Events in Santa Maria Valley

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Great American Melodrama – The Emperor’s New Clothes

April 30 @ 7:00 pm - June 14 @ 11:30 pm
Great American Melodrama, Oceano , CA, 93445

Step into the kingdom of Halfwitania, a faraway land filled with zany characters and big surprises. The Emperor runs the country, but he is so obsessed with clothes that the important affairs of the kingdom are neglected. When he orders a new garment, something goes wrong and the problems with the kingdom are… revealed. The whole family will love this musical re-telling of Hans Christian Anderson’s classic. April 30th – June 14th For show dates, times, and tickets, please visit HERE

Old Orcutt’s First Friday: May

May 1 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Old Town Orcutt, Orcutt, CA

Come out and enjoy an evening in Old Orcutt. Merchants stay open late on the first Friday of the month. Drink, food, and shopping specials.

Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum: 11th Annual Free Family Kite Festival

May 3 @ 12:30 pm
Rotary Centennial Park, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

Join us for a day of family fun at the Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum Free Family Kite Festival on Sunday, May 3, 2020 from 12 – 4 p.m. This annual event, now in its 11th year, will be held at Rotary Centennial Park in Santa Maria, CA. Bring the whole family and enjoy an afternoon of kite flying, live music by the family-friendly band “Birdie”, and amazing eats provided by local food trucks! We will also have a kite…

Santa Maria Civic Theatre: The Full Monty

May 8 @ 7:00 pm - May 24 @ 5:00 pm
Santa Maria Civic Theatre, Santa Maria, CA, 93456

Based on the cult hit film of the same name, The Full Monty, a ten-time Tony Award nominee, is filled with honest affection, engaging melodies and the most highly anticipated closing number of any show. While spying on their wives at a “Girls’ Night Out,” a group of unemployed steelworkers from Buffalo sees how much they enjoy watching male strippers. Jealous, out of work and feeling emasculated, the men come up with a bold and unclothed way to make some…

9th Annual Avila Beach Tequila Festival

May 23 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Avila Beach Resort, Avila Beach, CA, 93424

Come kick off summer in Avila Beach with the 9th Annual Tequila Festival at the Avila Beach Golf Resort. This takes place on Memorial Weekend (Saturday, May 23rd). Live bands soon to be announced! Event is strictly 21+. Please note: – Tequila Tastings will be from 12 – 3 pm ONLY. Arrive early! – There are a limited amount of VIP Tickets available!

Avila Beach Blues Festival 2020

May 24 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Avila Beach Resort, Avila Beach, CA, 93424

This year continues the tradition of the biggest and longest running blues festival on the Central Coast, with top name entertainment against the backdrop of the Pacific Ocean. This is the party that kicks off the outdoor concert season! Artists soon to be announced!

The 35th Annual Classic Car Show at Pismo Beach

May 29 - May 31
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…

Old Orcutt’s First Friday: June

June 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Old Town Orcutt, Orcutt, CA

Come out and enjoy an evening in Old Orcutt. Merchants stay open late on the first Friday of the month. Drink, food, and shopping specials.

Los Olivos Jazz and Olive Festival 2020

June 6 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
La Vinia Campbell Park, Los Olivos, CA, 93441

Spend a Saturday afternoon in the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley, tasting wine from 30 local wineries, listening to world-class, professional jazz musicians, and sampling 30 different olive-themed dishes prepared by local chefs. This event historically sells out early. Don’t wait to be disappointed at the gate!

Great American Melodrama – Butch Cassidy And The Sunburnt Kid

June 18 @ 7:00 pm - September 20 @ 11:30 pm
Great American Melodrama, Oceano , CA, 93445

Yee haw! This gut-busting parody follows the adventures of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid as they change the course of history in Old West. En route to Bolivia, the two outlaws find the perfect hideout in a town where nothing ever happens: Oceano! Here they encounter a host of wacky locals including Dr. Quack, Medicine Woman and one of Butch’s old rivals, saloon owner Deadeye Dawson. Come boo the villain and cheer the hero! June 18th  – September 20th…

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