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…

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…

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…

Old Orcutt’s First Friday: May

May 4
Old Town Orcutt, Orcutt, CA

Join us on the First Friday of the Month when Old Orcutt stays open late. Many of our businesses will have special offers and treats. Drop by and have some fun.

Presqu’ile’s 3rd Annual Tri-Tip Cook-Off

May 5 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Presqu’ile Winery, Santa Maria, CA, 93455

Saturday, May 5, 2018 11:30 am to 2 pm Presqu’ile Tasting Room $15 club members / $25 non-club Our 3rd annual tri-tip cook-off will feature a stellar lineup of top culinary talents, including Whiskey Bent, Ol’ Skool BBQ, Valle Fresh, BBQ in the Stix, and TR Payne’s Red Oak BBQ!  Manning the grills in our beautiful al fresco setting, each will prepare their own inspired take on tri-tip for our guests and a panel of distinguished culinary judges.  Your ticket includes…

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!

Old Orcutt’s First Friday: June

June 1
Old Town Orcutt, Orcutt, CA

Join us on the First Friday of the Month when Old Orcutt stays open late. Many of our businesses will have special offers and treats. Drop by and have some fun.

Old Orcutt’s First Friday: July

July 6
Old Town Orcutt, Orcutt, CA

Join us on the First Friday of the Month when Old Orcutt stays open late. Many of our businesses will have special offers and treats. Drop by and have some fun.