COVID-19 & THE CITY OF SOLVANG

The City of Solvang Welcomes You. The health and wellbeing of our visitors and our residents is our top priority. Please visit responsibly.

All of Santa Barbara County, including Solvang, is now open for leisure travel in accordance with the Santa Barbara County Health Department. Leisure travelers are permitted to enjoy Solvang's hotels, restaurants, wine tasting rooms, art galleries, and outdoor recreation. Please note that individual businesses may open on their own schedules.

What You Need to Know Before You Arrive
All visitors are asked to please observe safety protocols including: 

  • face coverings while out in public, and especially indoors, are required
  • maintain social distancing of at least 6 feet
  • employ frequent handwashing and hand sanitizing
  • stay home if feeling ill
  • please bring your patience. Enforcing new protocols and cleaning is taking a bit longer than usual. 

Lodging
The majority of Solvang's hotels and inns are now open for guests. Please contact individual hotels for additional information and questions. Solvang's hoteliers have implemented Clean & Safe Commitment protocols to ensure the highest level of safety for our visitors, employees and residents.

Restaurants
Restaurants can now open for takeout or delivery services with safety protocols in place. Restaurants may require guests to wear masks upon entering and while being seated. Additionally, some restaurants have expanded outdoor seating experiences to accommodate more guests. Contact individual restaurants for additional informan and questions. Due to the Health Order made on July 2, 2020 by the Health Officer of Santa Barbara County, restaurants are not open for dine-in.

Shopping/Art Galleries
Some Retail shops and art galleries are open for walk-in customers with safety protocols in place. Visitors must wear a facial covering and practice social distancing. Contact indivudal shops for additional informaiton and questions.

Wine Tasting Rooms
All wine tasting rooms can now open with safety protocols in place. Many tasting rooms have expanded outdoor patios to accommodate additional guests. Tasting hours will vary and be limited to accommodate guests safely. Contact individual tasting rooms for additional information and questions. Due to the Health Order made on July 2, 2020 by the Health Officer of Santa Barbara County, wine tasting rooms are not open for indoor tastings.

Events
Per the Santa Barbara County Health Department, all events have been cancelled or postponed for the foreseeable future. No gatherings over 10 people are permittable, or allowed.