Upcoming Events in Napa CA

events in napa ca

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Napa Valley is more than just a place to taste wines and enjoy the beautiful scenery but is a lively region featuring great events all year round. Next time you are planning a trip to the area be sure to check out all the upcoming events in Napa CA. Whether you’re looking for musical performances, cooking classes, or festivals of many different sorts, you are sure to find something that you will find irresistible during the year here in Northern California wine country.

If you are currently planning an excursion to this beautiful countryside, here are some great events in Napa CA that are just around the corner. Don’t miss the beautiful weather and fun things happening at the end of summer and beginning of fall here among the vineyards!

Upcoming Events in Napa CA

  • Lobster Luau Wine Fest – Coming up on August 1st at Judd’s Hill Winery outside Vichy Springs, this awesome Lobster Luau features fresh Maine lobsters among other amazing menu items and, of course, delicious Judd’s Hill wine.
  • Music in the Vineyards – Don’t miss catching a performance or two of Napa Valley’s chamber music festival. Held throughout the entire valley, Music in the Vineyards features famous chamber musicians from around the world for three weeks of a fine arts celebration.
  • Blues, Brews & BBQ – This is the 6th annual Blues, Brews & BBQ event coming to downtown Napa on August 22, 2015. The event features over 40 micro-brewed beers, including many from local breweries. There will be two stages onsite hosting numerous emerging Bay Area artists, as well as Alvon Johnson, The Chris Cain Band, and the South City Blues Band. This is also one of the premier rib eating competitions in all of California, as some of the area’s most ruthless competitors come to devour some Bounty Hunter Wine Bar & Smokin’ BBQ.
  • Gourmet Retreats: 3-Day Culinary Learning Vacation – Known for its culinary prowess throughout the nation, Napa Valley is a great place to go if you are looking to grow your skills in the kitchen. While there are numerous professional training schools and programs, there are also a number of fun cooking class retreats that will teach you some great home kitchen skills to expand your repertoire, like this Gourmet Retreat 3-Day course September 22nd through 24th. Check out their site for other times these courses are offered.
  • Music Under the Stars – This summer concert series is a great way to hear some wonderful and often world music while taking in one of the most unique sites in all of Napa Valley. Hosted at the Old Faithful Geyser in Calistoga, Music Under the Stars is among the best events in Napa CA offered.

Any of these events in Napa CA is sure to provide the utmost entertainment in the area. Always be sure to check out the Napa Opera House for upcoming concerts as well. For more ideas of things to do while visiting, check out this free vacation guide full of wonderful events and places to see throughout Napa Valley.