Fave Five | July 11 – 21

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.

2019 Santa Barbara County Fair

July 10 – July 14
Santa Maria Fairpark
937 S. Thornburg St.
Santa Maria, CA 93458

The Santa Barbara County Fair provides visitors with an interesting mix of both community oriented and educational fun. There are plenty of carnival rides, animals, petting zoos, pony rides and of course, lots of fantastic fair food in a wholesome, old-fashioned atmosphere for the whole family to enjoy!

Free attractions also includes both local and “big-name” musical artists each year, such as Maddie & Tae, TLC, and Clay Walker, all FREE with your paid admission into the Fair.

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Free Concerts In The Park: Unfinished Business

July 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Rotary Centennial Park
2625 South College Drive
Santa Maria, CA 93454

Pack a picnic, bring lawn chairs or throw blankets, and enjoy good music and good times with friends and family at Concerts in the Park! Concerts take place at Rotary Centennial Park on Sundays from 1:00pm – 3:00pm. This Sunday’s Concert features Unfinished Business (60’s Rock & Roll)!

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FOXEN Second Sundays – Live Music and Food Truck

July 14 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
7600 Foxen Canyon Road
Santa Maria, CA 93454

Every second Sunday of every month, we will have live music and a food truck on property from 12:30pm-3:30pm. This Second Sunday will feature live music by Randy Le Dune, and The Garey Deli will be serving up some delicious tri-tip sandwiches available for purchase.

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Bent Axles 39th Annual July Car Show & BBQ

July 20 – July 21
Old Town Orcutt
Clark Avenue
Orcutt, CA

The Bent Axles 39th annual car show is this weekend. Admission is free and there will be many cars to enjoy so go out and support the Bent Axles! Saturday the 20th the Show and Shine will be taking place in Old Orcutt from 9:00am – 4:00pm. Includes Oldies music, vendors, restaurants, merchants walk, 50/50 raffle, giveaways, and much more! Sunday the 21st, will include the Poker Run starting at the Radisson at 9:00am, followed by a BBQ picnic at Pioneer park at 11:00am -1:00pm!

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Los Flores Ranch: Mini Ranch Day

July 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Los Flores Ranch Park
6271 Dominion Road
Santa Maria, CA 93455

Put on your boots and cowboy hat! Join us for this free family friendly visit with several miniature horses. Horses are amazing no matter their size. These minis and their handlers will offer interactive demonstrations such as tricks, mane and tail braiding, grooming and all sorts of companionship examples. There will be Bobbing for apples and carrots for horses and kids. Face painting and a lot of photo opportunities.

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