2018 Solvang Julefest Begins!

Are you ready? Mark your calendar! It’s the start of 2018 Solvang Julefest on Saturday, December 1st (Say Yule-fest and you’ll sound like a native)!

Are you ready? Mark your calendar! It’s the start of 2018 Solvang Julefest (Say Yule-fest and you’ll sound like a native!). Solvang, named by MSN.com as one of the "50 Best Christmas Towns in All 50 States" and “America’s 50 Most Charming Small Towns for the Holidays” as well as Time Magazine’s “Most Christmassy Towns in America” will sparkle again from December 1, 2018 through January 6, 2019. This year features the return of the popular Free Candlelight Tours and the addition of new VIP Candlelight Tours (12/1, 12/8, 12/15, 12/22).

More 2018 Solvang Julefest highlights include the Free Visits with Santa “Julemanden” in Solvang Park (12/1, 12/7, 12/8, 12/15, 12/22); free Nisse Adventure treasure hunt (12/1/18-1/6/19); Community Tree-lighting Ceremony (12/7), Julefest Parade (12/8); Shop, Mingle & Jingle Weekends; Wine & Beer Walk “Skål Stroll!” (12/15-16); and free Live Nativity Pageant (12/15); and concluding with the Christmas Tree Burn Safety Demo (1/4/19).

Especially with FREE parking throughout the village, the incredible variety of more than 150 one-of-a-kind boutiques and specialty shops makes Solvang a perfect destination to create holiday memories. All Solvang Julefest events are open to the public with FREE admission (except Julefest Wine & Beer Walk & VIP Candlelight Tours). For more info, please call 805-688-6144; stop by the Solvang Visitors Center at 1639 Copenhagen Drive (open daily 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) or getyou’re your holiday happening details here!