Solvang Danish Days

Sept. 20 - 22, 2024

4 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Recurring daily

Various Locations

California’s premier Danish heritage festival, Solvang Danish Days, will celebrate its 87th return with an event weekend line-up set for Friday through Sunday, September 20 through 22, 2024. Solvang Danish Days 2024 will once again provide attendees with a total Danish immersion experience while helping to preserve Solvang’s authentic Danish heritage, and will offer a “Dane For A Day” ticket bundle for guests looking to “live like Vikings” throughout the event weekend.

Solvang Danish Days, which honors the 1911 establishment of Solvang by Danish-Americans, continues to expand upon its varied activities mixing more modern Danish practices with traditional ways, yet still exemplifying everything Danish. The weekend’s numerous offerings, encompassing activities for all ages, range from fan-favorite food events surrounding Aebleskiver, the iconic Danish pastry rounds; to a Danish-style beer and wine garden serving Danish import, Carlsberg beer, alongside local brews, wines and festival eats; to interactive history lessons at the Elverhoj Museum; to an axe-throwing arena where guests can “unleash their inner Viking;” to free, live concerts and an Old World artisanal crafts marketplace.

Admission to Solvang Danish Days is free, and entertainment options abound during the weekend with three parades, plus folk dancers and Danish musicians performing in locations scattered about the town. Solvang Danish Days also aims to please the next generation of Danish Days fans with multiple pastimes, including Hans Christian Andersen story-telling sessions and an activity tent featuring LEGO®. Also returning to Solvang Danish Days this year is a Solvang-themed, professional LEGO building competition. 

Solvang Danish Days

1639 Copenhagen Drive
Solvang, CA 93463

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