Events in Napa in September 2024: Harvest, Releases, & More Wine Tasting Parties

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by Jill Loeffler  •

Updated: May 5, 2024

Events in Napa in September 2024 include the Fortinet Championship Golf Tournament and the Calistoga Harvest Table. You will also find several other fun activities at wineries all around the valley.

If you are looking for some fun things to do at night, make sure to check out the shows at both the Blue Note and the Uptown Theatre. Read on for what's happening this September in Napa Valley.

Events in Napa in September

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Calistoga Harvest Table

Date: TBD

Another one of the tasty wine and food events in Napa in September is the Calistoga Harvest Table, celebrating the plentiful harvest season with 13 local restaurants and 44 wineries.

To get a seat at the 1,000 feet of tables set out in the middle of downtown, make sure to buy your tickets with anticipation, as this event may very well sell out.

The drinks start flowing at 4:30 pm and dinner is served at 6pm for this sophisticated Sunday evening event.

PGA Tour, Fortinet Championship

Dates: TBD

Tickets: Available for All Days

The Fortinet Championship golf tournament will be held once again on the pristine PGA courses at the Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa.

Your golf event ticket also gets you admission into the after-golf concerts, Food and Wine Pavilion, Beers fore Birdies happy hour, Spirits Lounge, and Brew Loft.

This year's concerts include Brothers Osborne, Stone Temple Pilots, and +LIVE+.

>> Details about these sports events in Napa in September

Bale Grist Mill Harvest Dinner

Date: 9/28

Head on over to Saint Helena for the annual Harvest Dinner, a friendly outdoor community gathering at the Bale Grist Mill. This park has great historical significance, as the mill is older than the city itself, and helped to sustain the pioneers who set up the town's first church. 

This wholesome tradition is a lantern-lit dinner event catered by Elaine Bell, complete with checkered tablecloths and the huge restored (and still functioning!) waterwheel of the mill as the scenic backdrop. 

In addition to good food and conversation, there will be a live auction as well.

Herold Harvest Celebration

Date: TBD

Times: 5:30 - 7:30 pm

This is the first annual vineyard dinner hosted by accomplished Napa Valley winemaker, Mark Herold, in one of his original vineyard sites in Coombsville. As a nod to Mark's heritage, multiple courses of Panamanian-style tapas will be served alongside a Cabernet-focused lineup of current release wines.

Additionally, guests will have the opportunity to be the first to sample a selection of wines prior to their release. Come join Mark and his team for an intimate evening in the vineyard as we toast to harvest and enjoy delicious cuisine!

RSVP is required. Tickets at $125.

>> Visit their site for more details

Napa Hotel Deals this September

Are you planning to stay a night or two as you enjoy these events in Napa in September? If so, you will find some great deals on places to stay throughout the valley. Click the links below to look for the best deals today!

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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.

Wine Tasting Events in Napa in September 2024

The following calendar of events in Napa in September are winery tasting events. You will find that most are on the weekend, so I've organized them for you in that way.

Most require that you purchase a ticket for entry for tasting, food, and live entertainment.

Canvasback (9/16): Canvasback Harvest Celebration from 1 to 4 pm

Elizabeth Spencer (9/23): Autumn Winemaker Garden Dinner from 6 to 9 pm

Flora Springs (9/23): Flora Springs 45th Anniversary Celebration, food, wine, and fun

Grgich Hills Estate (9/8): Celebrating a Century of Grgich Hills Estate over dinner from 6:30 pm

Inglenook (9/30): Enjoy a wonderful Italian inspired meal served under the stars at Inglenook's Harvest Celebration from 7 to 10:30 pm

Larson Family Winery (9/17): 36th Annual Harvest Celebration 2023 from 11 am to 2 pm

Markham (9/8): Sip & Paint, from 6:30 pm to 9 pm, enjoy wine, painting and more

Markham (9/17): Fall Wine Release & Paella Party. 1 pm to 4 pm, enjoy wines, paella, live music and more

Merryvale (9/24): Merryvale's Annual Harvest Party, 3 pm to 5 pm, BBQ inspired menu, games, wine, and meet wine makers

Robert Biale Vineyards (9/23): Fall Release Party from 11 am to 2 pm, enjoy wine, food, and entertainment

Round Pond (9/10): Day in the Life of a Winemaker from 11 am to 2 pm, learn about what a winemaker does during their day while enjoying wine from different stages

Schramsberg (9/10 - 9/12): Fall Harvest Session

Silverado Vineyards (9/9): SOLO Cabernet Sauvignon celebration from 1 pm to 4 pm

Stag's Leap Wine Cellars (9/16): Technical Tour with Marcus Notaro & Harvest Lunch, 9 am to 2 pm, learn about making wine while enjoying them at the same time with a lunch

Tedeschi Family Winery (9/9): Winemaker Dinner, A Magical Evening in Our Vineyard, from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm, enjoy wine, a 4-course meal, and more underneath their grove of walnut trees

Trefethen (9/16): Hands On Harvest, Celebrate the Grape, from 10 am to 4 pm, get your chance to harvest grapes and then enjoy a lunch paired with their wines

Trefethen (9/30): HaLo: Visit the Source, from 10 am to 2 pm, walk through the vineyards and then enjoy barrel tastings and a private lunch

V. Sattui Winery (9/16): Harvest Ball from 5:30 pm to 11 pm, food, wine and live music

Uptown Theatre in Napa

One of the fun places to go for nightlife in Napa is the Uptown Theatre. Here is their calendar of events in Napa in September:

  • Frankie Quiñones, 9/13 at 8 pm
  • John Lydon aka Johnny Rotten, 9/14 at 8 pm
  • The Concert: A Tribute To ABBA, 9/21 at 8 pm

>> Find tickets for all shows this month at the Uptown Theatre

Napa Valley Wine Deals

Make sure to check out some top wine deals through Groupon as you enjoy these events in Napa in September.

  • 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.

Concerts & Shows at the Blue Note

Top evening events in Napa in September often include shows at the Blue Note. This live jazz club is located right in the heart of the city of Napa. Set inside the historic Napa Valley Opera House, this place offers a lively yet relaxing evening on the town.

  • Trombone Shorty & Orleans Ave with Big Boi, 9/2 at 7 pm
  • Air Supply, 9/7 at 7 pm
  • BEAT - Belew/Vai/Levin/Carey play 80s King Crimson, 9/13 at 8 pm

>> Find tickets for these and other top shows at the Blue Note

Napa Events in September: Wine Tasting, Festivals, Music, and More

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