Fave Five | April 21 – May 1

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.

Los Flores Ranch: Celebrate Trails Day!

April 23 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Los Flores Ranch Park
6271 Dominion Road
Santa Maria, CA 93454 United States

Join Los Flores Ranch and other trail agencies at the Los Flores Ranch Park Event parking area for Trails Day! Ride hike and learn about other trails and trail users. 9:00am Guided moderate hike, 9:30am Guided family-friendly mountain bike ride, 10:00am “What’s That?” walk.

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Dana Adobe: Naturefest

April 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Dana Adobe & Cultural Center
671 S. Oakglen Ave.
Nipomo, CA 93444 United States

Focusing on its natural roots, the historic DANA Adobe & Cultural Center presents NatureFest. — a community event full of fun activities for all ages! DANA is encourages families to head out to the Rancho to experience hands on nature crafts, guided hikes, live animal presentations, face painting and much more. You don’t want to miss this great event!

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Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center: Earth Day in Guadalupe

April 23 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center
1065 Guadalupe Street
Guadalupe, CA 93434 United States

Join the Dunes Center and the Little House by the Park/ Community Changers in celebrating our planet with kid activities, a community clean-up, and informational booths. We will have Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District, CCC, Earth of Essence, Stephanie Krouse, Moody, Que Rollos, the Guadalupe Cultural Art Center, Los Amigos de Guadalupe, CCC.

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Natural History Museum: Earth Day 2022

April 24 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Natural History Museum
412 S. McClelland St.
Santa Maria, CA 93454 United States

Celebrate Earth Day with the Natural History Museum of Santa Maria!  Theme: “Backyard Transformation” with activities such as: Spring Garden Starts, Composting, Pinecone Birdfeeders, and Make a Bee watering station. There will also be: Food and Music, Library Bookmobile, Los Flores Ranch Nature Van, Crafts/Flower Bombing, And Zoo To You!

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2022 Santa Maria Strawberry Festival

April 29 – May 1
Santa Maria Fairpark
937 S. Thornburg
Santa Maria, CA 93454 United States

The Santa Maria Valley Strawberry Festival kicks off the valley’s Strawberry Season, supports our local agriculture and encourages the healthy indulgence of strawberries, all in a fun filled, three day weekend community event. With your paid admission enjoy a variety of FREE attractions. Naturally, we also feature FREE* strawberry tasting and desert eating contests. Come see all the awesome sights and sounds of the Festival. The Strawberry Festival also features a traditional carnival, including a full kiddie carnival, and commercial displays, along with a fun variety of things to do, and see.

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