Fave Five | May 2 – 12

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 Civic Theatre: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

May 3 @ 7:00 pm – May 19 @ 1:30 pm
Santa Maria Civic Theatre
1660 North McClelland Street
Santa Maria, CA 93456 United States

A riotous ride, complete with audience participation on, and off, the stage, this two time Tony-Award winning musical with fantastic musical numbers, is a D-E-L-I-G-H-T-F-U-L den of comedic genius that will make you want to come back again and again.

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Cinco De Mayo 5K Color Run

May 4 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Santa Maria Elks Unocal Event Center
4040 South Highway 101
Santa Maria, CA 93455 United States

All ages 5K walk/run presented by Toyota of Santa Maria! Enjoy zumba warm ups, a dance after party hosted by DJ EWrek with beer garden, food trucks, giveaways, and more!

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The 37th Annual Santa Barbara Vintners Festival

May 4 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Rancho Sisquoc
6600 Foxen Canyon Road
Santa Maria, CA 93454 United States

In its 37th year, the Santa Barbara Vintners Festival is truly the Original Santa Barbara Wine Festival. The Festival Grand Tasting will be taking place at the beautiful Rancho Sisquoc Winery in the Santa Maria Valley.

Enjoy new release wines from over 70 participating member wineries, tastings from more than 30 food purveyors – including regional restaurants, caterers, food artisans and farmers, live music, wine and culinary demonstrations, local artisans, participation in the silent auction, and free parking all included in the ticket price.

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Santa Maria Valley Wine Trolley 2019

May 11 @ 10:30 am – October 13 @ 6:30 pm
Costa De Oro Winery
1331 Nicholson Avenue
Santa maria, CA 93454 United States

The Wine Trolley has returned! Hit the road and explore all you can do in and around Santa Maria Valley. You’ll find it’s the perfect home base, where you can eat, drink and do more for less. Starting Mother’s Day weekend, explore our amazing local wineries and tasting rooms on the Santa Maria Valley Wine Trolley.

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FOXEN Second Sundays – Live Music and Food Truck

May 12 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
7600 Foxen Canyon Road
Santa Maria, CA 93454 United States

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 The Wavebreakers, and Joy by The Spoonful will be serving up some delicious charcuterie boards available for purchase.

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