Food & Drink 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…

Costa de Oro: Friday night wine down

April 12 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Costa De Oro Winery, Santa maria, CA, 93454

Live Music by Sweet T’s One Man Caravan! Food and Wine from 5-8 pm. Dinner available for purchase for $13 per plate. Come enjoy wines by the glass or bottle in our lounge area with friends at CDO winery!costac

Naughty Oak: Different Strings and Valle Fresh Tacos

April 12 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Naughty Oak Brewing Company, Orcutt, CA, 93455

Different Strings is back and playing from 7 to 10. Valle Fresh always brings the best Tacos! Come eat from 5:30 to 8:30.

Blast 825 Brewery: Ynana Rose & Dj Ikonix

April 12 @ 6:30 pm - April 13 @ 1:00 am
Blast 825 Brewery, Orcutt, CA, 93455

Award-winning singer/songwriter Ynana Rose (pronounced “Yuh-nah-nah’) Rose will be playing from 6:30pm – 9:30pm. Come out and listen to her contemporary folk, honky-tonk country, gypsy jazz and porch-stomping Americana sounds. After, DJ Ikonix will be kicking off some spring break beats from 10:00pm – 1:00am. Ikonix will keep you dancing all night long with your favorite songs.

Riverbench Winery: Vineyard Painting Class in the Garden

April 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Riverbench Vineyard & Winery, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

Join Wine & Design for a beautiful afternoon of painting in the garden at Riverbench Winery on the 13th of April from 1-3pm. No experience needed – A professional artist will be instructing the class step by step through this unique process and experience. Inspired from the master French impressionist painters such as Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir and in the french style of “plein air” painting, we will paint what we see! We will be providing all materials necessary for you to create…

Cottonwood Canyon: Salsa Lessons by the Caves

April 13 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cottonwood Canyon Winery, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

Dance lessons at Cottonwood Canyon Winery! Have fun learning how to salsa with professional dance instructor Liliana Graham! Sign up today! No partner necessary. All Ages Welcome! Tickets may be purchased HERE

Blast 825 Brewery: Randy LeDune and Joe Daddy & The Sumthings

April 13 @ 6:30 pm - April 14 @ 1:00 am

Come out to Blast 825 Brewery, for great live music, great staff, food, brews and bring your smiles. Randy will be playing your tunes for you from 6:30pm – 9:30pm. Lets make some memories! Rockin ’90s tunes plus a lil’ sumthin’ for every taste! Joe Daddy & The Sumthings will satisfy your thirst for rock from 10:00pm -1:00amj

FOXEN Second Sundays – Live Music and Food Truck

April 14 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
FOXEN, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

Every second Sunday of every month, we will have live music and a food truck on property from 12:30pm-3:30pm. This Second Sunday will feature live music by Bradley Tyson, and Fire and Wine will be serving up some delicious wood fired pizzas available for purchase. For more information contact our Events Coordinator, Micaela Buchanan at

Presqu’ile: An Afternoon With the Shorty Foundation Performers

April 14 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Presqu’ile Winery, Santa Maria, CA, 93455

We are pleased to be featuring students from New Orleans’ Trombone Shorty Foundation live in the Presqu’ile tasting room! The Trombone Shorty Foundation’s mission is to inspire the next generation of talented, yet underserved musicians through music education, instruction, mentorship, and performance. By honoring the New Orleans tradition of “playing it forward” from the earliest jazz legends onward, the foundation seeks to preserve and perpetuate the musical heritage of a city where music is everything.

Riverbench Vineyard Easter Egg Hunt

April 19 @ 11:00 am - April 20 @ 4:00 pm
Riverbench Vineyard & Winery, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

Our Easter Egg Hunt has become very popular since we started hosting the annual event in 2008. Over 2,000 eggs are hidden in the garden surrounding our vineyard tasting room in the Santa Maria Valley. The eggs are filled with candy for the kids and some special prizes for their parents, including coupons for Riverbench hats, shirts and hoodies. Bring your little ones and take in the festivities while sipping on your favorite Riverbench wines and enjoy a picnic lunch from local food…

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