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The Westin Verasa Napa
1314 Mckinstry Street  · NapaCalifornia94559 · United States  • Phone: 1-888-627-7169 · Hotel Reservations: 888-627-7169
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Things to Do in Napa

The Westin Verasa Napa is conveniently located in the heart of downtown, near all of the best things to do in Napa.  The hotel is located within walking distance to fifteen tasting rooms and just a short drive away from wineries in Napa, Yountville, Rutherford, Oakville and St. Helena. In addition to wine tasting, festivals are one of the most popular things to do in Napa, and they take place in Napa Valley all year long.  From holiday entertainment, to cabernet season, to the annual Napa Truffle festival, The Westin Verasa Napa is the place to stay while enjoying the variety of activities in Napa.

Weekends last longer at Westin with great local attractions to discover. Find and experience the best-kept secrets near your hotel with a collection of local experiences curated especially for Westin guests.

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Napa City Nights

This summer spend your Friday nights listening to music in Downtown Napa with the free summer concer series.

Event Dates: Friday Nights, June 5th - September 4th

Things to Do in Napa - Farmers Market

Napa Farmers Market

Join us for a celebration of community and the world-class produce and artisan goods for which our beautiful region is known. A non-profit organization, and California Certified Farmers Market, we’re dedicated to the sustainability of our local environment and our local economy.

Event Dates: First market of the season opens Saturday, May 4, 2015. Open every Tuesday & Saturday from 8a-12:30p

Things to Do in Napa - Festival del Sole

Festival del Sole

The annual festival features performances by renowned artists and emerging talent, gala events at Napa’s top wineries, resorts and estates, a wealth of program offerings including free community concerts, and a wellness series promoting healthy living.

Event Dates: July 15-16, 2015


Artisan Tomato Experience - Oxbow Public Market

Oxbow Public Market and the Tomato Lady (Amy Guiaquinta) invite tomato lovers to enjoy their favorite fruit at the height of the season at the Oxbow Public Market Artisan Tomato Experience. 

Event Dates: August 2015

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Blues, Brews & BBQ

Blues, Brews & BBQ has all the elements one would expect – three musical stages, 30 micro-brewed beers, and lots of BBQ. We're talkin' enough BBQ to shake a fork at, including BBQ chicken, pork, oysters, shrimp and corn. And after eating all that Napa BBQ wash it down at one of the 30 micro-brews that cover over a city block, including Vintage Blond and Farm House Red from Blue Moon.

Event Dates: August 22, 2015

Things to Do in Napa - Connolly Ranch

Connolly Ranch Harvest Festival

This festival is always held in October on the Saturday before Halloween. Open free to the public, this event offers the community the chance to tour the Connolly Ranch and take advantage of activities that include meeting the farm animals, garden information, face-painting, free pumpkins and hot dogs.

Event Dates: Saturday before Halloween

Napa Half Marathon

Run through Napa Valley by signing up for the Napa Half Marathon or 5K.  The race start at Skyline Park.  Learn More.

Event Dates: Sunday, September 27th

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2015 Open PGA Tour

The PGA returns to Napa Valley in October for the open. It is the kick-off tournament to the PGA season and is hosted on the North Course of the Silverado Resort and Spa, just 4 miles from The Westin Verasa Napa.

Event Dates: October 11-18, 2015

Napa Valley Film Festival

The Napa Valley Film Festival brings together 300 filmmakers, 50 chefs, 150 wineries over the course of 5 days and 12 screening venues for the ultimate film, food and wine experience.  Learn More.

Event Dates: Second weekend in November

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Gingerbread Contest

Join us in this family-friendly, community holiday event and vote for your favorite showcased gingerbread house! All proceeds generated through entry fees, raffle ticket sales and donations will benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Napa Valley. Learn More.

Event Dates: December 2015

Things to Do in Napa - Santa Trains

Santa Trains

Skip waiting in line at a department store this year, meet Santa on a train! Ride the Napa Valley Wine Train's Santa Express Trains to & from Yountville while listening to carolers, drinking hot cocoa, and you might even get to meet Rudolph!

