Napa Valley’s Signature Events and Festivals
Sponsored by Visit Napa Valley
The Napa Valley's famed summer concerts, harvest season wine festivities, and Cabernet Season food, film and art festivals offer a cuvee of sensory delights and great reasons to stay a little longer…
Napa Truffle Festival
A celebration of food, wine and truffles, the annual Napa Truffle Festival is presented mid-January by the American Truffle Company, featuring a unique gathering of leading truffle cultivation experts and scientists, along with internationally renowned Michelin-star chefs and special guests from the food and wine world.
Napa Valley Restaurant Week
Napa Valley Restaurant Week offers visitors - and locals - the opportunity to "dine and delight" across the valley and enjoy its legendary wine and food culture. Specially-priced prix-fixe menus at participating restaurants can be found throughout the week, held in late January.
Napa Valley Marathon
The Napa Valley Marathon, recently named one of the "Top 10 Marathons Worth Traveling For" by Forbes Travel, is dedicated to fostering and promoting quality racing in an inspiring setting. The Annual Kaiser Permanente Napa Valley Marathon occurs early in March.
Napa Valley Arts in April
A celebration of the elemental connection between wine and the arts, this month-long program satisfies cultural cravings with an exploration of winery art installations, pop-up exhibitions and tastings. Arts in April offers special access and packages to enjoy The Napa Valley Collection™, making it the perfect time to get a dose of Napa Valley culture with your Cabernet.
BottleRock Napa Valley
BottleRock is a three-day, delicacy-fueled foray into the absolute best music, wine, food and brew the world has to offer. For three days in late May downtown Napa will the epicenter of a collision of music, food and wine that will reverberate for miles around. A revolution built on platinum records and lit by Michelin Stars. And it could only happen here.
Auction Napa Valley
Each year brings a new magic to Auction Napa Valley. An intangible mingling of extraordinary Napa Valley wines, memorable meals from talented chefs, the beauty of our landscape at every turn, the music and design and, of course, the thrill of bidding on one-of-a-kind Napa Valley wines and experiences, all coming together in an original way each year since 1981. The alchemy of Auction Napa Valley, however, lasts much longer than four days in June, with Auction proceeds changing lives for years and even lifetimes through funding for community health and youth education in Napa Valley.
Napa Valley Film Festival
The Napa Valley Film Festival showcases the best in new independent filmmaking and world cinema. With the vision to build community around the art of visual story-telling, with the viewing of films and discussions with filmmakers fueling lively conversation amongst old and new friends… and those conversations being enriched with the world-class food and wine of legendary Napa Valley. The Napa Valley Film Festival takes place on the second full weekend of November each year. This period represents mid-fall and the tail end of Napa Valley’s gorgeous harvest season.
Legendary Holidays in the Napa Valley
Tis’ the season for the Napa Valley’s warm and welcoming communities to offer one-of-a-kind hometown holiday experiences that span from elegant to quirky and magical to romantic. Pairing exceptional wines and small-town charm, guests are sure to enjoy a host of truly legendary holiday adventures.
For more information on planning your next trip to the Napa Valley, go to www.VisitNapaValley.com