There's Plenty to do in Napa Valley this Time of Year
It’s release party season in Napa Valley! The time of year when wineries show off new wines and host wine barrel tastings. Take a trip to Napa Valley, try some new wines and be sure to check out some of these other great events as well!
Napa Valley Museum Annual Gala
Support the Napa Valley Museum and have a fun evening at the same time. The Napa Valley Museum is an excellent learning resource for anyone interested in Napa Valley. From science and history to the arts, the museum is a showcase of everything that makes the valley what it is. The Napa Valley Museum is “dedicated to providing unique experiences that enrich the cultural fabric of [the community] through exhibitions and educational outreach.”
The Gala itself will take place March 8th at the museum (55 Presidents Circle, Napa CA). The event includes a champagne reception followed by dinner. There will also be both a live and silent auction for items such as exclusive trips and dinners. Chef Ken Frank of La Toque will be cooking the meals for the Gala. Purchase your ticket today!
Date: March 8th
Location: Napa Valley Museum 55 President’s Circle
Admission: $50 – $1500 (depending on the package)
21st Annual Taste of Yountville
Enjoy the wonderful food and wine of Yountville in this 3-day annual event. Experience the culinary delights of local restaurants and the best wineries from all over Napa Valley. There will also be live entertainment and displays of art.
Taste of Yountville kicks off on March 14th with an Art-Show artists reception 5pm to 7pm at the Yountville community center. The festivities will continue with a free street party on March 15th from noon to 5pm. It will include live entertainment, crafts, and culinary demonstrations. Tasting tickets are 1 dollar each, but you can also purchase a $32 package that includes a tasting glass, ten tasting tickets, one wine yoke, and one passport drawing entry. An art show and sale will start on Saturday and continue into Sunday to conclude the weekend.
Date: March 14th-16th
Location: Yountville, CA
Admission: The events are free to attend but tasting tickets are $1 each.
Napa Valley Trail Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K
Enjoy the beautiful scenery of Napa Valley with the Napa Valley Trail Marathon, Half Marathon or 10K. Bothe-Napa Valley State Park is the backdrop for these races and the scenery provides for a memorable course. Only 300 participants’ are allowed each year so register today! All participants will receive a t-shirt. Award ribbons go to the top three finishers male and female in each 5-year age group.
Date: March 22nd
Entry Fees: Marathon: $90, Half Marathon: $70, 10K: $60
Start time: 9am
WHERE TO STAY
The Sunburst Calistoga
Our fresh approach to the wine country vacation eclipses all other Napa Valley hotels to deliver a one-of-a-kind experience you’re sure to find as entertaining as it is remarkable. We tip our hat to the past while providing all the contemporary amenities and services our guests need to stay comfortable and connected. Come play with us and discover our little retro-modern ray of sunshine, just off the beaten path. 1880 Lincoln Avenue, Calistoga, CA 94515. 707.942.0991