Napa Valley, California is well-known for its beautiful scenery, endless wineries and world-class, delicious food and wine. But it somehow gets even better in the summer with Festival Napa Valley’s Summer Season! Over the course of ten days, visitors can enjoy fine wine, delectable cuisine, live music and so much more in the stunning backdrop of Napa Valley. Held by Festival Napa Valley, the summer events help support the charitable organization, which is committed to enriching the vitality of community through innovative performances and inspiring education programs. Fun events in a beautiful backdrop with delicious food and wine, plus supporting a great organization, makes the Festival Napa Valley Summer Season events a must-attend each year.
Whether you’re attending the Festival Napa Valley Summer Season to enjoy world-class musical performances, experience new, amazing wines or taste delicious food from local chefs, there is something for everyone! Some of the events taking place during the summer season include:
Concerts: From opera to dance and many in between, there are musical and dance performances throughout the weekend. Enjoy opera, a performance from the British cellist who performed at the 2018 royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, listen to a Grammy Award-winning jazz fusion band and more, all in the beautiful backdrop of Napa Valley. There’s something for everyone! Some concerts are free and some may require a ticket to attend. For a full list of concerts, click here.
Taste of Napa: One of the highlights of the Festival Napa Valley Summer Season is the Taste of Napa! The annual celebration features the best of Napa Valley, including exceptional food, wine and music. Attendees can sample wine and food from more than 70 local wineries, restaurants and top artisans. Plus, there are exclusive wine tastings in private settings and live music. This year the event is held at Vista Collina, Napa’s newest, picturesque lifestyle resort. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.
Arts for All Gala: Festival Napa Valley has a primary mission to make arts accessible to everyone, and the Arts for All Gala is an arts charity event that helps bring the mission to life. Taking place at HALL Winery in St. Helena, an art-filled estate with the Mayacamas Mountains as the beautiful backdrop, gala attendees will enjoy an elegant dinner paired with extraordinary wines from HALL, WALT and Domaine Carneros. Plus, the gala features a performance from four-time Grammy Award-winner Seal and a high-energy live auction, featuring once-in-a-lifetime luxury items. The gala has raised more than $8 million to date. For more information about the Arts for All gala or to purchase tickets, click here.
Dinners: Enjoy amazing, world-class food paired with delicious wines, in beautiful and unique Napa Valley wineries and settings at the Founders Dinners, Patron Dinners and Vintner’s Luncheons. Each of the dining events are set in various wineries throughout the region, featuring cuisine from acclaimed chefs and excellent local wine. For more information, a full list of culinary experiences or to purchase tickets, click here.
Wine Tastings: Napa Valley is well known for their wide variety of wineries, many offering tastings of their wines. There are many sponsored wineries offering tastings and visits to their wineries during the Summer Season events (and throughout the year!). For a full list, click here.
For a full list of events at Festival Napa Valley Summer Season and more information,click here.
It’s never safe to drink and drive, which is why RVing nearby the events is always a great idea! While there is no camping onsite at any of the Festival Napa Valley Summer Season events, there are plenty of beautiful RV parks and campgrounds in the area. Some include:
When you travel to Napa Valley via RV, you have ease and comfort right at your fingertips! Enjoy Festival Napa Valley Summer Season events during the day, and then come home to a stocked kitchen, comfortable bedroom and private bathroom. It’s the perfect way to relax at night, ending a beautiful day in the Napa Valley region!
Whether you’ve decided to RV to Napa Valley, or prefer to stay in a hotel, there’s plenty of options. Festival Napa Valley has many hotels and resorts as sponsors. For a full list of Festival Napa Valley recommended accommodations, click here. Other nearby hotels to choose from include:
Discover the many event venues at Festival Napa Valley.
Tickets to Festival Napa Valley Summer Season events can be purchased online. For a full list of events, prices and to purchase tickets, click here.
Set in the unique and stunning backdrop of the Napa Valley, wine, food and music lovers will love the Festival Napa Valley Summer Season! There’s so much to do, see and taste, it’s an event that everyone is going to enjoy. And when you rent an RV from RVshare, your travel experience is even better because you can return to a comfortable bed, private bathroom and stocked kitchen.
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Please note, this is not the official source of the event information. While we try to be as comprehensive as possible, some details may have changed since the time this article was written. Please confirm final details with the official event page.