Celebrate the New Year in Style in Wine Country » BALLOONS ABOVE THE VALLEY | Hot air balloon ride Napa valley

No place on Earth offers more ways to greet the New Year than Napa Valley. Beautiful with breathtaking views and plenty of space for safe celebration. Once again, Napa Valley communities welcome New Year’s Eve celebrants with open arms.

Whether you and your loved one and friends choose to kick up your heels and celebrate the arrival of 2022 or to relax and enjoy a more subdued yet memorable time away from the hustle, Napa Valley offers many options.

The Roaring ‘20s are Back!

While it has only been a century since the last 1920s decade, Napa’s Archer Hotel is staging a Roaring ‘20s New Year’s Eve that will genuinely outshine those earlier ones. Decked out with a Charleston-ready dance floor, casino, fabulous food, open bar, and continuous music, this New Year’s Eve will be memorable.

This New Year’s Eve experience is offered in two styles, a Standard offering at $270 and a VIP with a special lounge area and an upgraded bar at $595 per person.

Napa Hot Air Balloon Rides

Looking for a New Year’s experience that you will never forget? How about greeting the morning, and the year, with a glorious Napa hot air balloon ride over the picturesque expanse of Napa Valley as the sun rises.

Bask in the never-to-be-forgotten feeling of freedom and escape from all those tensions while you float safely above the vineyards and communities of Napa Valley.

You can prearrange your hot air balloon rides in Napa Valley by visiting the Balloons Above the Valley website.

Wine Tours

During your (hopefully) extended weekend stay in Napa Valley, a well-organized guided Napa Valley Wine tour is both educational and entertaining. Platypus Wine Tours offers join-in and prearranged custom tours of wineries throughout Napa Valley and Sonoma County. Following the current protocols for health safety, guests can enjoy sampling some of the world-famous wines, learn about vineyard management and some of the “magic” that separates the great wines from the good ones. The Tour driver will bring you safely back to your hotel or starting point at the end of the trip.

New Year’s Eve Masquerade at Meritage Resort and Spa

The Meritage Resort and Spa will host a wide range of activities for a most memorable New Year’s celebration. Following a carefully curated dinner across the way at Olive and Hay, guests can enjoy a masquerade celebration of dancing and enjoying Napa Valley’s magnificent wines.

Or, before joining the Meritage masquerade event, guests can also choose the New Year’s Eve Celebration Dinner in the Carneros Ballroom, then join the After-Party featuring live music by Pop Fiction.

Meritage Resort features other related events, and guests can safely enjoy their time with a discounted luxury room at the Resort.

Balloons Above the Valley

Plan ahead and make your reservations for your group a Napa hot air balloon excursion. As the premier hot air balloon rides Napa Valley, Balloons Above the Valley offers a safe, well-managed experience that will add special memories of the incomparable landscape, vineyards, wineries, and mountainous backdrop to your New Year’s visit.

To reserve your space for a New Year’s weekend Napa hot air balloon ride, visit the Balloons Above the Valley website.