SAFETY TIPS WHILE VISITING NAPA VALLEY
Napa County is closely monitoring Covid-19 cases in the region, as well as the most recent wildfires that have impacted parts of northern Napa Valley. We strongly encourage visitors to call ahead to confirm any reservations or pre-booked activities ahead of your trip. In addition, all visitors and locals are advised to practice social distancing and remember the following safety measures:
Masks are required in all public places (indoors and outdoors)
Physical distancing is required in public
Call in advance to confirm if a business is open, the operating hours, and any special requirements
WHO IS CURRENTLY OPEN
Napa Valley wineries and tasting rooms with outdoor tasting areas, restaurants with outdoor seating, and other attractions that operate outdoors ARE OPEN. Buy a Covet Pass for complimentary wine tastings at wineries throughout Napa Valley and Sonoma or reserve a private Wine Country Experience.
Bars and breweries may only operate outdoors if they are offering sit-down, outdoor, dine-in meals. Businesses offering indoor activities remain closed at this time. Napa Valley hotels have been permitted to remain open and are welcoming guests. Check back frequently for updates.
Napa Valley Wineries, Tasting Rooms
All Napa Valley wineries have been allowed to reopen as long as social distancing measures are in place. Per the newest set of guidelines, wineries can only hold tastings outdoors. See our list of Open Napa Valley Wineries here. New wineries are being added to the list daily.
Napa Valley Hotels: Lodging / Vacation Rentals / Camping
Napa Valley Hotels are also now open, but expect some amenities such as spas, indoor pools, and fitness centers to be limited or unavailable.
Napa Valley Restaurants
Restaurants in Napa Valley are open and available for both indoor and outdoor dining. Per recent guidelines by the State of California, dine-in service has been capped at 25% or 100 people (whichever is fewer). Many restaurants continue to outdoor dining and pick-up service. For a list of Napa Valley restaurants currently open, click here: Open Napa Valley Restaurants. Each restaurant has different operating hours and availability. We strongly recommend calling or visiting the website of any restaurant you are planning to visit.
Napa Valley Things To Do: Attractions, and Hiking
Several attractions and parks have reopened. Click Here to check out what activities and things are available to do in Napa Valley. Indoor Shopping malls have suspended service until further notice. The Napa Valley Wine Train is slated to re-open on September 19th, 2020.
CLOSED OR LIMITED SERVICE
Bars, brewpubs, breweries, and pubs
Bars, breweries, and distilleries may only operate outdoors if they are offering sit-down, outdoor, dine-in meals with alcohol (alcohol must be sold in the same transaction as a meal).
Gyms, fitness centers, hair salons, nail salons
Per the latest guidelines outlined by the State of California, gyms and fitness centers have been permitted to reopen with limited indoor capacity capped at 10%. Hair salons, barber shops, and personal care providers must follow strict hygenie measures and indoor service is capped at 25%.
Shopping malls and retailers have been permitted to reopen at 50% capacity. Common shopping areas are to remain closed and there is reduced capacity at food courts.
WHAT TO EXPECT
As Wine Country continues to adjust to the changing environment related to COVID-19, you may be wondering if it’s safe to visit Napa Valley. To help you navigate the new ‘Napa Experience’, we have created a summary of guidelines and recommendations so you can prepare for your visit and feel safe. Read More