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Events in Napa in November 2017

Holiday Parties, Wine Tasting Activities, & More

Events in Napa in November 2017 include wine tasting at local wineries, holiday parties, and the Napa Valley Film Festival. Other highlights this month include the Turkey Trot, the Lighting of the Christmas Tree, and the Christmas Parade.

You will also find some fun things to do at night with shows at both the Blue Note and the Uptown Theatre. Read on for more fun activities this month in the Napa Valley.

Events in Napa in November

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Napa Valley Film Festival

Dates: 11/8 - 11/12

Join hundreds of filmmakers in the screening and discussion of 120 award-winning independent films. Throughout the festival, you'll have the opportunity to watch them at more than a dozen screening venues in Napa, St. Helena, Yountville, and Calistoga, which include not only movie theaters, but winery barrel rooms, an airplane hangar, and other performing arts centers.

>> Get the details on the Napa Valley Film Fest

Napa's Lighting of the Christmas Tree

Date: 11/22

The Christmas tree lighting is one of the local favorite events in Napa in November. This celebration is meant for the whole family, so take the kids with you to admire the beautifully lit 20-foot tall tree in Veterans Park. You'll also have the opportunity to join the mayor in sipping hot chocolate, eating cookies, and enjoying live entertainment.

>> More details about this community event

Uptown Theatre in November in Napa

These are some of the top events in Napa in November at the Uptown Theatre.

uptown theatre

Napa Valley Turkey Trot

Date: 11/23

Head out early Thanksgiving morning for the annual Napa Valley Turkey Chase. This fun athletic family event includes both a 5K and 10K course along the beautiful Napa River Trail. It's a great way to get out and enjoy the fall weather and burn some calories before your holiday feast!

>> More information and registration for the Turkey Chase

Deals on Napa Valley Hotels, Resorts & B&Bs

If you are looking to stay the night as you enjoy these events in Napa in November, you can find some great deals all around the valley. Click the links below to find some of the best deals on room rates and complimentary amenities.

Booking.com: Save on your Hotel in Napa with Booking.com, Planet Earth's #1 Accommodation Site. No booking fees ever!

TripAdvisor: What's the #1 hotel in the Napa Valley? Read reviews & find hotel deals on TripAdvisor!

Napa's Christmas Parade

Date: 11/25

Another one of the annual events in Napa in November is the Christmas Parade, held on Thanksgiving weekend to kick off the joyful season. You'll see beautifully decorated floats and dozens of other entries in action in downtown Napa. Afterward, the kids can meet and take pictures with Santa!

>> Find out more about the parade

Wine Tasting Events in Napa in November

These are just some of the wine tasting events in Napa in November. Most require advanced tickets, so pick up yours today if you plan to attend.

Ballentine Vineyards: November Release Party (11/4), sample some of their 2015 releases as you enjoy live music, food, and fun activities

Con Creek: Club Anthology Large Format Tasting, 11/11 from 11am to 4pm

Robert Biale Vineyards: Cellar Treasures Holiday Dinner on 11/11, library wines, candlelight and chef's choice dinner, $155 per person, $135 for members

Blue Note Shows in November

You will find a variety of shows at the Blue Note this month. These are some of the top events in Napa in November at this funky downtown venue.

11/2 - 11/5: Delfeayo Marsalis Quartet

11/29: LGBTQ Dance Party : Benefit Meals On Wheels

>> Find tickets to these and other shows on Ticketmaster

Festival of Lights - Yountville

Date: TBD

As an alternative to the commercial madness of Black Friday this year, Yountville offers the 29th annual family-friendly Festival of Lights. At this festive holiday event, you get to enjoy food and wine tastings, Santa and his elves, the town and Christmas tree lighting, and romantic carriage rides.

>> Read more about the annual Festival of Lights

Discover Wine Tasting Deals on Groupon

You can also find some great wine tasting deals this time of year. Click the links below for details on these and to find other great wine tasting discounts this month in Napa Valley.

  • Rutherford Ranch Winery: Wine and chocolate pairing for two (or four), up to 46% off, tasting is in their Rutherford Ranch's Cabernet Room in Saint Helena, check for availability

  • JaM Cellars: Tasting for two plus a bottle of JaM Cellars wine to take home with you for up to 42% off, tasting room located in downtown Napa, check for availability

  • Judd's Hill Winery: Tasting for two or four plus a bottle of wine to take home with you, up to 52% off, tasting room is on Silverado Trail, check for availability

*Note: Most deals last for 120 days after purchase, so make sure to check the exact terms before purchasing.

Napa November Events: Release Parties, Wine Tasting, Festivals, & More

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