Can’t Miss Fall Events in Napa

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The Fall season is here and there’s a ton of amazing events coming to Napa Valley! From the classic food and wine tastings, to incredible Thanksgiving dinners, and seasonal events like tree lighting; a great start to the holiday season awaits in Napa!

We have gathered all the information you need to make the most out of your trip to Napa Valley. Read on below for the can’t miss events happening in Napa this month!

Napa Día de los Muertos (November 5th)

Visit Downtown Napa to celebrate Día de los Muertos, or day of the dead! This beautiful tradition honors our loved ones who have passed. The celebration will be Saturday November 5th from 3pm-8pm at Veterans Park, Dwight Murray Plaza and along Brown Street. Come enjoy traditional live music, food trucks, kids crafts, amazing art exhibits and so much more! Click here for a full map and event guide.

Clif Family Winery – Street Food Napa Valley (November 9th, 16th, 30th)

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During these 3 Wednesdays in November, the Clif Family Winery in St. Helena will be having a special menu featured from their food truck. On November 9th, you can enjoy their Cuban themed street food menu featuring dishes like Cubano sandwiches, arroz con frijoles, and ropa vieja. November 16th features a Chinese themed menu with popular dishes such as spicy garlic eggplant, Cantonese-style crispy chicken, and scallion pancakes. And on November 30th, you can enjoy a Canadian themed menu featuring classics like poutine, Montreal smoked meat, and split pea soup. All of these specialty menus will be available, in addition to the regular food truck menu, from 11:30am – 6pm. Click here for more food truck details!

Paint and Sip (November 13th)

What better place to take part in a paint and sip event than Napa Valley! This 2 hour experience is the perfect way to enjoy excellent wine and an evening of fun all together. Tickets are $40 and this event runs from 6:30pm – 8:30pm. No experience is required, just have fun and enjoy some amazing wine with good company, click here for more information!

Napa’s Christmas Tree Lighting (November 23rd)

The week of Thanksgiving officially kicks off the start of the holiday season with a tree lighting in Downtown Napa! Enjoy a cup of hot chocolate, cookies, and entertainment from local youth groups as the 30’ tall Christmas tree is lit up in Veterans Park. Starting at 6pm through 8pm, you can’t miss this holiday spectacular!

Thanksgiving Events (November 24th)

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Thanksgiving is in full swing in Napa Valley! There is no shortage of events happening in Napa for everyone to enjoy this wonderful holiday. First, you can start off with a Thanksgiving brunch at the Meritage Resort and Spa! They will be hosting a variety of family friendly activities in addition to their delicious food options. Their brunch runs from 11am – 4pm and the price is $95+ per person. Click here to get more information.

Silverado Resort and Spa will also be offering a Thanksgiving buffet from 11am – 4pm. There is something for everyone in this all-you-can-eat buffet. You will not be disappointed in the decadent spread prepared by their new executive chef Patrick Pager. Ticket prices for this event are $140+ for adults, $70+ for children under twelve, and kids 5 and under are free. Click here to see more information on this buffet!

FARM at Carneros will be hosting an amazing Thanksgiving dinner starting at 12pm through 6pm. This multi-course family style dinner will feature the classic Thanksgiving dishes. The price for this dinner is $135 for adults and $59 for children ages 3-12. Click here for their website and more information.

In addition to the Thanksgiving dinner option at Carneros mentioned above, they also offer a charming and relaxed atmosphere to enjoy your experience at the Boon Fly Café. They offer classic brunch and dinner favorites, as well as Thanksgiving dinner specials. They are open from 7am through 9pm and welcome walk-ins. Click here to check out their website.

Don’t miss out on any of the action this season and book your stay at RiverPointe Napa Valley Resort! Located in the heart of Napa Valley, you can enjoy the perfect getaway and experience the holidays in beautiful wine country!


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