Experience influential forms of American popular culture with theatrical performances, jazz concerts, Julefest Nativity Pageant and other events at Solvang Festival Theater.
Music, you’ll love it! From soft rock to smooth jazz to pop and country music played in the 18+ wine & beer tasting rooms in Solvang.
Stars are not only in the clear night sky but also can be found in unique venues to brighten evenings with top-notch dining, dancing and live entertainment. At the 700-seat outdoor Solvang Festival Theater, 420 Second St., experience rock, country and jazz concerts, a legendary haunted house in October, Julefest Nativity Pageant in December and many others throughout the rest of the year. From June-September, PCPA Pacific Conservatory Theatre professional, live musical, theatrical, comedy and drama performances are in residence here.
Plus, here’s just a sampling of options in Solvang nightlife. Be sure to call ahead or contact each venue for current schedules (and visit the calendar listings here for current events https://www.solvangusa.com/events/
Copenhagen Sausage Garden: An outdoor beer garden featuring rotating ales on tap and delicious family-made sausages as well as periodic live entertainment. 1660 Copenhagen Dr., 805.350.2728.
The Good Life: A wine and craft beer cellar with a comfortable, yet luxe ambiance. Choose from a diverse selection of Central Coast wines, California craft beers and a variety of local edibles. Occasional live music. 1672 Mission Drive, Solvang, 805.688.7111.
The Landsby: warm and welcoming modern “Scandinavian style” lobby bar serving traditional plus craft cocktails, “shrubs,” beer, and acclaimed locally produced wine. Seasonal, live entertainment under the stars in the garden courtyard. 1576 Mission Dr. Solvang, 805.688.3121.
Solvang Brewing Company: Family owned and operated in a restored windmill, offering fine ales made on premises, fresh fare and festive atmosphere. Live music, karaoke, entertainment on the weekends.1547 Mission Drive, Solvang, 805.688.2337.
Lost Chord Guitars in downtown Solvang is part music venue, part art and photography, and one part boutique guitar shop.
V Lounge – at the Vinland Hotel
In nearby Santa Ynez, the Chumash Casino Resort features 24/7 gaming action including poker, blackjack and slots plus the 1,300-seat Samala Showroom with nationally recognized entertainers, world-championship boxing, bingo events and more. Numerous wineries and wine tasting rooms in Solvang and the Santa Ynez Valley brighten evenings with top-notch music, comedy, dancing, and live entertainment.