Napa Valley summers are packed with adventures, activities, and top-notch entertainment. During this season, residents and visitors take advantage of the fantastic weather and glorious scenery to enjoy outdoor fun, art, and music while reveling in the renowned hospitality of the communities and businesses.

Spring is the best time to look at your calendar, consider which of the hundreds of Napa Valley events you wish to attend, and make your reservations. Many of the most anticipated events are beginning to fill up, so planning your visit as soon as possible is essential.

What’s On Tap in Napa Valley This Summer?

Activities like the Bottle Rock Festival or even Porchfest are big and bold musical events that attract thousands, while more peaceful and educational wine tours offer a truly relaxing activity. And a round of golf, a hot air balloon ride, or a biking or hiking adventure are some of the best ways to enjoy the incredible landscapes of Napa Valley.

Any combination of these activities can make your visit a worthwhile and memorable outing.

Wine Tours in Napa Valley

Hosted and transported wine tours of some of the boutique wineries throughout Napa Valley or Sonoma County is an adventure you will never forget. Safe, fun, and educational, Platypus Wine Tours provides small group and private winery tours hosted by experienced and personable guides. You will be driven from place to place in a modern, well-equipped van, able to soak up the magnificent scenery between Napa Valley or Sonoma wine-tasting venues without worrying about driving and parking. You will sample the artisan wines at each stop as you learn about the art and science of winemaking from the true experts.

Bottle Rock Festival 2023

Bottle Rock has become known as the premier international outdoor music festival. Over a three-day weekend from May 26 – 28, attendees are treated to another incredible lineup of musical performances featuring world-famous, legendary acts like Lil NasX, Duran Duran, The Smashing Pumpkins, Sheryl Crow, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and over seventy more.

Hot Air Balloon Ride

For many, a visit to Napa Valley is incomplete without an exciting and safe hot air balloon ride above the Valley floor. Greet the morning as you rise slowly and quietly to view the expanding panorama of vineyards, wineries, and pristine communities below. You will see the mountainous terrain that borders the Valley to the east and west from a perspective only possible from the possible altitude. You may spot some of the wineries you will visit during one of the Napa Valley wine tours.

Napa’s Porchfest

Another “can’t-miss” recurring musical event is the Porchfest in Oldtown Napa. Held annually on the last Sunday in July, Porchfest is touted as “a giant block party in downtown Napa.” Visitors stroll from location to location to see and hear local musicians performing from the front porches of many of the historic buildings and businesses in the area.


Contact Platypus Wine Tours for Your Napa and Sonoma Wine Tasting

Sign up for one of the memorable join-in or private wine tours with Platypus Wine Tours, the premier wine tour company for Napa Valley and Sonoma wine-tasting adventures. Platypus Wine Tours thoughtfully curated wine tours are the safest and most educational ways to learn about wines and winemaking. You and your partner, friends, or business associates will enjoy trips to award-winning wineries without worrying about transportation. And you will have an up-close and personal experience with some world-class wineries rather than just visiting their in-town tasting rooms.

To reserve your place on a future join-in or private Platypus Wine Tour, visit the Reservations Page on the Platypus Website.

Also, You may phone one of the Platypus Wine Tours reservationists at (707)-253-2723.