More Family Fun in Napa This Fall

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By • Sep 4th, 2009 • Category: Wine and Liquors


Here are a few more great ideas for family fun in Napa this fall or winter season. Pack your scarf and go enjoy the fresh country air.


Yountville invites visitors to experience a holiday wonderland amongst the vineyards as the town transforms itself during its annual Festival of Lights. This country-style celebration features world-class food, wine and cultural activities and begins the weekend of November 27 and 28 as the town lights up with thousands of twinkling lights. Kickoff holiday festivities include streets lined with more than 20 top wineries and restaurants, nightly opportunities to meet Santa Claus at his West Pole post, late shopping and dining at local galleries, boutiques and restaurants, along with carolers, elves, horse-drawn carriage rides and ice carving. While the event is free for all, tickets for food and wine are one dollar each. What’s more, at day’s end, two couples will win a luxury weekend getaway in Yountville, including accommodations, spa treatments, balloon rides, bike tours, dining, wine tasting and more. For more information visit


Featuring food and wine pairings from the City of Napa’s premiere chefs and winemakers, Napa Bed & Breakfast Inns (NBBI) will host their fifth annual “Holiday B&B Tour and Taste Event” on December 5, 2009, from two to six o’clock in the evening. Tours feature the town’s famous Inns and Bed & Breakfasts twinkling with holiday decorations and live, festive entertainment throughout the City of Napa, with portions of the proceeds benefiting local charities. Buses and shuttles will provide complementary transportation between Inns, and local limousine companies will be available to shuttle tour guests for an extra charge. Food, wine and hospitality professionals will be available for questions and food and wine discussions. Tickets are $55 per person and include food, wine and access to all B&B tours. For tickets and information visit


Guests are invited to Peju Province Winery for a festive evening of wine tasting, food and holiday music on December 4, 2009, from six to eight o’clock in the evening. The holiday scene is set as the famous sycamore trees that line its driveway greet guests with twinkling holiday lights. Each room within Peju’s Rutherford winery will feature unique holiday wine and food pairings, and the evening‘s festivities will culminate with the illumination of two live holiday trees. Guests will also enjoy a 30 percent discount on wine purchases as well as special merchandise discounts. For further details or to RSVP to the complimentary event, call 800-446-7358 or email or visit


Landmarks and the Napa County Historical Society have teamed up for this year’s Annual Holiday Candlelight Tour, which features holiday tours through several homes, points of historical interest and vintage automobiles on and around Calistoga Avenue and Polk Streets in the City of Napa. Refreshments, entertainment and raffle items at Blue Oak School will also be offered. The cost is $45 for the public to attend from three to eight o’clock in the evening on December 12. For additional information call (707) 255-1839.

For more information on these special events or to plan your holiday getaway to The Napa Valley, please visit as a comprehensive resource.

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