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 Chase, Napa's 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.
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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.
Date: 11/22 starting at 6 pm and ends at 8 pm.
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.
These are some of the top events in Napa in November at the Uptown Theatre.
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!
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.
Date: 11/25 starting at 5 pm and ending at 7 pm
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!
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 from 1 pm to 4 pm), sample some of their 2015 releases as you enjoy live music, food, and fun activities
Beaulieu Vineyard: Collection Dinner (11/10), reception and dinner with a small group, food prepared by a Michelin star chef
Beringer: Riedel Glass Seminar (18th) from 11am to 12:30pm, learn all about the different wine glasses and the differences based on the wine glass you use, $85 per person
Clif Family Winery: Heroes Ride (5th) from 9am to 12pm, honor the first responders in one of wine countries biggest fires this October, casual bike ride, free to participate, all donations will go to helping recover from the recent fires, 15% of all wine sales will also go to helping in the fire recovery efforts
Robert Biale Vineyards: Cellar Treasures Holiday Dinner on 11/11, library wines, candlelight and chef's choice dinner, $155 per person, $135 for members
Robert Mondavi Winery: Pinot & Paella (4th), outdoor reception, indoor dinner with plenty of paella and oysters to go around, paired with Mondavi's Pinot wines, 4:30pm to 8pm, $130 per person, $115 for members
Schramsberg: 2017 Holiday Shopping Day (11th), spend some time at the Grayson Building (1210 Grayson Ave., St. Helena) as you sample wines, enjoy small bites, and listen to music, pick up some wines for your family and friends while you are there, runs from 11am to 2pm
V. Sattui Winery: Blending Seminar (11th), learn how to blend wine during this hands-on workshop, runs from 11am to 1pm
Y. Rousseau Wines: Apres-Harvest & Wine Pick Up Party (4th), celebrate harvest and enjoy Y. Rousseau Wines, sample homemade cioppino, and mingle with other wine lovers, 11am to 2pm, $20 for the general public
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
11/7: Randy Quaid and the Sharks
11/14: Locals Night featuring The Nickel Slots
11/15: The Dixie Giants
11/17: The John Brothers Piano Company
11/18: The Greyhounds
11/21: Locals Night featuring Jealous Zelig
11/24: Terrie Odabi & Wee Willie Walker with the Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra
11/25: Royal Jelly Jive
11/28: Locals Night featuring Sara Rodenburg
11/30: Kurt Ribak Quartet
Date: 11/20 - 12/31
Spend part of your holiday season in Yountville during their six weeks of holiday celebrations. Events include food and wine tastings, Santa and his elves, the town and Christmas tree lighting, and romantic carriage rides.
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.
*Note: Most deals last for 120 days after purchase, so make sure to check the exact terms before purchasing.
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