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Santa Maria Times, “82nd annual Solvang Danish Days report: thousands show up, 9,000 aebleskiver eaten” // 83rd Annual Solvang Danish Days ~ September 20-22, 2019

Anna Ferguson-Sparks | Sept 22, 2018 Thousands of attendees from the Santa Ynez Valley and points around the globe, joined in on the annual Danish Days celebration earlier this month, consuming nearly 9,000 aebleskiver — and an equally-impressive share of medisterpølse during the Saturday and Sunday aebleskiver breakfasts and aebleskiver eating contests . The 2018 edition of the annual festival, which […]




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TASTE Cooking: The Aebleskiver of Solvang

by Meaghan Tiernan | September 7, 2018 A Disney-like Danish town in Southern California is obsessed with preserving the tradition of the aebleskiver in the U.S. A small rural town about 45 minutes north of Santa Barbara, Solvang is like a miniature Danish Disneyland plunked down in the middle of central California’s wine country. There’s […]




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Santa Ynez Valley News, “Foodies delight: Solvang Danish Days Festival dishes out new eats and entertainment”

Contributed Report | Aug 29, 2018 Solvang Danish Days crew in the Aebleskiver tents during the Aebleskiver Breakfast. {Photo Credit: Theresa Gingras} The 82nd annual Solvang Danish Days festival set for Friday, Sept. 14 through Sunday, Sept. 16, aims to showcase the tastiest slice of Solvang’s Danish foodie culture honoring both traditional and contemporary flair. […]




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Solvang History, Danish Heritage, Art, Hands-On Activities…Viking Selfie Station: “Living History Festival” at Elverhøj Museum of History & Art

Do you consider yourself a ‘history buff’? An art lover? Are you looking for additional kids’ activities during Solvang Danish Days? Or, maybe the ultimate #DanishDays Instagram backdrop?! Elverhøj Museum of History & Art has all that and more, during their “Living History Festival” held both Saturday (September 15) and Sunday (September 16) of the Danish Days event weekend . The Elverhøj Museum is located at […]




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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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