Slip into a gloriously rich summer in Downtown Napa. Music festivals, concerts, world-class wine and food are all yours to enjoy. With so much to experience, we picked the top ten events you don’t want to miss.

2024 Blue Note Summer Sessions – June 2 – July 14 @ The Meritage Resort & Spa

World-class live music at The Meritage Resort & Spa in gorgeous wine country is what you’ll experience in this concert series. The line-up is impressive and eclectic with artists like Straight No Chaser and Brian McKnight. In addition to tickets, you can book a concert view room with balcony views of the stage for a more private and premium experience. That room also includes a welcome bottle of bubbly, a stocked fridge and breakfast the morning after the show.

Shop, Sip, Stroll Events – Thursdays in June @ Multiple locations in Downtown Napa

This event combines all the best of Napa into one very enjoyable evening – excellent wine and amazing shopping. For $10, you’ll get a wristband, a glass and a splash at that night’s tasting rooms. There’ll be special offers, surprise-and-delights, and deals on shopping and sipping too. Just listen for the music and look for the balloons.

  • June 6th – Main Street, North and South of First – Dwight Murray Plaza, includes Clinton and Pearl Streets
  • June 13th – 2nd and 3rd Streets, plus side – Patio of Outer Space Wines, includes Franklin, Randolph, Coombs Streets
  • June 20th – Oxbow District – Patio at Filippi’s
  • June 27th – First Street and First Street Napa Shops – Dwight Murray Plaza

Summer Evening Markets – Every 2nd & 4th Thursday 5pm – 8pm @ Napa Yard

Beginning June 13, you can head to the Napa Yard at Oxbow Gardens for some incredible outdoor sipping and shopping. You’ll find local vendors offering all kinds of Napa delights including produce, tasty food, books, art, candles and so much more.

Summer of Pies – June 1 – Nov. 1 @ The Grove

This delicious event elevates pizza to an art form. The Grove restaurant at CIA is welcoming pizzaiolos (pizza master chefs) to show off their skills. They’ll create a new pizza style every week or two for the world to enjoy, or at least those lucky enough to stop by. Up first is the Napoletana Pizza with a thin, doughy crust and fresh, simple ingredients like basil, mozzarella, olive oil and tomatoes.

Napa Table – June 8, 5 pm – 10 pm @ Main St. in Downtown Napa

Dine on fine wine paired with the distinctive cuisine from the most iconic restaurants in Downtown Napa. This annual, one-night event is your chance to indulge in an extraordinary communal dining experience at a table set for 400 right on Main St. The reception goes from 5 pm – 6 pm, dinner follows with five divine courses from 6 pm – 8:30 pm and concludes with an after party from 8:30 pm – 10 pm.

Cookbook Fest – June 21 – 23 @ Feast It Forward

This innovative book festival at Feast It Forward celebrates all things literary and culinary, bringing together famous cookbook authors, favorite culinary podcasts and enthusiastic foodies for one very delicious weekend. There’ll be book signings, live music, live podcast recordings, hands-on cooking interviews and loads of eating and shopping.

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Festival Napa Valley – July 6 – 20 @ CIA at Copia

This unique music festival features the best of budding artists in Napa with artists from the Frost School of Music’s Blackburn Music Academy, a Novack Concert for Kids and Bouchaine Young Artist Concert. All of the events are free and most are held in Downtown Napa at CIA at Copia, although some are held at other locals in and outside of Napa. Be sure to check the Festival’s calendar for details.

Change Pop! Concert – July 28 @ Folklore

This one-night concert at Folklore in Downtown Napa pays tribute to the tradition of playing folk music from your porch in old town Napa. This event will feature Change Pop! and Slippery People with more to come.

First Annual Oxfest – Aug 17, 2 pm – 8 pm @ Oxbow Market

The festival features the best of Napa’s popular Oxbow Market with live music, art exhibits and loads of amazingly unique food and drink. There will also be giveaways from the Westin and River Terrace Inn – two iconic properties in the Oxbow District.

Blue Note Jazz Festival Presents: The Black Radio Experience – Aug. 30 – 31, Sept. 1 @ Meritage Resort & Spa

This festival will celebrate the richness of Black culture on Labor Day weekend at the Meritage Resort & Spa. It will feature powerful music and comedy, culinary events, wine tastings and artist-led experiences. Renowned GRAMMY®-winning musician Robert Glasper will direct the event.

You’re Meant to Be Here

Rich experiences, incredible music and exquisite wine and cuisine await you this summer in Downtown Napa. Tickets fly fast, so don’t hesitate to claim your spot. Once you arrive, all it will take is one sip and you’ll know — you’re meant to be here. Book your stay today and discover all that Napa has waiting for you. We’ll see you soon.