6 Ways to Celebrate New Years Eve in Wine Country

December 26, 2018

Can you believe that 2018 is coming to an end? It's been an incredible year; one that truly deserves celebrating. If you find yourself in wine country as the ball drops, be sure to check out one of the events below to ring in the new year in Napa Valley, Sonoma County, and beyond. 

New Year's Eve Celebration Dinner & Jazz

The Meritage Resort & Spa | Napa, CA

Close out 2018 with an enchanting dinner celebration at Meritage Resort & Spa in the legendary Napa Valley. This special evening includes an extensive wine country-inspired buffet, live music, party favors, a balloon drop, and champagne toast at midnight. Keep the fun going in the Meritage Ballroom with their epic after-party! Get more information and tickets here


New Year's Eve with Mrs. Cole Porter

Cinnabar Theater | Petaluma, CA

Join Cinnabar for a special performance of "Love, Linda: The Life of Mrs. Cole Porter." Attendees are encouraged to dress in glamorous garb for a chance to wine prizes while enjoying specially-prepared Parisian desserts, spectacular cocktails, and fine wines. A champagne toast will be provided at midnight to cheers to the new year. More information and tickets can be found here


New Year's Eve Dinner Train

Napa Valley Wine Train | Napa, CA

Journey into the night and through the beautiful Napa Valley, back in time and into the new year in a setting that brings the glamorous days of rail travel alive. An evening on the Napa Valley Wine Train includes delicious appetizers, a gourmet four-course meal, and some bubbly. The dinner is currently sold out, but there's a wait list; call 707-253-2111 to be added. 


Happy New Year, Charlie Brown!

Charles M. Schulz Museum | Santa Rosa, CA

If you and your family struggle to make it to midnight, consider celebrating the arrival of the new year during the day. The legendary Charles M. Schulz Museum is offering a kid-friendly New Year party that includes hands-on crafts, root beer for toasting, and balloon drops in the afternoon. Your favorite Charlie Brown characters will be in attendance as well! 


New Year's Eve Party at Pear Valley

Pear Valley Vineyards | Paso Robles, CA

Does it get any better for a wine lover than ringing in the new year at a vineyard? Pear Valley Vineyards are opening their doors for their annual New Year's Eve party, complete with dinner, live music from The Mighty Croon Dogs, and (of course!) wine. Tickets for this event sell fast, so make sure to grab one here as soon as possible. 


New Year's Eve Masquerade Ball

Waterbrook Winery | Walla Walla, WA

Come dressed to impress, complete with your best mask, to Waterbrook Winery's New Year's Eve Masquerade Ball in Walla Walla, WA. An evening full of glitz and glam for those who understand that you only get one New Year's celebration a year - and it's best to take full advantage of it! The ticket includes a full buffet dinner and two glasses of sparkling wine, with a a-la-carte menu also available. Tickets can be purchased online

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