Fave Five | June 29 – July 9

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 Wine Trolley

Every Saturday and Sunday
May 27 – September 4

Explore our wineries in style! The Wine Trolley route takes approximately 75 minutes and takes you to our amazing wineries.The wine trolley will run Saturdays and Sundays, and run every 75 minutes from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. starting at Town Center West. The wine trolley will also run one additional route from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., but will exclude Cottonwood Canyon and Presqu’ile wineries.

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The Melodrama Presents: The Karaoke Kid

June 15 – September 16
Great American Melodrama
1863 Front St., Oceano

After relocating to Pismo Beach from the East Coast, poor Daniel just doesn’t fit in. He has no friends, no car, and he’s bullied by the cool kids at school. But then he meets a mysterious old master who teaches him how to fight back: karaoke. Can Daniel overcome his fears and win the Central Coast Karaoke Contest? You’ll get the answer in this brand new musical featuring some of the biggest hits of the 80’s and 90’s.

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Yoga Fest @ The Pad Climbing

July 1, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
The Pad Climbing
2399 A Street, Santa Maria

Kick off the summer with a relaxing day dedicated to yoga, health, and wellness!

Grab your mat and join The Pad in exploring and celebrating the benefits of YOGA! Whether you’re a yoga master or just interested in finding your flow, we will be featuring five 20 minute sessions of a variety of different types yoga.

Come try one or try them all! Find the type of YOGA that is just right for you!

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Fourth of July Fireworks & Street Fair

July 4, 5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Sierra Vista Park
809 N. Panther Dr., Santa Maria

A fireworks show and street festival will be held on Tuesday, July 4th at 6:00 p.m. at Panther Drive, located across from Sierra Vista Park, 809 Panther Drive.

The event will feature a free outdoor concert with local band, Nothing But Trouble! Picnicking is permitted, but no barbecuing, tailgating, glass containers, or tent canopies will be allowed. Refreshments will be for sale from local food trucks, and there will be a beer garden.

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5th Annual Early Californios Skills of the Rancho

July 6 – 9
Unocal Event Center
4040 US-101., Santa Maria

The 5th Annual Early Californios Skills of the Rancho will be held July 6-9, 2017 at the Elks Rodeo Grounds in Santa Maria, California.

Building on the success of the first event in 2013 in Santa Ynez, CA, “Skills” has grown to be one of the largest gatherings of California Bridlehorse devotees. The event showcases skills needed to effectively, efficiently and safely handle livestock while preserving the horsemanship skills and traditions handed down over generations beginning with the early Californios vaqueros.

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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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