Events in Santa Maria Valley

Pumpkins In The Park

October 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Dinosaur Caves Park, Pismo Beach, CA, 93449

We are excited to host our Annual “Pumpkins in the Park,” Halloween celebration, on Saturday, October 28, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Dinosaur Caves Park. The event will also include: Pumpkin Decorating for 1st 500 Kids, Food & Beverages, Costume Contest, Games, Crafts & a Bounce House!

Halloween Pumpkin Carving & Painting At Riverbench Winery

October 28 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Riverbench Vineyard & Winery, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

We’re excited to be hosting a day of pumpkin decorating at our vineyard tasting room. Bring only your creativity – we’ve grown hundreds of pumpkins for you to choose from! One pumpkin and decorating supplies included with each ticket. Choose from seating options beginning at 11am or 2pm. Wine by the bottle or glass available throughout the day in the garden. Tastings available inside the tasting room. Tips for a great day: Secure your tickets early – space is limited.…

Free, Family Friendly Monster Mash At The Natural History Museum

October 28 @ 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Natural History Museum, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

Join us at the Natural History Museum for a fun FREE family friendly Monster Mash. Visit with our vendors for a safe trunk or treat. There will be entertainment and refreshments. Enter our pie eating contest, costume contest and submit your pre carved pumpkins for our carved pumpkin contest. Children ages 5 and under, 6 to 9 and 10 to 12. Adults 13 and over. Prizes will be awarded for each costume category in boy and girl costumes: spookiest, funniest…

Young Trick-or-Treaters Afternoon in Old Town Orcutt

October 28 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Old Town Orcutt, Orcutt, CA

Little ghosts and ghouls are invited to enjoy a safe and spirited evening of trick-or-treating in Old Town Orcutt on October 28 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Many business will be handing out candy and treats to costumed children of all ages. A map of participating locations will be published prior to the event. Click here for updates and information.

Waipuna Hawaiian Show

October 28 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Clark Center for the performing arts, Arroyo Grande, CA, 93420

Presented by Nā Mele o ke Kai Hālau Hula, SLO in association with ARTS Obispo Guided by strong musical roots, Kale Hannahs, David Kamakahi and Matthew Sproat have combined their eclectic musical experiences of the past 20 years to form the neo-traditional Hawaiian music group, Waipuna. These Kamehameha graduates pride themselves in respectfully pushing the limits of traditional Hawaiian music while perpetuating the music of their predecessors. The combination of instrumental prowess, strong harmonies, and a passion for music, has…

Cottonwood Canyon Winery’s 4th Annual Halloween Bash

October 28 @ 8:00 pm - October 29 @ 12:00 am
Cottonwood Canyon Winery, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

COTTONWOOD CANYON WINERY’S 4TH ANNUAL HALLOWEEN BASH “Voodoo on the Bayou” Saturday October 28th 2017 8:00 PM- Midnight Featuring Band: BoomBox Heroes This AMAZING, high-energy cover band comes to us from Los Angeles and includes some of the music industry’s top musicians and vocalists from shows such as The Voice, American Idol and The Sing Off! Prepare to DANCE the night away with the Boombox Heroes as they perform chart topping hits from the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and today! – Wine…

Dia de Los Muertos Festival

October 29 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Veterans’ Memorial Community Center, Santa Maria, CA, 93458

Dia de los Muertos is rooted in Hispanic and Central-American traditions, and originated centuries ago with the ancient indigenous Aztecs. They honored the lives of their late family members by creating and decorating beautiful altars with colorful flowers and favorite belongings of the departed. The tradition continued and has become popular in the United States. This free, family-friendly event includes a traditional procession, altar displays, food and arts vendors, crafts and art gallery, live entertainment and much more for the…

Live Music at Ca Del Grevino

November 1 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ca Del Grevino Cafe and Wine Bar, Orcutt, Ca, 93455

Enjoy live music every Wednesday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. featuring a different band/musician each week!

Russian Grand Ballet Presents: Swan Lake

November 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Clark Center for the performing arts, Arroyo Grande, CA, 93420

Presented by: Voice Arts Group One Performance Only! Russian Grand Ballet’s full-length classical production for the first time includes the rarely seen Waltz of the Black Swans, and features Russia’s brightest ballet stars. Odette, a beautiful princess, falls under the spell of an evil sorcerer. Only Prince Siegfried’s devotion can save her. Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake combines pure romanticism and tragedy, in a magical tale of love and deception. The glorious score and gravity-defying choreography have enchanted audiences for over a…

The Lost City of Cecil B. DeMille Movie Screening

November 4 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Former Far Western Tavern, Guadalupe, CA, 93434

The Lost City of Cecil B. DeMille Movie Screening Saturday, November 4th 6:00pm Reception 7:00pm Dinner followed by Movie No Host Bar 50/50 Drawing Dessert Auction $100/per person In 1923, Guadalupe became the home to the biggest set ever built for the most expensive movie ever made. Cecil B. DeMille brought ancient Egypt to the west coast when he constructed the set for his silent epic, The Ten Commandments. When filming concluded, our local ever-changing dunes covered DeMille’s set. After learning…