Outdoor events Events in Santa Maria Valley

Santa Maria Downtown Fridays

March 29 @ 5:30 pm - September 27 @ 8:30 pm
Town Center West, Santa Maria, CA, 93458

This family-friendly event for Santa Maria’s downtown will occur every Friday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Town Center West parking lot near Broadway (Highway 135) and Cook Street, all the way to September 27th, weather permitting. Admission and parking are free. There will be live music from local bands, rows of food vendors, local beer tastings, and new and expanded attractions. New this year: • More local entertainment, including Mayor Alice Patino honoring country singer, Orcutt native and…

Free Movies In The Park: The Lego Movie 2

June 29 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bob Orach Park, Santa Maria, CA, 93458

PLAY, Inc. and The City of Santa Maria Recreation and Parks Department present the 6th annual Free Movies in the Park! Bring a lawn chair and enjoy a hit movie with friends and family. Movies take place on Saturdays at dusk. This Saturday’s movie is The Lego Movie 2, and will take place at Bob Orach Park (1800 Westgate Rd.)

Naughty Oak: Cornhole Tournament and Brunch w/ El Sabor Latino

June 30 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Naughty Oak Brewing Company, Orcutt, CA, 93455

Come down for bottomless breakfast beers, burritos and Cornhole. We will be serving up our famous Beer-Mimosas, Orcutt Sunrise and Micheladas! Too early to drink? We have nitro cold brew coffee, a specialty nitro cold brew latte, and hot coffee for you. El Sabor Latino Food Truck is preparing delicious breakfast burritos. Cornhole Tournament starts at 10 am sharp. Check-in is from 9:30 to 9:45. 16 teams of 2 will battle it out, throw for throw, in this just-for-fun tourney.…

Free Concerts In The Park: Noach Tangeras

June 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Rotary Centennial Park, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

PLAY, Inc. and The City of Santa Maria Recreation and Parks Department present the 16th annual Free Concerts in the Park Series! Pack a picnic, bring lawn chairs or throw blankets, and enjoy good music and good times with friends and family. Concerts take place at Rotary Centennial Park on Sundays from 1:00pm – 3:00pm. This Sunday’s Concert features Noach Tangeras (Folk/Rock/Blues/Country)!

Free Concerts In The Park: The Molly Ringwald Project

July 4 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sierra Vista Park, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

PLAY, Inc. and The City of Santa Maria Recreation and Parks Department present the 16th annual Free Concerts in the Park Series! Pack a picnic, bring lawn chairs or throw blankets, and enjoy good music and good times with friends and family. This particular concert takes place at Sierra Vista Park on Thursday, July 4th from 6:00pm – 9:00pm. This Sunday’s Concert features The Molly Ringwald Project (80’s Cover Songs)!

Riverbench: Corn Hole Tournament

July 6 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Riverbench Vineyard & Winery, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

Join us in the vineyard for a mildly competitive corn hole tournament Sixteen teams will compete for bragging rights and some great prizes. Everyone gets to enjoy the beautiful summer day out in the vineyard. Each team ticket includes: Entry for two people into the bracketed competition A chilled bottle of Riverbench Rosé of Pinot Noir to enjoy Wine by the bottle and glass will be available for purchase. Pre-ordered tri-tip sandwich tickets are available even if you don’t plan…

Presqu’ile Summer Concerts: Rising Appalachia

July 7 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Presqu’ile Winery, Santa Maria, CA, 93455

Sunday, July 7, 2019 Rising Appalachia Doors at 6 pm (Gate entry for parking at 5:40 pm) No outside food or drink allowed.   No RVs allowed. Food and wine available for purchase Advance Tickets: $25 club / $23 non-club Day of Tickets: $30 Club members may purchase directly from Presqu’ile.  Visit our tasting room, or call 805-937-8110 Non-club tickets through Ticketfly: PURCHASE HERE All Ages.  Kids 10 and Under Are Free. No Dogs Allowed

2019 Santa Barbara County Fair

July 10 - July 14
Santa Maria Fairpark, Santa Maria, CA, 93458

Each year, thousands of visitors attend the Santa Barbara County Fair. The Fair showcases the community’s interests and talents, offering a unique assortment of activities to do and see. From jams and jellies, to pies, photography, homemade quilts and floriculture, the Santa Barbara County Fair provides visitors with an interesting mix of both community oriented and educational fun. The Fair also feature award winning wines, fine art, and plenty of entertainment, including a destruction derby. This agriculturally oriented county fair features the…

Santa Barbara County Fair: Ashanti Concert

July 10 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Santa Maria Fairpark, Santa Maria, CA, 93458

This is your chance to see the Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Live, in Concert on Wednesday, July 10, at 7:30 pm. Ashanti made her mark on the music scene with her self-titled album “Ashanti,” which featured the smash hit “Foolish.” The album took the No. 1 spot on both the Billboard Top 200 and the R&B album charts. Sales of her debut album in its first week set a record for the most albums sold by ANY debut female artist in…

Santa Barbara County Fair: Clay Walker Concert

July 11 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Santa Maria Fairpark, Santa Maria, CA, 93458

Clay Walker performing Live at the Santa Barbara County Fair on Thursday, July 11, 2019! This Concert is FREE with your Paid Admission into the Fair! Certain artists just have an innate sense of what it takes to please an audience. Clay Walker is one of those artists. Whether on stage or in the recording studio, Walker never gives less than a hundred percent. It’s that kind of dedication and God-given talent that have made him one of the most successful country acts of the…

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