With our close proximity to the coast, ocean breezes and fog help to cool the sun’s warm rays. This often makes for comfortable weather year-round.
Things to Do in Santa Maria Valley
Vandenberg Air Force Base
Vandenberg Air Force Base offers monthly visits to the Vandenberg Space and Missile Heritage Center on the third Tuesday of each month—pulling together the history of Space Launch Complex-1o and the all west-coast launch programs as it tells the story of the critical role Vandenberg plays in launching commercial, national security and scientific polar-orbiting satellites.
Valley Art Gallery
The Valley Arts Gallery is the location where artists from many backgrounds from the Santa Maria area are able to exhibit their artistry. Enjoy work from local artists at one of their featured artists shows, or participate in one of their many art classes for people of all ages.
Located off Highway 101 at E. Betteravia Rd. behind Pappy’s restaurant, Darensberries are available from February through October. DB Specialty Farms, also known as Darensberries, produce some of the Santa Maria Valley’s best strawberries. With 700 acres of berries galore, Darensberries are consistently rated the top quality in the entire industry.
Santa Maria Downtown Fridays
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, […]
Santa Maria Valley Wine Trolley 2019
This is weekend wine tasting #SantaMariaStyle The Wine Trolley has returned! Hit the road and explore all you can do in and around Santa Maria Valley. You’ll find it’s the perfect home base, where you can eat, drink and do more for less. Starting Mother’s Day weekend, explore our amazing local wineries and tasting rooms […]
PCPA: Million Dollar Quartet
The Tony Award Winning musical is set on December 4, 1956, when an extraordinary twist of fate brought young Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, and Carl Perkins together at Sun Records in Memphis for what would be one of the greatest jam sessions ever. Million Dollar Quartet brings that legendary December night to life with […]
Great American Melodrama - Pappa Pia
June 20 – September 21 Mamma Mia, here we go again! This hilarious send up one of the world’s most popular musicals is set at the Pismo Pier. It’s the sunny and funny tale of a daughter’s quest to discover her true identity and uncover a secret buried in her family’s past. Featuring some of […]