Holidays in St. Helena

November 22nd - January 2nd

St. Helena's Beringer Wine Barrel Tree

Hunt Ave. & Main Street

Step into the magic of the season as the St. Helena Chamber of Commerce brings to life the magnificent 36-foot wine barrel holiday tree crafted entirely from repurposed Beringer Vineyards wine barrels, symbolizing the rich wine heritage of Napa Valley. 

The Holiday Wine Barrel Tree is a unique fusion of art, culture, and community spirit in partnership with Beringer Vineyards, The City of St. Helena, St. Helena Parks & Rec, and many local businesses. Bring your friends and family, and snap a photo at Napa Valley's holiday tree.

The tree was made possible through the generous support of these sponsors:

St. Helena Chamber of Commerce • Beringer Vineyards • City of St. Helena
Brasswood Estate
Clif Family Winery • Crocker & Starr • Vanguard Properties St. Helena • Trinchero Family Estates • Charles Krug Winery • E.R. Sawyer Jewelers • Coldwell Banker • Crisp Kitchen + Juice • Gott’s Roadside • ACME Fine Wines • Wydown Hotel • Blue Zones Project Upper Napa Valley • Brasswood Cellars • Brasswood Bar + Kitchen • Brasswood Boutique • Vintage Home Napa Valley
Pizzeria Tra Vigne • HALL Wines • The Charter Oak • Cook St. Helena • Model Bakery • Merryvale Vineyards • CIA Greystone • Beckstoffer Vineyards • KC Garrett Properties
MEUSE Gallery • Law Offices of Paul J. Dohring
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Holiday Gift Guide

Find that perfect present for that special someone. Explore St. Helena’s Historic Shopping District and beyond.
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Snowfall Spectacular & Tree Lighting Ceremony

Hunt Ave. & Main Street

Celebrate the start of the holiday season with the St. Helena Chamber of Commerce, City of St. Helena, St. Helena Parks & Rec, SHFD, & Santa. 

Watch as the 36-foot Beringer Holiday Wine Barrel Tree is illuminated by the Mayor, and don't miss the enchanting Snow Show Spectacular that will add a touch of winter magic to the evening. 

Get cozy with live music, savor Beringer Vineyards wine, warm up with Brasswood hot toddies and sweet treats. Delicious eats by Crisp Kitchen & Juice and Ray Ray's Tacos.
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Holiday Cookbook

Bring Napa Valley to your kitchen this holiday season and taste the best recipes from St. Helena’s finest restaurants and chefs.
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Arts Galore, Santa & More

Hunt Ave. & Main Street + Lyman Park

Parks and Rec Holiday Event
Friday, December 8th at Lyman Park

Santa at the Holiday Wine Barrel Tree
Saturday, December 9th 11am-1pm
Santa makes an appearance at the Beringer Tree for family photo opportunities & more.

Community Ornament and Cookie Decorating
Saturday, December 16th 11am-1pm with St. Helena Parks & Recreation
Bring your friends and family for a fun ornament-making activity. No pre-registration required.

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Holiday Photo-Worthy Stops

St. Helena & The Historic Shopping District

  • Discover the ultimate holiday wine postcard journey this season as you visit iconic St. Helena locations.
  • Capture Hall Wines enchanting Bunny Foo Foo.
  • Revel in the wintry charm of Brasswood Cellars icy fountain.
  • Bask in the twinkle of St. Helena's 26 ft icy goodness Sparkling Giant Snowflake at Wydown Hotel.
  • Immerse yourself in the festive glow of the Masonic Lights in the Historic Shopping District.

Cozy Yurts

1050 Charter Oak Ave.

The Charter Oak cozy Yurts offer a warm, festive space for small and large parties throughout winter.
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Santa train jolly journeys

Santa Train Jolly Journeys

1275 Mckinstry Street

This holiday season aboard the wine train for some festive fun with Santa and experience four Jolly Journeys to embark on.

Santa's Cookie Car
Jingle and mingle in Santa’s Cookie Car and enjoy the stunning views of the valley as you sip cocoa and delight in a delicious holiday cookie with Santa.

Gourmet Holiday Express
Toast to togetherness and make wonderful memories with the ones you love on the Gourmet Holiday Express.

Very Merry Vista Dome
Indulge in a decadent evening filled with exquisite cuisine and soak in 360 views of a Wine Country wonderland from our luxurious observation-style dining car.

Jingle on the Rails
Make your season bright and enjoy a Santa-approved holiday dinner from the expert culinary team, complete with freshly baked cookies and cocoa.

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Merry Meritage Holiday Ice Rink & Winter Village

Welcome in the holiday spirit by enjoying an evening of ice skating, lounging by the fire with a warm drink, or sipping your favorite wine from an on-site tasting room. 

The night sky will be brightened up by a 40-foot-tall Christmas tree and twinkling lights!
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