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Food  |  Wine  |  Fun
Food  |  Wine  |  Fun

Taste of Solvang

Join us Wednesday-Sunday, March 14-18, 2018 for a unique experiential culinary weekend featuring Solvang farmers, chefs, bakers, winemakers, brewers, distillers, and artisans showcasing the bounty of Santa Barbara wine country set amidst our quaint Danish town.

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26th Annual Taste of Solvang


Taste your way through dozens of restaurants, cafes, bakeries, and wine and beer tasting rooms while you explore our authentic architecture, thatched roof cottages, old-world craftsmanship, traditional windmills and rich Danish heritage. From farm-to-table, rustic wine country cuisine to New American and modern Danish fare, to iconic sweets and award-winning beers, spirits and world-class wines, Taste of Solvang offers something for everyone!

Sponsored by City of Solvang  and Visit the Santa Ynez Valley.

Schedule of Events | March 14-18, 2018

Hurry! Get your tickets and hotel reservations today!  Events and hotels may sell out. All events may be purchased separately.

Farmers Market Dinner:

Join us for this brand new family friendly farm-to-table event in downtown Solvang during the weekly farmers market. Featuring in-season ingredients grown and raised by our farmers and prepared by local Chef David Cecchini of Cecco Restaurant and Fresco Valley Cafe. Peruse the farmers market, enjoy a seasonal dinner al fresco at communal tables and dance the evening away to Bryan Titus Trio. Proceeds benefit Veggie Rescue. Includes hearty seasonal stew and small bites. BYOB wine or beer.                                                                             
Located at Solvang Park, Corner of Mission Drive and First Street, Solvang

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Taste of Solvang Weekend Passport 

When: March 14-18, 2018

Enjoy VIP 6:30pm Early Entry to Opening Night Sip + Savor. Includes access to all three events, souvenir wine glass and tote. (Must be 21 years of age to participate in the Wine & Beer Walk. Limited to 3 pours per location.)                   
Opening Night located at Solvang Veteran's Memorial Hall, 1745 Mission Dr, Solvang. 

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Opening Night: Sip + Savor 

When: Friday, March 16th from 7 PM - 9 PM
Where: Solvang Veterans Memorial Hall

Featuring 25 of Solvang's best chefs, bakers, caterers, winemakers, brewers, distillers and artisans presenting a smorgasbord of locally-inspired savory and sweet bites, wine, beer and cocktails.

Located at Solvang Veteran's Memorial Hall, 1745 Mission Dr, Solvang

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Solvang "Tasting Trail"

When: Saturday, March 17th from 11 AM - 4 PM

Discover Solvang’s many unique boutiques, eateries and other intriguing merchants, while sampling from 30+ participating businesses’ delightful delicacies and tasty offerings. Includes bite-size tastings at each tasting stop and select discounts on purchases. The Tasting Trail overlaps with the Wine & Beer Walk, so attendees may simultaneously take part in both food and beverage experiences.

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Solvang Wine & Beer Walk

When: Saturday, March 17th from 2 PM - 7 PM and Sunday, March 18th from 12 PM - 4 PM

Enjoy complimentary tastings from 15+ participating wineries, breweries and wine and beer bars on this popular 2-day stroll through Solvang Village. Includes select "Taste of Solvang tastings" at each tasting stop and commemorative tasting glass. Taste of Solvang wine/beer tasting menu and options vary by location. (Must be 21 years of age to participate in the Wine & Beer Walk. Limited to 3 pours per location.) 

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Danish Sunday Brunch with Bottomless Mimosa or Bloody Mary Bar or Bottomless Coffee*

When: Sunday, March 18th 11 AM - 2 PM

Join us for a seasonal Danish brunch hosted by Solvang’s best farm-to-table catering company, K’Syrah Catering & Events. 

Includes passed pork belly bites with real maple syrup and mini yogurt parfaits with sweet balsamic reduction, brunch buffet featuring local danishes and breads with whipped cream cheese and house made jams, organic field greens salad with Solvang Olive Co. citrus vinaigrette, homestyle breakfast potatoes with farmers market vegetables, house made Danish sausages, scrambled eggs with sautéed squash, house cured and smoked lox with goat cheese mousse, pickled red onion, fried capers and micro greens on Solvang everything bagels, ‘Aeeggkage’ Danish style mini egg frittatas with cartelized onions and gruyere. 

Choose from EITHER bottomless Farmers Market mimosas OR bottomless "Build-Your-Own Bloody Mary Bar" featuring American Star Vodka from Ascendant Spirits OR bottomless coffee. 

*If you prefer to skip the alcohol or are less than 21 years of age, please select the “Sunday Brunch w/ Bottomless Coffee, Tea & Soda Bar ” ticket.   

Located at K'Syrah Catering & Events, 478 4th Pl, Solvang

*Brunch not included in Weekend Pass or VIP Packages. Space is limited; reservations are required. 

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Questions? Please email for further information. Events are rain or shine; all tickets are non-refundable. Events are tentative and subject to change.