Annual Friends BBQ and Open House at the SMVRR on August 20, 2022

The Santa Maria Valley Railroad will be hosting their annual Open House and BBQ for members of Friends of the Santa Maria Valley Railroad on Saturday, August 20, 2022 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. A slate of tours and demonstrations are planned along with our popular Santa Maria style tri-tip and chicken BBQ lunch. Also the company store will be open with SMVRR apparel and unique railroad items for sale.

Come see our newest locomotive, former Fillmore and Western Railway's 3501, featured in movies and TV programs through the years while operating at the Fillmore and Western Railway.
See a live demonstration of our Mark II tamper.

Tickets are $25.00 per person and can be purchased online (at left)
or mail a check to: P.O. Box 1031, Santa Maria, CA 93456-1031.

Tickets must be purchased in advance by Friday September 12, 2022. Membership in Friends is required. Since this is a working railroad yard and shops, closed toe shoes are required.