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November 17, 2017 to December 26, 2017

Verona, UNESCO World Heritage Site and has always been a meeting point for culture and traditions, is transformed and dresses of lights, sounds and colors of Christmas. The entrance to the city will be illuminated by hundreds of lights (creating a Champs Elysees), going through all the streets of the historic center effect, and arriving in the beautiful Piazza Bra, with the background Roman Arena and the impressive Christmas star It rests on the square.


From  November 17 to December 26, 2017 , Piazza dei Signori is home for the tenth consecutive year, the characteristic wooden houses of the Christmas Markets in Verona in collaboration with the "Christkindlmarkt" in Nuremberg; more than 80 exhibitors offer handicrafts typical traditional products such as glass ornaments, wood and ceramics, many gift ideas as well as gastronomic specialties and delicious Christmas cakes. Visit the Christmas Market in Verona means dive into the magical tradition of Christmas Veronese; then immerse yourself in a fairytale atmosphere, where Romeo and Juliet, in this city of Love, kissing under the mistletoe can be held with a firm hand by Dante.

Place:  Piazza dei Signori, Cortile Mercato Vecchio, Via della Costa, Independence Square, Lungadige San Giorgio, Castel San Pietro and San Zeno

 

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November 23, 2017 to December 31, 2017

The Napa Valley shimmers with holiday happenings and festivals aglow with twinkling lights and a wealth of good cheer. The holidays fall at the height of the region's Cabernet Season, the perfect time of year to enjoy Napa Valley's famous red wines. 

Events throughout November and December include the Santa Wine Train, the Twelve Days of Christmas at Meadowood, the Calistoga Lighted Tractor Parade, the Napa Lighted Art Festival and many more. Join us in celebrating the holiday season

November 30, 2017 to December 23, 2017

Historical Christmas Market in Mainz
The historical Christmas Market around St. Martin’s Cathedral in Mainz creates a magical atmosphere with its 100 lovingly decorated and illuminated stands. A diverse programme of concerts, workshops and plays guarantees Christmas feeling. Handcraft lovers will be impressed by the artists' factory that serves all sorts of handmade pieces.
Sun till Thu 11 a.m. – 8.30 p.m., Fri und Sat 11 a.m.– 9 p.m.

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January 12, 2018 to January 15, 2018

The American Truffle Company returns to Napa with the eighth annual Napa Truffle Festival – bringing together two complementary aspects of European truffles:  the best chefs in the world known for their truffle cuisine, and the best truffle experts/scientists in the world recognized for their expertise and data on truffle cultivation. Gourmands and aspiring truffle growers alike will  find a bounty of activities throughout the festival weekend to satisfy their appetite and curiosity for the flavor and knowledge of one of the world’s most prized and delectable foods.

Recognized around the world as a wine and culinary Mecca, Napa Valley will again serve as the host for the festival weekend, partnering with The Westin Verasa Napa as “truffle central” for check in and programs. They also extend exclusive, special room rates for Festival guests.

Unique to this Festival is our Master Chefs team led by Michelin star chef Ken Frank of La Toque, presenting culinary demonstrations, and showcasing their extraordinary skills and talents in a tour de force Truffles & Wine Dinner on Saturday evening.

Leading the scientific track will be American Truffle Company cultivation expert Robert Chang and mycorrhizal expert/scientist Dr. Paul Thomas.  Other special guests include Certified Professional Dog Trainer Alana McGee, wild mushroom forager/mycologist David Campbell, the team at Robert Sinskey Vineyards Truffle Orchard and, everyone’s favorite, Rico and Lolo the truffle dogs.

The Festival concludes on Monday with a lively Napa Truffle Festival Marketplace —from farm, orchard and vineyard to kitchen, table and glass—showcasing local artisan vendors and their specialty food products, plus cooking demos, fresh truffles for sale and a chance to win a real black truffle! The Marketplace is free to the public to browse and purchase truffle menu items à la carte.

Join us for this remarkable and delicious weekend!

January 21, 2018 to January 28, 2018

Napa Valley Restaurant Week allows locals and visitors to dine and delight throughout the valley and experience our legendary food and wine culture January 21-28, 2018. Through multi-course prix-fixe menus for lunch ($20) and dinner ($36 or $46), guests can try out the latest culinary hot-spots or revisit old favorites all week long. Our farm-to-table practices and Michelin-Star rated restaurants make the Napa Valley an epicurean’s destination, and there’s no better time to enjoy it all than during Restaurant Week.

National Harvest Festival

The National Harvest Festival is one of the most famous worldwide celebrations, the second most important harvest celebration in the world after Thanksgiving Day, according to National Geographic.  It is an event where local people pay tribute to the wine production and its work. Celebrations start in January each year in the 18 districts of the Province of Mendoza, each one with its own characteristics. A series of events take place around this celebration. It starts on the last week of February, until the main ceremony is celebrated on the first weekend of March, at the Frank Romero Day Greek Theater. This show brings together more than 1000 artists on stage with scenes in different dimensions where the traditional folk music gains prominence as the origin of a culture built together with creoles and immigrants who work the land to get the fruit of the new wine. The close with flourish is given by the election of the National Harvest Queen at the end of the show, who will represent the province throughout the year.

March 4, 2018

The 40th Annual Kaiser Permanente Napa Valley Marathon (NVM) is dedicated to fostering and promoting quality road racing in an inspiring setting. Known as the "biggest little marathon in the West," the Marathon has earned a reputation for outstanding runner support, attention to detail, and a beautiful point-to-point course.

In 2016 Forbes magazine rated NVM one of the "12 Top Marathons Worth Traveling For" and American Express' Departures magazine declared NVM in their "Ten Travel-Worthy Races That Make for Truly Memorable Journeys on the Run."

Returning to the Napa Valley on March 4, 2018, runners can register now for the full or 5K marathon. From expert to novice, the Marathon has something for everyone.

March 15, 2018 to March 18, 2018

Yountville Live is the ultimate, luxury getaway event, featuring exclusive performances from some of today’s hottest recording artists, exquisite foods from world-class restaurants and award-winning chefs, and a unique variety of some of Napa Valley’s most celebrated wineries.

This super-luxe weekend, held March 15-18, 2018, is the perfect combination of premium entertainment and epicurean experiences with all of the luxury and sophistication that the Napa Valley has to offer, for guests who appreciate the art of living well through discovery and exploration.

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