Thanks-giving Bounty!

SolvangFarmersMarket 7-09If you’re planning on being in Solvang this week of Thanks-giving, here’s some don’t miss options! On this (and every) Wednesday afternoon from 2:30-6:00 p.m., experience the bounty of the county at the outdoor Farmer’s Market on First Street between Copenhagen and Mission Drives. Savor the fact that you can create an entire meal from a one-block long foodie zone. Check out the seasonal fruits, veggies plus fresh flowers & potted plants that make great gifts.

Solvang_JuleHouseAnd, you’ll recall Saturday is Small Business Saturday* . . . Here in Solvang, every day is easy to shop as if its Small Business Saturday. With more than 100 independent and family owned boutiques, art and antique galleries, chain stores are virtually non-existent (in fact they are banned by our city code, so no worries about Solvang turning into a giant mall).Get your holiday shopping going by strolling along the main retail therapy zones of Copenhagen Drive, Mission Drive and Alisal Road.  Did you know Solvang has a year-round Christmas store? For the bounty-ful options, visit

*Dedicated to supporting small businesses across the country each year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving.