Napa Rolls out the Red Carpet for the Napa Valley Film Festival

Napa is about to transform into a set fit for Hollywood royalty and film enthusiasts. The eighth annual Napa Valley Film Festival is back in just a few short weeks to showcase the best new independent and studio films, finest food and wine and a lively series of filmmaker-chef collaborations!

Here are the can’t-miss features of this year’s NVFF scene:

Film Festival Favorites

As always, this time of year in Napa will be buzzing with Hollywood personalities, world-class food and wine, parties and movies galore. The festival will screen more than 120 independent movies and sneak previews of prestigious studio films, screening before theatrical release. Audiences will get a chance to get personal with filmmakers at discussions and panels.

What makes it all even more special are the venues. Take in the unique atmosphere of Uptown Theater Napa or the Napa Valley Opera House, two historic city gems that offer beautiful ambiance for film-watching. Or check out this year’s new festival screening venue – Archer Hotel. Indulge in Hess Collection wine and movie snacks from Charlie Palmer Steakhouse before heading into the ballroom for a film and Q&A.

Off Screen

The Napa Valley Film Festival is more than films! During the five days of celebrations you can join filmmakers and celebrity guests at culinary demonstrations, wine tasting pavilions, artisan markets, pop-ups, the popular Festival Gala, VIP receptions, winemakers’ dinners, celebrity tributes and much more.

Rest and Relax

Book your room for the Napa experience of a lifetime so you don’t have to worry about anything, but checking in and having fun. Many lodging properties downtown offer special room rates and discounted festival passes. There are plenty of options to choose from too, whether you’re going for a modern vibe or charming chic.

This year’s Napa Valley Film Festival is anticipated to be the best one yet, so shine your shoes and dress your best as you get ready to mix and mingle while you wine and dine in Napa!