Calendars in Napa Valley are again filling up with exciting and entertaining events for visitors and locals alike.
Following a “subdued” 2020 caused by the worldwide pandemic, Napa Valley businesses and communities are gearing up with even greater enthusiasm to present a refreshed 2021 slate of exciting events for every young and not-as-young visitor. Family-friendly events are an essential part of the fun, so make your plans for a fun-filled visit to beautiful Napa Valley.
What’s on the Calendar in Napa Valley this Summer?
Along with exciting of Napa Valley’s iconic annual summer events, visitors can try many new activities in addition to exploring the area’s communities and enjoy the stunning vistas and delightful weather.
Here are some annual events and other activities to consider for your upcoming getaway to Napa Valley:
Napa Hot Air Balloon Rides, Anytime
Napa Valley is not famous only for its splendid wines, great foods, and outstanding hospitality. The region also happens to be well-known for its safe, enjoyable, and iconic Napa Valley balloons that soar majestically across the sky, transporting happy passengers above the Valley floor.
On your first morning after arriving, plan to greet a beautiful sunrise with magnificent views of the Valley and its mountain backdrop. At the same time, you float gently above the communities, vineyards, and the excellent entertainment venues that you may visit later.
Safe and fun, a pleasant Napa hot air balloon ride is the perfect way to kick off your visit to Napa Valley by giving you a terrific bird’s-eye perspective of the place you plan to visit.
Napa City Nights, July 9-August 20
Within walking distance of Napa’s many hotels and lodgings, Napa City Lights Summer Concerts are once again in full bloom, presenting an expansive slate of talented musicians and performers under the stars at the Veterans Memorial Park Amphitheater along the Napa River. Concerts start at 6:30 PM and are presented each Friday evening from July 9 to August 20.
Music in the Vineyards, August 4-22
A chamber music festival, the 27th Music in the Vineyards Program, will be returning. This popular in-person celebration of music will present award-winning artists and witty concert commentary in a variety of breathtaking Napa Valley settings and wineries. Tickets are available by visiting the Music in the Vineyards website.
BottleRock Napa Valley, September 3-5, 2021
One of the most popular music festivals of all, BottleRock, will be returning to Napa Valley with another star-studded lineup of international and regional talent. The event, held at the Napa Expo, will feature top musical acts while presenting Napa Valley’s specially crafted wines and beer.
Stevie Nicks, Guns and Roses, and Foo fighters will lead the three-day event with an unforgettable complement of other well-known acts. Attendance is a “can’t miss” experience, one that will hold vivid memories for a lifetime.
PGA Tour Fortinet Championship, September 13-19
Golf enthusiasts have an opportunity to get up close as professionals vie for another PGA Tour championship at the Silverado Resort and Spa on September 13-19. Such stars as now legendary Phil Mickelson will be present.
Concerts will follow each day’s play following Rounds 1, 2, and 3.
Buy your tickets in advance for this important and exciting event.
Begin Your Adventure with Balloons Above the Valley
Escape to Napa Valley and let the stresses of the past year fall away. A visit to Napa Valley that includes a Napa hot air balloon ride and attendance at some of the many entertainment venues will refresh your senses and provide welcome relief.
To reserve your Napa hot air balloon ride or buy Gift Certificates for your future outings, visit the Balloons Above the Valley website to lock in an experience you will long cherish. These safe and exhilarating outings are perfect for couples, families, and small groups.
You can also reserve your space for an upcoming flight by calling a Balloons Above the Valley Reservationists at 1-800-464-6824.