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Solvang Festival Theater

420 2nd St, Solvang, CA 93463-2762
+1 805-686-1789
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Charming, simply charming

The acting is a bonus in this delightful theatre. Each play offers something for everyone. They... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
justLinda2013
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Lompoc
Theater presentations are always excellant

This outdoor theater is unique in that it is a performance in the semi round stage. Different then... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
jamesbC6618SA
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420 2nd St, Solvang, CA 93463-2762
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"concession stand"
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"during intermission"
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"professional actors"
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"beauty and the beast"
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"wonderful venue"
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"circular stage"
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"seat cushions"
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"cool evening"
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

The acting is a bonus in this delightful theatre. Each play offers something for everyone. They offer blankets to rent on chilly evenings and food for purchase.

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

This outdoor theater is unique in that it is a performance in the semi round stage. Different then most stage areas, you sit around half of the circular stage becoming more involved with the presentation. It is open air seating so depending on weather temps...More

Thank jamesbC6618SA
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We went to see Newsies with our family. In case you aren't familiar, this is a Broadway show brought to Solvang. The theater is excellent - intimate, great acoustics. We took the advice of everyone and brought extra layers. We also rented 4 cushions and...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

We had seen this theater on our last trip to Solvang and thought it would be fun to see a show there so we got tickets to see "Newsies". The theater is in a nice location within easy walking distance of most of the hotels...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2017

We stayed a couple of nights in Solvang and didn't really know what there was to do in town. Thanks to TA, we found out about this great community theater and were able to get tickets for a Thursday night show. We saw "Newsies" and...More

1  Thank 324juliej
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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

If you are in Solvang during the summertime, you must attend a play here. The outdoor theatre in the round is not only a beautiful setting but the acting and plays are very high quality. Many actors are from the jr. College arts department but...More

2  Thank reese3
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

At first glance I didn't think the production would be all that great, but I was very wrong. Although it is a small theater, that doesn't mean they couldn't put on a great show. My wife and I saw The Nativity. It was very well...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

We saw Beauty and the Beast, my wife loves that movie. It was really a quality show. I would highly recommend it. A great experience, we had a picnic and had a lovely evening. I think we will definitely be going back. Dress accordingly, even...More

Thank Mark M
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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent venue for outdoor theater, they have a picnic area and you can purchase food and drinks there including wine. You can bring your own food and drinks also but no glass can go into theater area. Most important is a blanket, it gets cold...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2017

If you live on the Central Coast or visiting anywhere between Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo you must immediately stop working and buy tickets to this outdoor theater. As a long time resident in San Luis Obispo county we had never experienced this magical...More

2  Thank John F
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December is a very festive month for Solvang and the Santa Ynez Valley area. It starts off with the Julefest Parade on Dec. 8th. The best thing to do is go to the Chamber of Commerce website or call them in the fall at... More
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Response from Mark M | Reviewed this property |
Please go to their website. I do not work their. My review was written as a patron.
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I love the King Frederick. They are right in the center of things, clean rooms, lovely pool, and always friendly staff.
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