Spring break is a perfect time for families and students to travel to and enjoy the glories of Napa Valley. With much to do, Napa Valley is the ideal place to relax while enjoying the activities and scenery.   

In the spring, the entire process begins again. Vines begin to return from their winter dormancy, new crops are planted, and Napa Valley comes alive with anticipation of a glorious new year. Visitors to Napa Valley flock to the area to participate in the hundreds of early season events, enjoy the climate, and engage with the locals to celebrate the new season.

The pace of activity picks up in March. Visitors engage in many cultural events, hiking and biking, sightseeing, Napa Valley hot air balloon rides, wine tasting, classes for wine and cooking, fine dining, relaxing spas, and simply enjoying the natural ambiance of the area.

Some suggestions:

Friday-Featured Vintner Tastings, each Friday until May 24 at Napa Valley Welcome Center

Free wine tastings for visitors 21-and-older occur weekly at the Napa Valley Welcome Center in Napa each Friday between 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM. Featured wineries change weekly.

Featured upcoming March wine offerings are produced by:

March 1: Pope Valley Winery

March 8: Benessere Vineyards

March 15: Hyde Estate

March 22: Round Pond Estate

March 29: Rocca Family Vineyards

Hot Air Balloon Rides Napa 

The perfect way to begin your spring break is to sign up for scenic and enjoyable Napa Valley hot air balloon rides with the Balloons Above the Valley professional pilots. Perfect for the whole family, begin with a quick breakfast, glorious Napa Valley hot air balloon rides, followed by a gourmet brunch and even an option that includes a wine tour. Photo ops galore are available with your experience.

And, Napa hot air balloon rides with Balloons Above the Valley will help to orient you for other Napa Valley events and excursions.

Spring Wines Celebration: March 2, 2019, at Robert Biale Vineyards, Napa

Be among the first to sample the vineyard’s spring wines, including the 2018 Rosato and 2017 Zinfandels accompanied by live music and delicious foods.

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration: March 15, 2019, at The Village Food and Wine Center in Napa

Enjoy a professionally prepared Irish dinner featuring Chef MacKenzie Rupp’s Guinness-braised beef stew, colcannon, and toffee pudding. Locally brewed beer is the natural accompaniment for this delicious spread.

Sip & Cinema Film Series: March 22 featuring “Julie and Julia” at Rutherford Hill Winery, Rutherford

Rutherford Hill Winery transforms its cave grotto into a beautiful and mystical dining and viewing environment. The film is shown following a casual supper with delicious Rutherford Hill wines. Enjoy this exceptional film with delicious gourmet popcorn.

Contact Balloons Above the Valley

Learn more about exhilarating and scenic Napa Valley hot air balloon rides. You can peruse the offerings and learn more about the memorable experience of soaring quietly above the Valley floor. Make your reservations and purchase your package in advance.