Have you heard that Solvang was named one of Time Magazine’s “Most Christmas-y Towns in America”—come see for yourself! Solvang sparkles during the 2014 annual Julefest (Yule-Fest) Celebration now through January 9, 2015. New this year–free visits with Santa in Solvang Park (Mission Drive & First Street). When you arrive, it’s first come, first seated with the jolly old elf. Be sure to bring your camera to capture the moments this weekend: Saturday, 12/13/14 from 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. and Sunday, 12/14/14 from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Other Julefest festivities include the Julefest Living Christmas Trees Display (through December 31); the Julefest Wine & Beer Walk (December 13 & 14) as well as the traditional Nativity Pageant (December 13) and Shop, Mingle & Jingle retail specials December 12-14 and concludes with the Annual Christmas Tree Burn on January 9, 2015. All Solvang Julefest events are open to the public with free admission (except Julefest Holiday Wine & Beer Walk). For more information and Wine & Beer Walk ticket purchases, please call 805-688-6144; stop by the Solvang Visitors Center at 1639 Copenhagen Drive (open daily 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.) or visit www.SolvangUSA.com/julefest