Events in Santa Maria Valley

Strawberry Festival

April 28 @ 11:00 am - April 30 @ 10:00 pm
Santa Maria Fairpark, Santa Maria, CA, 93458

The Santa Maria Valley Strawberry Festival kicks of the valley’s Strawberry Season, supports our local agriculture and encourages the healthy indulgence of strawberries, all in a fun filled, three day weekend community event. We showcase local talent, and offer a wide variety of interesting things to do and see. With your paid admission enjoy a variety of FREE attractions, everything from cooking demonstrations to educational and wildlife exhibits, FREE. Naturally, we also feature FREE* strawberry tasting and desert eating contests.…

Yoga in the Vineyard

April 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Riverbench Vineyard & Winery, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

Start your morning with a yoga practice in our peaceful garden surrounded by the Riverbench Vineyard. A 60-minute class taught by yoga instructor, Lori Anderson is suitable for all levels and ages. The session will be followed by a glass of sparkling wine. Must be 21 or over to wine taste. Yoga mats will be provided if requested and we ask that you arrive 10 minutes early. Class will start promptly at 10am. Lori has been teaching yoga on the…

First Friday in Old Orcutt

May 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Old Town Orcutt, Orcutt, CA

Come to Old Orcutt and enjoy First Friday! Many of the merchants will be staying open late and offering activities, sales, and specials. Check out our Facebook Event for this month’s specials.   Old Town Orcutt  

Cinco de Mayo Party

May 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ca’ Del Grevino Estate’s outdoor amphitheater, Orcutt, CA, 93455

Friday, May 5th. This event will be open to the public. We will have our estate wines, local beer, and margaritas for sale. We will have our house chef prepare tacos and nachos and a live band and DJ will be playing classic Spanish style music. Cover Charge $15.  

Run/Walk for Mental Health

May 6
Waller Park, Orcutt, CA, 93455

Waller County Park is located at the south end of Santa Maria just north of Skyway Drive. From the Orcutt Expressway you may enter the park via Goodwin Road, or by turning onto Waller Lane, and immediately onto Frontage Road.The Run/Walk for Mental Health takes place a point-to-point course during the peak of Spring. It starts on the north end of Waller Park, starting at area #7, proceeds on paved terrain alongside the beautiful trees, to the Santa Maria Valley…

Chumash Classic Car Show & Shine

May 6 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Chumash Tribal Hall, Santa Ynez, CA, 93460

The Classic Car Show and Shine has reached full capacity for both vendors and vehicles! We have 50+ classic car entries ready to go for May 06, 2017. Trophies have been provided and will be given. There have also been t-shirts made for each of the entries. We are accepting stand-by classic car entries, so get those registration forms in. Remember, there are no entry fees. We are looking forward to seeing each of you at the event. We would…

Spring 2017 Pottery Sale

May 6 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Allan Hancock College, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

Saturday, May 6, 2017 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, held on the Santa Maria campus in room G106. With Mother’s Day right around the corner guest can shop for unique, hand-made gifts at Allan Hancock College’s annual spring pottery sale. Have a birthday to attend? Give that person something special with a one-of-a-kind piece of artwork. This year’s sale will feature works from students and faculty in the ceramic arts program, unique jewelry pieces from the jewelry, beading, and silversmithing…

Buellton Brew Fest 2017

May 6 @ 11:30 am - 4:30 pm
RiverView Park, Buellton, CA, 93427

Kick off the Central Coast’s Beer Festival season with our fifth annual Buellton Brew Fest on Saturday, May 6th. It will feature over 50 breweries, wineries, ciders and spirits, along with live entertainment, including The Caverns, OutOfTheBlue, and Dj Hecktik! The Buellton Brew Fest takes place at River View Park on Saturday, May 6th, 2017 from 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Our special VIP Session ($55) allows you to enter an hour early (11:30 a.m.) and sample beers that will…

May 7 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Riverbench Vineyard & Winery, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

Wine tasting, delicious food, bocce ball and horse shoes. Sundays just got a little bit better out at Riverbench Vineyard. Bring-Your-Own-Blanket Sundays at Riverbench features food trucks and a special “blanket-side” wine menu. This week, Javed Kabab Paradise food truck will be offering a variety of Palistani and Indian fusion food such as beef kabab naan wraps and specialty burgers. Bring your picnic blanket, relax and enjoy the sunshine. — Food is available for purchase directly from the food truck…

FREE Docent-Led Nature Walks

May 13 @ 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  

Win a $2,500 getaway for four!

Grab some good friends or bring the family together and head to Santa Maria Valley for a weekend of unscripted fun. We like to keep things authentic, so your trip will be built just for you. Choose to enter a Friends/Family getaway package or enter to win a special trip to the 74th annual Santa Maria Elks Rodeo June 1-4, 2017.

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