Start with Coffee: Our local B&Bs and hotels would be more than happy to offer you a freshly brewed cup of coffee, or guide you to the nearest local coffee shop, all within walking distance of your stay. Enjoy your freshly-made favorite morning drink on the go as you take a stroll through Downtown Napa and browse for gourmet food and wine items, beautiful jewelry, antiques and more.
Explore Downtown: Napa boasts more pre-1906 structures than any other Bay Area city. These authentic buildings add character and charm through their Italianate, Victorian Gothic, Spanish Colonial, Classical Revival, and Art Deco styles. Pick up a walking tour map at the Napa Valley Welcome Center located at 600 Main Street, along the Riverfront in Downtown Napa. Next, adventure through Napa’s ARTwalk, where larger-than-life artwork remains on display throughout town! Download your own ARTwalk brochure and begin your self-guided art tour.
Interact with your inner artist: Take time to visit some of the thriving art galleries offered in Downtown Napa! Enjoy authentic art in downtown’s local artisan shows, or visit Napa’s art galleries showcasing world class collections. Experience live music and immerse yourself in various art forms like fused glass, jewelry, paintings, and textiles at the Artist of the Valley gallery. For a full list of art galleries in Downtown Napa, visit here.
Take a break: After enjoying the exquisite art throughout Napa, take time to dine at one of downtown’s delicious eateries. For a list of renowned California cuisine options, as well as rich Italian, spicy Cajun, and aromatic Asian options, click here.
Get sophisticated: Step into Michael Holmes’ Ivy, Twig, and Twine store for a sophisticated, eclectic experience on home and garden décor! This Napa Riverfront store invites you to explore your creative, and brainstorm unique decoration designs. Don’t miss his LIKEN Gallery along the Riverfront, which features modern interior designs, recycled sculptures, elaborate paintings, and even repurposed furnishings. Walk through this spectacular gallery for a truly creative, inspiring experience.
Catch a Show: Enjoy a performance at Blue Note Napa which recently took residency in the old Italianate Victorian Napa Valley Opera House. This theatre offers an intimate 500-seat setting for a range of performances, including musicals, original plays and concerts. Or you can catch a musical performance at Jarvis Conservatory on Main Street. Visit Napa’s hidden premier music room, SILO’S, to enjoy wine harmoniously paired with vibrant, live music. Want to lighten the mood even more? Meet at the Uptown Theatre for a roaring comedy show and an entertaining night!
Cure your craving: Napa’s 40 restaurants will give you plenty of options to choose from for your dinner plans. Choose from a wide variety of fresh sushi at Eiko’s, or savor local oysters perfectly paired with selected Napa wines at Hog Island Oyster Bar inside Oxbow Public Market.