Solvang: An Authentically Danish-American Town

Founded in 1911, the community of Solvang holds Danish-American charm and tradition, while thriving year-round as a destination loved by families, couples and people of all ages. Only two hours up the coast from Los Angeles, Solvang has carried on the Danish traditions of language, folk dancing, music and cuisine. The streets are flanked with Danish farm-style architecture and windmills of all sizes catch the first and last light throughout the village. The Danish Days annual festival emerged in 1936 and continues to commemorate Solvang’s heritage every September. Festivals and celebrations are traditional parts of Solvang’s charm – from the Taste of Solvang every March and Julefest (Yule-fest) during December. Be drawn into Scandinavian culture strolling Solvang’s flower-lined streets or stepping into five authentic bakeries and more than 30 restaurants and cafes – featuring not only Danish cuisine but also wine-country, international and traditional American favorites. Dozens of wine and beer tasting rooms, wine bars and gourmet food shops tempt palates with the bounty of nearby vineyards and farms.  To learn more about Solvang, visit the Solvang Conference & Visitors Bureau at www.VisitSolvang.com.

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COMPLETE weddings + events

COMPLETE weddings + events

PO Box 1664, Solvang, CA 93464
(805) 688-7978

Complete Weddings and Events, your leading provider of event and wedding photography, videography, lighting, DJ services and photo booth rental.

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Sort This Out Cellars & High Roller Tiki Lounge

Sort This Out Cellars & High Roller Tiki Lounge

1636 Copenhagen Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 688-1717

Sort This Out Cellars is a small producer of California wines. Produced from grapes grown throughout California's wine country.

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Santa Ynez Valley Association of REALTORS®

Santa Ynez Valley Association of REALTORS®

1623 Mission Dr. #2, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 688-7744

We are a trade association with 120 REALTOR® members and 20 Affiliate members.

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Solvang Inn & Cottages

Solvang Inn & Cottages

1518 Mission Dr., Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 688-4702

Whether you choose one of our cozy quiet guest rooms, or a romantic cottage we have a room for every need.

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Fresco Valley Café

Fresco Valley Café

442 Atterdag Rd., Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 688-8857

Fresco Valley Café is a Californian style restaurant focused on serving local, organic and sustainable cuisine!

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Lucas & Lewellen Vineyards

Lucas & Lewellen Vineyards

1645 Copenhagen Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
8056869336

An unforgettable wine tasting experience featuring beautiful wines made from L&L's estate grown, hand-picked, sustainably farmed grapes.

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PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre

PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre

420 2nd Street, Solvang, CA 93463
Box Office: (805) 922-8313

For 54 years, PCPA has been presenting exemplary theatre and providing excellent training with a resident company of theatre professionals.

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Wandering Dog Wine Bar

Wandering Dog Wine Bar

1539C Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 686-9126

Offering boutique local wines and interesting imports. Enjoy wine and beer by the glass, flight or bottle along with a variety of antipasto platters.

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Rideau Vineyard

Rideau Vineyard

1562 ALAMO PINTADO ROAD, SOLVANG, CA 93463
(805) 688-0717

Family owned and operated for over 20 years, we specialize in small production Rhone wines, enjoyed on our beautiful grounds in the Santa Ynez Valley.

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Solvang Antiques

Solvang Antiques

1693 Copenhagen Dr., Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 686-2322

Widely recognized as one of the country’s finest antique galleries and has over 35 years of experience serving collectors & investors worldwide.

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Nojoqui Falls Park

Nojoqui Falls Park

Nojoqui Falls Park, 3250 Alisal Rd, Goleta, CA 93117
(805) 568-2460

An 85-acre county park with a playground, picnic area & an accessible waterfall measuring 80 feet.

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Buttonwood Farm Winery & Vineyard

Buttonwood Farm Winery & Vineyard

1500 Alamo Pintado Road,, Solvang CA 93463
(805) 688-3032

Taste our estate wines in a friendly atmosphere. Relax on our patio and sip our wide range of delicious wines, from Sauvignon Blanc to Cabernet Franc!

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Stagecoach Co. Wine Tours Inc.

Stagecoach Co. Wine Tours Inc.

1482 Aalborg Way, Solvang, CA 93463
805-686-8347

The first and premiere wine tour based in the Santa Ynez Valley of Santa Barbara Wine Country.
We are the #1 activity on Trip Advisor!

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Cecco Ristorante

Cecco Ristorante

475 1st Street, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 688-8880

Seasonally inspired Italian cuisine featuring wood burning oven pizza, handmade pastas, cheese, and antipasti.

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Royal Copenhagen Inn

Royal Copenhagen Inn

1579 Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 688-5561

The Royal Copenhagen Inn is located in the heart of Solvang offering spacious rooms, suites, and lofts including designated pet friendly rooms.

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Hill Haven Provisions

Hill Haven Provisions

448 Atterdag Rd, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 691-9025

Local's-favorite gastropub in downtown Solvang. Melds California fresh cuisine with Asian fusion. Craft beer, wine, cocktails. Outdoor patio.

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Elverhoj Museum of History and Art

Elverhoj Museum of History and Art

1624 Elverhoy Way, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 686-1211

History, Heritage, Art: Exhibits tell Solvang’s rich history, celebrate the colorful heritage of Denmark, and feature changing gallery art shows.

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Wheel Fun Rentals

Wheel Fun Rentals

475 First Street, Solvang, California 93463
(805) 688-0091

Wheel Fun Rentals puts Solvang explorers in motion with a plethora bikes and Surreys which hold up to 11 people.

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Mirabelle Inn and Restaurant

Mirabelle Inn and Restaurant

409 1st St., Solvang, Ca 93463,
805-688-1703

A newly remodeled boutique hotel boasting 12 exquisite rooms. Trip Advisor hall of fame recipient. Feat. delicious fare at First & Oak restaurant.

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Svendsgaard's Lodge

Svendsgaard's Lodge

1711 Mission Dr., Solvang, CA 93463
1 (800) 733-8757

Our lodge is located downtown within walking distance of ten restaurants, world famous bakeries, and over 50 different gift shops.

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Wine Valley Inn & Cottages

Wine Valley Inn & Cottages

1564 Copenhagen Dr., Solvang, CA 93463
(800) 824-6444

Old-World charm at Wine Valley Inn & Cottages. The Inn features Garden Cottages and Guest Room accommodations to suit every taste and budget.

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FirstStreet Tickets

FirstStreet Tickets

436 First St. #102, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 694-8212

FirstStreet Tickets was launched by entrepreneur Seth Shomes as a FREE service to local California Central Coast event presenters and organizers.

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Compass Wine Tours

Compass Wine Tours

1639 Copenhagen Dr, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 701-0918

Compass Wine Tours is locally owned and operated by Bill Henderson. Our focus is to provide you with an unforgettable wine tour experience.

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Viking Motel

Viking Motel

1506 Mission Dr., Solvang, California 93463
(866) 779-1773

Viking Motel is located in the heart of Solvang, California at 1506 Mission Drive within walking distance to shops and restaurants.

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Holiday Inn Express - Solvang

Holiday Inn Express - Solvang

1455 Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
(888) 465-4329

Come discover the preferred destination of travelers visiting the Santa Ynez Valley, the Holiday Inn Express Solvang.

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