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.


July 4

Visit the northern rustic town of Calistoga on July 4th to see The Star Spangled Social & Parade.

The theme of this spectacular parade is American Icons and is set to be jam-packed with creativity and patriotic spirits. Starting at 11 am the parade will go along Lincoln Avenue and will feature dancers, horses, and great cheer throughout the town. 

Then at 2pm, the Star Spangled Social starts at Pioneer Park. Dance your heart out as local musicians play in and around the gazebo all day long. This festivity will feature craft beer, boutique wines, local maker booths, and food vendors. Make sure to bring the kids to this social for face painting and lawn games.

The day will wrap up with a grand finale laser light show in Pioneer Park. This spectacular event takes place after dark and is a great alternative to fireworks!

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St. Helena

July 1

Visit Raymond Vineyards for an Independence Day Barbecue in the grove, to celebrate this national holiday and the beginning of summer! This event will feature live music, a barbecue-plated lunch, and hand-selected wines from the Raymond portfolio. There will also be family fun-inspired games!

July 4

This year is the first time that fireworks are being brought back to St. Helena! This is an exciting time and will most certainly be a sight to see for the entire community and visitors alike. In addition to fireworks, the city is putting on several other entertaining patriotic festivities.

Starting at 3 pm, St. Helena will host the Red, White, and Blue Bike Parade at Lyman Park. Watch as decorated scooterists and bikers make their way down Harvest Lane and Starr Avenue.  

No need to leave Lyman Park, because at 5 pm the free Community Band Concert begins. The concert will run until 6 pm. Then right after, make your way over to Crane Park, where the Community Festival runs from 6 pm – 8:30 pm. It’s another great family fun event for all.

Be sure to get to Crane Park before dark, as the fireworks will light the sky at approximately 9:15 pm.

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July 4

Yountville will host its annual 4th of July Celebration at Veterans Memorial Park from 4 pm – 7 pm. This free celebration is open to all and will feature the Big Blu Soul Revue Band, delicious food trucks, and fun festive activities for kids.

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July 3–4

A Red, White & Brews Celebration will take place at The Meritage Resort and Spa on July 3 and July 4. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon with delicious cuisine, spirited drinks, live music, family-friendly activities, and so much more.

July 4

The City of Napa has always drawn a large crowd for this holiday, as it always makes the 4th of July jam-packed with fun activities for the whole family. This year is no different as it will include a parade, music, food, carnival games, and so much more.

The annual sponsored Napa Sunrise Rotary Club parade is a local favorite. The July 4th Parade is set to begin at 10 am in downtown Napa on Second and Third Streets. For an even better way to watch the parade, make your reservation at Be Bubbly for the bubbliest seat in town.

The celebration then continues from 3 pm – 8 pm as the City of Napa hosts a free July 4th Celebration at the Oxbow Commons. The festivities will include a variety of activities for all ages and features a free community concert in collaboration with the Oxbow RiverStage. Watch La Gente SF, Papa Joe and the New Deal, Notorious, and Salute to America live on the Oxbow Riverstage. There will also be a Kids Zone at the festival that includes inflatables, carnival games, and magic shows. Purchase some festival food and drinks at the Oxbow Commons to fuel up for all the non-stop entertainment.

The celebration in downtown Napa will end with a spectacular fireworks display, starting around 9:15pm. The fireworks will be launched at the Napa Valley Expo grounds, which will not be open to the public. Prime viewing areas will be from downtown Napa and along the Napa River.

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American Canyon

The town of American Canyon will celebrate the holiday with a parade starting at 3 pm. The parade will go from American Canyon Road to Amarillo Drive.

Then at 4 pm visit Community Park for a delightful concert, food vendors, and other great free activities. 

Finish off the day by watching the only other dazzling fireworks show offered in the valley, at Community Park! The fireworks show starts around dusk and promises to be mesmerizing for the entire family and the surrounding area.

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