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.
Napa Valley’s rustic and refined Calistoga kicks off its holiday weekend on July 1st with its 2nd Annual Patriotic Decor Contest. Residents and visitors can take a self-guided tour of local businesses and homes that showcase their patriotic spirit with creative and fun displays.
As part of the town’s Star Spangled Social, on Sunday July 3rd, a competitive cornhole tournament starts at 11am at Pioneer Park. This tournament runs until 10pm and includes some serious cornhole playing, with both a competitive team division and a recreational division.
Also on July 3rd, across the street from Pioneer Park, the Community Center Parking Lot will host a Maker’s Fair and Family Carnival from 2-8pm. Plenty of food and carnival games will be on hand for the littles and the young at heart. The event will include artisan makers, food vendors, and even a mechanical bull!
And at 4pm, also at Pioneer Park, the Saint Helena Community band (an all-volunteer band of music lovers) will kick off the evening with a performance followed by The LC Diamonds and headliner Down Dirty Shake. Guests are encouraged to throw down a picnic blanket while enjoying craft beer, local boutique wines, and a bite to eat from local vendors.
On July 4th at 11am, the town hosts its annual 4th of July Parade, with floats, dancers, horses, and more as it travels down Lincoln Avenue.
The holiday weekend kicks off on July 1st with the town’s wine barrels painted in patriotic flair that will be displayed at homes and at Lyman Park. Then on the 3rd, the town has a free outdoor movie and family fun night at Crane Park. The event runs from 6:00-10:45pm with a showing of A League of Their Own and includes family activities, a local car show, free popcorn, and food vendors.
On July 4th, St. Helena hosts its July 4th Bike Parade, a family-friendly event that starts at Harvest Lane and Starr Avenue. Parade watchers will see decorated scooters and bikes with awards going to the most decorated bikes. Even better, bike to the parade and take advantage of the free bike valet service at Lyman Park.
Late afternoon on July 4th, a free community concert will be held at Lyman Park from 3:00–6:00pm with the St. Helena Community Band. Food and kid’s games start at 3pm and the concert will start at 5:00pm. Free A&W root beer floats will also be on hand.
Independence Day in Yountville is anchored by the town’s 4th of July Celebration at Veteran’s Park from 4:00–7:00pm. This free celebration will also include live music and food trucks.
Napa Valley’s largest town, Napa, will host its 4th of July Community Parade on 2nd and 3rd Streets at 10am on July 4th.
Later in the day at 5:30pm at the Oxbow RiverStage a free concert will be held and will include festival food and beverages for purchase.
At 9:30pm, the town will display fireworks, which can best be seen along the Oxbow Commons, the Harry T. Price Riverwalk, Veterans Park, and Riverfront Green Park.
The city of American Canyon will celebrate the holiday with a parade, a concert in Community Park, and a gorgeous fireworks display. All events are free and will run from 3:00–10:00pm.
For a full list of 4th of July fun in Napa Valley, check out our Event Calendar.