Special Events

Throughout the year, Yountville presents several signature events that represent the food, wine and cultural appeal of the town. These events attract visitors from all over the region, and beyond, to experience Yountville and the Napa Valley Wine Country lifestyle.

Yountville International Short Film Festival

A true celebration of cinema with over 75 World Class Short Films, select VIP film and wine events with local Yountville wineries, plus other culinary events with multiple venues all within walking distance.

Join us for specially curated films in Pop Up theaters right here, in the very heart of wine country.

Yountville Live + Taste of Yountville

Yountville Live is one of the most highly anticipated annual music, food and wine events produced each year. Taste of Yountville, the town’s wildly popular annual food and wine tasting festival, takes place the Saturday and Sunday of Yountville Live. This festival attracts some of the biggest names in the music, wine and culinary world. Get your tickets early before they sell out!

 Art, Sip & Stroll

“Art, Sip & Stroll” in Yountville is the highlight of Napa Valley’s Arts in April – a month-long celebration of art and culture hosted by Arts Council Napa Valley. Art, Sip & Stroll celebrates the region’s status as a premier arts destination and coincides with the spring bloom of wild mustard flowers, which paints the valley in vivid shades of yellow.

Wristbands are sold for this event, which features upwards of 50 artists each year, wine tastings, craft beer, live music, and an array of food choices.

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Cinema Napa Valley

The ultimate celebration of film, food and wine, the Cinema Napa Valley lights up the towns of Napa, Yountville, St. Helena and Calistoga. Discover the best new independent films, meet the filmmakers, and enjoy wine tastings, film & culinary discussions, Celebrity Tributes, and an array of parties, VIP receptions and winemaker dinners.

Celebrate the Holidays in Yountville

The Holiday Season is a magical time to visit Yountville. The town is glowing with thousands of twinkling holiday lights. Holiday music and delicious aromas from our award winning restaurants fills the air. Festively decorated shops, hotels and tasting rooms provide a truly unforgettable wine country experience for visitors and locals alike.

Holidays in Yountville takes place over six weeks, November 24, 2019 – January 1, 2020 and includes a  full calendar of events, activities and performances for all ages. We invite you to stroll through town and celebrate the splendor of the season in the Brightest Town in Napa Valley.