Fall is in full gear and so is harvest in Napa Valley! This is essentially the Christmas of Napa as it’s a crazy and busy time yet the most rewarding and highly anticipated season of the year. How can you experience the fun of harvest? From wine parties to grape stomps to hot air balloon rides Napa style, check out these activities happening now!

Winery Parties

Don’t worry, they’re not always exclusive. In fact, many wineries such as Inglenook, Peju, V Sattui, and more are throwing wine parties that you can buy tickets to! These evening soirees include wine, amazing food, often live music, and endless fun. Make your day ideal by booking a hot air balloon Napa adventure in the morning, then head to a wine party to keep the fun going!

Grape Stomps

Ah yes, the classic grape stomp. We saw it in I Love Lucy and we haven’t looked back. Folks are always asking to try grape stomps and harvest is the perfect time to try it! Although this method isn’t used anymore for winemaking, it’s still done as a fun activity for those visiting the valley. Make sure to start your day some of the most magical hot air balloon rides Napa has to offer and then book this fun activity at any participating wineries.

Hands-On Harvest

Get down and dirty with hands-on harvest. See what it’s like to be a winemaker and participate in this fun activity. Wineries are offering reservations and packages to experience a hands-on harvest so what are you waiting for? Book it and then book your hot air balloon Napa ride with us!

Hot Air Balloon Rides Napa Adventures

While you can experience harvest from the ground, why not see it from high above? See the color changing leaves of the vineyards, the glistening waters of the valley, and get the perfect view of Napa during harvest. Hot air balloon rides Napa adventures are a must when you’re visiting so book yours today! Experience an unforgettable hot air balloon Napa ride by choosing one of our many packages. Enjoy a delicious Champagne brunch when you book our brunch + hot air balloon Napa ride. Or bundle in a wine tour and choose our wine tour + hot air balloon Napa ride package!

Happy harvest from your friends at Balloons Above the Valley!