Events in Napa in December 2022 include the start of Winter in the Wineries, the Reindeer Run, and Calistoga's Holiday Village. Other fun things to do include seeing a show at the Blue Note or the Uptown Theatre.
This month, you will also find some parties at local wineries that feature food, wine tasting, and holiday discounts. Don't miss out on these fun things to do in the Napa Valley.
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You will find a variety of fun events in Napa in December at the Uptown. These are just a few of the top shows this month.
The Calistoga Holiday Village returns in 2022. It's a fun place to enjoy some holiday cheer, check out the North Pole Wine Garden, and enjoy some holiday treats.
You will also find carolers and a holiday tree lighting ceremony. You can also say hi to the big buy in red along with Mrs. Claus!
All events are at Pioneer Park from 4 pm to 7 pm.
Head to downtown Calistoga for this year's annual Lighted Tractor Parade!
The even features 60 unique tractors, floats, and other farm equipment. It's a great way to celebrate Calistoga's farming history and community.
The event starts at 7 pm and runs until around 8 pm. Dress warm as this event will happen in rain, shine, or snow!
The annual Reindeer Run features a 5k, 10k, and Half Marathon. It's a great way to get outside and into the holiday spirit.
Pre-registered participants will get a T-shirt, digitally recorded time, and a goodie bag. This fun family event starts at 9 am at the Wetlands Edge View Area Trailhead in American Canyon.
They also have a virtual option if you prefer to run it on your own.
Dates: 12/3 - 2/6
For a two-month period in the winter, you can use your Winter in the Wineries Passport to gain access to 14 wine tastings at a variety of selected boutique and well-known wineries in Calistoga.
Each passport is valued at an estimated $400 and includes not only discounts on wine and wine tastings, but shopping, lodging, dining, and more.
My calendar of wine tasting events in Napa in December includes some of the top options this month. You will find a variety of open houses as well as some that require tickets in advance.
Inglenook: Holiday Concert and Open House (12/11) at 5 pm
Merryvale: Holiday Fair in the Cask Room (12/10), enjoy a wonderful dinner, from La Toque restaurant and then dance the night away in their cask room, from 6 pm to 10:30 pm
Pine Ridge Vineyards: Decanting in December (12/10), enjoy some of their top library wines and celebrate the holiday season
Find some great places to stay in the Napa Valley. You will also find some good deals this time of year at hotels, resorts and bed & breakfasts. Click the links below for recent guest reviews as well as some great options this month.
TripAdvisor: What's the #1 hotel in the Napa Valley? Read reviews & find hotel deals on TripAdvisor!
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VRBO: Another great lodging option is VRBO. You can stay at a local's house, apartment, or even just rent a room. It's a great way to feel more like a local while visiting. Find a great place to stay on VRBO.
Dates: 11/20 - 1/2
This holiday season head to Yountville for their six-weeks of activities.
Events include wine tasting, visits from Santa, carriage rides around town, and so much more. Each week offers a variety of fun activities.
Head over to First Street in Napa for this fun event. For three days in December, you will can enjoy some holiday shopping and listen to holiday carolers. You can also say hello to Santa and get your picture taken with him.
The event runs from 12pm to 3pm all three days.
You will also find some good tasting deals around Napa in December. You will find a good selection on Groupon. Click the links below for more information on each offer.
Vintage Sweet Shoppe: Chocolate and Wine Pairing Package for Two or Four at Vintage Sweet Shoppe (Up to 44% Off), check for availability
Envy Wines: Wine Tasting for Two or Four with a Take Home Bottle of Wine (Up to 50% Off), check for availability
*Note: Most deals last for 120 days after purchase, so make sure to check the exact terms before purchasing.