Festival Napa Valley brings fine wine, celebrities and entertainment to Napa Valley this summer

Each year, Napa Valley celebrates the “art of life” at the Festival Napa Valley.

By blending the beauty and bounty of Napa Valley with the very finest performing arts, the festival pairs world-class performances with culinary and wine pursuits staged in iconic wine country settings.

More than 200 artists, wineries, resorts, theaters, restaurants and vintners participate each year. Included in that number are over 70 of Napa’s renowned wineries including Swanson Vineyards, Far Niente, Robert Mondavi Winery and more.

The festival will also feature exclusive performances by Bill Murray with cellist Jan Vogler, Joshua Bell with the Havana Chamber Orchestra, the Compay Segundo Group (of the Buena Vista Social Club), legendary pianist André Watts, the San Francisco Ballet, and the leads in the San Francisco production of Hamilton.
Hamilton’s stars will headlining the Arts for All Gala on Sunday, July 16. The performers include lead actor and original Broadway cast member Michael Luwoye (Alexander Hamilton) and Jordan Donica performing hit songs from the ground-breaking, Tony Award-winning hip-hop musical.

This year, the event will take place from July 14th – 23rd. For a full calendar of events, click here and for help planning the perfect experience, click here.

This annual summer celebration of the art of life transforms the Napa Valley into a cultural destination. Watch as California Life reporter Monique Soltani brings you a sneak peak inside of it all.