New Year’s Eve in Napa Valley

© digieyeThis New Year’s Eve dance, sip and savor the night away in Napa Valley. With midnight sparkling wine toasts, special dinners, themed parties and great hotel packages, there is no better place to ring in the New Year.

Hot New Year’s Eve Hotel Packages

The Harvest Inn
The New Year’s Eve Rat Pack package includes a two-night stay with reservations for two to Goose & Gander’s New Year’s Rat Pack Bash. The package starts with a bottle of sparkling wine, accommodations in a King room with fireplace, round-trip transportation to Goose & Gander’s “Rat Pack Party” in nearby St. Helena and a sparkling wine breakfast on New Year’s Day. Available December 30 and 31, 2013 and January 1, 2014. The package cost $570. 

The Junction Package includes a two-night stay, tickets to the 2013 Blackjack Ball on the Napa Valley Wine Train, and a Platypus Wine tour through the region. Available December 31 and Jan 1. The package costs $1,269, including taxes. Gratuity is not included. 
 
Stay in a junior or one-bedroom suite on New Year’s Eve and enjoy dinner at The Grill, two glasses of sparkling wine in the Mansion Lounge and admittance to the resort’s New Year’s Eve Extravaganza. Available December 31, 2013. Package starts at $456 for a one-night stay for two adults. 
 
For those dining at Westin’s onsite Michelin-star restaurant, La Toque, or attending their Red Tie Party on New Year’s Eve, The Westin Verasa Napa is offering special rates for December 31 starting at $169 plus tax and amenity fees.
 
Spend a minimum of two nights in the Oak Creek Spa Lodge and receive a Champagne welcome and a couple’s spa treatment for two in their award-winning bathhouse. The package is available now through January 15, 2014 and costs $1,130 a night plus tax.
 
The New Year’s Eve package includes one night of accommodations in a Luxury King Winery Suite, bottle of Napa Valley wine, two $20 spa credits to the Mount View Spa, tickets for two to Calistoga’s New Year’s Eve Bash, transportation to and from the event, $50 dinner credit to be used at one of nine Calistoga dining options and a continental breakfast in bed. Available on December 31 and costs $489 plus tax.
 
Dinner in a luxury restaurantSparkling New Year’s Eve Dinners and Parties
 
The New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball includes a five-course dinner paired with specially selected Castello wines in the Grand Barrel Room and a sparkling wine toast and balloon drop at midnight. Complimentary shuttle services will be provided to those staying in Calistoga. Black tie attire and Venetian masks are encouraged. Wine reception starts at 7:00 p.m. and costs $300 for guests and $265 for wine club members.
 
La Toque is offering a five-course “Red Tie Dinner” at their Michelin-star restaurant inside the Westin Verasa. Following dinner, guests will have full access to the Red Tie Party at BANK Café & Bar to enjoy music, dancing and celebratory Champagne countdown at midnight. The Red Tie Dinner costs $195 per person, begins at 7 p.m. and includes access to the Red Tie Party. The Red Tie Party is at 9:00 p.m. and is $75 per person.
 
Silverado Resort and Spa is having a New Year’s Eve Extravaganza with dancing, party favors, photo booths, light snacks and a midnight balloon drop and sparkling wine toast. The event takes place in the Silverado Mansion from 9:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. Cash bar will be available. $75 per person.
 
After dining downtown at one of Calistoga’s participating restaurants, the party continues at the Fairgrounds Events Center with live music and dancing, premium no-host bar, late night munchies, party favors and midnight toast with Schramsberg. The event takes place from 10:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. and tickets cost $100 if purchased by December 30. The price also includes $50 downtown dining voucher with participating restaurants. 

Attend a Gatsby-themed New Year’s Eve Party in downtown Napa and wear flapper attire to ring in the New Year with great wine, cocktails and bites from LuLu’s Kitchen along with jazz music and a midnight Champagne toast. The party takes place from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. General entry ticket is $25 and includes Champagne toast at midnight. VIP entry ticket is $130 and includes unlimited drinks from VIP menu until 1:00 a.m., Champagne toast at midnight, VIP lounge with private bar, caviar, cheese, charcuterie. 

Tickets to the resort’s celebration includes a four-course dinner at onsite restaurant, Sienna, and entrance to the ballroom party with sweet bites, music, dancing and sparkling wine toast and cash bar for libations. Dinner reservations are available from 6 to 10 p.m. and the Ballroom Celebration is from 9 pm to 1:00 am. Tickets cost $125 per person plus tax and gratuity.