Enjoy an Evening at the Napa Valley Performing Arts Center

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The perfect day in Napa Valley would probably consist of a winery and vineyard tour or two, followed by an afternoon siesta, from which you will be woken up to enjoy wine and hors d’oeuvres only to be ushered out for dinner and a show at the Napa Valley Performing Arts Center. Located in the heart of the Valley, the Napa Valley Performing Arts Center at Lincoln Theater makes for the perfect night out when you are visiting this gorgeous wine country, as it is home to world class acts throughout the year. Whether you’re looking for magic shows, famous musicians, or holiday performances, you’re sure to find it at this top of the class theater!

About the Napa Valley Performing Arts Center

The Napa Valley Performing Arts Center is devoted to preserving and furthering the arts in this beautiful region with the aim of enriching lives. Aside from bringing class acts to the Napa Valley, the Performing Arts Center at Lincoln Theater also has educational initiatives for a number of artistic disciplines. Their Fellowship Program offers unique performance and development opportunities for orchestral musicians, while their Napa Writes program offers a variety of classes for developing writers. Their year round multidisciplinary workshops as well as early childhood integration programs are similarly promising initiatives to get young people involved in the arts.

Annual Events at the Napa Valley Performing Arts Center


  • CabFestNV – The CabFest Napa Valley happens each March for a few days of celebrating one of the most famous varietals of the area, Cabernet Sauvignon. The event benefits the arts and education initiatives of the Napa Valley Performing Arts Center, and is a wonderful mix of tastings, informative panels, seminars, keynote presentations and of course delicious food.
  • Word4Word – This annual two day celebration lifts up languages in many shapes and forms. This multimedia festival brings together great theatre, film, literary arenas, and showcases the work of many emerging young writers, alongside award winning pieces and authors.



Upcoming Shows at the Napa Valley Performings Arts Center

  • An Evening With Sally Armstrong – Friday, September 25, 2015 @ 7 PM
  • Elvis Costello: In Conversation with Michael Kransy – Friday, October 23, 2015 @ 8 PM
  • Francis Jimenez – Tuesday, November 3, 2015 @ 7 PM
  • Carlene Carter – Saturday, December 5, 2015 @ 7 PM
  • VEONA: Voices of the Season… Cameo – Sunday, December 6, 2015 @ 4 PM
  • The Nutcracker – Saturday and Sunday, December 19 and 20, 2015
  • California Symphony Presents: Traditions New and Old – Monday, December 21, 2015 @ 5 PM
  • California Symphony Presents: A Grand Finale – Friday May 6, 2016 @ 7:30 PM

If you’re a sucker for a night out of live entertainment, the Napa Valley Performing Arts Center is sure to give you one to remember. No matter what time of year you’re are planning on visiting, you are sure to find a spectacular show to take in. Be sure to explore the delicious restaurants in the area and get to your show wined and dined and ready to be wowed by world class talent! Located in Yountville, the theater is very closeby some restaurants not only renowned in the area, but aorund the world!

For more ideas of things to do and the best places to eat while visiting Napa Valley, check out this free vacation guide!