The Napa Valley Film Festival is introducing new parties, venues and special event locations! This year, members of the Patron Circle will experience all of these exciting festival additions as well as receive the most exclusive access to filmmakers, industry power players and celebrities. Patrons of the film festival also enjoy Napa Valley’s finest food and wine at all the VIP receptions and parties. And the best part? They never have to wait in line!
A-List Dinner Party: This year’s A-List Dinner Party is at Black Stallion Winery! Expect the unexpected during this incredible film, food and wine event with live musical performances between each course.
Festival Gala After Party: Don’t want the party to end? Head over to the Kitchen Collective for late night cocktails and conversations. Only NVFF Patrons and top VIP guests are on this party’s exclusive door list.
Opening Day Patron Pre-Reception: Soak up the spectacular view from the Archer Hotel Rooftop Bar while enjoying appetizers, Acumen wines and craft cocktails. Hosted by a new Patron Circle partner, Inspirato.
SommSelect Wine Tastings: This year, the Sommeliers of SommSelect are partnering with Urbani Truffles to create wine and food pairings for Patron Circle members. This exclusive experience will take place at the Festival Gala and highlight truffles as the ultimate luxury food with wine pairings.
New Screening Venues: Discover your favorite place to watch festival films! Now, you can enjoy film screenings at the Archer Hotel’s pop-up theater, the Acacia Barn at Los Alcobas, and the Calistoga Drive-in.
Additional Patron Circle Highlights:
- Mix and and mingle with filmmakers at the WanderLuxxe Filmmaker Lounge
- Enjoy bites from Food Truck chefs at Variety’s 10 to Taste, which now takes place at Charles Krug Winery
- Reserve your seat at the Rising Star Showcase now taking place on Saturday, November 10 at 3:00 PM
- Take a break between festival events at the Patron Circle Intermezzo on Thursday, November 8 at the Lincoln Theater. Now, Patrons have the opportunity to see more movies while enjoying cocktails and hors d’oeuvres between films.