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Sep 19 2014

78th Annual Danish Days Weekend

Velkommen! Parades, entertainment and more! Danish and US… More»

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Shops along Alisal Road

Shops along Alisal Road

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

Wine Tasting Rooms in Solvang

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Area wineries welcome visitors year-round either at the winery or in tasting rooms located throughou... more »

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With more than 300 days of sunshine a year, rolling hills with fruitful vineyards, grassy, wild flo... more »

Danish Days Celebration

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

22nd Annual Taste of Solvang, March 12 -16, 2014

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Taste of Solvang Events
March 12-16, 2014 

Take a culinary journey through Solvang where the wine meets the food. In its 22nd year, The Taste of Solvang has become a top destination event for wine and food lovers alike. Featuring something for everyone from Rustic Italian, to New American, Japanese, Award-Winning Breweries, World Class Wineries, and Farm-to-Table Chefs; the Taste of Solvang offers a menu of events that is sure to please!

Below is a tentative schedule and subject to change, so check back often for more updated details. Advance ticket purchases are highly recommended.

Wednesday, March 12

Chef Walk

The popular Chef Walk & Demo is back for another year.  Join the best Chefs in Solvang as they make their weekly trip through the Solvang Farmer’s Market!  Past Chefs have included David Ceccini of Cecco’s Ristorante, Master Chef Norbert Schulz of the Mirabelle Inn, and Chef Heather Rae Hovey of Hadsten House. Stay tuned for 2014's Line-up.

Friday, March 14  7 - 9 PM

Sweets & Swing - a la carte ticket price: $25 

Dessert is taken very seriously in Solvang; with a Village full of Chocolatiers, and Bakers it is hard not to.  The extremely popular Dessert Reception is back with a new name, Sweets & Swing, with over 20 different confections for your sweet, sampling delight! Join us for an evening celebrating all that is sweet about Solvang, as you tap your toes to live jazz and sip on locally produced sparkling wine.

Saturday, March 15, 11 - 4 PM

Grand Tasting (formerly Walking Smorgaasbord) - a la carte ticket price: $35

Some of the best food in the Santa Ynez Valley is made right here in Solvang! Hob nob with your foodie friends, and our World-Class Chefs at the newly redesigned Grand Tasting. Over 40 restaurants will be on hand sampling the best of the area for your culinary enjoyment. 

Saturday, March 15 from 5 - 8 PM & Sunday, March 16 from 11 AM - 4 PM

Solvang Beer & Wine Walk - a la carte Ticket Price: $40 for 2 day Pass includes Souvenir Wine Glass

Take a break from your culinary pursuits at Taste of Solvang and get out for a stroll in the Village! Get to know our Wineries, Breweries, and Wine Bars that specialize in locally made boutique wines and craft beer. The Solvang Wine & Beer Walk is one of Taste of Solvangs most beloved events, and a great way to discover new spots you'll love!

All events may be purchased a la carte or in a package.

PassportWeekend: $85 includes tickets to Sweets & Swing, Solvang Wine & Beer Walk, Grand Tasting. Includes Souvenir Wine Glass, Wine Charm, and Souvenir Tote.

Saturday, March 15 6 - 9 PM - a la Carte Price: $120 includes Shuttle to/from Solvang Park

Farm to Fork with Chef Budi - A la carte Price: $120 includes Shuttle to/from Solvang Park

Spend an intimate evening dining family style, as the incomparable Chef Budi Kazali takes you through a four course wine paired dinner utilizing ingredients sourced only from Solvang's local producers! Chef Budi Kazali, is the owner of the gorgeous Ballard Inn, and host of The Inn Crowd.  His cuisine has been featured in publications including Food and Wine, The Wine Spectator, and Central Coast Magazine. Chef Kazali is locally and nationally known for his culinary prowess.

VIP Passport Weekend

All events may be purchased a la carte or in a package. 

VIP Passport Weekend: $185 includes tickets to Sweets & Swing, Solvang Wine & Beer Walk, Grand Tasting, and Farm to Farm Experience with Chef Budi. Includes Souvenir Wine Glass, Wine Charm, and Souvenir Tote.

Purchase your tickets by visiting our ticket page.


Advance ticket purchases are highly recommended.

Prices subject to change without notice.

Rain or Shine Event! No refunds!

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