Walk. Shop. Wine & Dine.
Every third Wednesday, year ‘round, Solvang hosts its monthly "Solvang 3rd Wednesday" – the next installment of which, will be held on Wednesday, December 20, 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.
The Solvang 3rd Wednesday Wine & Beer Walk is a monthly, ticketed activity ($20.00 per person) that runs from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM every 3rd Wednesday, and includes two wine or beer tastings at five venues of participants' choice, a logo glass, and a map to guide tasters to 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; CrossHatch Winery’s Tasting Room; Dascomb Cellars; the Lucas & Lewellen Vineyards and Toccata Tasting Rooms; Lucky Dogg Winery; Cali Love Wine; Santé Wine Bar & Lounge (BEER!); Sevtap Winery; Section Wines; and Roxo Port Cellars / Chateau Margene.
Solvang 3rd Wednesday Wine & Beer Walk tickets may be purchased in advance on-line, through Eventbrite. Credit/Debit-only Wine & Beer Walk tickets may be purchased on each Solvang 3rd Wednesday at Wandering Dog Wine Bar (1539-C Mission Drive).
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.
Each Solvang 3rd Wednesday also features various special events, such as seasonal sales and the holiday shopping fiesta, “Shop, Mingle & Jingle”; in the fall, the Solvang Scarecrow Fest (October 1-31, 2018); during the summer months, free, live concerts in Solvang Park; and, the occasional Solvang 3rd Wednesday Farmers Market Chef Walk & Dinner event.
Guests left weary from their day of wine, beer, shopping, saving and fun, may take advantage of 3rd Wednesday deals at some of Solvang’s best hotels, like 20% off of their night's stay (with a qualifying stay).
Held the third Wednesday of every month, "Solvang 3rd Wednesday" is a special promotion in partnership with the Solvang Chamber of Commerce, encouraging California Central Coast visitors and locals to “Walk. Shop. Wine & Dine”. Dozens of shops, restaurants, wine tasting rooms, and wine and beer bars offer special sales and discounts all day.
More information about Solvang 3rd Wednesday, and a complete listing of discount offers and events, is available at www.solvang3rdwednesday.com. Solvang 3rd Wednesday is on Facebook at facebook.com/Solvang3rdWednesday. Free brochures are also available at the Solvang Visitors Center, 1639 Copenhagen Drive, Solvang, CA 93463. Questions about Solvang 3rd Wednesday? Please call 1.877.327.2656.