Events in Napa in April 2019 include Arts in April, Wine Valley Cycle for Sight, and the Calistoga Food & Wine Festival. You will also find shows at the Uptown Theater, wine tasting events all around the valley, and a few other fun things to do during your visit.
Read on for details on the best activities in Napa this April.
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Dates: All month
This is the 9th year of the month-long Arts in April festival that strives to bring the community together at arts and cultural events across Napa County. By attending a variety of art gatherings, you'll discover the downtown districts of Calistoga, St. Helena, Yountville, Napa, and American Canyon, engage in thoughtful conversations, and hopefully get inspired!
Some of the best night events in Napa in April are at the Uptown Theater. Here are all of the performances scheduled so far this month.
Spend the weekend learning about Sustainable Seafood & Bay Area Watersheds at this month's Conversations at CIA at Copia. This monthly event offers detailed information about the food system. Through live panels, documentary films, art, dialogue and food tasting, you will learn all about how issues within the food system impact you and how you can get involved.
This monthly series is at their new facility in downtown Napa at 500 1st Street.
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Date: April 20
The Cycle for Sight / Rotary Ride for Veterans is one of the most fun and athletic events in Napa in April, perfect for those who enjoy being active outdoors. The bike race offers the satisfaction of helping a great cause while enjoying scenic routes through the vineyards and rolling hills of Napa Valley.
Choose from 50-, 25-, and 15-mile courses, and enjoy the music and wine festival that will take place at the end.
This trail running event features a half marathon, 10K, and family 4K Fun Run. The course starts atop the Napa Valley at Pacific Union College, then leads runners along the Angwin Trails on Howell Mountain lined with groves of pine, oak, redwood, and manzanita, and then finally to the famous Angwish Hill. This is a great opportunity to get out and enjoy Napa's incredible natural beauty.
Dates: April 26 - 28
CampoVelo Napa Valley is another cycling event this month. Activities and festivities for this one will last throughout the weekend in the town of St. Helena. Routes range from 12 to 80 miles on moderate terrain with some hills. Just think of how you will fully enjoy the region's world-class food and wine after burning all those calories!
Dates: April 26 - 28
Spend the weekend in the Stag's Leap District sampling wines and learning more about their world class wines. The weekend starts with exclusive Friday night dinners. On Saturday, enjoy open houses with special all around the Stag's Leap District. The weekend long event ends with a hosted lunch on Sunday. Tickets are required for all events.
Head over to the Blue Note for some great live music almost every night of the week. This live jazz club is on the first floor of the gorgeous Napa Valley Opera House.
In addition to world class jazz music, they also serve up farm to table dishes along with some of the regions top wines. It's one of the best night events in Napa in April.
You will find dozens of wine tasting events in Napa in April. The ones listed below are at the wineries and offer you the chance to taste the best Napa Valley wines.
Most events are on the weekends. Almost all events include a fee to taste and/or attend.
Beringer: Founders Day Celebration (4/28), tastings, food, live music, and more from 11am to 4:30pm.
Elizabeth Spencer: 8th Annual Spring Rose Party (4/6), celebrate the release of their 2017 Rose of Pinot Noir, enjoy southern food, and don't forget to wear your pink and white, 11:30pm to 2pm
Flora Springs: Sixteen Spirits Historical Ghost Winery Tour & Tasting (4/14), tour one of the few remaining ghost wineries in Napa, Flora Springs, learn about its history, and then sample its amazing wines
Hess Collection (4/13): Blending Party from 10:30am to 2:30pm, join Hess Collection wine makers in their private barrel room for this hands-on experience
Merryvale: 1st and 3rd Friday in April, Friday Music on the Terrace
Mumm Napa: Cheese & Cheers (4/18), sparkling wine and cheese pairing class, features six cheeses, four sparkling wines and a cheese expert to teach you more about it all
Round Pond Estate (4/27): Spring Blending Party & Lunch, 10am to 3pm, reservations required
Rutherford Hill: Sip & Paint (4/27), sip on wines, listen to classical music and follow the instructor to create a portrait to take home
Silverado Vineyards: Sunset BBQ & Country Music Bash (4/27), BBQ dinner, wine, and live music from 6pm to 8:30pm
Tamber Bey Vineyards: Spring Release Party and Open House (4/13), celebrate the release of new vintages, live entertainment, and catering by Tre Posti from 1pm to 5pm
Here are just a few of the best wine tasting deals right now for Napa Valley wineries.
*Note: Most deals last for 120 days after purchase, so make sure to check the exact terms before purchasing.
Wineries in Napa