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.
June 15 – July 2 Solvang Festival Theatre 420 2nd St., Solvang
Be swept away into the enchanted world of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. This Broadway musical tells the timeless tale of Belle, who feels trapped in a provincial town, and a prince who is truly trapped under the spell of an enchantress, in the form of a hideous Beast. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the spell will be broken and he will be transformed to his former self. Based on the classic fairytale, the show features an unforgettable score, including “Be Our Guest” and “Belle.”
Runs June 15 – July 2 in the Solvang Festival Theater.
June 24 – 25, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Foxen Canyon Wine Trail
Foxen Canyon Rd., Santa Maria
Here’s a chance to purchase a passport to taste along one of California’s leading regions for world-class Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and other cool-climate varietals. Indeed, the Foxen Canyon Wine Trail’s “Passport Event” on June 24 – 25 offers participants the chance to enjoy 20 one-ounce pours from 13 wineries. The $45 fee also includes light bites at each stop; a logo glass; and wine discounts.