Things to Do in Solvang, California

An Authentically Danish-American Town

Solvang’s History

Founded in 1911, the community of Solvang holds Danish-American charm and tradition, while thriving year-round as a destination. Only two hours up the coast from Los Angeles. Solvang has carried on the Danish traditions of old world architecture, folk dancing, music and cuisine. The streets are flanked with Danish farm-style buildings and windmills catch the first and last light throughout the village. You will find a myriad of Things to Do in Solvang, California.

Events in Solvang

The Solvang 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 – including Julefest (Yule-fest) each December.

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Dining and Wine Tasting in Santa Barbara Wine Country

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 SolvangUSA.


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Solvang Chamber of Commerce

Solvang Chamber of Commerce

485 Alisal Road #245, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 688-0701

The Solvang Chamber of Commerce is a champion of business, providing advocacy, education and resources to the business community.

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The Good Life craft beer & wine cellar

The Good Life craft beer & wine cellar

1672 Mission Dr., Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 688-7111

The Good Life is a bottle shop & bar specializing in California craft beer and local, Artisan wines from Santa Barbara to Paso Robles.

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Atterdag Inn

Atterdag Inn

467 Atterdag Road, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 691-9125

Welcome to the Atterdag Inn! Our 8 guest rooms are newly-renovated and decorated with bright and fun Danish Modern furnishings.

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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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First & Oak at the Mirabelle Inn

First & Oak at the Mirabelle Inn

409 1st St, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 688-1703

First & Oak is Santa Ynez's Valley's only Michelin Plate awarded restaurant comprising of the best in culinary excellence and artistry.

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Crawford Family Wines

Crawford Family Wines

1661 Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
805-698-3889

Crawford Family Wines embraces the "garagiste" style of winemaking by producing tiny lots of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Rhone varietals.

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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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Alma Rosa Winery & Vineyards

Alma Rosa Winery & Vineyards

1623 Mission Drive, Suite M, Solvang, CA 93463,
(805) 691-9395

Enjoy our wines, which reflect the special terroir of the Sta. Rita Hills, in our inviting and spacious courtyard in charming downtown Solvang.

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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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Breakaway Tours Wine and Events

Breakaway Tours Wine and Events

Door-door service from you local lodging or Air BnB
(805) 783-2929

Delivering deliciously fun Wine Tours fresh daily since 1995! Go off-the-beaten-path & beyond the tasting bar with our Private Bespoke Tours & Events

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New Haven Inn

New Haven Inn

271 Alisal Rd , Solvang, Ca 93463
(805) 618-8541

Fully remodeled in 2015, this modern boutique Inn consists of 10 different styled rooms.

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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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Santa Barbara Wine Country Cycling Tours

Santa Barbara Wine Country Cycling Tours

1693 Mission Drive, Unit A102, Solvang, CA 93463
805.686.9490

Our first class wine country day tours include local cycling guide, bike rental and our locally sourced farm-to-table vineyard lunch and wine tasting.

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Leonardo's Ristorante & Pizzeria

Leonardo's Ristorante & Pizzeria

632 Alamo Pintado Road, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 686-0846

Leonardos's, serving you authentic traditional Italian food.

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Eat This, Shoot That! Food & Wine Tours

Eat This, Shoot That! Food & Wine Tours

473 Atterdag Rd, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 364-0564

Eat and drink your way through Solvang with a local foodie on a walking food tasting tour!

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The Ultimate Escape Rooms

The Ultimate Escape Rooms

485 Alisal #120, Solvang, CA 93463
805-474-4208

The Ultimate Escape Rooms are a fun, physical, adventurous way to challenge your mind. Each room has a different theme.

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Dana V. Wines

Dana V. Wines

1588 Mission Dr. Suite B, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 688-3488

In addition to our tasting list we also offer wine by the glass inside our cozy tasting room or out on the patio. Open late!

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Artisan Excursion Wine Tours

Artisan Excursion Wine Tours

430 Alisal Road, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 734-7565

Fun Low Cost Wine Tours! A Unique Experience That Goes Beyond The Traditional Wine Tours.

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Hotel Ynez

Hotel Ynez

2644 Mission Drive , Solvang, CA 93463
(805)-697-5444

Hotel Ynez is nestled on two private acres with extensive gardens, a pool, bonfire pits, and a rustic outdoor pavilion for nights under the stars.

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Osteria Grappolo

Osteria Grappolo

1546 Mission Dr., Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 688-8281

Osteria Grappolo is an authentic Italian restaurant in the heart of Solvang and features a large, dog-friendly patio with outdoor dining available.

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First Street Leather

First Street Leather

1634 Copenhagen Drive, Solvang, CA 93463, , 2933 Grand Ave., Suite B, Los Olivos, CA 93441
(805) 688-5215

Men/Women Leather Jackets-Knitwear-Handbags-Travel Bags-Shoes-Boots-Belts-Brighton Collection

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Birkholm's Bakery

Birkholm's Bakery

460 Alisal Road , Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 688-8188

Being a family-owned and operated business, at Birkholm's Bakery, we're able to offer you that personal touch you've been looking for.

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Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure- Solvang

Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure- Solvang

482 Alisal Rd, Solvang, Ca 93464
(805) 603-5620

Turn Solvang into a giant gameboard on a fun smartphone guided scavenger hunt adventure. See the sights while solving clues and completing challenges.

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Luna Hart Wines

Luna Hart Wines

2825 Tapadero Road, Solvang, CA 93463
(610) 880-6412

Luna Hart Wines is a boutique wine company specializing in small batch, handcrafted wines with minimal intervention in the Santa Ynez Valley.

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Broken Clock Vinegar Works

Broken Clock Vinegar Works

1210 Mission Drive, Ste, 103, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 245-7389

Fermented and Double-Fermented Mixers, Elixirs and Brines

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