Organizers made modifications based on Santa Barbara County Public Health guidelines, but say the city will still be decked out for the holidays. I love seeing the way California celebrates Christmas, even when most places have warm weather and very little snow. We will roll out the red Christmas carpet as we do every year, for all of our locals and visitors in need of a holiday escape, with Danish heritage flair," said Scott Shuemake, President of IDK Events, in a press release. Contests & Promotions, Community / Holidays / Lifestyle / Santa Barbara - South County / Santa Maria - Lompoc - North County, East Coast braces for snow, heavy rain in first major storm system of the fall, The Latest: California tightens restrictions as virus surges, Teen hospitalized with gunshot wound in Oxnard. The Nisse Adventure will be running all Julefest long until January 1. Weather Forecast Once again this year, more than 100 Christmas trees will be placed outside of businesses and a decorating contest will be held similar to the Scarecrow Fest, which just wrapped up. December 19, 2020 5:00 PM and 7:00 PM December 19, 2020 5:00 PM and 7:00 PM December 19, 2020 5:00 PM and 7:00 PM Location to be announced Subscribe for Updates Daily News Update We are happy to announce that we will be reprising the Nisse Adventure for Julefest 2020. Clues can be found here once Julefest begins. When scavengers find the elves, they scan a QR code and are entered to win a special prize after finding all of the elves. Updated: September 13, 2020 at 10:40 am. We wanted to take the time to let you know that Julefest will be happening this year, but in a limited capacity. Solvang Christmas Parade 2020 The ranch, nestled in the quaint Danish mountain village of Solvang, covers 10,000 acres including a 100-acre private lake, 50 miles of riding trails, and 73 private cottages for between three to . With Natalie Hall, Jon Prescott, Kelley Jakle, Jo Marie Payton. On Thursday, the city announced some of its plans for this year's Julefest celebration. While the long-standing tradition will look at bit different for 2020, Solvang’s Julefest will still offer an enchanting escape steeped in holiday cheer. "Solvang Julefest is a holiday season staple on California's Central Coast. Solvang: A Danish Village at Christmas. The movie transformed the already idyllic Solvang into a Christmas haven, but it already had a cast to help make the story that much more adorable. The event will be different than past years because of the pandemic. Thank you so much for your interest in Julefest 2020! Last Modified: July 8, 2020. Share; Tweet; Pin; 158 shares. The 2020 holiday season event, which has been modified as per Santa Barbara County COVID guidelines, will begin on Saturday, November 28, 2020 and run through Friday, January 1, 2021. On Thursday, the city announced some of its plans for this year's Julefest celebration. Breaking News The protagonist of the Lifetime holiday movie A Very Charming Christmas Town is lifestyle blogger Aubrey Lang (Natalie Hall). As always, our city will be decorated beautifully, reminiscent of a fairy tale Christmas Village. To stay informed on our holiday offerings, please fill out the form below. It's a city-wide hunt for Solvang Nisse, which are Christmas elves. Additional announcements about Julefest are expected over the next month. Lindsay Zuchelli is the Executive Producer at NewsChannel 3-12. Julefest 2020 Update! I also like visiting the small town of Solvang and experiencing its beautiful Danish charm on trips up Highway 101. Severe Weather To participate starting on November 28, please click the button below! When a lifestyle blogger visits a Danish town for a news story, she mistakes the town as a tourist trap. Article continues below advertisement 'A Very Charming Christmas Town' features a talented cast. SOLVANG, Calif. - Solvang is getting in the holiday spirit despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Directed by Jake Helgren. Nov 21, 2020 Updated Nov 24, 2020 1 of 4 Solvang once again will light up for the holiday season just in time for the annual Julefest celebration. You will receive any and all updates on Julefest as we progress through the holiday season.Skål. The Nisse Adventure is a scavenger hunt through downtown Solvang in search of the pesky Nisse, a Danish gnome. Thank you so much for your interest in Julefest 2020! Also back this year: food tours on Saturdays and evening candlelight tours on certain evenings. The elves are hidden throughout downtown. Celebrate the Holidays in Solvang with Julefest 2020. He has hidden himself in City landmarks and storefronts all through town and its your job to track him down! SOLVANG, Calif. - Solvang is getting in the holiday spirit despite the COVID-19 pandemic. We wanted to take the time to let you know that Julefest will be happening this year, but in a limited capacity. "With so many holiday season activities being canceled this year, we are both fortunate and thrilled that we can still host some of Solvang's annual Julefest festivities. Among the events still moving forward this year is the annual Nisse Adventure. The popular Christmastime event will be held from November 28 through January 1. We still take that job very seriously, and Solvang Julefest 2020 will be no different.". But after a handsome shop owner shows her the town, she starts to feel the magic of Solvang's Christmas … Heralded as one of the best Christmas towns in the country, the Danish village of Solvang, California hosts a month-long holiday celebration each year. We're hoping to keep as many of the aspects that everyone looks forward to, as possible, while enhancing the overall Christmas vibe in town through COVID-safer, open-air opportunities," said Shuemake. As always, our city will be decorated beautifully, reminiscent of a fairy tale Christmas Village. Posted at 5:20 PM, Nov 28, 2020 and last updated 2020-11-29 01:56:28-05 Solvang is kicking off its annual Julefest this weekend by bringing back a scavenger hunt tradition.