Festival Napa Valley, the annual celebration that provides the ultimate in combining California wine country with the finest performances and experiences will be coming up for its 12th season from July 14 – July 23, 2017. Expect world-class performances, fine wine and cuisine, and events that have made it one of the country’s most enticing occasions for jet setters around the globe.
With nearly 60 events at 30 venues over 10 days, Festival Napa Valley provides entertainment and curated food and wine events to suit every taste and budget. The lineup this season is spectacular. Highlights of the season include performances by actor Bill Murray, Joshua Bell performing with the Havana Chamber Orchestra, and the only 2017 North American concert by Latin superstar Gloria Estefan, as well as an exclusive engagement from the San Francisco Ballet, a concert version of Porgy & Bess.
How about an evening of Cuban jazz, food and wine at Blue Note Napa featuring Aldo López-Gavilán and friends for Hot Havana Nights? Legendary pianist André Watts will headline an all-American concert featuring music from Bernstein’s On the Town and the Napa premiere of Gordon Getty’s Young America, with Festival Orchestra NAPA and Volti Chorus under conductor Joel Revzen. Also, enjoy luscious Napa wine at Bill Harlan’s new property, Promontory, a private lunch at the Zakin Family Estate with wine by Phillippe Melka, or a dinner hosted by Agustin and Valeria Huneeus at Quintessa. The cultural choices are endless.
Festival Napa Valley 2017 Event Hosts include Alpha Omega, Auberge du Soleil, B Cellars, Blue Note Napa, Bouchaine Vineyards, Castellucci, Calistoga Ranch, CIA at Copia, Darioush, Far Niente, Green Music Center, HALL St. Helena, Jarvis Conservatory, Lincoln Theater, Meadowood Napa Valley, Napa Valley College, Promontory, Quintessa, Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars, St. Supéry Estate Vineyards and Winery, Swanson Family Estate, Trefethen Family Vineyards, and Zakin Family Estate.
Festival Napa Valley 2017 Passes: Festival Napa Valley offers a range of pass options to ensure everyone has the opportunity to enjoy the festival’s programs.
Taste of Napa: Sip, savor and stroll through a curated collection of 80 wineries, restaurants and food artisans. Grand Tasting $99. Reserve Tasting Salon $225.
5K & 10K SunRun: Support arts education in Napa County public schools on a scenic route through Yountville. Individual registration $35. Team registration starts at $250.
Free Performance Pass: Enjoy admission-free access to five performances – Sunday at the Symphony, the Community Concert featuring Napa Regional Dance Company, and the Bouchaine Young Artist Series at Jarvis Conservatory. Reservations required.
Lincoln Theater Concert Pass: Watch the world’s leading classical, opera, jazz and dance artists perform at the Lincoln Theater. Concert Passes start at $45.
Allegro Pass: Designed for young professionals and the young at heart. Experience an evening of music paired with warm Napa Valley hospitality. The Allegro Pass includes premium concert seating and Allegro Lounge access, and After Parties at chic Napa Valley settings. Solo Allegro Pass (a la carte Lincoln Theater evenings), $169. Quattro Allegro Pass (all four Lincoln Theater evenings), $549.
Patron Pass: Whether for a single day, a weekend, or the entire festival, Patron Pass holders enjoy vintner’s luncheons, winery dinners and other exclusive events. Additional benefits include prime concert seating, valet parking, and concierge services. All Patron Passes include a tax-deductible donation. Evening Patron Pass from $850. All Day Patron Pass from $1,000. Opening or Closing Weekend Patron Pass $3,000. Five Day SuperPass $5,500. All-Access Festival Passport $10,000.