Summer Solstice Party Solvang Style!

Solvang-third-Wednesday-musikYou can tell that the days are getting longer with more sunshine and time for enjoying more fun, right? The longest day of the year will Sunday, June 21—the Summer Solstice in the northern hemisphere. Here in Solvang, we’ll be getting the party started early this Wednesday, June 17 during Solvang Third Wednesday’s special Midsommer Musik event full of free music, food, fun and culminating with a traditional mid-summer’s eve Danish fire-ring ceremony from 9pm-Midnight in front of the Solvang Brewing Company at 1547 Mission Drive.

Solvang Third Wednesday Picnic in the Park-close-upSponsored by the Solvang Chamber of Commerce, there will be FREE music from Noon to Midnight all around town—from blues, country, folk and rock & roll, plus the always popular Farmers Market from 2-6:30 p.m. and the Wine & Beer Walk from 3:00-7:00 p.m. From 5:00-8:00 p.m, you’ll want to be at Solvang Park (Mission Drive & First Street) where you can picnic, purchase Cecco Ristorante’s famous pizzas and gourmet grub from Good2go! Wine Country Food Cart, while enjoying the day’s main concert event: The Mark Roberts Band, California-inspired and roots rock. For the complete schedule, check out

And definitely consider spending the night with special Solvang Third Wednesday hotel discounts! Cheers to the official arrival of Summer!