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4th of July Events in Napa Valley 2021

We’re turning up the fun all weekend long with family-friendly parades, celebrations, and live music throughout the five towns. Find a list of everything to do during the 4th of July weekend in Napa Valley below. American Canyon If you’re looking for fireworks in Napa Valley, head south to American…

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A Guy's Guide to Napa Valley

There’s something for everyone in the Napa Valley. While a girls getaway might be all about spa days, bubbly, and blow-out bars, the region offers plenty of options that seem to resonate with men, too. Here, then, in no particular order, is a list of some of our all-time faves, along with some…

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Napa Valley Comeback: Art & Clarity

Art & Clarity gives visitors a whole new way to experience Napa Valley. Through the lens of a camera, they are able to reframe wine country from an insider's view and take visitors off the beaten path to explore, and capture, the valley's most hidden gems. The pandemic halted most of their…

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Napa Valley's Blossoming Beer Scene

The Napa Valley is renowned for its mastery of the grape, but it is also gaining appeal for its craft breweries and taprooms that offer IPAs, ambers, wheats, pilsners, porters and more. From robust production to the tiniest of nano-breweries, these taprooms offer craft beer fans a way to experience…

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Visiting Napa Valley: What You Need to Know

When the State of California fully reopens its economy on June 15, we will finally see life getting back to normal in Napa Valley. Our hotels, restaurants, wineries and attractions will be fully open with safety measures in place, and capacity limits and physical distancing requirements will…

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Outdoor Concerts in the Napa Valley

As matters gradually return to a new normal this summer in Napa Valley, the opportunities to take in live music are expanding. Here’s a quick rundown of the concerts happening around the valley this summer as well as live music at our wineries, restaurants and hotels. Outdoor Concerts BottleRock on…

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Napa Valley Comeback: Fat Tire Bike Rentals

Family owned and operated, Fat Tire Bikes was born out of demand for bike riding and spending time outdoors during the pandemic. This eco-friendly option for discovering Napa includes highly personalized service. The company delivers the bikes right to its customers’ front door at no additional…

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Napa Valley Comeback: Heritage Eats

After months of online and to-go orders, Heritage Eats is finally seeing a return of dine-in and in-store visits. The restaurant looks forward to safely welcoming visitors back in-person and hopes to re-enter the catering and events business as Napa Valley fully reopens. Q: How has the pandemic…

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Napa Valley Pride Guide: A Look at What's Happening in 2021

June is Pride Month, the time to celebrate and honor the LGBTQ+ trailblazers who fought for equality and a brighter future for us all. While last year's Pride festivities were moved largely online due to the pandemic, many 2021 celebrations are back and will feature a blend of virtual and in-person…

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Beyond the Wine: Tastings in the Napa Valley

When your teeth turn purple, it's time to change things up. Luckily, the diverse valley has you covered, whether you're in the mood for high tea or prefer a craft cocktail made with farm-fresh local ingredients. Beer There’s a beer revolution (literally!) brewing in Napa Valley, with roughly a…

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