SYV Pride

Produced by Santa Ynez Valley nonprofit, SYV Pride, the 2023 edition of SYV Pride month begins Thursday, June 1, with a month-long event line-up to include multiple winery-hosted happenings, arts and crafts activities, a family-friendly silent disco, and the month’s main attraction: the Saturday, June 24, SYV Pride Parade and Festival. The second annual SYV […]

Solvang Chamber of Commerce Music in the Park

Solvang’s summer of events kicks off Wednesday, June 21, 2023, with the Solvang Chamber of Commerce’s Music in the Park program, running 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM every Wednesday through August 30. Eleven different bands are slated for the series in Solvang Park, with music styles ranging from cello blues and soul, to 50s surf […]

Lompoc Valley Flower Festival

Spend an extended and magical late-spring weekend exploring the flower fields of Lompoc and enjoying the Lompoc Valley Flower Festival. Lompoc’s hometown tradition celebrates the valley’s agricultural heritage with 3 days of fun that include a carnival, live music, food and vendor booths, a parade and more!

Solvang July 4th Parade and Festival

The Fourth of July ushers in Solvang Rotary’s annual July 4th Parade (11:00 AM) and post-parade BBQ, with miles of smiles created by dozens upon dozens of parade entrants comprising classic cars, prancing horses, dance troupes, drum lines, and brass sections. The July 4th Parade route winds its way through town traversing most of Solvang’s […]

2023 West Coast Club Fly-In in Lompoc, CA

The 2023 West Coast Club Fly-In will take place July 7th through July 9th at the Lompoc Airport. This is a family friendly event that is open to spectators and pilots alike. Not only will you be able to observe and walk among the historic aircraft and interact with the pilots, but you will be […]

Old Town Market

Every Friday evening from July 9 through August 11, 2023, the 100 block of South H Street will come to vibrant life from 5 to 8 p.m., thanks to the Old Town Market. Each of the six evenings will feature its own unique theme and include food booths, regional vendors, live music, kids’ activities, and […]

MIssion Days At La Purisima Mission State Historic Park In Lompoc, CA

Join the costumed docents and staff at Mission Days from from 11 AM to 2 PM for an opportunity to observe and participate in the craft activities that supplied the needs of the La Purisima Mission State Historic Park residents. Demonstrated crafts may include: tortilla making, candle making, soap making, spinning and weaving, carpentry, pottery, […]

Solvang Danish Days

California’s premier Danish heritage festival, Solvang Danish Days (, celebrates its 86th return with a three-day event weekend, Friday through Sunday, September 15-17, 2023. Solvang Danish Days, which honors the 1911 establishment of Solvang by Danish-Americans, encompasses activities for all ages, ranging from fan-favorite food events surrounding Aebleskiver, the iconic Danish pastry rounds; to a […]

Founding Day at La Purísima Mission State Historic Park

Every year, rain or shine, people gather to celebrate the founding of La Purísima Mission, which was christened on Dec. 8, 1787. A noon mass in the beautiful main church will be followed by a 7 p.m. candle-lit concert in the historic venue. After the musical performance, guests are invited to enjoy connection and refreshments […]