And the winner is: David Watts! {Denmark’s calling, David…}

On Wednesday, October 25, 2017, Solvang Danish Days Foundation Board member, Rick Marzullo – owner of Solvang print shop, Viking Press – drew the winning ticket for the 2017 “Win a Trip for Two to Denmark” raffle: the winner isSolvang Resident, David Watts. Congratulations, David!

2017 Solvang Danish Days Raffle DrawingOne of the highlights of each year’s Solvang Danish Days, is the chance for Solvang locals and visitors to win the trip for two to Denmark. Each year, two round-trip tickets are sponsored by the Danish Days Foundation; included in this Grand Prize is a $1,000.00 cash award. Many businesses throughout Solvang offer the tickets for sale in their stores, for $1.00 per ticket, and proceeds of the raffle ticket sales support the Danish Days Festival.

Tickets may also be purchased by mail, by writing to the Solvang Danish Days Foundation: P.O. Box 1424, Solvang, CA 93464-1424. Tickets are also sold on-site, near the Solvang Danish Days Old World Artisans Marketplace, during the event weekend.

The raffle drawing date is usually in October, following each year’s Solvang Danish Days event; Danish Days completed its 81st annual celebration, Friday through Sunday, September 15 through 17, 2017.

Please Note: The 2017 raffle prize winner was given the choice this year of a prize in the form of round-trip airfare for two to Denmark, plus $1,000.00 spending money, OR a cash prize of $2,500.00.

Try your luck, next year!