Wine & Beer Walk "Skål Stroll" & Gløgg Contest Is This Weekend

Julefest Wine & Beer Walk Skål Stroll & Gløgg Contest Is This Weekend—Plus So Many More Festive Activities!

Time for some holiday spirit (so to speak) with the Julefest Wine & Beer Walk Skål Stroll plus Gløgg Contest this weekend! It’s cheer-fully happening this year on Saturday, December 15 and Sunday, December 16, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. both days. You can stroll about downtown and sip local wines and beers from 18 tasting rooms—plus taste Gløgg (mulled wine) recipes at many of the stops, then vote for your favorite. Tickets are only $45 per person for the 2-day passport including a souvenir wine glass (you must be 21 years+ naturally for this adult activity). It’s such an incredible value! Tickets are going fast, so purchase yours online now!

Julefest (pronounced Yule-fest, Danish for Christmas Fest) has so many activities including the Nativity Pageant (Saturday, 12/15/18, at 5pm and 7pm at Solvang Festival Theater--free admission for live show with choir); free visits with Santa in Solvang Park on 12/15 & 12/22,  plus Shop, Mingle & Jingle retail therapy at over 150 independent boutiques and stores.  Don’t miss the free Nisse Adventure treasure hunt (thru 1/6/19, get your free map at the Visitors Center); Free Candlelight Tours (12/15 & 22 at 5:30pm in Solvang Park); Shop, Mingle & Jingle Weekends with free live entertainment; and concluding with the Christmas Tree Burn Safety Demo at Old Mission Santa Ines (1/4/19). All Solvang Julefest events are open to the public with FREE admission (except Julefest Wine & Beer Walk). 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 visit

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Laura is an author of 19 non-fiction books including Fun with the Family in Southern California. She has lived in the "Golden State" since 1985 and has had her own marketing consulting firm since 1989. Laura proudly serves as the Media Relations Director of Solvang Conference & Visitors Bureau and resident blogger for the Santa Ynez Valley community known as "California's Denmark."