuts of meat.
We craft a casual, yet discerning menu of sandwiches and salads with refined local ingredients and blend them into the tastiest dishes in a warm yet vibrant atmosphere. Every day we make our focaccia dough in our scratch kitchens. And we bake it fresh constantly in our open-hearth ovens right before your eyes. Lunch and […]
Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co
Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. is Santa Maria’s favorite taproom featuring a bar and table seating with all of their core beers on tap. Guests can choose from a rotating list of specialty beers, beer cocktails, and floats found only in the Figueroa taproom. Live music every Saturday night.
Betteravia Gallery North & Betteravia Gallery South
Locals and visitors alike who want to take home a piece of original (and often affordable!) art may choose from a range of media at the Betteravia Gallery North and Betteravia Gallery South. These cooperative art galleries are located at 511 E. Lakeside Parkway in the Joseph Centeno Betteravia Government Center in Santa Maria. The […]
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, […]