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81st Annual Solvang Danish Days Comes to a Close // 2018 Event Scheduled for September 14-16

On Sunday, September 17, 2017, Solvang Danish Days completed its 81st annual celebration, which was held Friday through Sunday, September 15 through 17. Thousands of attendees – from the Santa Ynez Valley and points around the globe – joined in the festivities, consuming more than 7,500 Aebleskiver and a hefty share of Medisterpølse during the Saturday and Sunday Aebleskiver […]




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10 Tasty Reasons to Eat & Drink during Solvang Danish Days

If you’re visiting for Solvang Danish Days (September 15-17, 2017), save room for all of the edible attractions that will be headed your way… Here, 10 Tasty Reasons to Eat & Drink during Solvang Danish Days: 1. Aebleskiver Breakfasts ~ Served both Saturday and Sunday mornings, September 16 & 17 (8:30 AM to 12:30 PM), these festival-style feasts will fulfill your quest for those iconic Danish pancake rounds. Aebleskiver […]




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Say “Ost”! {that’s “cheese”, in Danish}: Meet Danish Days Photographer, Theresa Gingras

During this year’s Solvang Danish Days (September 15-17), you might run into the 2017 event’s official photographer, Theresa Gingras . Danish Days is thrilled to have Theresa capturing the event this year, so please give her your best Aebleskiver-eating grin and say “ost”! Based in the Santa Ynez Valley, Theresa Gingras Photography specializes in food photography for restaurants and publications, […]




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For Those About to Shop, We Salute You: Danish Days ‘Old World Artisans Marketplace’

Had your fill of Solvang’s delectable treats? Stroll them off, as you shop for some treasures: this year’s Solvang Danish Days Old World Artisans Marketplace runs both Saturday and Sunday, September 16 and 17, from 9:00 AM until closing (approximately 5:00 PM, Saturday and 4:00 PM, Sunday). The Danish Days Old World Artisans Marketplace features demonstrations and artisanal, hand-crafted items including Scandinavian arts […]




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Danish Days is one of the best times to experience Solvang’s nightlife!

And that’s because the town is buzzing with entertainment well into the evenings, including the Viking Beer & Wine Garden (open ‘till 10 PM, Friday and Saturday), and the FREE Saturday concerts on the Midgaard Pavilion Stage (near 1639 Copenhagen Drive, downtown Solvang, next to the Viking Beer & Wine Garden) featuring: 4-7 PM ~ Jacob Cole Band 7-10 PM ~ The Rincons Plus, the many Solvang businesses […]




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September 15-17, 2017: Solvang Danish Days, California’s Premier Danish Heritage Festival, Returns for 81st Celebration

— The Charitable Solvang Danish Days Foundation AnnouncesPreliminary 2017 Event Weekend Schedule and Tickets Now on Sale — June 27, 2017 – Solvang, CA – California’s premier Danish heritage festival, “Solvang Danish Days” (www.solvangdanishdays.org), celebrates its 81st anniversary this year with a three-day event weekend line-up set for Friday through Sunday, September 15 through 17, […]




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And the 2017 Solvang Danish Days Maid, is…Gabrielle Heron!

The charitable Solvang Danish Days Foundation has named Solvang’s own Gabrielle Heron as the 2017 Danish Maid. Gabrielle will preside over this year’s Solvang Danish Days, California’s premier Danish heritage festival, which returns for its 81st anniversary with a three-day event weekend, Friday through Sunday, September 15 through 17, 2017. Since Solvang Danish Days’ modest […]




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