Event Dates: December 2015

Things to Do in Napa - Tree Lighting Ceremony

Tree Lighting Ceremony & Ice Skating Rink

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Enjoy a cup of hot chocolate, cookies and entertainment as Napa's mayor lights the Christmas tree in Veterans Park.

Event Dates: November 2015 - January 2016

Things to Do in Napa - New Years Eve

New Year's Eve 2015 RED Party

Join the annual sellout event, the RED Party, occurring on New Year's Eve at The Westin Verasa Napa. Toast to the New Year with us and choose from two party packages. Enjoy dinner at La Toque or ring in 2016 at BANK Café & Bar. Don't forget to dress to impress, it's a red tie affair! Special overnight rates are offered to ticket holders, and names will be cross checked with RSVP list at time of check in. Learn More.

Event Date: December 31, 2015

Things to Do in Napa - Grapes

Cabernet Season

Harvest is complete, the wines are barrel-aging in caves and cellars, and the Napa Valley settles into its favorite winter coat. Rows of gnarled dormant vines juxtapose with the brilliant colors of yellow mustard blooms, purple lupine, crimson clover, and emerald-green native grasses carpeting misty hills - it's officially Cabernet Season. Click here to view our Cabernet Season package.

Event Dates: December 2015 - March 2016

Things to Do in Napa - Truffle Festival

Napa Truffle Festival

The annual Napa Truffle Festival will feature a variety of famous truffles and teach attendees about the cultivation and pairing of truffles. The event also features winery lunches, cooking demos and truffle orchard tours. Learn More.

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Event Dates: January 15-18, 2016

Things to Do in Napa - Crab

Crab Feed Month

Join us in February as Napa Valley celebrates Crab Feed month. This popular community event raises money for many of our charitable organizations. Visit the Napa Chamber of Commerce Community Calendar for additional details.

Event Dates: February 2016

Things to Do in Napa - Marathon

Napa Valley Marathon & Marathon Expo

The Kaiser Permanente Napa Valley Marathon is one of the most exhilarating things to do in Napa, and boasts one of the most beautiful courses in the world. The course runs the length of the famed Napa Valley wine-growing region. It begins in Calistoga, famous for its geysers and curative waters, and winds south along the historic Silverado Trail to finish at Vintage High School in north Napa. Except for the last half-mile, the entire course is rural. Runners are treated to panoramic views of the valley, flowering fruit trees, and dormant vineyards carpeted with golden mustard flowers. Make Reservations Now.

Event Dates: First Sunday in March

Things To Do In Napa - Girls Getaway

Wine, Women & Wellness - Girls Getaway

Annually on March 8th, recognized as International Women’s Day, thousands of events are held throughout the world to inspire women and celebrate their achievements. A global web of rich and diverse local activity connects women from all around the world, and The Westin Verasa Napa supports that cause by hosting Wine, Women & Wellness, a girls getaway weekend in partnership with Women of the Vine and their Grand Tasting Event. Click here for more information.

Event Dates: March 2016

Things to Do in Napa - Arts in April

Arts in April

A celebration of the elemental connection between wine and the arts, this month-long program satisfies cultural cravings with an exploration of winery art installations, pop-up exhibitions and tastings.  The Westin Verasa Napa associates’ art will be displayed all month in their Art Hallway in an exhibition of their talents.

Events Dates: April 2016

Things To Do In Napa - BottleRock Festival

Bottle Rock

BottleRock will feature over 45 bands on four stages - all just steps away. Add to that Napa's best food offerings and dozens of top wineries and you get the best 3 days in Napa all year. Come to Napa for the very best in music, food, wine, and beer.

Event Dates: May 2016

  Things to Do in Napa - Auction Napa Valley

Auction Napa Valley

Auction Napa Valley is the world's largest charity wine auction and a memorable thing to do in Napa.  The auction has raised more than $100 million in 30 years for Napa County health, youth and housing nonprofit organizations.

Event Dates: June 2016

Napa Valley Jazz Getaway

The 4th annual jazz and wine festival hosted by contemporary jazz star Brian Culbertson is back with added featured artists and even more events!  This year's event includes performances by Brian Culbertson, Al Jarreau, Chaka Khan, Boney James, and many, many more!

Event Dates: June 2016