End of Summer Festivities » BALLOONS ABOVE THE VALLEY - Hot Air Balloon San Francisco

The end of another exciting summer season in Napa Valley is nearly upon us. While the beautiful weather, exciting activities, and fun will continue into the fall, there are still some not-to-be-missed outdoor events during August. Biking, hiking, train rides, parties, soaring in a hot air balloon San Francisco ride, and wine tasting with exquisite foods are still to be enjoyed.

As the summer winds down, here are some of the many activities that remain on the calendar.

  • Beerfest at the Village at Vista Collina Resort, Saturday, August 31 @ 3PM

Vista Collina Resort’s Beerfest will feature live music, lawn games, and Food Truck fare. Endless beer crafted by some of the Valley’s top brewers will be served at the onsite taproom.

  • Music in the Vineyards until August 25

Held at various vineyards throughout the month of August, Music in the Vineyards feature classic chamber music performed by nationally known artists-in-residence. Check out the website for times and details.

  • Blues, Brews, and BBQs, Saturday, August 24 on First Street, Napa at Noon to 6PM

With live performances on three stages, Blues, Brews, and BBQs will feature the Bay Area’s top blues musicians. Enjoy the food, beer, and fun while listening to the best of the best.

A great plan will be to precede your afternoon party with a beautiful and casual hot air balloon San Francisco flight with Balloons Above the Valley followed by a gourmet champagne brunch.

  • DoNapa Culinary Crawl, Thursday, August 29, Downtown Napa, Oenotri, Napa at 5 to 8PM

Enjoy the food and drinks as you participate in the DoNapa Culinary Crawl through Napa. “Walk, Taste, Sip” is the motto of this event. All within walking distance, you will enjoy food and wines from a few of the tasting rooms and fine restaurants that make Napa Valley special.

On the morning following the DoNapa Culinary Crawl, treat yourself to a safe and exciting hot air balloon ride above the remarkable landscape of Napa Valley.

  • Labor Day Lobster Feed at Solage, Auberge Resorts Collection, Friday, August 30, Calistoga at 6PM

Complete with live music, enjoy this traditional fork-free lobster feast with some of the region’s finest wines. The wine reception begins at 6PM, and dinner is served at 7.  Enjoy the special music as you dine.

The Fun Begins with a Hot Air Balloon Ride

Will you be coming from the San Francisco or other parts of the Bay Area to enjoy the last weeks of summer in Napa Valley? Couples, families, and groups can add delightful memories of an enjoyable experience by contacting Balloons Above the Valley for your hot air balloon ride.

Balloon rides are available every day, weather permitting, so make your reservations now. You can even add an optional Champagne Brunch and a guided wine tour following your flight.

Visit our Balloons Above the Valley website to learn more and make your reservations for your hot air balloon San Francisco experience.