Wine Country Marathon & Mother’s Day, Oh My!

So much is happening around these parts here in the merry month of May!

So much is happening around these parts here in the merry month of May! For the runner in you, it’s the 12th annual Wine Country Half Marathon crossing the finish line in Solvang on Saturday morning, 5/12/18 (always held on Mother's Day weekend). The race begins at 7am in Santa Ynez and the course winds through Los Olivos and Ballard Canyon before finishing on Copenhagen Drive downtown, followed by a celebratory wine & beer festival in Solvang Park until Noon.

Sunday, 5/13/18 is Mother’s Day, so please remember to remember Mom and celebrate her with some special treats. Here in Solvang, shopping for a gift for Mom (or the Mom-like) person in your life is made pretty simple by choices at 150+ shops, 25+ wine tasting rooms and 35+restaurants. (When in doubt, gift certificates make a great choice!) Be sure to check out all the options here: or better yet, bring Mom for a visit to Solvang—creating lasting memories that you can share year-round!


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Laura Kath

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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."