10 Things To Do At Night In Napa County, California - Updated 2022

things to do at night in napa

Napa is nestled right in the heart of the beautiful Napa Valley wine region and is known for its pretty downtown with its historic architecture. The town also has a riverfront promenade, lined with restaurants and shops. It features Airbnb vacation rentals and Vrbo vacation rentals to accommodate tourists as well. The Napa Valley Opera House forms part of the musical art scene of Napa. Enjoy exploring the Oxbow Public Market with its cheese offerings and farmer’s produce, or take the Napa Valley Wine Train to visit the wineries in vintage Pullman cars. After an enjoyable day, there are plenty of things to do at night in Napa County, California. Some suggestions are listed below.

1. Enjoy a show at the Uptown Theater

Uptown Theater, Napa, California
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The Uptown Theater is located on Third Street in Napa and was partially destroyed by an earthquake in August 2014. The beautiful art deco historic landmark theater is back in action and offers an intimate live music experience, featuring some of the biggest names in rock, blues, folk, jazz, country, and comedy.

Uptown Theater

Address: 1350 Third Street, Napa, California, USA

Opening hours: Monday-Friday 12 pm - 5 pm, night of show 4 pm - 9 pm, closed Saturdays, Sundays and most holidays

Price for two: 160 - 180 USD

Website: Uptown Theater

2. Choose from the gourmet cheese collection by Oxbow Cheese & Wine Merchant

Oxbow Public Market
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Located in the famous Oxbow Public Market, this store sells delicious cheeses, selected by their expert cheesemongers. There is also a selection of boutique wines from worldwide producers. Enjoy an evening taste of the fare at the wine bar with its cheese board and a selection of wines and draft beer, or choose tasty options from the Wine Bar menu.

Oxbow Cheese & Wine Merchant

Address: Oxbow Public Market, 610 First Street, Napa, California, USA

Opening hours: Monday to Sunday 9 am - 9 pm

Website: Oxbow Cheese & Wine Merchant

3. Taste exquisite wines at JaM Cellars

Butter, JaM, and Toast
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JaM Cellars is the home of the famous Butter Chardonnay, JaM Cabernet, Toast Sparkling and California Candy Dry Rose produced by Napa Valley winemakers, John and Michele. The cellars also host many music concerts including BottleRock Napa Valley. Their comfortable bar also offers weekly live music jam sessions, as well as movie and music tribute nights. Tasty meals are also served.

JaM Cellars

Address: 1460 1st St, Napa, California, USA

Opening hours: Sunday - Wednesday 10 am - 10 pm, Thursday - Saturday 10 am -12 am

Website: JaM Cellars

4. Explore the Oxbow Public Market

OxBow  Public Market
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Enjoy a little evening retail therapy at the Oxbow Public Market. The market has become a popular meeting place in downtown Napa, offering great food and wine. The sprawling market includes indoor cafes, as well as a scenic deck with views of the Napa River. Produce sold in the market is offered by local food vendors, with the aim of sustainable agriculture and local harvesting and to promote a healthy environment, local business and the good health of consumers.

Oxbow Public Market

Address: 610 1st St, Napa, California, USA

Opening hours: 7:30 am - 9:30 pm

Website: Oxbow Public Market

5. Treat yourself to the spa experience at Napa Valley Massage & Wellness Spa

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Relax with an evening aromatherapy massage, mini-facial or leg and foot treatment to revive you after a busy day of exploring. The spa also offers Himalayan Pink Salt Stone Massage for couples and singles and back restorations. Top your romantic weekend getaway by checking out the couple’s pre-natal massage ideal for upcoming new parents. Custom packages are available on request for visitors who don’t see exactly what they want on the menu.

Napa Valley Massage & Wellness Spa

Address: 1227 Coombs St, Napa, CA 94559, USA

Opening hours: 9 am - 9 pm

Price for two: 230 - 290 USD

Website: Napa Valley Massage & Wellness Spa

6. Catch cabaret shows at Lucky Penny Community Arts Center

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Lucky Penny Community Arts Center hosts a number of evening events, including theater productions like “The Tasting Room” or “Into the Woods.“ They also host a number of bands nights, comedy nights and shows by other local performing artists. Most shows are one-nighters or limited run productions, so it is important to book early and tickets are available online.

Lucky Penny Community Arts Center

Address: 1758 Industrial Way Suite 208, Napa, California, USA

Opening hours: 11 am - 10 pm

Price for two: 60 - 80 USD

Website: Lucky Penny Community Arts Center

7. Enjoy contemporary dining at Galpao Gaucho Brazilian Steakhouse

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Galpao Gaucho Brazilian Steakhouse is a casual and contemporary vegetarian-friendly steakhouse in Napa, which serves and preserves the culture of dining and hospitality. Enjoy drinks at the restaurant’s bar, naturally including great Napa Valley wines, beers on tap and complimentary cheese bread. The restaurant itself serves a variety of fresh salads, great steaks, along with pork, chicken, lamb and fish dishes and a choice of delicious desserts.

Galpao Gaucho Brazilian Steakhouse

Address: 1990 Trower Ave, Napa, California, USA

Opening hours: Monday-Thursday 11:30 am - 2 pm, 5 pm - 9:30 pm; Friday 11:30 am - 2 pm, 5 pm - 10 pm, Saturdays 1 pm - 10 pm, Sundays 12 pm - 8:30 pm

Price for two: 62 - 120 USD

Website: Galpao Gaucho Brazilian Steakhouse

8. Listen to jazz music at Blue Note Napa

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Blue Note Napa is a live music jazz club and gourmet restaurant in the center of Napa. The venue occupies the first floor of the Napa Valley Opera House and offers a Greenwich Village jazz club feeling in an intimate space. Blue Note Napa offers world-class live music, gourmet, farm to table cuisine with excellent Napa Valley wines, while surrounded by excellent art.

Blue Note Napa

Address: 1030 Main St, Napa, California, USA

Opening hours: Tuesday-Saturday 5 pm - 12 am, Sunday 11 am - 2 pm, Monday closed

Price for two: 430 - 800 USD

Website: Blue Note Napa

9. Go for a scenic wine country tour with gourmet dinner on the Napa Valley Wine Train (from USD 160.0)

This beautiful restored Pullman train offers a number of scenic wine country tours along with meals including locally sourced American cuisine. Enjoy a gourmet dinner on board, while gazing at the sunset over the Napa vineyards, naturally washed down with some of the best Napa wines.

Napa Valley Wine Train with Gourmet Dinner

Duration: 2 hours

10. A sunset picnic in Bothe-Napa Valley State Park

Towering redwood trees

Enjoy camping or an evening stroll with a picnic and a bottle of Napa Valley wine in the Bothe-Napa Valley State Park, a 30-minute drive from Napa Village. The park is home to towering redwood trees, the furthest inland in California, and many oaks and maple trees. The next morning, enjoy spectacular views while hiking to the summit of the highest peak in the area, Mt. St. Helena.

Bothe-Napa Valley State Park

Address: 3801 St Helena Hwy, Calistoga, California, USA

Opening hours: 24 hours a day

Website: Bothe-Napa Valley State Park

A tour of the Napa Valley is a beautiful experience

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Spend time in the lovely village and its surrounds, exploring all its entertainment options, while choosing from the top things to do at night in Napa County, California. Whenever you’re ready to turn in, relax in one of the best resorts or bed and breakfasts that offer homey amenities.

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