Fave Five | September 6 – 16

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.

16th Annual All Ford Car Show

September 8 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Old Town Orcutt
Clark Avenue
Orcutt, CA 93455

The 16th Annual All Ford Car Show will be September 8, 2018 and will once again be held in Old Town Orcutt adjacent to the Orcutt Union Plaza. Proceeds from the show are used to support the Allan Hancock College Automotive Technology Scholarship Program. This is a FREE event, we are selling RAFFLE TICKETS for the Grand Prize: A Santa Mara Style BBQ Pit!

Learn more

Martian Ranch & Vineyard: Vineyard Walk With Gretchen

September 8 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Martian Ranch & Vineyard
9110 Alisos Canyon Road
Los Alamos, CA 93440

Join our winegrower, Gretchen, for a walk through the vineyard just before harvest. Meet at the pond for an introductory taste, then walk the rows with Gretchen and find out what she looks for on the vines, taste the grapes, and learn how she determines when to pick in order to make the best wines. Finally, you’ll finish the walk back at the pond for a delicious lunch from one of our favorite local restaurants.

Learn more


FOXEN Second Sundays – Live Music and Food Truck

September 9 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
7600 Foxen Canyon Road
Santa Maria, CA 93454

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 Randy LeDune, and Sass’ Catering will be serving up some delicious food available for purchase.

Learn more


Free Concerts In The Park: Steppin’ Out

September 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Rotary Centennial Park
2625 South College Drive
Santa Maria, CA 93454

PLAY, Inc. and The City of Santa Maria Recreation and Parks Department present the 15th annual Free Concerts in the Park Series!

Pack a picnic and enjoy good music and good times with friends and family. Concerts take place at Rotary Centennial Park on Sundays from 1:00pm – 3:00pm.

This Sunday’s Concert features Steppin’ Out!

Learn More

Cottonwood Canyon Reggae Sundays: Featuring Resination

September 16 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Cottonwood Canyon Winery
3940 Dominion Rd.
Santa Maria, CA 93454

Come out and enjoy Cali weather, excellent wine, the perfect venue and your favorite music with the Reggae band, Resination!

$5 Admission. Free Admission for Kids 16 and under

Learn more

* indicates required