Written by Jamie Ferrell
Treat yourself to a gorgeous holiday escape
The beautiful Meritage Resort & Spa in Napa is hosting an absolute spectacular winter village throughout the holiday season! Merry Meritage is a gorgeous sparkling winter escape in wine country, complete with an ice rink, fire pits and s’mores, VIP igloos, Christmas carol karaoke, an artisan holiday market, and much more. Read on to discover some of our favorite experiences, and reserve tickets here.
This lovely glittering ice rink is open now through January 2. Guests can enjoy a beer or wine rink-side and reserve igloos and fire pits nearby. Tickets are $25 (all ages) for 90 minutes of skate time, including skate rental. Themed skate nights include Thanksgiving (Nov 25), Hanukkah (Dec 2), holiday PJ party (Dec 16), and more.
Luxury transparent igloos accommodating up to 6 guests. Sip Pernod Ricard in this warm and comfortable refuge next to the ice rink! Price is $175 for 2 hours, skating not included.
Enjoy your drink or take a break from ice skating around a cozy fire pit. VIP fire pits for 8 guests cost $225 for 2 hours, and the special s’mores fire pits for 5 guests cost $175 for 2 hours, s’mores kit included. Ice skating is not included.
Artisan holiday market
Think a farmers’ market, but with world-class wine and special holiday flare! Local Napa Valley artisans will convene on Fridays from 5-8pm, and Saturdays/Sundays from 2-5pm until December 19.
- Annual tree lighting ceremony: Watch the glittering Christmas tree get illuminated, during an evening with carolers, an artisan market, Santa visits, and wine and beer tasting. Catch it November 26 from 4-6pm. Free admission, RSVP required.
- Carol-oke Mondays: Enjoy holiday-inspired karaoke every Monday from 5-7pm until 12/27, no reservation required.
- Trivia Tuesdays: Trivia nights with prizes including credits to the resort restaurant, food trucks, and spa. Every Tuesday from 5-7pm until 12/28. $15 per person (includes ice skating credit and donation to local non-profit).
- Santa visits and reading time: A wholesome children’s series happening from 3-5pm on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays until 12/19.
- Holiday carolers: Saturdays and Sundays 2-5pm until 12/19.
Meritage is also offering a $1,000 winter proposal package for couples looking to pop the question in style.
Find the Meritage Resort and Spa at 875 Bordeaux Way in Napa, accessible via I-80 East from San Francisco.Read more