Celebrate the Holidays in Napa Valley: Your Guide to Festive Events


As the holiday season approaches, Napa Valley transforms into a winter wonderland, offering a variety of events that cater to everyone, from families to romantic couples. Here's your guide to some of the most enchanting holiday events in Napa Valley.


Makers Market at First Street Napa

Date: Saturday, December 2 | 11am-6pm Kick off your holiday shopping at the Makers Market in Downtown Napa. This open-air marketplace features local artisans showcasing jewelry, organic body products, candles, home goods, and more. Enjoy live music and great food from nearby eateries while you shop for unique gifts. More Info


Ice Skating at Meritage Resort

Dates: Nov. 18 - Jan. 7 | Various Times Experience the joy of ice skating in the heart of Napa Valley at the Meritage Resort. Skate alongside family and friends, and enjoy rink-side beer and wine from on-site tasting rooms. Special skate nights and group bookings are available. More Info.




St. Helena's Beringer Wine Barrel Tree

Dates: November 22nd - January 2nd Location: Hunt Ave. & Main Street, St. Helena Experience the enchantment of the holiday season with St. Helena's magnificent 36-foot wine barrel holiday tree. Crafted entirely from repurposed Beringer Vineyards wine barrels, this unique tree is a symbol of Napa Valley's rich wine heritage. The Holiday Wine Barrel Tree, a collaboration between Beringer Vineyards, the City of St. Helena, St. Helena Parks & Rec, and local businesses, is a fusion of art, culture, and community spirit. Gather your loved ones for a memorable photo at this iconic Napa Valley holiday landmark. More Info.


Napa's Christmas Parade

Date: December 9, 2023 | 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM Join the Napa community for the annual Christmas Parade, featuring brilliantly decorated floats and a chance to meet Santa. This magical evening event is perfect for families looking to capture the holiday spirit. The parade will light up the streets of Napa, bringing joy and festive cheer to all.  More Info.


Napa Valley Wine Trolley Holiday Lights Tour

Dates: Dec. 8-23 | 6:30 pm Take a magical ride through Napa’s festively decorated neighborhoods on the Napa Valley Wine Trolley. This holiday lights tour is a delightful way to see the city's holiday spirit. More Info.


Calistoga Lighted Tractor Parade

Date: Dec. 4th Don't miss the unique and charming Calistoga Lighted Tractor Parade, a beloved local tradition that lights up the night with festively decorated tractors and floats. More Info.


Reindeer Run-Walk 5K/10K

Date: December 2nd, 2023 | 9:00 AM Get active this holiday season with the Reindeer Run in American Canyon. Choose between a 5K or 10K run/walk through beautiful wetlands trails. It's a fun event for the whole family! More Info.


Napa Valley's holiday season is filled with unique and festive events. Whether you're a local or a visitor, these events offer wonderful ways to celebrate the season's joy and warmth. So, bundle up, step out, and immerse yourself in the holiday spirit of Napa Valley!

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