Best Things to Do in Napa Valley This October

Looking to fill a couple hours of your day while in Napa Valley Wine Country? With so many offerings in the area, we’ve curated the top events this month! Less researching and more having fun. Enjoy!

Feature Photo: Courtesy of Clos du Val

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Photo: Courtesy of Grgich Hills Estate

Grape Stomp at Grgich Hills Estate

Now through October 28

Hop aboard the Napa Valley Wine Train to Grgich Hills Estate where you’ll learn how to stomp grapes and enjoy a private wine tasting.

More info: winetrain.com

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Photo: Courtesy of @athleticfeat

Napa Half and Quarter Marathon

October 2

Scenic, rustic and winding roads will take you from the start at Skyline Park through the vineyard lined neighborhoods in a charming countryside setting. Finishers of the Half Marathon will be greeted with a bottle of Napa Valley wine and all race finishers will receive a custom medal.

More info: athleticfeat.com/napahalf

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Photo: Courtesy of Bouchaine Vineyards

Clip, Stomp and Sip Harvest Party at Bouchaine Vineyards

October 2

Try your hand at harvesting and stomping grapes, then enjoy a sneak peek of Bouchaine’s 2022 vintage wines straight from the tanks. Prizes will be awarded for the biggest grape harvest.

More info: bouchaine.com/collections/experiences

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Taste the Estate at Priest Ranch

October 22

Celebrate fall with wine, small bites, and live music. Winemaker Craig Becker will be pouring a selection of wines — you just might find a new favorite.

More info: priestranchwines.com

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Photo: Courtesy of @ClosduVal

50th Anniversary Grand Celebration at Clos du Val

October 22

We may be turning 50, but we sure know how to party. Join us in celebrating our golden year with fresh new releases, rare library wines, gourmet bites, and a live DJ performance.

More info: closduval.com/experience/attend-an-event/

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Photo: Courtesy of Dana Rebmann

Downtown Napa’s Hometown Halloween

October 29

Trick or Treat your way through downtown Napa. Stores displaying black and orange balloons have treats for the taking!

More info: donapa.com

Looking for more things to do in the area?

Visit our What to Do in Northern California page!

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