Photo of the Napa Lighted Art Festival logo.

Thank you to everyone who attended our 2020 event! The health and safety of our community is our first priority in these unique times and as such we are cancelling the 2021 festival.

Save the date January 8 – 16, 2022

Monday – Thursday 6-9pm| Friday – Sunday 6-10pm

We’ll see you in 2022!

Napa Does Art After Dark

FREE to the public, this 9-day festival features iconic architecture becomes that  the painting in this unique lighted art walk. Original artwork created by local and international artists will be installed at approximately 13 locations in Downtown Napa, the Oxbow District and other places within the City of Napa. 

Supporting the innovative techniques using light and light technologies as a growing art medium the Napa Lighted Art Festival is a celebration of creative arts, technology and lights. Artwork displayed at this year’s Napa Lighted Art Festival will include light art, video art, 3D video mapping projections, lighted sculptures and projects that use technology or interactivity. 

Festival Highlights

Lantern Parade: Veteran's Park

Everyone can be a part of Art After Dark!  This fun-filled people parade will start and finish at Veteran’s Park and weave through the various art installations in downtown Napa. All ages are encouraged to participated and create a lantern. A perfect event for the family, be a part of this community art celebration. No fire is allowed, please use battery operated lights.

Download the lantern creation guide here. 

Night Bloom: Oxbow Commons (weather pending) Saturday, 

Napa Valley’s majestic hot air balloons will be uniquely displayed as part of this year’s Art After Dark experience. Several tethered hot air balloons will light up the sky at Oxbow Commons on both weekends of the festival. You won’t want to miss this stunning light show! 

Click here for the Napa Lighted Art Festival Instagram page!