Top 6 Events to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in The Napa Valley

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So you still have no plan for New Year’s Eve and you’re looking for an unforgettable party? Why not celebrate in magical Napa Valley? Well, here are 6 exceptional events that should be on your radar if you want to celebrate the year to come in wine country!

1.  The Wine Train: New Year’s Eve with the spectacular Vintage Circus

Location: Napa Valley
Price: $75 – $340 per person
Schedule: 4:45pm – 1am

The Napa Valley Wine Train’s New Year’s Eve event has become known as one of the Bay Area’s best New Year’s Eve celebrations. From the caviar and sparkling wine to the gourmet meal and DJ, everything is planned and executed to perfection.

For the first act, enjoy sparkling wine and a seafood reception, followed by a romantic 3.5 hour train ride, gourmet food, and Vintage Circus entertainment in the station. Start 2016 in a way you will never forget.

The Meritage Resort and Spa: Siena New Year’s Eve Dinner & Meritage Ballroom Celebration

Location: Southern Napa
Price: $75 – $249 per person
Schedule: 5pm or 7:30pm – 12:30am

Celebrate New Year’s Eve Napa style at The Meritage Resort and Spa. You will be offered multiple options for dinner, including dinners in the Estate Cave with Trinitas Cellars and Siena, plus there will be the annual ballroom celebration with a midnight sparkling wine toast and balloon drop.

3.  1313 MainBig Band New Year’s Eve

Location: Downtown Napa
Price: $160 – $350 per person
Schedule: 6pm – 1:30am

1313 Main presents a Big Band New Year’s Eve Party and Vintage Dinner complete with a 5-piece band playing music from the ’20s, ’40s, ’60s and modern tunes.

The band will kick off the evening at 6pm while dinner guests enjoy a 6-course tasting menu featuring new takes on vintage dishes (think Vichysoisse with Caviar, Moet Champagne Poached Crab…). Wine pairings will include vintage Bordeaux and Napa Valley Cabernet.

Beginning at 8pm, additional guests will join the New Year’s Eve festivities for the Big Band Party. OPEN BAR: Sip on Ayala Champagne, Cade, Siduri, Copain & so much more while enjoying passed canapés or taking your turn in the Light Works Photo booth.

4.  Castello Di AmorosaNew Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball

Location: Calistoga
Price: $295/Members – $345/For Guests
Schedule: 7:00 pm – 1:00 am

Ring in the New Year with Castello di Amorosa. Don your formal attire and masquerade with them as you say goodbye to 2015 and HELLO 2016!

  • Wine Tasting Reception with passed hors d’oeuvres
  • Decadent 5 course dinner in the Grand Barrel Room.
  • Dancing to live music in the Great Hall
  • Photo Booth
  • Complimentary shuttles to Calistoga Hotels
  • Sparkling Wine Toast and Balloon Drop at Midnight!

5.  La Toque and The Westin Verasa NapaLa Toque Dinner And Red Tie Affair Party

Location: Downtown Napa
Price: $80 – $275 per person
Schedule: 7pm – 1am

La Toque and The Westin Verasa Napa invite you to ring in the New Year in opulent style with their annual New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner and Party. Dress to impress in your Best Red Tie Attire.

Arrive at 7pm to be greeted with a Champagne and hors d’oeuvres reception followed by a sumptuous Five Course La Toque Dinner. After dinner, you will join the other guests at the Red Tie Affair party at BANK Cafe and Bar, inside the Westin Verasa Napa, for DJ dancing until 1am. Enjoy petite sweet bites and a Champagne toast to ring in the New Year at midnight.

6.  City WineryWonder Bread 5 New Year’s Eve Party

Location: Downtown Napa
Price: $30 per person
Schedule: 8pm – 1am

Ring in the New Year with a bang!

For over a decade, the unstoppable, international rock and roll party machine known as the Wonder Bread 5 have been thrilling audiences around the globe. Playing hits from the 80’s, 90’s, 2000’s and today, Wonder Bread 5 is sure to make you stand up and dance!


Now the choice is yours. Any of these choices should ensure that you will have an amazing celebration!

Have a happy and safe New Year!

Louise Veron –
Marketing and Social Media Coordinator at

Originally from Bordeaux (France), I moved to the Napa Valley to work for last February. I just finished my trilingual Master’s degree in Wine Tourism and International Marketing and graduated with honors. As a real food and wine lover, I’m enjoying exploring the area and relating my discoveries from a very French point of view.


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