Three-day event to feature music, rides and refreshment 


Staff Report


The Buellton Fall Fest, formerly the Solvang Fall Fest, is back: The three-day event will take place right on Avenue of the Flags in downtown Buellton from Nov. 12-14. 

This year’s event is expected to be bigger than ever and will feature more than 30 bands on two stages, including nationally touring bands Soltribe and Artikal Sound System. Soltribe will headline the event on Saturday, Nov. 13 from 8 to 10 p.m. Artikal Sound System will headline from 8 to 10 p.m. on Sunday, Nov.  14. 

There will be over 30 bands playing on two stages including Molly Ringwald Project on Friday, Nov. 12, from 8 to 10 p.m. Other local bands include the NBC’s “The Voice” semifinalist Will Breman, Cadillac Angels, Sam Kulchin, Echoswitch, Angie and the Nightmares, Lazer Beam and more. The event also features the second annual Battle of the Teenage Bands taking center stage on Saturday and Sunday. 

The festival will also feature more than 20 carnival rides and games, and 50 faire and food vendors. 

Rides include a Ferris wheel right on Avenue of the Flags, along with bumper cars, the Kamikaze, fun houses, the Dragon and the Zipper.

Discounted carnival ride tickets are available online at Guests can get daily passes for $30 and get unlimited rides throughout the day. 

“We’re looking forward to having the Fall Fest come to Buellton and provide our community and visitors with a weekend of fun and entertainment,” said Kathy Vreeland, executive director of the Buellton Chamber of Commerce. 

The schedule of entertainment can be found at

The Buellton Fall Fest also features Ales on the Avenue, a boutique-styled craft beer and wine festival on Saturday, Nov. 13 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Ales on the Avenue tickets are just $35 and available at

The benefitting nonprofit for the event is the Solvang Arts and Music Foundation (SAM).

For more information about the Buellton Fall Fest visit

The event is produced by En Fuego Events and Discover Buellton.