Thursday, February 13, 2014
Solvang is a "Danish" Town just 30
minutes north of Santa Barbara.
Welcome to Solvang, California
Solvang (Danish for 'sunny field') is a beautiful little city nestled in the Santa Ynez Valley of California. Founded in 1911 by a small group of Danish teachers, Solvang now is a diverse, modern city, with fine restaurants, lovely shops and outstanding activities to enchant young and old alike.There are Danish festivals, quiet tree lined streets, horse drawn wagons, Hans Christian Andersen Park, windmills, Danish pastries and dozens of quaint shops to explore. Solvang was incorporated as a city on May 1, 1985 and now has a population of approximately 5,283.
The City of Solvang celebrated its' Centennial Year in 2011. Now in it's second century it continues to thrive as a destination.
There are always many exciting events taking place throughout the year. The Solvang Conference and Visitors Bureau continually updates their events calendar & events also take place at local historic sites and museums like the Elverhoj Museum.
Posted by Carla B. Reeves at 12:05 PM