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Calendar of Events

Dec 6 2014

Julefest Parade

Traditional Danish Julefest Parade through Solvang.… More»

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Group Reservations Solvang

Group Reservations Solvang

Bring your group to Santa Ynez Valley Wine Country. Solvang, ideally suited for weddings, reunions a... more »

Danish Days Celebration

Solvang Danish Days button 2013

Join us for Danish Days to celebrate the history of Solvang, enjoy Danish-style hospitality and reco... more »

Taste of Solvang

Taste of Solvang logo

The annual “Taste of Solvang” Food + Wine + Fun offers a showcase of delectable desserts, a “walking... more »

Shops along Alisal Road

Shops in Solvang

Delightful shops offer imported European wares: porcelain, iron work, leather, linens, and handicrafts. more »

Hotels, Solvang, CA, USA

Where to Stay

From quaint inns to full-service hotels, a hearty welcome awaits you at our lodging establishments. They are ideal starting points for outings th... more »

Wine Glass

Wine Country

Solvang, CA, has more than ten wine tasting rooms and there are 100+ wineries in the Santa Ynez Valley. more »


Julefest Celebration in Solvang - 2014

Please scroll down the page to see the wonderful events planned for Julefest.
Check back often as we are in the planning stages for more new events this year!

Julefest Parade Application

Sponsorship Opportunities
for Solvang Businesses

Sponsored by
Solvang Conference & Visitors Bureau
and the City of Solvang City of Solvang logo


 Additional Sponsors

 Montecito Banki & Trust

 Solvang Julefest Events & Tickets

- Advanced ticket purchases highly recommended.

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Holiday Wine Walk - Saturday & Sunday, December 13th & 14th .
Buy Julefest Wine Tickets Here

The Solvang Holiday Wine Walk features 13 wine tasting rooms.

Julefest Tree Display creates a kaleidoscope of decorated foliage throughout the village of Solvang. Live fir trees ranging from 5-9 feet tall in festive containers brighten Solvang during this holiday season.

Check our calendar of events also for more Julefest happenings dates and times.

 Delightful Julefest Tree Lighting Ceremony Solvang Park, December 5, 2014, 5 PM. FREE
Come early for seating.

 Julefest Parade in Solvang, December 6, 2014, 11 AM.

Santa Visits

Saturday, Dec. 6 - Santa Brent - 12:30pm - 4:30pm
Sunday, Dec. 7 - Santa Butch - 11am - 2pm
Saturday, Dec. 13 - Santa True - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday, Dec. 14 - Santa True - 11:00am - 2:00pm

Julefest Evening in Solvang CA

Solvang Park in Downtown Solvang will transform into a Winter Wonderland with lots of  activities.

Fun for the entire family!

Nativity Pageant

Saturday, December 13th

The “Christmas Story” comes to life in the Nativity Pageant at the outdoor Solvang Festival Theater (420 Second Street).  Enjoy a choir, actors in traditional costumes, and live animals on stage. There are two FREE performances at 5pm and 7pm, with seating on a first come, first entertained basis.


Holiday Wine Walk - Saturday & Sunday, December 13th & 14th .
Buy Julefest Wine Tickets Here

The Solvang Holiday Wine Walk features 13 wine tasting rooms.

In the unlikely event of rain, performances will be held at an alternate location.

Check out our Holiday Open Houses in Solvang, more information coming soon!  Lots of great Christmas gifts and goodies. 

Annual Christmas Tree Burn

Friday, January 9, 2015, 5 - 7 PM

Solvang’s Annual Christmas Tree Burn brought to you by the Solvang Parks & Recreation Department, happens in the fields of Old Mission Santa Inés, 1760 Mission Drive. The Annual burn, supervised by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department is one of the largest fire safety demonstrations and community gatherings on California's Central Coast. All area residents are invited to bring their tree (stands & ornaments must be removed) to the burn pile between January 5-8, 2015; Please contact the Solvang Parks & Recreation for more information, call 805-688-5575.