Events in Santa Maria Valley

Santa Maria Wine Trolley comes to the Santa Maria Valley!

May 27 - October 1
Town Center West, Santa Maria, CA, 93458

  Explore our wineries in style! The Wine Trolley route takes approximately 75 minutes and takes you to our amazing wineries.The wine trolley will run Saturdays and Sundays, and run every 75 minutes from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. starting at Town Center West. The wine trolley will also run one additional route from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., but will exclude Cottonwood Canyon and Riverbench wineries. The cost is $10 per person in advance, and $18 per person at the Trolley (transportation only), and is…

The 6th Annual OCAF Chalk Festival

September 30 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Old Town Orcutt, Orcutt, CA

On Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., the streets of Historic Old Town Orcutt will be filled with beautiful color and live performing art as the Orcutt Children’s Art Foundation, Inc. holds its 6th Annual OCAF Chalk Festival. Art lovers young and not so young will all delight in this street festival as they watch art come alive on the street, listen to and watch stage performers, partake in food and drink and visit our children’s…

FREE Docent-Led Nature Walks

October 14 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Los Flores Ranch Park, Santa Maria, CA, 93455

On the 2nd Saturday of the Month (Feb.-Nov.) 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. Take a free docent-led nature walk and learn about the Coastal Live Oak trees, geology, plants, and animals of Los Flores Ranch Park.  (From Santa Maria, head south on Highway 101. Exit at Clark Avenue and turn left. Turn right on Dominion Road.) Recreation & Parks Dept. (805) 925-0951   ext. 2985 Los Flores Ranch Park, 6271 Dominion Road, Santa Maria, CA 93455  

2nd Annual Santa Marian Sunrisers Lions Roaring For Sight! Car Show and Chili Cookout

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Elks Lodge #1538, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

2nd Annual Santa Marian Sunrisers Lions Roaring For Sight! Car Show and Chili Cookout Saturday, October 14th, 2017 At: The Santa Maria Elks Lodge 1309 N. Bradley Road, Santa Maria Registration: 8:00am – 10:00am Show: 10:00am – 2:00pm Awards: 2:00pm Proceeds to benefit the Lions Community Projects of Santa Maria Food! Prizes! Raffle! Music! Free T-shirt when registered by October 1st For More info contact: Mike Miranda: 805-680-2738 Louis Magdaleno: 805-314-1484 Nathan Hugh: 805-878-1007

FREE Docent-Led Nature Walks

November 11 @ 10:00 am - November 12 @ 12:00 am
Los Flores Ranch Park, Santa Maria, CA, 93455

On the 2nd Saturday of the Month (Feb.-Nov.) 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. Take a free docent-led nature walk and learn about the Coastal Live Oak trees, geology, plants, and animals of Los Flores Ranch Park.  (From Santa Maria, head south on Highway 101. Exit at Clark Avenue and turn left. Turn right on Dominion Road.) Recreation & Parks Dept. (805) 925-0951   ext. 2985 Los Flores Ranch Park, 6271 Dominion Road, Santa Maria, CA 93455  

Santa Maria Christmas Parade of Lights

December 2 @ 5:20 pm - 8:00 pm
, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

The Rotary Clubs of Santa Maria & Nipomo, Santa Maria Times and KCOY invite your participation in the Christmas Parade of Lights. The parade is a lovely event focused on the holidays and spirit of giving. Be sure to wear warm clothing (and maybe a blanket) since it is in the evening and the temperatures can drop once it is dark. You will also want to arrive early to find a good parking spot and viewing spot. Don’t forget your folding chairs…

56th Annual Old Town Orcutt Christmas Parade

December 9 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Old Town Orcutt, Orcutt, CA

The Old Town Orcutt Christmas Parade has been a holiday favorite since 1961. Started by the volunteer fire department, the parade remains a small town afternoon event. You’ll see kids, dogs, floats, animals, cars, bands and our special guest Santa. Join us on the second Saturday of December at high noon as we celebrate Christmas the Old Town Orcutt way. December 9th, 2017   High Noon- Rain or Shine!