Fave Five | November 29 – December 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.

Orcutt Christmas Tree Lighting and Stroll

November 30 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Old Town Orcutt
Clark Avenue
Orcutt, CA

Join us as we light up the Christmas Tree in Old Town Orcutt. Stroll activities start at 5 pm and the Christmas Tree Lighting is at 7pm at The Orcutt Lions Club.

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Kelly Irelan Live at Vino et Amicis Wine Bar

November 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Vino et Amicis
165 S. Broadway
Orcutt, CA 93455

Hang out with a glass of local wine and enjoy the music of the very talented Kelly Irelan.

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Santa Maria Christmas Parade of Lights 2018

December 1 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
South Broadway
100-1300 Block South Broadway
Santa MAria, CA 93454

The Rotary Clubs of Santa Maria & Nipomo, the Santa Maria Times and KCOY are pleased to present the 24th Annual Christmas Parade of Lights, held this year on Saturday, December 1, 2018.

A holiday tradition continues as the 24th Annual Santa Maria Christmas Parade of Lights launches on the corner of Broadway Street and Stowell Road at 5:20 p.m. on Saturday, December 2. Parade entries are extremely creative and spectators are always wowed.

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Christmas on the Trail 2018 Wine Passport

December 8 @ 10:00 am – December 9 @ 4:00 pm
Foxen Canyon Wine Trail
7600 Foxen Canyon Road
Santa Maria, CA 93454

Your Passport is your ticket to 20, one-ounce pours of wine you can “spend” at 13 participating wineries all weekend. Each winery will serve passport holders snacks like chocolates, holiday cookies and cheese on Saturday. Return Sunday for live music, food trucks, barrel tastings and more. Exclusive wine discounts, a handmade event keepsake and logo wine glass are also included!

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Old Town Orcutt Christmas Parade

December 8 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Old Town Orcutt
Clark Avenue
Orcutt, CA United States

Join us for a small town Christmas Parade including bands, kids, horses, and Santa! The parade is held rain or shine.

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