The Solvang Stomp, a wine harvest street festival, will be held Oct. 19 in downtown Solvang.
Solvang Stomp guests will have the opportunity to stomp grapes in vats barefoot, sip tastes from dozens of area wineries, dance to a live band, drink pink in the “I Love Rosé Lounge” and be able to purchase food inside the festival area from popular area eateries as well as participate in the “Lucy & Ricky Ricardo Look-a-Like Contest based on Lucille Ball’s famous grape stomp episode on her TV show.
All “Solvang Stompers” will receive a souvenir logo wine glass and foot towel plus a ticket to win wine-related prizes.
“Our inaugural 2018 event attracted 500 guests with 46 percent staying in a Solvang hotel, 60 percent purchasing wine or beer, and an impressive 75 percent shopped and dined locally, according to our after-event survey,” said Tracy Farhad, executive director of the Solvang Conference & Visitors Bureau. “Solvang CVB is proud to present this event to celebrate our local wine heritage.”
Solvang Stomp general admission from 2-5 p.m. is $75 per person and VIP Stompers (limited to 250 guests) features early admission at 1 p.m. and a private VIP area for $125 per person. Guests must be ages 21 years and older.
Purchase tickets online at www.solvangusa.com/STOMP.