Fave Five | December 5 – 15

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.

Santa Maria Civic Theatre: Dinner With Friends

December 6 @ 8:00 am – December 8 @ 5:00 pm
Santa Maria Civic Theatre
1660 North McClelland Street
Santa Maria, CA 93456 United States

In this contemporary age when couples befriend other couples to find family companions with common ground, Dinner with Friends seeks to explore what happens when one of these romantic pairs breaks down, and the waves that can make across households.

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Christmas on the Trail 2019 Wine Passport

December 7 @ 10:00 am – December 8 @ 5:00 pm
Foxen Canyon Wine Trail
7600 Foxen Canyon Road
Santa Maria, CA 93454 United States

Your Passport is your ticket to 20, one-ounce pours of wine you can “spend” at 15 participating wineries all weekend. Each winery will serve passport holders snacks like chocolates, holiday cookies and cheese on Saturday. Return Sunday for live music, food trucks, library tastings and more. Exclusive wine discounts and a Foxen Canyon Wine Trail logoed wine opener are also included!

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Santa Maria Christmas Parade of Lights 2019

December 7 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
South Broadway
100-1300 Block South Broadway
Santa Maria, CA 93454 United States

A holiday tradition continues as the 25th 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.

Be sure to wear warm clothing (and maybe a blanket) since it is in the evening and the temperatures can drop once it is dark. You will also want to arrive early to find a good parking spot and viewing spot. Don’t forget your folding chairs and cameras.

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58th Annual Old Town Orcutt Christmas Parade

December 14 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Old Town Orcutt
Clark Avenue
Orcutt, CA United States

The Old Town Orcutt Christmas Parade has been a holiday favorite since 1961. Started by the volunteer fire department, the parade remains a small town afternoon event. You’ll see kids, dogs, floats, animals, cars, bands and our special guest Santa. Join us on the second Saturday of December at high noon as we celebrate Christmas the Old Town Orcutt way.

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Naughty Oak: 3rd Anniversary Party!

December 14 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Naughty Oak Brewing Company
165 S. Broadway, Ste. 102
Orcutt, CA 93455 United States

Come celebrate THREE YEARS of Naughty Oak Brewing Co.! We will be tapping our anniversary beer, 4 on the Floor, a Red Scotch Ale made with maple syrup and aged in bourbon barrels,

Ghost Monster is celebrating with us by playing from 7 – 10 pm. And DeBilz & Fam Mobile Kitchen is coming out at 5:30 with their fun, creative, and delicious eats!

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