SANTA BARBARA, Ca. December 30, 2014 – Solvang will conclude its annual Julefest Celebration with the traditional Christmas Tree Burn event on Friday, January 9, 2015. The burn is sponsored by the City of Solvang Parks & Recreation Department and supervised by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department. Solvang’s Annual Christmas Tree Burn is held on the fields of Old Mission Santa Inés, located at 1760 Mission Drive. In addition to the tree burn, the fire department will give the public a fire safety demonstration addressing the dangers of Christmas tree fires before the pile is ignited. There will also be live music, a food truck and other concessions. The event starts at 5 pm. People are encouraged to arrive early. All area residents are invited to bring their tree (stands & ornaments must be removed) to the burn pile beginning today December 30th. For more information, call the City of Solvang at 805-688-5575.The Santa Barbara County Fire Department strongly advises that people do not attempt to burn their own Christmas trees. Christmas trees can be disposed of properly by bringing them to an event like this or recycled in a green waste container.
Captain David Sadecki
News Line 805.681-5546