Events in Santa Maria Valley

Santa Maria Downtown Fridays

March 30 @ 5:30 pm - September 28 @ 8:30 pm
Town Center West, Santa Maria, CA, 93458

Downtown Fridays is the place to be for families, fun, and community camaraderie. The weekly event features a certified farmer’s market, live music, food booths, food trucks, kids’ activities, and a beer and wine tent. Every Friday starting on March 30th until September 28th, Santa Maria will be having Downtown Fridays! Each week will feature a different band as well as plenty of food and fun for everyone. When: Every Friday from  March 20th – September 28th @5:30pm – 8:30pm…

Santa Maria Valley Wine Trolley

May 26 @ 8:00 am - October 14 @ 5:00 pm
Radisson Hotel Santa Maria, Santa Maria, CA, 93455

This is weekend wine tasting #SantaMariaStyle The Wine Trolley has returned! Hit the road and explore all you can do in and around Santa Maria Valley. You’ll find it’s the perfect home base, where you can eat, drink and do more for less. Starting Memorial Day weekend, explore six wineries and tasting rooms on the Santa Maria Valley Wine Trolley. Kicking off May 26, the Santa Maria Valley wine trolley will run its loop through the Foxen Canyon Wine Trail…

Far Western Tavern: Party On The Porch

September 19 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Far Western Tavern, Old Town Orcutt, CA, 93455

The Far Western Tavern has paired up with Rancho Sisquoc Winery for a Party on the Porch!  Join Chef Maili Halme and Winemaker Sarah Mullins on Wednesday, September 19th from 4-6 p.m. for an afternoon of wine and appetizers on the Porch at The Far Western in Old Orcutt.  Enjoy hearty appetizers paired with Chef’s personal favorite Rancho Sisquoc selections.  Space is limited so please call the Far Western Tavern to RSVP at 805-937-2211. $35 per person.  We hope to…

Scary Poppins

September 20 @ 7:00 pm - November 11 @ 6:00 pm
Great American Melodrama, Oceano , CA, 93445

The Melodrama favorite returns! Young Jack and Jill Peabody live in Victorian London with their widowed father, a nutty inventor with little time to pay attention to his children. But when the children write to their favorite Super Nanny, they get more than they bargained for — instead of Mary Poppins they end up with her bizarre twin sister, Scary Poppins. And when an evil Russian ambassador shows up desperate to get his hands on one of Professor Peabody’s inventions,…

Naughty Oak: Oktoberfest 2018

September 21 @ 1:00 pm - September 22 @ 7:00 pm
Naughty Oak Brewing Company, Orcutt, CA, 93455

Come celebrate the most festive time of the year for beer! Friday we will have games, music and food. Scratch Cart will be serving a German style food menu starting around 5 and Different Strings starts playing at 7. Games will be happening so keep coming back for more details. Saturday First and Oak will be serving food from 4 PM on and The Kicks play for 4 to 7. Again check back for details on games! All weekend we…

Presqu’ile Customer Appreciation Night: Conner Cherland

September 21 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Presqu’ile Winery, Santa Maria, CA, 93455

Welcome the return of incredible young singer-songwriter Conner Cherland!  Conner’s music recalls great modern troubadours such as Sufjan Stevens, Ed Sheeran, and Hozier.  Conner made a big impression with his looping pedals and distinctive live performance style during his Presqu’ile debut, and this is sure to be another great show.  Don’t miss it! Please note, we do not offer tasting flights after 4:00pm.  After 4:00pm wine is available by the glass or bottle only.

Cambria Winery Seasonal Food Series: FIVE

September 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Cambria Estate Winery, Santa Maria, 93454

Our Seasonal Food Series includes a 3 course dinner artfully created by Diane from Joy by the Spoonful, paired with our beautiful wines. 1st Cheese Pairing 2016 Katherines Chardonnay 2nd White Chicken Chili 2015 Katherines Signature Series Chardonnay 3rd Veggie Fajita Salad 2015 Julia’s Signature Series Pinot Noir A special tasting of: 2015 Barbara’s Signature Series Pinot Noir Club Members: $20 (Ticket price waived with any 2 bottles purchased on the night of event) General Admission: $30 (Ticket price waived…

Cruzin For Life 15th Annual Car Show & Friday Night Cruise

September 21 @ 6:00 pm - September 22 @ 3:00 pm
Santa Maria Fairpark, Santa Maria, CA, 93458

Come see all the varieties of beautiful cars at the Cruzin’ for Life Car Show! All proceeds stay local and benefit Marian Cancer Care Services – The American Cancer Society and Make-A-Wish Tri-Counties. Car Show begins Friday night at the Fairpark with Chicken BBQ and continues on Saturday with live music so you can get your groove on! There will be a cancer Survivor Cruise on Broadway starts at 6 p.m. so bring your fold up chair to sit on…

FOXEN: Library Wine Weekend

September 22 @ 11:00 am - September 23 @ 4:00 pm
FOXEN, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

Celebrate California Wine Month at FOXEN! September 22 and 23, join us at FOXEN’s tasting room for rare library wine flights of our Burgundy and Rhône-style wines before heading to our historic tasting shack (aka foxen 7200) for equally rare library wine flights of our limited-production Bordeaux and Italian-style wines. As an added treat, we will feature live music and a food truck at the FOXEN’s tasting room on Saturday afternoon, September 22. Note: FOXEN does close at 4:00pm on…

Cottonwood Canyon Cave Tour & Winemaking Experience

September 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cottonwood Canyon Winery, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

Live an exclusive winemaking experience! Amongst harvesting time, this small and intimate celebration, you will be able to take a tour of different vineyards on the striking 78-acre property, sample grapes right off the vine, taste the wine from barrels (while it’s still fermenting), and even do a mock crushing of grapes! * Wine tasting * Cave Tour * Barrel Tasting * Winemaking experience