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Celebrate the Holidays in Napa Valley: A Festive Guide from December 2nd to 10th

Embark on a magical journey through Napa’s holiday delights from December 2nd to 10th

Embark on a festive adventure as Napa Valley transforms into a winter wonderland from December 2nd to 10th. The holiday season comes alive with enchanting events and activities, creating a magical atmosphere that captivates locals and visitors alike. Immerse yourself in the joyous spirit of the holidays with a myriad of delights awaiting you in Napa. From dazzling light displays to heartwarming community gatherings, here’s a curated list of must-attend events and things to do during this joyous week in Napa, ensuring a season filled with merriment and unforgettable memories.

  1. Breakfast with Santa at Silverado Resort

Whether you’re a local or a visitor, the valley offers many events to make your season merry and bright. Start your days with a joyous Breakfast with Santa at the Grill. Indulge in a delightful buffet or a la carte menu. Share smiles, laughter, and breakfast with the man in red for lasting memories.

Santa with child

  1. Merry Meritage Holiday Ice Rink & Winter Village at The Meritage Resort

Feel the magic at The Meritage Resort’s Holiday Ice Rink, Napa’s favorite tradition. Open until January 7, skate under twinkling lights. Upgrade for an igloo or fire pit experience with beer and wine rink-side.

  1. Santa Train Jolly Journeys by Napa Valley Wine Train

Hop aboard the Santa Train Jolly Journeys, Thursdays to Saturdays from Nov. 30 to Dec. 23. Begin with carolers and hot cider, enjoying a festive ride through Napa Valley.

Santa on wine train in Napa Valley

  1. Bright Nights Tasting (Fridays & Saturdays) at Cuvasion

Every Friday and Saturday, Nov. 24 to Dec. 23, experience Bright Nights Tasting. Sip three estate-grown wines with cheese under twinkling lights, creating a magical vineyard atmosphere.

  1. “Meet Me Under the Mistletoe” with Yvonne Flores at Bluenote Napa

On December 7 at 8 pm, Bluenote Napa hosts Yvonne Flores’ Christmas show. Enjoy modern twists on classics in an intimate setting. Embrace the holiday spirit with this jazz-infused performance.

  1. “It’s a Wine-derful Movie Night” at Priest Ranch

Join Priest Ranch on December 8 from 6-8 pm for a Wine-derful Movie Night. Enjoy wines by the glass with treats like artisan popcorn and hot cocoa. Experience a cozy night at the movies.

  1. Downtown Napa WineD Passport for 12 Days of Giving

From Dec. 1 to 12, explore the Downtown Napa WineD Passport. Unlock two pours at 25 tasting rooms, along with discounts and deals. A portion of proceeds supports local charities.

  1. Santa Train at The Silverado Resort

Experience holiday magic on the free Santa Train at The Silverado Resort. Enjoy a festive journey around the Mansion Circle, creating cherished family memories.

  1. Santa at St. Helena’s Holiday Wine Barrel Tree

On December 9, from 11 am to 1 pm, Santa visits the Beringer Tree. Capture family moments and witness the magic of the 36-foot wine barrel holiday tree.

  1. Napa Valley Wine Trolley’s Holiday Lights Tour

From Dec. 8 to Dec. 23, the Napa Valley Wine Trolley’s Holiday Lights Tour dazzles with radiant displays. Depart from The Studio by Feast it Forward at 1031 McKinstry St, Napa.

  1. Tree Lighting Ceremony at Stanly Ranch

Celebrate joy at Stanly Ranch’s Tree Lighting Ceremony on December 9. Enjoy Santa, a holiday market, tractor rides, cookie decorating, and complimentary beverages with carolers.

  1. Gingerbread Ranch Decorating & Brunch Buffet at Farmstead

Join the festive Gingerbread Ranch Decorating & Brunch Buffet at Farmstead on December 9. Add farm animals to the Gingerbread Ranch and enjoy Santa, a photo booth, and face painting.

  1. Holiday Candlelight Walking Tour – Old Town Napa

On December 9, immerse in the Holiday Candlelight Walking Tour in Old Town Napa. Explore festively decorated historic homes with live entertainment, a reception, and a silent auction.

  1. Napa’s Christmas Parade, Downtown Napa

Join the Napa community on December 9 for the annual Christmas Parade. Experience dazzling float lights and meet Santa at the Napa Valley Welcome Center.

  1. Visit Saint Nick at Ackerman Heritage House

Celebrate the holiday season at Ackerman Heritage House with Saint Nick. Capture festive moments in a backdrop adorned with a tree, garland, and lights.

  1. Santa Stroll at Artesa Winery

On December 10, Santa strolls through Artesa Winery. Encounter Santa, enjoy delicious wines and light bites, and create Christmas family portraits in Napa Valley.

  1. Yuletide Wine Experience at Ackerman Heritage House

Savor a Yuletide Wine Experience at Ackerman Heritage House on select dates in December. Enjoy wine by the glass amidst festive decorations, embracing the holiday spirit.

  1. Ugly Sweater Party at “Feast it Forward”

Join the Ugly Sweater Party on December 10 at Feast it Forward in downtown Napa from 2 pm to 6 pm. Enjoy treats, crafts, plentiful wine, and a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus.

Celebrate the holiday season with these enchanting events in Napa Valley from December 2nd to 10th. Each experience promises joy, creating memories to last a lifetime.

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