Fave Five | April 13 – 23

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.

Live Music @ Moxie Cafe with Sarah Coughlin
April 13, 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Moxie Cafe
1317 W. McCoy Lane, Santa MariaLooking for something to do on a Friday night? Look no further than MOXIE CAFE! We will be featuring live music with Sarah Coughlin on April 13, starting at 5:30 pm.Don’t have the same boring Friday night. Come enjoy a glass of wine, terrific food, and amazing music with us at MOXIE CAFE.
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Downtown Friday Farmers Market

April 14, 5 pm to Sunset (Rain cancels)
Town Center West
Corner of Main St and S. Broadway, Santa Maria

Every Friday 5 p.m. to Sunset!
Come enjoy Joe Daddy and the Sumthins along with Mariachi Autlence, wine and beer garden, food, farmers market and a kids zone!

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Riverbench’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt

April 15, 10 – 4 pm
Riverbench Winery
6020 Foxen Canyon Rd., Santa Maria

Our Easter Egg Hunt has become very popular since we started hosting the annual event in 2008.

Over 2,000 eggs are hidden in the garden surrounding our vineyard tasting room in the Santa Maria Valley. The eggs are filled with candy for the kids and some special prizes for their parents, including Riverbench hats, shirts and hoodies.

Bring your little ones and take in the festivities while sipping on your favorite Riverbench wines and enjoying picnic lunch from local food truck, Javed Kabob Paradise.
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Vintners’ Festival

April 20 – 23
River View Park
151 Sycamore Dr., Buellton

The flavors of the Central Coast herald the arrival of spring as more than 100 Santa Barbara County wineries, restaurants, caterers and specialty food purveyors present the 2017 Santa Barbara Vintners New Release Spring Weekend. This is an opportunity to attend winemaker lunches and dinners, educational wine-focused seminars, winery and tasting room open houses, vineyard walks, and the Festival Grand Tasting at Riverview Park in Buellton.

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SM Style BBQ Festival

April 22, 12 – 6 pm
Pioneer Park
1150 West Foster Rd., Santa Maria

There will be a professional competition with local celebrity judges that will vote on the “Best BBQ” in our area as local businesses and professionals compete for bragging rights and our #1 Branding Iron award. There will also be a separate competition for “best backyard cook” and will have beer tasting available from 12 different Local and Regional Craft Breweries in our “Brews & Cues” event.

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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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