What’s Open in Napa Valley

Updated March 4, 2021

BREAKING NEWS: As of March 3, 2021, Napa County has moved from the strictest purple tier to the less restrictive red tier, which means restaurants are allowed to resume both indoor and outdoor dining, gyms and fitness centers can resume indoor operations, and museums are allowed to reopen. Wineries and tasting rooms are still offering outdoor service and hotels remain open for non-essential travel. Please see further details below on which businesses are open.


Napa County has moved to red tier status, which is less restrictive than the purple tier. Everyone is still expected to practice 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

    Many businesses are operating again, with modifications. See below for specific details.

    Napa Valley Wineries, Tasting Rooms

    Napa Valley wineries are open for outdoor tastings only. Most wineries in Napa Valley are also open for tasting room sales and pick-up.

    Napa Valley Restaurants

    Napa Valley restaurants can now re-open for both indoor and outdoor dining, with 25% capacity indoors.

    Napa Valley Hotels

    Napa Valley hotels are now open for visitors. Masking and social distancing are required. Some amenities may be limited.

    Shopping, Retail, Grocery

    Retail stores are allowed indoor operation at 50% capacity, with no eating or drinking in the stores. Farmers’ markets have been permitted to open.

    Bars, Brewpubs, Breweries, and Pubs

    Bars and breweries are able to open for in-person consumption outdoors only if they serve food. Bars, breweries, and distilleries not serving food remain closed.

    Museums, Attractions, Entertainment

    Museums and movie theaters are allowed to operate indoors and outdoors, with 25% capacity allowed indoors. Amusement parks and family entertainment centers are to remain closed.

    Gyms, fitness centers, hair salons, nail salons

    Gyms and fitness centers are allowed to operate both indoors and outdoors, with 10% capacity allowed indoors. Salons, barber shops, and personal care services remain open with limited capacity.

    Parks, Outdoor Recreation

    Outdoor recreational facilities are open, providing they allow for social distancing.


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