Cork Bits: ideas for your Napa Valley weekend

by Karen on July 2, 2009

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This week’s edition of upcoming Napa Valley events is chock-full of fireworks.

With the 4th falling on Saturday, there are multiple Independence Day celebrations taking place over the next few days–here are a few that should be a lot of fun…

Friday, July 3rd

  • Our friends at Silverado Resort (@SilveradoResort on Twitter) will host their annual fireworks celebration starting at approximately 9:15pm on the South Course. The best part? There is no charge for the firework extravaganza and you can call 800-532-0500 for more information

Saturday, July 4th

  • From 11:30am – 10pm the City of Napa will host a July 4th celebration in downtown Napa. The day will begin with a parade that will travel up 3rd Street, right on Main Street and down to 5th Street. Following that, the festivities will kick off at 1pm with entertainment in Veteran’s Memorial Park amphitheater and there will be food, beer, wine and arts and crafts vendors on-hand throughout the entire day. The day will conclude with a fireworks display at approximately 9:30pm. Call 707-257-9529 for more details
  • From 7pm – 10pm the team at Louis Martini Winery will host it annual July 4th event that will begin with a tasting of the winery’s newly released wines paired with hors d’oeuvres from local restaurants. Up next will be an all-American family-style BBQ dinner complete wines and live music. The night will conclude with a fireworks display that can be viewed from the winery grounds. Cost is $95 per person ($80 per person for Founders Club Members). Call 866-549-2582 for more information
  • Up in Calistoga the Napa County Fair kicks off this weekend and is highlighted by a parade through downtown Calistoga that will feature antique cars, live bands, children’s groups, horses, motorcycles, colorful dancers, and all types of patriotic spirit and fun. At the Fair, fireworks are scheduled for 9:30pm at the Grandstand. The parade is free, the fair costs $7 for adults ad $3 for children 6-12yrs old. Call 707-942-5111 for more information

Happy 4th of July everyone!

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has written 195 posts on The Cork Board. She's lived in the heart of the Napa Valley for nearly a decade and is a foodie with a love of photography. Follow her on Twitter @KRJ99 and visit her website.

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