Events

Every 3rd Wednesday in Solvang the community comes together to provide vast and uplifting entertainment for everyone. Whether it’s free, live music in the summer or seminars, competitions, sales and charity benefits all through-out, you can be sure that Solvang will come alive right before your eyes every third Wednesday of the month.

The next 3rd Wednesday will be held on June 21, 2017, all day long!

Sip, Savor & Save in Solvang, Every “3rd Wednesday”

Every third Wednesday, year ‘round, Solvang hosts its monthly “Solvang 3rd Wednesday” – the next edition of which, will be held on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Solvang 3rd Wednesday features exclusive 3rd Wednesday deals at local merchants including boutiques of all sorts, restaurants and gourmet food purveyors; the weekly Santa Barbara Certified Farmers Market; Solvang 3rd Wednesday discounts at local hotels; and the best way to take advantage of it all, the popular Solvang 3rd Wednesday Wine & Beer Walk.

Mad & Vin Restaurant

New to Solvang 3rd Wednesday, is an added restaurant deal: select Solvang restaurants feature a special 3-course Solvang 3rd Wednesday menu, for just $25++ per person (reservations highly recommended). As a tie-in to the Solvang Farmers Market, the 3-course menus include ingredients sourced straight from the Market. BONUS: Solvang 3rd Wednesday restaurants offer free corkage for wines purchased on the Wine & Beer Walk! Participating restaurants currently include Succulent Café, and Mad & Vin at The Landsby.

Click here to view the special April 19 Solvang 3rd Wednesday dinner menus.

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5 Tickets. 10 Tastings. 4 Hours.
Solvang 3rd Wednesday Wine & Beer Walk

S3W Wine Beer Walk - Tenley Fohl Photography

Every 3rd Wednesday, a fitting way to explore Solvang and take advantage of the day’s deals and discounts spread throughout town, is the afore-mentioned Solvang 3rd Wednesday Wine & Beer Walk, which runs 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM. The monthly 3rd Wednesday activity includes two wine or beer tastings at five venues of participants’ choice, a logo glass, and a map to guide tasters to more than a dozen crowd-pleasing Solvang watering holes, like:

Wandering Dog Wine Bar (BEER!); The Good Life, Craft Beer & Wine Cellar (BEER!); Carivintâs Winery’s Tasting Room; the Olive House; Casa Cassara Winery & Vineyard’s Tasting Room; Dascomb Cellars; Lions Peak Vineyard’s Tasting Room; the Lucas & Lewellen Vineyards and Toccata Tasting Rooms; Lucky Dogg Winery; Royal Oaks Winery; Cali Love Wine; Santé Wine Bar & Lounge (BEER!); and Sevtap Winery.

Solvang 3rd Wednesday Wine & Beer Walk tickets (just $20.00 per person) may be purchased in advance on-line, at solvang-wine-walk.eventbrite.com. Cash-only day-of-event tickets for the Wine & Beer Walk are sold at the Olive House (1661 Mission Drive), Lucas & Lewellen (1645 Copenhagen Drive), and Wandering Dog Wine Bar (1539-C Mission Drive) – where participants may also pick up their Wine & Beer Walk logo glass, tasting vouchers and map.

Solvang 3rd Wednesday Wine & Beer Walk tickets do not expire: Guests who fall short of five tasting spots during one monthly 3rd Wednesday, may save their partially-used tickets and 3rd Wednesday Wine & Beer Walk glass, for use on a future Solvang 3rd Wednesday.

And…once you have a Solvang 3rd Wednesday Wine & Beer Walk glass, pay only $15.00 per person for a pack of 5 more tasting tickets – that’s 10 more tastes – for any 3rd Wednesday Wine & Beer Walk!

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After the Solvang 3rd Wednesday Wine & Beer Walk,
take in One of the Free Solvang Summer Concerts…

Solvang Summer Concert Series

June’s Solvang 3rd Wednesday (June 21), brings one of the weekly Solvang Summer Concertsfree, live music in Solvang Park (Mission Drive & First Street), from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

Solvang’s Summer Concert Series runs every Wednesday*** evening,
June 14 through August 16, 2017. The Wednesday concerts will showcase musical acts of varied genres as well as food vendors throughout the summer season, to complete concert-goers’ picnic plans.

{*** New to the 2017 Solvang Summer Concert Series, are four Friday concert dates: June 30, July 14, July 28, August 11.}

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Jewelry-Making Class at Mie’s Beads

l_fullsizerenderGet in touch with your crafty side this Solvang 3rd Wednesday by strolling down to Mie’s Beads, located at 1539-A Mission Drive (next to Wandering Dog Wine Bar), to participate in a fun and educational jewelry-making class from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM.

The topic varies but you’ll go home with a completed project – beaded earrings, a bracelet, a key ring, or a necklace. Class is free with purchase of materials.

Mie’s Beads is owned by local bead enthusiast, Mie Hartmann. Mie’s shop boasts a wide variety of bead and jewelry-making selections, from tools to crafts to books to accessories to — of course! — jewelry. For class topic and more information, call (805) 686-8804.

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Visit the Wildling Museum – for Free!

Wildling Museum Solvang

Visit the Wildling Museum’s Gift Shop!

Visit the Wildling Museum, located at 1511-B Mission Drive, during Solvang 3rd Wednesday – with FREE admission from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM!

Peruse the Museum’s multiple, new exhibits and the carefully-curated Museum gift shop.