The March bud break signals another growing season. As the weather warms, the communities, businesses, and vineyards begin to show renewed activity. Visitors to Napa Valley in this time of year enjoy a refreshing getaway highlighted by great springtime weather and a full schedule of events.
Spring is also one of the best times of the year for a Napa Valley hot air balloon ride that features a renewed explosion of greenery throughout the region, perhaps even some lingering snow on the distant peaks, plus the magnificent, omnipresent Valley views.
And, the communities and businesses of Napa Valley begin to gear up for another exciting year by featuring art and music festivals, food and restaurant events, marathons, half-marathons, 5ks, cycling events, and more happenings that will lead into the hectic summer lineup.
Here is a sampling of the events scheduled during the coming weeks in Napa Valley.
Yountville Live: March 19-22
Located in the center of all of Napa Valley’s glory, the community of Yountville presents a full menu of excellent food, wine, and music for visitors and locals alike. The event includes a host of well-known musicians and chefs who display their masterpieces while you relax and enjoy the unparalleled hospitality of the community.
International Classical Arts Film Festival: Jarvis Conservatory, Napa, March 19-21
The Jarvis Conservatory continues its longstanding support of the classical arts and the passion that drives individuals to pursue the vocation of the Arts. This year, the three-day Festival will feature notable film presentations from around the globe.
Napa Valley Hot Air Balloon, Balloons Above the Valley, Daily
Enjoy serene and scenic balloon rides Napa Valley-style with the professionals at Balloons Above the Valley. Launch early in the morning and view the remarkable beauty of the springtime scenery of Napa Valley. Reserve your Napa Valley hot air balloon ride for family and friends, followed by an optional Champagne Brunch and wine tour.
Life on the Farm, Connelly Ranch: April 6-10
A kid-friendly experience designed for boys and girls between 6 and 8 years-old, Connelly Ranch offers a slate of outdoor activities for learning and fun. They will observe the handling of new lambs, baby chicks, and more. Also, they will be engaged in various arts and crafts while learning a bit about daily life around a farm. Also, children will learn about planting, growing, and working around a greenhouse.
Wine Valley Cycle for Sight and Rotary Ride for Veterans: April 18
This annual charity biking event offers three ride courses for all cyclists. Select from the 15, 25, or 50 miles options as you pedal through and enjoy the beautiful Napa Valley scenery among the vineyards and variable terrain of Napa Valley.
BottleRock Napa Valley 2020, May 22-24
One of Napa’s premier annual musical events, the BottleRock Music Festival will again feature top globally renowned performers. Featured musicians will be Red Hot Chili Peppers, Stevie Nicks, Dave Matthews Band, and over 50 more acts during the three-day event.
Schedule Your Balloons Above the Valley Hot Air Balloon Rides in Napa Valley
Phone Balloons Above the Valley for reservations for your springtime Napa hot air balloon excursions with our experienced and certified pilots. Floating gently above the Valley floor at the beginning of the growing season is a unique adventure for individuals, couples, and groups.
Make your reservations online, or phone 1-800-464-6824.