You can tell that the days are getting longer with more sunshine and time for enjoying more fun! The longest sunny day of 2016 is Monday, June 20—the Summer Solstice in the northern hemisphere. Here in Solvang, we’ll be getting the party started early on Wednesday, June 15 during Solvang Third Wednesday’s special Midsommer Musik event full of free music culminating with a traditional mid-summer’s eve Danish fire-ring event from 9pm-Midnight at the new Copenhagen Sausage Garden,1660 Copenhagen Drive with live music by Oddly Straight (classic rock/Americana).
Sponsored by the Solvang Chamber of Commerce, there will be FREE music from Noon to Midnight all around town on 6/15/16—from blues, country, soul 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, while enjoying the day’s main concert event: classic rock band, The Caverns.
The “Midsommer Musik” celebration will mark the “official” start of Solvang’s summer-long outdoor concert series, with free shows scheduled every Wednesday from 5:00 8:00 p.m. through August 17 in Solvang Park (Mission Drive and First Street). And definitely consider spending the night with special Solvang Third Wednesday hotel discounts! Cheers to the official arrival of summer in Solvang!