Welcome to the August edition of the Santa Maria Valley Fresh Take, the monthly e-newsletter of the Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce and Visitor & Convention Bureau. From outdoor adventures to cultural experiences, upcoming events to hot deals, the following tips and tidbits will help you plan your next visit to California’s land of wine, barbecue and more.
August Travel Deals
Wine Trolley Success Results in Extended Season
After proving to be a success this summer, the Santa Maria Valley Wine Trolley season has been extended through October 1. Read More
Weekend Concerts at Presqu’ile Winery
Known for its breathtaking architecture, stunning views and wonderful wines, Presqu’ile Winery is a perfect place to celebrate summer with live music. Read More
Great American Melodrama Presents “The Karaoke Kid”
Now through September 16, Oceano’s ever-popular Great American Melodrama & Vaudeville presents “The Karaoke Kid,” the comedic adventure of a straight-shooting kid learning all the right moves. Read More
Adventures & Experiences
Choo-Choo! Visit The Railway Historical Museum
A locomotive, boxcar, caboose, diorama and other railroad artifacts are just some of the things to see at the Santa Maria Valley Railway Historical Museum. Read More
More Exciting Events
Enjoy summer stargazing amid 1,800 acres of open space. Read More
Experience a guided walk through a historic Highway 1 agricultural hamlet. Read More
Win a two-night, $2,000 getaway for four.
Taste wine, pick berries, play outdoors and chow down on all the Santa Maria Style Barbecue you can handle. We’ll build a trip just for you.