Free Concerts in the Park this Summer start June 14th!

You know that “summer” is right around the corner since the days are longer with a lot more sunshine which means more time for outdoor fun! Starting this Wednesday, 6/14/17 and EVERY Wednesday thru 8/16/17—you’ll want to be at Solvang Park (Mission Drive & First Street) for FREE concerts from 5-8pm! The blues/rockers of the Mark Roberts Band will kick-off this year’s sounds. Plus there will be four free bonus concerts on Friday evenings 6/30, 7/14, 7/28 and 8/11, too! For the complete line-up of bands ranging from bluegrass to jazz to good ole rock & roll, check out

Remember, Solvang Third Wednesday events continue this summer featuring the Wine & Beer Walk (from 3-7pm), where you can enjoy 2 tastings at 5 places of your choice, for just $20 per person; plus, there an added restaurant deal: select Solvang restaurants feature a special 3-course Solvang 3rd Wednesday menu, for just $25++ per person. As a tie-in to the Solvang Farmers Market, the 3-course menus include ingredients sourced straight from the Market. Participating Solvang merchants offer 3rd Wednesday deals on merchandise. You should definitely consider spending the night with special Solvang Third Wednesday hotel discounts! Cheers to the official arrival of summer in Solvang!

Solvang Third Wednesday is Holiday Stress Relief

IMG_0458Tenley Fohl Photography_S3W-Wine+Beer Walk GlassesCan you believe that Christmas is only a week away? Truly, I’m not trying to add to your holiday season stress—just the opposite! Tomorrow (December 18) is Solvang Third Wednesday where all day long you can enjoy shopping, saving money and having fun with specials & deals at more than 60 merchants (no chain stores here, so you know you’ll be seeing really unique gifts!) Plus, it’s the weekly Solvang Village Farmers Market  and the popular Wine & Beer Walk (where you can taste at five out of 14 different venues for only $20 including souvenir glass) And if you really want to de-stress in the place Time Magazine named “One of the Most Christmas-y Towns in America” plan to linger, lounge, spend the night and take advantage of Third Wednesday deals at some of Solvang’s best hotels. Free parking throughout Solvang (all year-round) and some of the friendliest shopkeepers you’ll ever meet. Are you feeling a bit less stressed already?  Solvang, CaliforniaWhat’s on your list? Fulfill it here!