The Guadalupe Cultural Arts & Education Center boasts four galleries in a historic home with monthly exhibits and art shows by students and nationally acclaimed artists. The Santa Maria Valley is also rich with outdoor art, inclusive of mosaics and murals.
Santa Maria is centrally located, about 170 miles north of Los Angeles and 270 miles south of San Francisco, making it an ideal stop on a Highway 1 adventure. Highway 1 is a scenic drive, taken northward it leads you through several small towns eventually connecting with 101 just past Pismo Beach.
Blacklake Golf Resort
Located in Nipomo, Blacklake Golf Resort is a local favorite. From pristine lakeside fairways to oak-studded doglegs, Blacklake offers a unique 27-hole championship golf experience that will challenge every golfer.
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.
The Fess Parker tasting room offers a classic tasting, featuring food and wine pairings and an enhanced wine tasting by appointment. The winery and tasting room are loosely designed after an Australian sheep station, featuring a stone fireplace, stone floors, and wraparound verandas with picnic tables. The amphitheater-style lawn provides a serene setting for picnics.
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, […]