Source: Andrei Niemimäki
Napa may be known for the vineyard and country life in the day time but do not miss the nightlife. The fun has only just begun when you go out after dinner. With many bars and venues to choose from, we have picked the top 10 places to enjoy the nightlife in Napa for you here.
1. Carpe Diem Wine Bar
What better way to keep the night going than to continue your wine excursions at Carpe Diem Wine Bar. This upscale spot is a favorite for both locals and tourists. You can enjoy dinner as the menu is full of choices. The staff is known to keep the kitchen open as long as there is a need. The bar has a tendency to stay busy until late night. Happy hours and other specials are frequent.
2. Napa Valley Performing Arts Center at Lincoln Theater
For those of you looking for a show or live performance, head to the Napa Valley Performing Arts Center at Lincoln Theater in Yountville. The venue can hold 1,200 guests and performances are posted on their website weekly. Catch a concert, a symphony, or a Broadway-like show while you’re in Napa. They’ve got dance shows as well.
- Name: Napa Valley Performing Arts Center at Lincoln Theater
- Address: 100 California Dr, Yountville, CA 94599
- Phone: 707-944-9900
- Website: http://lincolntheater.com/events/
3. Capp Heritage
Capp Heritage is located in the heart of downtown Napa. It is not only known for its vineyard, but also for its Tasting Room at this location which can hold up to 50 people. What many visitors enjoy is the Deco Lounge where musical performances are held weekly on Saturday nights.
- Name: Capp Heritage
- Address: 1245 Randolph St, Napa, CA 94559
- Phone: 707- 254-1922
- Website: http://www.cappheritage.com/
4. Uptown Theatre
The Uptown Theatre in Napa is known as being the best indoor concert and entertainment venue. Even though it hardly rains in Napa, you know the weather will not spoil a show when you get tickets for a show in this venue. From concerts to comedy shows and local artists, there are multiple shows per week. Most begin at 8pm so grab dinner beforehand. Fun fact – the Uptown Theatre was originally designed to be a movie theater.
- Name: Uptown Theatre
- Address: 1350 3rd St, Napa, CA 94559
- Phone: 707-259-0123
- Website: http://www.uptowntheatrenapa.com/
5. Silo’s Music Room
Silo’s Music Room is three things – a wine bar, a jazz club, and a restaurant. Inside, it is a speakeasy like setting located at the Napa Mill right in downtown but behind a historical building. There are performances four days per week – from Wednesday through Saturday and doors open at 6pm. Check their website as sometimes there is zero cover. Grab a balcony seat for the best view of a performance.
- Name: Silo’s Music Room
- Address: 530 Main St, Napa, CA 94559
- Phone: 707- 251-5833
- Website: http://www.silosnapa.com/
6. Billco’s Billards and Darts
Playing games never get old no matter what age you are. Head to Billco’s Billards and Darts for some evening fun. This venue is family friendly as well. There are specials for beers on tap on Thursdays, live music nights, and even specials to play pool. Mondays are known for their 2-for-1 deals. Even so, $6 per hour to play pool is a great deal.
- Name: Billco’s Billards and Darts
- Address: 1234 3rd St, Napa, CA 94559
- Phone: 707-226-7506
- Website: http://www.billcos.com/
7. Napa Cigars
If you cannot get enough of cigars out on the vineyards, or have not had the chance to try one yet, then Napa Cigars is the stop for you. Open until 1030pm from Tuesdays through Saturday, you can enjoy savory cigars and pipes in their lounge. Wine tastings are available and special events also take place at this venue.
- Name: Napa Cigars
- Address: 1147 1st Street Napa, CA 94559
- Phone: 707- 251-1513
- Website: http://www.napacigars.net/
8. Napa Valley Opera House
We have mentioned quite a few entertainment spots in Napa. One we have not covered yet is the Napa Valley Opera House. Who would have thought you could find opera in Napa? You can. It has been around for 130 years and the performances you see here will be different than the other venues. Make sure to check for special events and exclusive events along with dinners which are top notch and limited seating.
- Name: Napa Valley Opera House
- Address: 1030 Main St, Napa, CA 94559
- Phone: 707-226-7372
- Website: http://www.nvoh.org/
9. Morimoto Napa
A great nightlife spot in Napa is Morimoto. This is actually a Japanese restaurant, known for its vast food menu and stylish cocktails. This is the best Asian cuisine you will find in Napa as per rankings on Yelp and TripAdvisor. Morimoto is known to become somewhat of a club on the weekends. The party continues late, particularly on Saturday nights.
- Name: Morimoto Napa
- Address: 610 Main St, Napa, CA 94559
- Phone: (707) 252-1600
- Website: http://www.morimotonapa.com/
10. Napa Valley Symphony
Last but not least, we bring you to a more relaxing venue in Yountville where you can sit back and enjoy the symphonies that are played at Napa Valley Symphony. With musicians from all around California and the states, the music here is something your ears will love. You will not come home with a raging headache. Napa Valley Symphony has engaged much with the community and also hosts many educational events.
- Name: Napa Valley Symphony
- Address: 100 California Dr, Yountville, CA 94599
- Phone: 707- 944-9900
- Website: http://symphonynv.org/
With so many options of where to go out in Napa, you can spend days on end without having visited them all. These are our top picks for the nights you will never forget.
Have a good trip and travel!