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Solvang Danish Days – Friday

Danish Days-Friday
Start Date:
September 20, 2024 @ 4:00 pm
End Date:
September 20, 2024 @ 9:00 pm
Downtown Solvang <br/> venue in Santa Ynez Valley
First Street and Copenhagen Drive
Solvang, CA 93463 United States

Solvang Danish Days

Friday, September 20, 2024

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Randel McGee as Hans Christian Andersen
– A Storytime for all ages


Solvang Library (1745 Mission Drive, HWY 246) free storytime. Master storyteller Randel McGee will appear as Hans Christian Andersen, telling his timeless tales in person with warmth and humor. Funded by The Friends of the Library of Santa Ynez Valley.

Axe Throwing
4:00pm – 9:00pm

Solvang Danish Days will feature an axe throwing arena hosted by the pros at SLO AXE CO. Public invited to give axe throwing a whirl! $10 for 10 throws. Tickets will be sold at the entrance to the Viking Beer & Wine Garden.
(Guests must be 13 years of age or older to enjoy. Ages 13-17 need to have a parent or guardian present. Closed-toe shoes required.#throwlikeaViking

Free Concert in Downtown Solvang
4:00pm – 7:00pm

The Rincons (aka Dusty Jugz), performs live on the Midgaard Pavilion Stage in Parking Lot 2, in downtown Solvang, adjacent to the Danish Days Viking Beer & Wine Garden. All ages welcome; must be 21 years or older to enter Viking Beer & Wine Garden. Concert is free and open to the public!

Viking Beer & Wine Garden
4:00pm – 9:00pm

Enjoy an outdoor beer & wine garden; funds go to support the Solvang Danish Days Foundation. (You must be 21 years of age or older to enter the Viking Beer & Wine Garden and to purchase alcoholic beverages.)

Torchlight Parade

Be a part of the Torchlight Parade! Free, all welcome, candles provided. Beginning on Alisal Road and Laurel Avenue; strolling south down Alisal and ending at the Midgaard Pavilion Stage.

Opening Ceremonies

Opening Ceremonies in Midgaard Pavilion introducing the 2023 Danish Maid, Stephanie Pedersen. Velkommen Street Dance follows with Danish dancers performing to live music.

Solvang Danish Days – Friday Location