If you have enjoyed the bustle and excitement of Napa Valley during the Summer and Fall, try coming in January and February. While the area still offers so much to do in the winter months, you’ll definitely notice some real differences.
You will find the lines are shorter everywhere, and reservations for dinner, hotels, live entertainment, Napa Valley hot air balloon ride excursions, and even wine tours are much easier to make.
And, in many cases, discounts are available during the winter months.
You can still enjoy all the spectacular scenery from a Napa Valley hot air balloon ride, your choice of wineries for tastings, abundant culture, and hiking or biking with little interference during the winter before the big crowds return.
Upcoming January Events in Napa Valley
Even in the winter months while the vineyards are dormant, Napa Valley offers many unique experiences. January and February are terrific months to visit.
Until January 19: Napa Lighted Art Festival @ 6-10 PM
How about some Art after Dark? The event in Downtown Napa features local and international artists who transform local architectural features into works of art with creative lighting and artistic touches. The presentation features 13 different locations throughout the City of Napa. Small bites, excellent wines, and great entertainment by Dueling Pianos will top off an enjoyable experience.
January 25: 2020 BGNV Crab @ 5:30 – 10:30 PM
The Boys and Girls Clubs of Napa Valley will be presenting the 28th Annual Crab Feed at the Napa Valley Expo. In addition to delicious crab and other food, you may participate in a Table Decoration Contest, Silent and Live Auctions, and some raffles, music, and dancing. Enjoy great food and fun while supporting our local youth organizations.
January 25: Cooking Classes in the Rhine House, @ 11:30 PM
Before attending the Crab Feed, sign up for the Rhine House Cooking Class at Beringer Vineyards in St. Helena. After a brief introduction, the Chef will guide you on a tour of the Sensory Garden. Following the short tour, enjoy some wine and cheeses as you learn about the proper pairing of wines and foods and the preparation of winter comfort foods.
Any Day: Hot Air Balloon Rides Napa Valley
Before heading out for a wine tasting or other adventure in Napa Valley, be sure to add a Napa Valley hot air balloon ride to your itinerary. Greet the sun as you float majestically above the communities, businesses, and vineyards of Napa Valley. A truly safe and memorable experience, Balloons Above the Valley hot air balloon rides are popular all year long.
January 30: St. Helena Food and Wine Tour @ 10:30 AM-1:30 PM
The community of St. Helena is presenting a Food and Wine Tour of the notable landmarks of the village. Learn about the history of the area as you are guided comfortably through the streets. You’ll have a chance to try some of the organic bites and chocolaty desserts along with local wines and even some award-winning cocktails.
Call Balloons Above the Valley
Besides all the culinary, wine, and cultural activities of Napa Valley, a winter Napa Valley hot air balloon ride is a must. Memorable, safe, and full of photo ops, you and your friends will always remember this outstanding adventure.
Make your reservations online, or phone Balloons Above the Valley for your hot air balloon rides Napa Valley adventure at 1-800-464-6825.