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.
About a 40-minute drive from Santa Maria is the charming town of Solvang, featuring unique European-style architecture, wineries, shopping, authentic Danish pastries, and delightful shops and restaurants.
Doc Burnstein’s Ice Cream Lab
In the heart of Old Town Orcutt, Doc Burnstein’s Ice Cream Lab offers unique and traditional flavors of ice cream served in a kid-friendly environment. Patrons can go hog-wild at the all-you-can-eat ice cream buffet for under $7, and under $5 for kids.
Kenneth Volk Vineyards
Kenneth Volk Vineyards is located on Tepusquet Road, in the northeastern portion of the Santa Maria Valley. The property is located at the mouth of Tepusquet Canyon on the Sisquoc River Bench. Perhaps best known as the founder of Wild Horse Winery, Kenneth Volk has earned a reputation for crafting world-class wines, particularly Pinot Noir […]
Rooney’s Irish Pub
There are no strangers at Rooney’s Irish Pub, only friends you haven’t met yet! That is not only the motto, but the atmosphere at Rooney’s Irish Pub. Serving up traditional Irish pub fare like Corned Beef & Cabbage, Bangers & Mash, and Rooney’s Ale-Battered Fish & Chips, as well as American favorites, at Rooney’s you […]
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
After a bump on the head, Hank Morgan awakens to find himself in the days of Camelot. Because of his knowledge of modern technology everyone is convinced that he’s a magician. Soon King Arthur puts him in charge of industrializing the kingdom. It’s a madcap adventure with knights in shining armor and damsels in distress. […]
West Coast Kustoms Cruisin’ Nationals
This 35th annual hot rod extravaganza brings “American Grafitti” culture to life . Now well established as the home to the beloved West Coast Kustoms Cruisin’ Nationals event, Santa Maria is gearing up for the 2017 festivities. Featuring hundreds of American pre-1961 hot rods, displays, live music, an auction and many other activities, this ever-growing […]
Live Music w/ Drive In Romeos @ Old English Tap Room
Come and join the fun at the Historic Santa Maria Inn on Saturday night with Live Music! Listening to music by Drive In Romeos in the Old English Tap Room on a Saturday is a great way to melt away the stress of your work week and enjoy the weekend. Starts at 8:30 p.m. & ends […]
BYOB Sundays: Wine Tasting, Food Truck + Live Music
Bring Your Own Blanket and spend your Memorial Day weekend out at Riverbench Vineyard. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon in our garden, surrounded by the vines and good vibes by Danielle Taylor. Danielle Taylor is an Adult Contemporary/Pop artist out of Los Angeles, CA. With a background in classical music and her heart rooted in pop […]