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 Bouchaine Vineyards

Crush Party

October 1

Bouchaine Vineyards annual harvest celebration will feature a grape picking contest, grape stomp, sneak peek of 2023 vintage wines, live music and a paella feast.

More info: bouchaine.com

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Photo: Courtesy of @athleticfeat

Napa Half and Quarter Marathon

October 1

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 Grgich Hills Estate

Grape Stomp at Grgich Hills Estate

Now through October 15

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

Ghost in the Machine
Photo: Courtesy of Lynn Hershman Leeson

Ghost in the Machine

Now through August 25, 2024

This new exhibit at di Rosa in Napa highlights never-before exhibited works by Bay Area artists who experimented with electronics, computing, and robotics.

More info: dirosaart.org

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Photo: Courtesy of Dana Rebmann

Downtown Napa’s Hometown Halloween

October 28

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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