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…

Riverbench Easter Egg Hunt

March 31 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Riverbench Vineyard & Winery, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

Vineyard views and a restored 1920s Craftsman-style house compose the setting for Santa Maria Valley’s egg hunt extravaganza taking place at Riverbench Vineyard & Winery on March 31 at 11 a.m. Children ages seven and younger are invited to hunt for eggs at 11 a.m., and all ages are invited to join in the second hunt at 2 p.m. The plastic eggs will be filled with candy as well as some “special” prizes for parents, too, such as coupons for…

Los Flores Ranch: Moonlight Hike

March 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Los Flores Ranch Park, Santa Maria, CA, 93455

Join us for the end of March Moonlight Hike! Take a Docent led hike into the sunset, then let the moonlight reveal your path and discover the magic of nature at night at Los Flores Ranch Park! Plan to hike out 6:30 sharp. Please arrive a little early to sign in. 2 Hikes Offered: Moderate (Family Friendly with some incline)-2 miles roundtrip Advanced/Moderate (Inclines w/Steep Incline)-4 miles roundtrip Meet at Los Flores Ranch Park, 6271 Dominion Rd. FOLLOW SIGNS FOR…

Old Orcutt’s First Friday: April

April 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.

Cnagy: April First Friday: Recipe Swap

April 6 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cnagy, Orcutt, CA, 93455

Friday, April 06, 2018 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm cnagy tasting room Join us on April 6 for a recipe swap! Enjoy a glass of wine sparkling juice, or sparkling water while sharing your favorite passed-down recipes with your neighbors and friends. Receive and take home recipes to pair with your favorite cnagy wines.

Metalachi Rocks Orcutt CA: Rooney’s Irish Pub

April 7 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Rooney’s Irish Pub, Orcutt, CA, 93455

When: Saturday April 7th @8:00pm – 12:00am Where: Rooney’s Irish Pub  

FOXEN Second Sundays – Live Music and Food Truck

April 8 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Foxen, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

Sunday April 08, 2018 at 12:30PM to 3:30PM Every second Sunday of every month, we will have live music and a food truck on property from 12:30pm-3:30pm. This “FOXEN Second Sunday” will feature live music by Clark Street Boys, and Fire and Wine will have delicious wood fired pizzas available for purchase. For more information contact our Events Coordinator, Micaela Buchanan at

Free Outside in Nature Play Days

April 14 @ 7:30 am - 11:00 am
Los Flores Ranch Park, Santa Maria, CA, 93455

On the third Saturday of the month between March and November, from 8:30 a.m.-noon, you and your family will enjoy outdoor education about wild and domestic animals and unique plant species in an interactive learning environment. Activities include interpretive nature walks, hands-on projects, guest speakers, orienteering, geocaching and more. Free transportation is available from Abel Maldonado Community Youth Center located at 600 S. McClelland St. in Santa Maria. Shuttle reservations are required.

Free Family Kite Festival

April 15 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rotary Centennial Park, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

Last year, thanks to your our sponsors, the DISCOVERY MUSEUM FREE FAMILY KITE FESTIVAL brought over 2,000 young people and their families from all over the Central Coast together for an unforgettable quality outdoor family experience.  This year’s 9th annual event will be held Sunday, April 15th, from noon to 4 p.m. at Santa Maria’s Rotary Centennial Park, and we hope you will join us again in making this highly anticipated FREE community festival possible!

Santa Maria BBQ Festival

April 21 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pioneer Park, Santa Maria, CA, 93455

It’s back and it’s bigger than last year with more BBQ, more beers and more activities. For your enjoyment the 2nd Annual Santa Maria BBQ Festival will be held on Saturday April 21st.This event is a fundraising festival held at Pioneer Park located in Santa Maria, and will benefit our local Kiwanis for Kids Scholarship program. It will be an event for all ages and will allow us to showcase our flavorful and unique style of Santa Maria BBQ. Children…