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Napa Festivals

View our list of Napa Valley Festivals and things to do in Napa during your stay with us.

If you're not into wine, or need a break from visiting vineyards, visit one of the festivals in Napa Valley. Napa Valley is not only a place with majestic views, Michelin-starred restaurants, and world renowned wineries but also a place with roots as deep as its vines, filled with iconic experiences for visitors.

Festivals in the area include concerts, films, celebrations of locally grown culinary ingredients, annual events and fundraisers benefiting various charities, and of course wine and food tastings. Take a peek at what's coming next, and join us. You won't be disappointed. From Flavor Napa Valley to BottleRock, there is sure to be the perfect event for you!

Auction Napa Valley

Offering an experience unavailable anywhere else, the annual Auction Napa Valley allows bidders to chose from single cases of wine to unique, one-of-a-kind experiences. The auction is a weekend long affair, with parties and events around Napa Valley. The goal is to raise money to support community health and children's education. Since 1981 they have raised more than $180 million dollars for their chosen causes.

Dates
May 31 - June 3, 2018
Tickets go on sale March 15th.

Location
In wineries throughout Napa Valley

Festival Napa Valley

Also known as the Festival Napa Valley, this is 10 days of amazing experiences. It's like no festival you've ever experienced before. Festival Napa Valley has music, dance and theatre, there is fine wine and fine dining, you'll also find art, fitness and community programs. While there is a charge for some events, others are free.

Dates
July 20-29, 2018

Location
Events are held throughout Napa Valley

Tips From The Concierge
There is always something more to learn about the Festival Napa Valley, so you should constantly check their website for updates.

Yountville Live

Held at the start of April, Yountville Live is a great mix of food, wine and music. Yountville Live is a luxury weekend getaway with performances with some very popular artists, not to mention the award winning chefs and restaurants who will be feeding guests. In 2018, there will be over 20 performances, 50 wineries participating and 15 restaurants and chefs cooking up a storm.

Dates
March 15-18, 2018

Location
Held at various locales around Yountville

Distance From Hotel
Yountville is about 9 miles from the River Terrace Inn

Tips From The Concierge Tickets are on sale now, so be sure to visit the Yountville Live website for more information.

Bottle Rock

Bottle Rock Napa Valley is an annual music, food and drink event held over Memorial Day weekend. With A-list artists performing, there is an amazing variety that will ensure you always want to hear something! And when you include the food - including some of the most famous restaurants in the region, the beer - Napa Valley is home to some great craft brews, and the wine, well, you can be sure that it's an event no one will ever forget.

Dates
May 25-27, 2018

Location
Napa Expo, Napa

Distance From Hotel
Bottle Rock is under a mile from the River Terrace Inn - a very brief 15 minute walk!

Tips From The Concierge
We're walking distance from the event, so you can leave the car behind! Given how hard it can be to park during the event, we recommend booking early! Check out the line up at http://www.bottlerocknapavalley.com

Jazz Festival

With a variety of entertainers, including The Commodores and Brian Culbertson, there is a sound for every listener. There is also a silent auction benefiting the GRAMMY Foundation. With events mostly outdoors, it makes for a really great weekend in the sun in Napa. There are three locations for the events, the primary one being the Oxbow Commons.

Dates
June 6-10, 2018

Location
Oxbow Commons

Tips From The Concierge
Tickets are on sale for next year, so be sure to visit the Jazz Getaway website to purchase.

Napa Valley Film Festival logo.

Napa Valley Film Festival

The Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) lights up the picturesque towns of Napa, Yountville, St. Helena and Calistoga during the most colorful time of year. NVFF features over 100 new independent films, studio sneak previews, and filmmaker Q&A’s in gorgeous winery venues and theaters across the Valley. Spend your day interacting with over 300 filmmakers while enjoying daily wine tastings, culinary demonstrations, parties and celebrity sightings.

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CampoVelo Napa Valley

Campovelo Napa Valley

CampoVelo Napa Valley, hosted by Chef Chris Cosentino, is a three-day weekend blending the best of the culinary, cycling and wellness worlds. Chris, along with twelve other chefs, pro cyclists and winemakers, lead the weekend in a myriad of activities, all designed to support local and global non-profit organizations including the Napa Valley Community Foundation Fund for Disaster Relief, the Napa Valley Vine Trail, Chefs Cycle for No Kid Hungry, and World Bicycle Relief.

Dates
April 27-29, 2018

Location
Most events are in Yountville, however there are a few outside of Yountville. The bike races start and end in Yountville, and take in much more territory along the way!

Tips From The Concierge
Along with assorted morning bike rides (road and mountain), hiking and yoga, the guests Chefs lead product demos, workshops and are active in the kitchen preparing five-star evening dinners. Wine receptions, benefit lunches and dinners, evening information, visit CampoVelo.com.