History Events in Santa Maria Valley

58th Annual Old Town Orcutt Christmas Parade

December 14 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Old Town Orcutt, Orcutt, CA

The Old Town Orcutt Christmas Parade has been a holiday favorite since 1961.  Started by the volunteer fire department, the parade remains a small town afternoon event.  You’ll see kids, dogs, floats, animals, cars, bands and our special guest Santa.  Join us on the second Saturday of December at high noon as we celebrate Christmas the Old Town Orcutt way. The Parade starts promptly at Noon on December 14th, and is a Rain or Shine event.

The 35th Annual Classic Car Show at Pismo Beach

May 28, 2020 - May 31, 2020
Pismo Beach Pier, Pismo Beach, CA, 93449

Each year, The Classic at Pismo Beach attracts people and cars from all over the United States, with some coming from as far away as Alaska and even Australia. Big 18-wheelers show up from companies like CarQuest Auto Parts, Mother’s Polish, GM Performance, Ford Motor Co., Budweiser, and many more. The show began in the early 80’s and continues to attract the hottest classic cars each year to this tiny, serene central coast city. Every summer, cars line the streets of this little beach town where spectators enjoy…

16th Annual Wheels ‘N Windmills Car Show

August 22, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Downtown Solvang, Solvang, CA, 93463

The 16th annual Wheels ‘N Windmills Car Show takes over Copenhagen Drive in Solvang from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 22nd! Over 300 cars will be on display for a weekend of camaraderie and charitable activities that is expected to draw 10,000 to 15,000 car enthusiasts. From classics to hot rods and special interest vehicles, the show brings the best of the best. There are also vendor booths, live music and giveaways.

84th Annual Solvang Danish Days

September 17, 2020 - September 20, 2020
Downtown Solvang, Solvang, CA, 93463

“Solvang Danish Days,” celebrates its 84th anniversary in 202- with a 3-day event weekend line-up, Friday through Sunday, September 18 through 20. Solvang Danish Days 2020 will once again provide attendees with a total Danish immersion experience while helping to preserve Solvang’s authentic Danish heritage Solvang Danish Days continues to expand upon its varied activities melding more modern Danish practices with traditional ways, yet still exemplifying everything Danish. The weekend’s numerous offerings, encompassing activities for all ages, range from fan-favorite…

Los Alamos Old Days 2020

September 24, 2020 - September 28, 2020

The Los Alamos Old Days Celebration honors and preserves the town’s authentic Western heritage. Highlights of the weekend celebration include free entertainment, two-day Peddlers Mart, and Sunday morning’s Greatest Little Small Town Parade! Schedule of events to be announced!

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