Program Overview
Experience NVFF’s off-screen programming through a series of unique and immersive events. From culinary demonstrations to festival parties, Napa Valley’s globally recognized cuisine is integrated into every aspect of the Napa Valley Film Festival.

Monogram Demonstration Kitchen

Take a break from film screenings to explore the Napa Valley’s vibrant culinary scene. Watch and learn from culinary masters serving up film-inspired dishes. Indulge in their phenomenal creations and meet the filmmakers inspiring the cuisine.

Access: All Festival Pass, Pass Plus, Patron Circle members

Featured Chefs


State Bird Provisions




Top Chef Finalist



Festival Gala

Celebrate the ninth tenth festival with the year’s most glamorous party. Grace the red carpet alongside esteemed filmmakers and revered celebrities, sample food and wine from over thirty restaurants and wineries throughout the Valley, and enjoy live musical performances all night long. 

Access: All Pass Plus, Patron Circle members

Special Events

Opening Night Party

Kick off opening day at NVFF’s downtown Napa Festival Village. Experience interactive lounges, live entertainment, and pop-up food and wine stations.

Access: Pass Plus 5-Day, Patron Circle members

Film to Table

Sample small plates inspired by iconic film scenes, hear a group of celebrity panelists discuss the role of food in film, and explore current culinary trends in the industry.

Access: Patron Circle members

Panels at the Blending Lab

Join us at Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch to experience the Blending Lab, a series of panel discussions in which NVFF’s core components converge into one.

Access: All Festival Pass, Pass Plus, Patron Circle members