Fave Five | April 18 – 28

From local theater and museum exhibits to outdoor concerts and wine tasting, there is so much to see, do, taste and experience in Santa Maria Valley. Every week, we’ll continue to provide you with 5 great events happening in the Santa Maria Valley.

Riverbench Vineyard Easter Egg Hunt

April 19 @ 11:00 am – April 20 @ 4:00 pm
Riverbench Vineyard & Winery
6020 Foxen Canyon Road
Santa Maria, CA 93454

Bring your little ones and take in the festivities while sipping on your favorite Riverbench wines and enjoy a picnic lunch from local food trucks Beau’s Dogs on Friday and Cubanissimo on Saturday.

Over 2,000 eggs are hidden in the garden surrounding our vineyard tasting room in the Santa Maria Valley. The eggs are filled with candy for the kids and some special prizes for their parents, including coupons for Riverbench hats, shirts and hoodies.

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Natural History Museum: 19th Annual Earth Day Celebration

April 20 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Natural History Museum
412 S. McClelland St.
Santa Maria, CA 93454

This year’s event features: Earth Day Conservation Award (11:00 a.m.), Live music, Sand dig for Earth’s treasures (rocks, shells), “Easter” animals, chickens, goats, Pine Cone Bird Feeders, Penny Project, Fabulous food, and more!

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Santa Maria BBQ Festival “Brews & Cues” 2019

April 20 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Pioneer Park
1150 W. Foster Road
Santa Maria, CA 93455

The 3rd annual Santa Maria BBQ Festival “Brews & Cues” is back with more BBQ and more fun! Join us and enjoy plenty of Santa Maria Style BBQ, beer, wine, and activities plus live music from Rock Odyessy! We will have wine tasting, plenty of vendors, kids activities, plus much more!

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Blast 825 Brewery: Chad Land And DJ Antx

April 20 @ 6:30 pm – April 21 @ 1:00 am
Blast 825 Brewery
241 S Broadway St # 101
Orcutt, CA 93455

Chad Land is a Singer Songwriter out of San Luis Obispo California. His musical history is deep within his community. DJ Antx aka Anthony Martinez has been in the entertainment business for the last 15 years. Born and raised in Santa Maria. It is with his arsenal of music choice and timing that Antx delivers a night of dance party mixing sure to get you out on the dance floor and keep you out there.

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2019 Santa Maria Strawberry Festival

April 26 @ 12:00 pm – April 28 @ 10:00 pm
Santa Maria Fairpark
937 S. Thornburg St.
Santa Maria, CA 93458

Come join us for a “Strawberry Escape” at the 32nd Annual Santa Maria Valley Strawberry Festival.

Annual event highlights the beginning of the Strawberry Season as well as the importance of the strawberry industry to the local economy. Also showcases variations of berries. Strives to provide a wholesome fun family event for everyone.

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