Search This Blog

Friday, August 30, 2013

Danish Days in Solvang for 2013

For 77 years Solvang has hosted Danish Days.
It is a great end of summer activity each year.

Here is our condensed version of the events.


Friday Night, September 20 -
4:00 pm
Free Concert featuring Sonny Semler in Solvang Park Gazebo, Mission Drive at First Street, downtown.
7:30 pm  
Torchlight Parade beginning on Alisal Road at Laurel Street and ending at Solvang Park followed by 8:00pm      
Opening Ceremonies introducing 2013 Danish Maid. Velkommen Street Dance follows with Danish dancers performing to live music.

8:00pm      
PCPA Theaterfest presents TBD; 420 Second Street; call 1-888-795-7922
Saturday, September 21-
8:30am-12:30pm        
æbleskiver Breakfast on Copenhagen Drive & First Street for $7 (with Danish sausage, $8).

10:00am - 4:00pm         
Kid's Korner and the Play & Rest Center in Solvang Park

10:00am - 4:00pm         
Living History Festival at Elverhoj Museum of History & Art. Demonstrations and interactive activities for all ages. Free. 1624 Elverhoy Way, 805-686-1211 or www.elverhoj.org

11:30am       
Free Aebleskiver Eating Contest (corner of Copenhagen Drive & First Street)

2:30pm   
Danish Days Parade includes the Solvang Village Band atop the Carlsberg Beer Wagon, the Solvang Village Dancers, Solvang Village Singers & more. Begins at Old Mission Santa Ines, west on Mission Drive, south on Fourth Place, east on Copenhagen Drive to Alisal Road.

6:00-11:00pm       
Danish Days Dinner Dance sponsored by the Rebild National Park Society at Solvang Veterans Hall, 1745 Mission Drive. Tickets $48 per person, reservations required, call Erik Pedersen at 805-688-1535.

8:00pm   
PCPA Theaterfest presents TBD; 420 Second S; Tickets: 805-922-8313 or www.pcpa.org                                        
Sunday, September 22 -
8:30am-12:30pm        
Aebleskiver Breakfast on Copenhagen Drive & First Street for $7 (with Danish sausage, $8).

10:00am - 4:00pm         
Kid's Korner and the Play & Rest Center in Solvang Park

10:00am - 4:00pm         
Living History Festival at Elverhoj Museum of History & Art. Demonstrations and interactive activities for all ages. Free. 1624 Elverhoy Way, 805-686-1211 or www.elverhoj.org

11:30am       
Free Aebleskiver Eating Contest (corner of Copenhagen Drive & First Street)

2:00pm   
Children’s Parade starting at Atterdag Square down Copenhagen Drive to Solvang Park.

2:30pm   
Danish Days Closing Ceremonies in Solvang Park.

8:00pm   
PCPA Theaterfest presents TBD www.pcpa.org 

Velkommen!
Three-day 77th annual celebration of Solvang's rich Danish heritage.


Friday Night, September 20 -

4:00 pm
Free Concert featuring Sonny Semler in Solvang Park Gazebo, Mission Drive at First Street, downtown.

7:30 pm  
Torchlight Parade beginning on Alisal Road at Laurel Street and ending at Solvang Park followed by

8:00pm      
Opening Ceremonies introducing 2013 Danish Maid. Velkommen Street Dance follows with Danish dancers performing to live music.

8:00pm      
PCPA Theaterfest presents TBD; 420 Second Street; call 1-888-795-7922

Saturday, September 21-

8:30am-12:30pm        
æbleskiver Breakfast on Copenhagen Drive & First Street for $7 (with Danish sausage, $8).

10:00am - 4:00pm         
Kid's Korner and the Play & Rest Center in Solvang Park

10:00am - 4:00pm         
Living History Festival at Elverhoj Museum of History & Art. Demonstrations and interactive activities for all ages. Free. 1624 Elverhoy Way, 805-686-1211 or www.elverhoj.org

11:30am       
Free Aebleskiver Eating Contest (corner of Copenhagen Drive & First Street)

2:30pm   
Danish Days Parade includes the Solvang Village Band atop the Carlsberg Beer Wagon, the Solvang Village Dancers, Solvang Village Singers & more. Begins at Old Mission Santa Ines, west on Mission Drive, south on Fourth Place, east on Copenhagen Drive to Alisal Road.

6:00-11:00pm       
Danish Days Dinner Dance sponsored by the Rebild National Park Society at Solvang Veterans Hall, 1745 Mission Drive. Tickets $48 per person, reservations required, call Erik Pedersen at 805-688-1535.

8:00pm   
PCPA Theaterfest presents TBD; 420 Second S; Tickets: 805-922-8313 or www.pcpa.org                                        

Sunday, September 22 -

8:30am-12:30pm        
Aebleskiver Breakfast on Copenhagen Drive & First Street for $7 (with Danish sausage, $8).

10:00am - 4:00pm         
Kid's Korner and the Play & Rest Center in Solvang Park

10:00am - 4:00pm         
Living History Festival at Elverhoj Museum of History & Art. Demonstrations and interactive activities for all ages. Free. 1624 Elverhoy Way, 805-686-1211 or www.elverhoj.org

11:30am       
Free Aebleskiver Eating Contest (corner of Copenhagen Drive & First Street)

2:00pm   
Children’s Parade starting at Atterdag Square down Copenhagen Drive to Solvang Park.

2:30pm   
Danish Days Closing Ceremonies in Solvang Park.

8:00pm   
PCPA Theaterfest presents TBD www.pcpa.org 
- See more at: http://www.solvangusa.com/includes/events/?action=displayDetail&eventid=6174#sthash.1QHwr9dD.dpuf