Celebrate Food, Wine & Film at the Napa Valley Film Festival

Napa is buzzing in anticipation of the seventh annual Napa Valley Film Festival, which will descend upon the region November 8th-12th. Whether you’re a cinephile or just love a good Indy film, this signature Napa event is worth splurging for!

The Napa Valley Film Festival brings the valley to life with a celebration of filmmaking, complemented by the beauty of Napa’s local culinary scene and world-class winemaking culture. Featuring countless special events, food and wine galore, and of course, more than 120 independent films, the Napa Valley Film Festival promises a glamorous, exciting visit.

Within the Napa city limits, which is one of four major hubs for the film festival, there will be plenty to do and see, so be sure to book a room early for easy access to all the fun happening around town. Here is a brief roundup of all the film festivities happening in Downtown Napa.

  • One of the most exciting experiences that will happen in Downtown Napa is the Film Festival Gala, a star-studded event with all the glitz and glamour of a Hollywood party. The gala will be held at CIA at Copia and will sweep you away with spectacular music, dancing, a red carpet, food, wine, filmmakers and celebrities…need we say more?
  • The Napa Valley Film Festival Culinary Theater will also take place at CIA at Copia. This live experience will tantalize festival passholders with culinary demonstrations and samples of world-class food and wine at the state-of-the-art venue. There will be 12 different cooking demonstrations over the course of the festival.
  • If you’re a music lover, you’re in for a real treat with plenty of live music acts. The night before the festival opens, actor Dennis Quaid and his band will be kicking off the fun with a performance at Blue Note Napa, located downtown inside the Napa Valley Opera House.

Come to the City of Napa this November to be part of one of the best film festivals in the world – and don’t wait long! Check out pass options now and book your room for the Napa experience of a lifetime.