In addition to its beautiful wineries, exquisite tasting rooms and gastronomic offerings, Napa Valley offers a flourishing arts and culture scene that draws a global audience. Whether you are a history buff, music lover, performing artist, or art enthusiast, there is something for everyone in wine country. While you can explore the art walks, museums, theaters and music events at any time of the year, if you want to see this region at its creative best, plan a visit during the Arts in April celebration.
So, what is Arts in April?
A month-long initiative encouraged by the Arts Council Napa Valley, Arts in April is a celebration of talent that engages local communities and visitors through a series of events held all over the Valley. In the running for the ninth consecutive year, Arts in April will be held this year from April 1 to April 30, 2019. Here’s a snapshot of what to expect in these four weeks:
Town Celebrations: Live music, exhibitions, art fairs, theatre performances, culinary arts and other hands-on activities held in each town to celebrate its unique culture.
- Napa – ‘First Street Napa: Artist Alley’: An upcoming addition in downtown Napa, First Street Napa is all set to roll out an extraordinary outdoor shopping and dining experience. The street will also host a number of music performances and display gigantic murals and art installations.
- St. Helena – Arts in the Street: A bunch of interactive arts events that come alive at Lyman Park and reflect the town’s modern, multicultural personality.
- Yountville – Art, Sip and Stroll: This charming town features over 40 artists’ booths, live music in the parks and plazas, a huge line up of food trucks and tastings at several participating wineries.
- Calistoga – ‘Sarafornia: Art, Music, Food, Wine’: This 4-day long celebration includes a variety of arts and cultural programs that highlight the town’s Bohemian vibe and spirit.
Independent Events: A wide range of independently-produced events at wineries, museums, art galleries, salons and studios.
Community Involvement: Numerous events hosted by local residents in private homes, including pop-up art, craft workshops and live performances.
No matter what form of art you enjoy, the line-up of celebrations during Arts in April will not disappoint. While you browse through the events calendar and pick out the ones you wish to attend, consider booking your Napa accommodation at Napa Valley Hotel and Suites. Our quaint, boutique hotel is conveniently located in downtown Napa, steps away from eateries, tasting rooms, and other top attractions.
Avoid the last minute rush and disappointment. Book your stay for the Arts in April celebrations 2019 at our hotel today. Reserve your room online or call us at 707-226-1871.