Events in Napa in January 2020

Festivals, Wine Tastings, Live Music, & More

Discover the top events in Napa in January 2020. My calendar includes festivals, things to do at night, and wine tasting activities. Top picks this month include Napa Truffle Festival, Restaurant Week, and the Resolution Run.

Read on for more tips on what's going in wine country during your visit.

Events in Napa in January

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Napa Valley Resolution Run

Date: TBD

Start 2019 off right with a 5K or 10K run in beautiful downtown Yountville! If one of your New Year's resolutions is to get out and be more active, this is a great way to start.

You'll have plenty of company, and the added satisfaction that proceeds will benefit local arts and education programs. This friendly community race kicks off at 10am at the Yountville Community Center.

>> Race details and registration

Napa Truffle Festival

Dates: 1/17-1/20

If you love exquisite food, one of the best events in Napa in January is the Napa Truffle Festival. Enjoy four days of learning about and sampling one of the greatest delicacies known to man, the prized truffle.

You'll hear from master chefs who use this ingredient to craft world class cuisine, as well as from scientists who study truffle cultivation. The Saturday evening of this festival features a Truffles and Wine Dinner.

>> More info about the Truffle Festival

Shows at the Uptown Theater in January

Napa Lighted Arts Festival

Date: 1/11 - 1/19

Visit downtown Napa to see this year's Lighted Arts Festival. It featured stunning light displays projected onto some of Napa's most gorgeous buildings.

14 works will be on display during this 9 day festival. The hours for Monday - Thursday are 6pm to 9pm and Friday - Sunday you can catch them from 6pm to 10pm.

Napa Valley Restaurant Week

Dates: TBD

There's no doubt that Napa Valley restaurants offer some of the best dining around, what with their Michelin Star ratings and farm-to-table practices. If you're hesitant about spending a fortune on a delicious meal, or simply don't know where to start, Napa Valley Restaurant Week has solved the problem!

You'll want to head out and try as many culinary hot-spots as possible, with the multi-course prix-fixe menus they will be offering ($20 for lunch or $36-$46 for dinner).

>> Restaurant Week details

Where to Stay in Napa

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Winter in the Wineries Passport - Calistoga

Dates: 12/7-2/8

For the low cost of one ticket, this special Winter Wine Passport grants you access to 15 wine tastings at Calistoga wineries any time during this two-month period--just in time for Cabernet Season.

Participating wineries include both boutique and well-known brands. In addition, the passport offers discounts on lodging, dining, and shopping in Napa Valley. The benefits you'll gain with the passport are valued at around $300.

>> All about the wine passport

Wine Tasting Events in Napa in January

Each week, Napa Valley wineries welcome visitors to events at their wineries. Here are some of the wine tasting events in Napa in January.

V. Sattui (1/25): Barrel Tasting and New Release Party, 6 pm to 9:30 pm, food, fun and a chance be one of the first to taste the 2019 wines straight from the barrel

9th Annual Abacus Winter Wine Escape

Dates: TBD

Join the deLeuze family and ZD Wines this January for a wine tasting experience like no other. The Abacus Winter Wine Escape includes several events at the Carneros Resort & Spa.

Your adventure begins on Friday night with a ZD Wine reception. You will raise your glass with ZD Wine's first ever sparkling to help celebrate their 50 years in wine making. The reception will include additional ZD Wines as well as appetizers.

Saturday begins with an optional tasting with ZD winemakers and the deLeuze family. You get the chance to sample library wines along side some tasting dishes prepared by one of the best local restaurants.

Saturday night is the big ZD Wines dinner with a 5-course meal expertly paired with ZD wines. It will be an evening to remember with amazing wines and foods to continue the celebration of their 50 years of wine making in Napa.

>> Visit their site for details and ticketing information

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