Autumn in Napa Valley is not just about the picturesque landscapes and wine harvests; it's also about the vibrant events that bring the community and visitors together. Here's a curated list of events happening in Napa Valley in October 2023:
Harvest Farmers Market - October 8th, 11am – 2pm
Celebrate the peak of harvest season at Clos du Val's Harvest Farmers Market. Guests will receive a special Clos du Val branded Apolis wine tote, perfect for collecting fresh vegetables from the Riverbend Vineyard garden, beautiful bouquets from Melody Rae Flowers, and walnuts from Whitney Warren Ranch. Satisfy your palate with lunch options from Ceviche & Co, The Lumpia Fam, and desserts by Danae. Shop unique offerings from local vendors like Riza Plants, Gerard'Z Honeybees, and Starcrossed Jewelry. Children can enjoy a garden lunch and plant their own flower box to take home.
Napa Blues, Brews & BBQ - October 7, 12pm-6pm
TEAM Morales Events presents the 13th annual Napa Blues, Brews & BBQ at The Napa Valley Expo. This Bay Area favorite boasts an average attendance of 5,000 people. Highlights include:
- LIVE BLUES music from some of the Bay Area’s best musicians.
- Specialty microbrew beer garden with over 40+ unique beers.
- Delicious BBQ food vendors.
- Arts and Craft vendors.
- Onsite parking available. ... and so much more!
Reggae Fest - October 8, 12pm-5pm
Dive into the vibrant rhythms of reggae at this FREE COMMUNITY EVENT! Hosted at The Yard, the festival features the band Roots Man Project, presented by Eppicharts. As you sway to the music, explore booth market vendors selling unique goods, enjoy flowing libations, and savor treats from food trucks. This event is perfect for families, and if you have a kind dog, they're welcome too!
Hometown Harvest Festival - October 21
The St. Helena Harvest Festival is a family-friendly event that has been a community tradition for over three decades. The day begins with a Fun Run, followed by a Pet Parade. Attendees can enjoy live music, carnival rides, a wine lounge, delicious food, and a variety of arts and crafts. The festival takes place on Oak Avenue between Adams Street and Spring Street from 11 am to 4 pm.
Halloween Hometown Party - October 28
Kickstart your Halloween celebrations in downtown Napa from 11 am to 1 pm. Families can meet famous Disney characters, enjoy treats from local businesses, and participate in a costume party open to all ages.