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…

Less Miserable By Mike Todd

April 26 @ 7:00 pm - June 10 @ 6:00 pm
Great American Melodrama, Oceano , CA, 93445

Whether or not you’ve seen the musical, the movie, or read the book, you’ll love our twist on the Victor Hugo classic. Why sit for three hours when we can pare down this epic to just 80 minutes, add way more comedy, and give you a vaudeville revue too? With song parodies and tons of laughs, you’re bound to leave the theatre with a whole new take on this classic story. April 26 – June 10 Show times and tickets…

The Hunchback Of Notre Dame

April 26 @ 7:00 pm - May 13 @ 1:30 pm
Pacific Conservatory Theatre, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

Music by Alan Menken Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz Book by Peter Parnell Based on the Victor Hugo novel and songs from the Disney film Generously sponsored by Joan Gellert-Sargen Sandy & Albert Mills Linda Stafford Burrows The Hunchback of Notre Dame is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.MTIShows.com Based on the Victor Hugo’s gothic novel and songs from the Disney animated feature, the musical begins as the…

31st Annual Santa Maria Valley Strawberry Festival

April 27 @ 11:00 am - April 29 @ 10:00 pm
Santa Maria Fairpark, Santa Maria, CA, 93458

The Santa Maria Valley’s uniquely moderate coastal climate is a perfect match for many crops, the most colorful of which are strawberries. This spring, the popular fruit finds its ultimate showcase from April 27 through April 29 during the Santa Maria Valley Strawberry Festival at the Santa Maria Fairpark. This family-friendly berry bash features strawberry varietal sampling, strawberry desserts, educational exhibits, a farmers market, a petting zoo, eating contests, live music and old-fashioned carnival entertainment. This year’s festival theme is…

Friday Live Music- Will Breman

April 27 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Presqu’ile Winery, Santa Maria, CA, 93455

Friday, April 27, 2018 4:00pm to 6:00pm Presqu’ile Winery Complimentary Event As a songwriter, Will Breman’s goal has consistently been to channel deep emotions that cannot be expressed through any other medium.  In performance, he uses a technique called “live looping” – a process where he records and plays back multiple instrument parts in real time, creating a “one man band” effect. Meticulous at arranging his songs, Will believes this setup is truest to what he wants to express to…

Mariachi Aztlan At Guadalupe City Hall

April 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
918 Obispo St, Guadalupe, CA 93434, Guadalupe, CA, 93434

Venue: Guadalupe City Hall Start: April 28, 2018 7:00 pm End: April 28, 2018 8:00 pm Address: 918 Obispo St. Guadalupe, CA , 93434 Cost: Free The Rio Grande Valley is the proud home of Mariachi Aztlán, a sixteen-member group of students and professionals based at the University of Texas, Edinburg.  Selected numerous times as the “Outstanding College or University Mariachi” in nationwide competition throughout the past twenty years, Mariachi Aztlán has performed at the White House, the Hollywood Bowl, the…

Spring Cellarbration at Cambria Winery

April 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cambria Estate Winery, Santa Maria, 93454

SUNDAY, APRIL 29, 2018 • 1:00-4:00 PM Cellarbration is the celebration of Spring and to enjoy some amazing Chardonnay in the Cellar with Live music and barrel tasting of what is to come in future! Location: Cambria Winery Food: Chicken breast w/sides from That Guy BBQ and Catering Service Live Music TBD Barrel Tasting & More Member Tickets are $20 • General Admission are $30 For more information or questions please contact the Tasting Room at Tastingroom@cambriawines.com or 805-938-7318. Purchase tickets here.…

Riverbench Vineyard Picnic with Live Music by Ben Bostick

April 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Riverbench Vineyard & Winery, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

Invite your friends, pack a picnic basket and meet up for a Sunday afternoon at Riverbench Vineyard! Bring a blanket or pull up a chair in our garden and enjoy live music by country artist, Ben Bostick. Our estate-grown Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and sparkling wines will be available by the glass, bottle or flight. Tables are available on a first come, first served basis. Your own lawn chairs and blankets are welcome throughout the garden. Picnic blankets are also available for…

Allan Hancock College Science Night

May 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Allan Hancock College, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

Science Night IX: Where Science and Fun Collide! The NASA Jet Propoulsion Laboratory (JPL) will be on site with a special exhibit for the upcoming InSight Mission to Mars. JPL is the leading U.S. center for robotic exploration of the solar system, and has 19 spacecraft and 10 major instruments carrying out planetary, Earth science and space-based astronomy missions. Friday Night Science is a free event, and no pre-registration or sign-up is required. For more information including maps, parking and a…

Free Outside in Nature Play Days

May 12 @ 7:30 am - 11:00 am
Los Flores Ranch Park, Santa Maria, CA, 93455

On the third Saturday of the month between March and November, from 8:30 a.m.-noon, you and your family will enjoy outdoor education about wild and domestic animals and unique plant species in an interactive learning environment. Activities include interpretive nature walks, hands-on projects, guest speakers, orienteering, geocaching and more. Free transportation is available from Abel Maldonado Community Youth Center located at 600 S. McClelland St. in Santa Maria. Shuttle reservations are required.