Fave Five | May 18 – May 28

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.

Downtown Fridays

May 19, 5 – 8 pm
Town Center West, Santa Maria

Come enjoy Joe daddy and the Sumthins along with Mariachi Autlence, Budweiser beer and Firestone will be sampling, food, Costa de Oro Wine, a farmers market and kid zone.

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Live Music @ The Santa Maria Inn

May 20, 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Historic Santa Maria Inn
801 S. Broadway, Santa Maria

Come and join the fun at the Historic Santa Maria Inn Saturday night with Live Music! Listening to music by The Upshot in the Old English Tap Room on a Saturday is a great way to melt away the stress of your work week and enjoy the weekend.

No Cover / 21 and over

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Bull Canyon Run 2017

May 20, 7:30 – 1pm
809 N. Panther Drive, Santa Maria

The Bull Canyon Run is a Law Enforcement Torch Run sponsored event. LETR is a world-wide organization that raises money and awareness for Special Olympics. This event is open to the public and is a fundraiser for Special Olympics. Money is raised through entry fees and sponsorships.

The 10K Run/Walk starts at 7:30 a.m. and the 5K Run/Walk starts at 8 a.m. This year, we will have a kid’s 1/2K Run (ages 1-5) at 9:30 a.m. and the Kid’s 1K Run (ages 6-9) at 9:40 a.m.

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Santa Maria Valley Wine Trolley

Every Saturday and Sunday
May 20 – September 4

The Santa Maria Valley wine trolley begins service Memorial Day weekend and we can’t wait to have you aboard! Tickets available at the Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce now and will be at participating vendors on Friday, May 19.

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West Coast Kustoms Cruisin’ Nationals

May 26- 28
Santa Maria Fairpark
937 S. Thornburg, Santa Maria

This 35th annual hot rod extravaganza brings “American Grafitti” culture to life. Now well established as the home to the beloved West Coast Kustoms Cruisin’ Nationals event, Santa Maria is gearing up for the 2017 festivities. Featuring hundreds of American pre-1961 hot rods, displays, live music, an auction and many other activities, this ever-growing event is happening at the Santa Maria Fairpark at 937 South Thornburg. Attendees will have the chance to meet the great legends in the world of custom cars; enjoy “Cruise Night”; a pin-striping party; swap meet; vendors and much more.

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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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