Santa Maria Strawberry Festival

Agriculture is a big part of life in the Santa Maria Valley. While various crops are grown in the region, perhaps none are more well known and celebrated than the Santa Maria Strawberry. Throw in the world famous Santa Maria Tri-Tip and sweet meets savory in BBQ country. Each spring locals and visitors alike make their way to the Santa Maria Strawberry Festival for a weekend of music, strawberry varietal tasting, strawberry desserts, cooking demonstrations, wild rides and old-fashioned carnival entertainment. The Santa Maria Strawberry Festival offers something for everybody! Viewers of this video might also enjoy the Lompoc Flower Festival & Parade.