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Noozhawk: Solvang Danish Days Returning in September for Its 82nd Run {September 14-16, 2018}

by Anna Ferguson-Sparks for Solvang Danish Days | July 10, 2018 Solvang Village Band atop the Carlsberg Beer Wagon, Solvang Danish Days 2017 {Photo Credit: Theresa Gingras Photography} California’s premier Danish heritage festival, Solvang Danish Days, will hold its 82nd run this year with a three-day event weekend lineup Sept. 14-16. The 2018 Solvang Danish […]




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Get Your Tickets for Solvang Danish Days 2018!

2018 Solvang Danish Days tickets are NOW ON SALE! Overall admission to Solvang Danish Days is FREE, but individual pieces within the weekend require tickets: Saturday and/or Sunday morning Æbleskiver Breakfasts, and the “Dane For A Day” VIP Package. Traditional Solvang Danish Days Æbleskiver Breakfast Why wait in line for your Æbleskiver feast?! Buy your […]




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Expedia: 11 US Cities that Feel Like International Destinations {including a Nod to Solvang}

by Kohleun Adamson | April 10, 2018 Solvang and its annual celebration of everything “Danish”, Solvang Danish Days, was featured in a recent Expedia article about “11 US Cities that Feel Like International Destinations”! Solvang via Flickr/Prayitno Exploring America’s many cultures, one town at a time American culture is a rich fusion of customs and histories […]




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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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