Holidays in Yountville

The wonders of the holiday season are everywhere in Yountville, a picturesque community in the heart of Napa Valley. The businesses and organizations welcome visitors with open arms, both in-person and virtually, to enjoy a host of seasonal activities and joy-filled experiences the annual Holidays in Yountville have to offer.

And, if you have not completed your holiday shopping list, Yountville businesses present an unbeatable array of gift choices for loved ones, friends, and business associates.

Come to Yountville for the Holidays

Yountville, the “brightest little town in Napa Valley,” and its businesses and organizations offer a full calendar of activities, including craft and cooking classes, special wine tastings, and plenty of holiday shopping!

The Yountville Chamber of Commerce and Jessup Cellars believe in giving back to the community to make Yountville and the entire Napa Valley the best place to live, work, and play.

This year, the Town of Yountville features multiple opportunities to enjoy the area while continuing to give back to the community.

Things to Do in Yountville During the Holiday Season

Spend your weekend exploring the town and businesses,  but don’t forget to stop at Santa’s Village at the Yountville Community Center to take pictures and drop a letter to Santa.

The 5th Annual Holidays in Yountville Celebration kicked off on November 21 with a glorious Yountville Town and Tree event at the Yountville Community Center. The event marked the beginning of a full menu of holiday events, some that will extend into the New Year.

  • Letters to Santa at Heron House

Before you forget, your young ones must drop by The Courtyard at Heron House in the center of Yountville to write and post their Letter to Santa beginning on December 1 and continuing on December 13. 15, 17, and 21.

All letters will be answered by Santa’s elves from the North Pole Headquarters!!

  • Chocolate Seminar! Presented by Jessup Cellars and Kollar Chocolates

Held at Jessup Cellars Yountville Tasting Room at 6740 Washington Street in Yountville on December 2, the boutique winery presented the 5th Annual Holiday and Chocolate Seminar with famed chocolatier Chris Kollar. Participants received a chocolate education, wine tasting, and an “Infinite Incursion” wine pairing. The event was an excellent opportunity to meet and learn from a renowned chocolatier.

  • Snowpeople Hunt in Yountville: December 13-23

As part of a Town-wide event, several toy “snowpeople” will be placed in various locations throughout Yountville. Those fortunate enough to find a snowperson should turn it into the Yountville Community Center to receive a prize.

  • Grapevine Wreath Making Class: December 19

An annual in-person event conducted at the Hill Family Estate Winery, visitors can learn the craft of wreath making using grapevines recently pruned from the nearby vineyard. Participants will receive the necessary wreath-making grapevine canes, plus a bottle of Hill Family’s Chardonnay or Red Blend. The cost-per-person is $45.

Ordering Online

If you don’t make it to Yountville for all the fun and are too busy to finish your shopping, check out Yountville’s Holiday Gift Guide featuring unique gifts from throughout Napa Valley. Consider also a pair of ultra-special wine packages: Jessup Cellars Festivity Bundle and Handwritten Wines Holiday Compilation Package.

Jessup Cellars is one of the best wineries in Yountville, a boutique establishment dedicated to producing world-class wines and committed to giving back to the community.