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 Valley Wine Trolley
Every Saturday and Sunday
May 27 – 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.e.
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.
June 1 – June 4
Unocal Event Center 4040 US-101, Santa Maria
The Santa Maria Elks Rodeo kicks off on Thursday, June 1 with live professional bull riding and other rodeo events beginning at 7 p.m. at the Elks Unocal Event Center at 4040 Highway 101 in Santa Maria. Tickets are $20 and $12 for children and seniors. Then, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the Rodeo features the ever popular Wild Horse Race, barrel racing, bronc riding, calf roping, steer wrestling, team roping and more, all emceed by top professional rodeo announcers.