Passholders and Ticketholders are admitted into all NVFF screenings and events in priority order. Our passes range from full 5-day and VIP experiences to Mid-Week and Weekend Day passes. Browse our selection below to choose which experience is right for you.
FULL EXPERIENCE | 5-DAY PASSES
WEDNESDAY 11/7 – SUNDAY 11/11
For 5 days of FILM, FOOD, and WINE, check out our immersive pass and VIP options.
Over 150 wineries and 50 chefs participate in each year’s Napa Valley Film Festival, truly the ultimate celebration of film, food and wine. Festival afternoons feature wine tastings and other regional fare at our festival hubs. A rotating slate of wineries offer up free tastings and consultations at events throughout the week for all of our festival passholders, while most venues are within walking distance of Napa’s finest dining options.
Festival afternoons are reserved for wine tasting experiences at interactive wine pavilions in each of our four festival villages. A rotating slate of wineries offer up free tastings and consultations for all of our festival passholders.
On Thursday night NVFF complements its film screenings with recognition of trailblazing filmmakers and actors. The Celebrity Tributes evening celebrates the highest levels of achievement in cinematic storytelling, philanthropy and other endeavors. The evening includes video clips of each honoree’s work and live interviews in front of a captive audience at the Lincoln Theater in Yountville. A-Lister and Movie Mogul members of our Patron Circle join the honorees for a spectacular dinner following the program.
NVFF presents an entertaining and thought-provoking program of 100+ films for our audiences to enjoy and discuss. Our program highlights new independent films in competition for both Juried and Audience Awards throughout the week, while adding select sneak previews of films with holiday theatrical releases. These will likely be competitors for Golden Globes and Academy Awards, and NVFF has been lucky to screen several Best Picture winners.
Cinematic storytelling inspires lively conversation, and our one-of-a-kind events serve to build friendships and make your experience even more extraordinary. Mingle with filmmakers and industry professionals at exclusive VIP Patron Circle parties, and expect the unexpected at our extravagant Festival Gala. Pass Plus holders attend the Opening Night Kick-Off Party on Wednesday at Feast It Forward, Martin Gallery Bash on Friday night and the Official Wrap Party on Sunday at Materra | Cunat Family Vineyards.
Elevate your Napa Valley Film Festival experience by joining our VIP experience: the Patron Circle. This group of old and new friends enjoys the most intimate access to filmmakers, industry power players and celebrities along with Napa Valley’s finest food, wine and hospitality. Patron Circle members not only enjoy the best festival experiences but also support the mission and programs of our organization year-round through tax-deductible contributions.