Fave Five | May 26 – June 5

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.

West Coast Kustoms 2022 Cruisin’ Nationals

May 27 – 29
Santa Maria Fairpark
937 S. Thornburg
Santa Maria, CA 93454 United States

Don’t Miss The West Coast Kustoms 2022 Cruisin’ Nationals on May 27th, 28th, and 29th! We will start the event on Friday May 27th, 2022 with the world famous Friday night City Cruise in front of the host hotel the Historic Santa Maria Inn on Broadway between Stowell and Cook St. from 7 pm to 9 pm. Then we move to the Santa Maria Fairpark on Saturday and Sunday where we will have: Live music both days, Kustom Kulture Art Show, Model car show, Pin Striping Panel Jam and Party “ Sponsored by PPG”, All Kinds of Vendors, Automotive Swap Meet “Saturday and Sunday.”

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Santa Maria Downtown Fridays 2022

May 27 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Town Center West
Corner of Main St. & Broadway
Santa Maria, CA 93454 United States

Downtown Fridays are Back! This family-friendly event for Santa Maria’s downtown will occur every Friday beginning on April 1st from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Town Center West parking lot near Broadway (Highway 135) and Cook Street, all the way to September 30th, weather permitting. Admission and parking are free. There will be live music from local bands, kids’ activities, rows of food vendors and food trucks, and new and expanded attractions.

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Los Flores Ranch: TGIF Twilight Hike

May 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Los Flores Ranch
6245 Dominion Rd.
Santa Maria, CA 93455 United States

Join one of our guides for a hike into the sunset and ending under the stars! Docents and staff will share some nature facts along the trail. There are two hikes to choose from, please pick the one that best fits your fitness level.

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Foxen Canyon Wine Trail Passport Summer Event 2022

June 1 –  August 31
Foxen Canyon Wine Trail
7600 Foxen Canyon Road
Santa Maria, CA 93454 United States

The Foxen Canyon Wine Trail Summer Passport grants you special access to complimentary glasses or tastings, 2-for-1 tastings, discounts on wine purchases, and exclusive experiences at the participating wineries on our beloved trail! The passport is valid from June 1st through August 31st.

The details: Passport can be used 7 days a week. Please note that reservations are required, so please plan accordingly.

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Santa Maria Elks Rodeo & Parade 2022

June 2 – 5
Santa Maria Elks Unocal Event Center
4040 South Highway 101
Santa Maria, CA 93454 United States

Four Days of Dynamic Rodeo Action at the Santa Maria Elks Unocal Event Center. Join us for the Annual Santa Maria Elks Rodeo. Each Rodeo performance features; Mutton Bustin’, six adrenaline-rushing PRCA events including Bull Riding, Tie-Down Roping, Steer Wrestling and more! This year’s event will also include specialty acts, the Flying Cowboys, our Junior Breakaway Roping, and live bands! And whatever you do, don’t miss the rodeo clowns and the Elks Rodeo Parade, which takes place on Saturday June 4th, where more than 200 entries will strut their stuff along South Broadway.

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