Fave Five | July 7 – 14

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.

Red, White, and Boom 2019! Santa Maria’s 4th of July Fireworks Show

July 4 @ 4:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Sierra Vista Park
809 N. Panther Dr.
Santa Maria, CA 93454

Celebrate Independence Day at the Red, White and Boom! Fireworks Show and Family Festival, on Thursday, July 4th beginning at 6:00 p.m. at Sierra Vista Park, 809 Panther Drive. Live music will be local band, The Molly Ringwald Project, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Refreshments will be for sale from local food trucks. Beer and wine will be available for purchase in the beer garden. The event will conclude with a community fireworks show at 9:00 p.m.

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Great American Melodrama – Pappa Pia

June 20 @ 7:00 pm – September 21 @ 11:00 pm
Great American Melodrama
1863 Front St.
Oceano , CA 93445

Mamma Mia, here we go again! This hilarious send up one of the world’s most popular musicals is set at the Pismo Pier. It’s the sunny and funny tale of a daughter’s quest to discover her true identity and uncover a secret buried in her family’s past. Featuring some of your favorite pop songs, this is a toe-tapping hit you won’t want to miss.

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Costa de Oro Friday Night Wine Down: Louie Ortega

July 5 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Costa De Oro Winery
1331 Nicholson Avenue
Santa maria, CA 93454

Live Music by Louie Ortega! Food and Wine from 5-8 pm. Dinner available for purchase for $13 per plate. Come enjoy wines by the glass or bottle in our lounge area with friends at CDO winery!

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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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Riverbench: Live Music, Summer Food + Wine in the Vineyard

July 14 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Riverbench Vineyard & Winery
6020 Foxen Canyon Road
Santa Maria, CA 93454

Sundays in July are always a great time to visit Riverbench Vineyard! Special outdoor wine menu includes wine by the bottle or glass. Bring a blanket and find a spot for a picnic on the lawn. Local live-looping songwriter Spencer Vincent be filling the garden with all original music from 12pm to 3pm. Beau’s Dogs will also be there serving their gourmet hot dogs, including the famous “Sonoran Hot Dog!”

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