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…

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…

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…

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…

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.

Summer Concerts: Robert Randolph & The Family Band

May 12 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Presqu’ile Winery, Santa Maria, CA, 93455

Saturday, May 12, 2018 Robert Randolph & The Family Band w/ Soul Scratch Doors at 5 pm, Club Member entry at 4:30 pm (Tasting Room closing at 3 pm.) No outside food or drink allowed.   No RVs allowed. Food and wine available for purchase PURCHASE TICKETS AT TICKETFLY Tickets can also be purchased in our Tasting Room

Summer Concerts: The Molly Ringwald Project

May 26 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Presqu’ile Winery, Santa Maria, CA, 93455

Saturday, May 26, 2018 The Molly Ringwald Project Doors at 5 pm, Club Member entry at 4:30 pm (Tasting Room closing at 3 pm.) No outside food or drink allowed.   No RVs allowed. Food and wine available for purchase PURCHASE TICKETS AT TICKETFLY Tickets can also be purchased in our Tasting Room

75th Santa Maria Elks Rodeo And Parade

May 31 @ 10:00 am - June 3 @ 11:00 pm
Santa Maria Elks Unocal Event Center, Santa Maria, CA, 93455

Join us as we celebrate our 75th Anniversary Denim and Diamonds style! The Santa Maria Elks Rodeo is a four day extravaganza that is held each year at the Elks Unocal Event Center in Santa Maria, California. Each Rodeo performance features six adrenaline-rushing PRCA events including Bull and Bronc Riding, Tie-Down Roping, Steer Wrestling, Bareback Riding, and WPRA Barrel Racing.   And be sure to catch the Rodeo Parade on June 2nd at 9:00am!

Free Outside in Nature Play Days

June 9 @ 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.

Summer Concerts: Led Zepagain

June 22 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Presqu’ile Winery, Santa Maria, CA, 93455

Friday, June 22, 2018 Led Zepagain Doors at 5:30 pm, Club Member entry at 5 pm (Tasting Room closing at 3 pm.) No outside food or drink allowed.   No RVs allowed. Food and wine available for purchase PURCHASE TICKETS AT TICKETFLY Tickets can also be purchased in our Tasting Room