Events in Napa in September 2018 include the Calistoga Wine Experience, the Harvest Celebration & Stomp at Castello di Amorosa, and Release the Lions at the Hess Collection. 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.
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Get ready for a Sunday in wine country full of music, music, and more music. Unlike other festivals that gather thousands of people together for multiple performances in one venue, Napa Live offers several smaller concerts spread out among 30 indoor businesses and three outdoor parks. It makes for a beautiful afternoon comprised of unique experiences.
If you want to sample the best of Napa Valley wines in a beautiful, natural environment, head over to Pioneer Park in Calistoga this Saturday afternoon, where more than 30 of the finest wineries in Napa Valley will gather together for the annual Calistoga Wine Experience. Sample delicious wines, meet the winemakers, and enjoy local culinary treats while listening to live gypsy jazz.
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The American Folk Art Festival is one of the most anticipated events in Napa in September. The event features original and antique folk art. You will also find pieces from contemporary artists. It's also one of the events in Napa in September that will offer a variety of food and wine. It will be held at the Madonna Estate Winery at 5400 Old Sonoma Road.
Some of the best nighttime events in Napa in September are at the Uptown Theatre.
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 4:30pm and dinner is served at 6pm for this sophisticated Sunday evening event.
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.
Ballentine Vineyards: September Release Party (9/8), 1pm to 4pm, sample their 2015 & 2016 releases
Beringer: Release party for their 2015 Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon on the 9/22 & 9/23
Castello di Amorosa: Harvest Celebration & Stomp (9/21), food and wine stations, grape stomp competition, live music, and more. 6:30pm to 10pm, $95 for club members, $125 for guests, plus $20 per person if you want to participate in the grape stomp
Clif Family Winery: Harvest Moon Concert & Release Party (15th), 21+ event, live music, food trucks and Clif Family wines, from 6pm to 9pm
Crocker & Starr: Carnivus Maximus (9/2), large annual celebration the day before Labor Day, a party with food, games, and wine tasting, 12pm to 4pm
Flora Springs: Harvest Party at the Estate (9/9), taste just picked grapes and the pre-wine juice from them, sample current releases and enjoy a light lunch on the estate, 12pm to 3pm
Hall Wines: Kathryn Hall Release Party (9/8), 12pm to 3pm, sample this year's latest Cabernet Sauvignon release
The Hess Collection: Release the Lions 2018 (9/8), a dining experience with special Hess Collection wines, 6pm to 9pm, $300 per person
Pine Ridge: Lunch in the Vineyard (9/15), leisurely afternoon lunch, four-course seated meal with Pine Ridge wines, 12pm to 3pm
Round Pond Estate: Fall Release Party (9/22)
Rutherford Hill: Seventh Annual "Barn Bash" (9/16), sample select Rutherford wines, live music, and Ring of Fire Pizza Truck goodies, 12pm to 3pm
Schweiger Vineyards: Grape Stomp (9/28), pick and stomp grapes, learn about the wine making process, followed by lunch
Silverado Vineyards: SOLO Release Party (9/15), food, fun and sample of SOLO and other Silverado wines, 4pm to 7pm
V. Sattui Winery: Harvest Ball (9/15), 34th annual event with live music, food, and wine, 5:30pm to 11pm
Spend the afternoon at CIA at Copia enjoying one of the best fall fruits, apples! Sample locally crafted ciders and seasonal eats. You can also enjoy live music. The events take place between 12pm and 4pm.
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Top evening events in Napa in September include shows at the Blue Note. This live jazz club in the 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.
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