From art shows, annual festivals and food and wine events to historic celebrations, theatrical performances, equine clinics, bicycle races and marathons, every season shines. Find events and festivals in the Santa Ynez Valley:

January

Blues Festival – Royal Scandinavian Inn, Solvang
805-688-8000

February

Amgen Tour of California Bicycle Race – Individual time trials, Solvang
805-688-6144

March

Solvang Century and Half Century – Annual 50 or 100 mile bike ride
562-690-9693

Taste of Solvang Weekend – Strolling food and wine tasting downtown
805-688-6144

April

Vintners Festival – Sponsored by Santa Barbara Vintners Association
805-688-0881

May

Spring Peppertree Art Show – Eubanks’ Peppertree Ranch, Santa Ynez
805-688-4089

Half Marathon -Santa Ynez / Solvang
805-688-6144
Rancho Vistadores, Solvang

June

Old Santa Ynez Day – Parade, food, arts and crafts and live entertainment
805-688-4878

Jazz and Olive Festival – Los Olivos
805-325-2345

July

Independence Day Parade – Fourth of July Fireworks, Solvang
805-688-6144

August

Old Mission Santa Inez Fiesta – Solvang
805-688-4815

Quick Draw Artists Competition – Los Olivos
805-688-1222

Wheels ‘n Windmills Car Show – Solvang
805-688-6144

September

Danish Days – Entire weekend devoted to celebrating Solvang’s heritage
805-688-6144

Jazz Festival- Solvang
805-688-0701
Los Alamos Old Days – Honoring the town’s 1876 roots
805-344-2267

October

Celebration of Harvest – Sponsored by Santa Barbara County Vintners Association 805-688-0881

A Day in the Country, Los Olivos
805-688-1222

November

Prelude Bike Ride – 25 miles, 50 miles or 100 miles, Solvang
562-690-9693

Fall Peppertree Art Show
– Eubanks’ Peppertree Ranch, Santa Ynez
805-688-4089

Vaquero Show and Sale – Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum, Santa Ynez
805-688-7889

December

Winterfest – a month long holiday celebration, Solvang
805-688-6144

Olde-Fashioned Christmas Party – Los Olivos
805-688-1222