Fave Five | June 1 – June 11

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 Valley Wine Trolley

Every Saturday and Sunday
May 27 – September 4

The Santa Maria Valley wine trolley begins service Memorial Day weekend and we can’t wait to have you aboard! Tickets available at the Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce.e.

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Santa Maria Elks Rodeo

Santa Maria Elks Rodeo & Parade

June 1 – June 4
Unocal Event Center
4040 US-101, Santa Maria

The Santa Maria Elks Rodeo kicks off on Thursday, June 1 with live professional bull riding and other rodeo events beginning at 7 p.m. at the Elks Unocal Event Center at 4040 Highway 101 in Santa Maria. Tickets are $20 and $12 for children and seniors. Then, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the Rodeo features the ever popular Wild Horse Race, barrel racing, bronc riding, calf roping, steer wrestling, team roping and more, all emceed by top professional rodeo announcers.

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Libation – a Summertime Soiree

June 3, 6:30 – 9:30 pm
Dunes Center
1065 Guadalupe St., Guadalupe

The Dunes Center cordially invites you to enjoy a gran ol’ evening at Libation: A Summertime Soiree & Fundraiser.

  • Festive Period Attire Encouraged
  • Music by the Tipsy Gypsies
  • No-Host bar featuring local wines, beers, and 1920’s-themed cocktails
  • Hors d’oeuvres by the Far Western Tavern
  • Live Auction
  • Museum Activities

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Paws, Pizza & Pinot

June 4
Riverbench Vineyard & Winery
6020 Foxen Canyon Rd., Santa Maria

Riverbench Vineyard invites you and your pup to lounge on the winery’s picturesque patio for a day of wine and handmade pizzas. The “Paws, Pizza & Pinot” event is a benefit for Big Fix, which operates the only veterinary hospital in Northern Uganda. Big Fix provides free veterinary services to animals whose guardians love them but have no money to cover the care. General admission ($10) includes two slices of handmade pizza; wine is available for purchase. Please bring a leash for your pup.

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Live Music @ Ca’ Del Grevino

June 7, 5:30 – 8:30 pm
Ca’ Del Grevino Cafe & Wine Bar
400 E. Clark Ave., Orcutt

Enjoy live music every Wednesday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. featuring a different band/musician each week!

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Win a two-night, $2,500 getaway for four.

Grab some good friends or bring the family together and head to Santa Maria Valley for a weekend of unscripted fun. We like to keep things authentic, so your trip will be built just for you.

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