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Arts in April

Inspiration Beyond the Vine

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Arts in April is a time of countywide celebration of the arts with live music, art fairs and exhibitions, storytelling, theatre performances, culinary arts, and hands on activities.

Come experience the Napa Valley's most creative month. The eighth annual Napa Valley Arts in April will showcase arts and cultural events across the Napa Valley from Napa to Calistoga and in between.

In addition to the independently-produced events that dot the idyllic valley at wineries, museums and galleries, the county will host four central city events that celebrate each town’s unique cultural landscape.

With four weeks of special events, you'll see just how many beautiful things are cultivated here in the legendary Napa Valley.

Town Events

Calistoga

SARAFORNIA: Art | Music | Food | Wine
April 5–8, 2018

A four day grassroots celebration of Calistoga's bohemian spirit, highlighting the town's vibrancy through eclectic arts and cultural programming, including Flower Bomb, ENGAGE Art Fair, Storytelling Speakeasy, the Creativity Crawl and more.

Storytelling Speakeasy at Tank Garage Winery
Storytelling Speakeasy

St. Helena

Arts in the Street
April 14, 2018  |  1–4pm
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St. Helena's Lyman Park will come alive with Art in the Streets, a nod to the beautiful complexity of St. Helena's modern and multicultural identity. In the spirit of this theme, there will be community interactive art from Nimbus Arts, poetry from the Napa Valley Writers' Conference, and music from local bands across the valley!

St Helena Lyman Park

Napa

First Street Napa: Artist Alley
April 21, 2018  |  2–5pm
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Visit downtown Napa's newest addition, First Street Napa, with a sneak peek of what this outdoor shopping and dining destination will offer. Eight large-scale murals and art installations from artists across the Bay Area, as well as live performances happening throughout the day, will activate this in-progress outdoor destination in a European Street Fair-feel. With 3 restaurants, wine tasting, the boutique Archer Hotel and several shops now open and much more to come, this event will preview the types of programming and sense of community being created.

First Street Napa

Yountville

Art, Sip & Stroll
April 28, 2018  |  11am–5pm

Visit the beautiful Town of Yountville to celebrate the arts! During Art, Sip & Stroll, Washington Street will be alive with over 40 artists booths, 10 wineries & tasting rooms, live music in the parks and the plaza, and a food truck roundup at Van De Leur Park.

Art, Sip and Stroll in Yountville

Napa Valley Arts in April is a production of Arts Council Napa Valley with major support from Visit Napa Valley and the County of Napa

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For more information on how to participate, or to become a sponsor, please contact: artsinapril@artscouncilnv.org

 
 

Plan Your Visit to Napa Valley

Visit Napa Valley warmly welcomes participants and spectators of the Napa Valley Arts in April. The Napa Valley is the perfect place to enjoy your stay before, during and after the festival.

Explore Downtown Napa, or journey north to the many charms found throughout St. Helena, Calistoga and Yountville.

 

Find a bed & breakfast, hotel or resort

 
 
 
 

Learn about our world-class wine and wineries

 
 
 
 

Indulge in everything from Michelin-Star fare to custom burgers

 
 
 
 

Explore must-see, must-do tours, hikes, shops, shows, spas and more

 
 
 
 

Get tips on getting to and around the valley

 
 
 
 

Experience our unique activities and venues with your friends, family and colleagues