Napa Valley, California is known for being one of the best winemaking regions in the world. Due to its dry Mediterranean climate and great quality soil, the region produces fine wine grapes that are turned into the most delicious wines. With over 400 wineries scattered around the valley, Napa is indeed a great place to enjoy local wines while admiring the scenery.
But Napa Valley isn’t just a place to visit wineries and taste their wines, there are also local events that are being held that will surely be great added experiences to your visit. Fantesca Estate & Winery offers a number of different opportunities to enjoy wine along with other fun and indulgent activities. If you are planning to go to Napa, you should definitely check out the events in store there and in other venues around town.
If you don’t have your itinerary planned yet for your visit to Napa in 2020, you might consider attending one of these events that will be happening:
Napa Lighted Arts Festival
Happening on January 11th to 19th, the Napa Lighted Arts Festival is an annual event which features original artwork by local and international artists using light and light technologies in Downtown Napa, the Oxbow District, and other places in the city.
Napa Truffle Festival
The Napa Truffle Festival will be held on January 17th to 20th and will feature one of the greatest delicacies, the truffle. During those four days, you will learn more about the prized ingredient from chefs and even scientists who study the cultivation of the truffle. There will also be truffle orchard tours, serving of truffle lunches, and a Truffles and Wine Dinner during the Saturday evening of the festival.
Napa’s Culinary Crawl
On February 21, you can join the unique walking food and wine tour of restaurants in Downtown Napa. Aside from eating and drinking, the tour will also include contests and prizes which makes it fun and interesting.
Yountville Live is a premier event that will be held on March 21st and will feature the best in food, wine, and music in one day. You can taste samples of signature dishes, premium wines from local wineries, chef demonstrations, and live musical performances. There is also the option of going VIP where you can get a 4-day pass that includes a full experience with special events.
Arts in April
A fan of the arts? Then you might be interested in attending Arts in April which showcases the arts and culture of Napa Valley.
Festival Napa Valley
The Festival Napa Valley will be held on July 10th until July 21st and will feature the most innovative and finest performances that aim to inspire people and preserve the culture of the region.
Napa Valley Film Festival
On November 13 to 17, get a chance to participate in the film festival which not only showcases independent films, but also exquisite food and wine. Screen up to 100 films, talk to writers, producers, and directors, and have a taste of Napa Valley’s culinary scene.
Napa Valley isn’t just a place to have winery tours and tasting experiences. In Napa, there are numerous local events that integrate those activities with other aspects such as arts and culinary. This only shows that Napa has more to offer and can give you well-rounded experiences. Wineries also offer their own special events that you might want to check out.
If you are interested in going for a full-experience at Napa Valley, always plan ahead and read more about the local events that might catch your interest.