Each December, Livermore welcomes winter in a very unique way. If you have yet to attend Holidays in the Vineyards, then mark your calendar for this year’s event! It is one of the area’s most anticipated events and is the perfect way to spend quality time with friends and family. Read on to learn more about this one-of-a-kind event, and if you are looking for more ways to spend the holidays in Livermore, unwrap our free Livermore Valley Vacation Guide! It is full of over 100 recommendations on restaurants, wineries, entertainment, and more.
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Your Complete Guide to Holidays in the Vineyards
What is Holidays in the Vineyards?
Holidays in the Vineyards is a Livermore Valley tradition; it is a symbol that winter has officially arrived! During this lively event, local wineries ring in the season with beautifully decorated tasting rooms, special wines, festive music, arts, crafts, and more. Nearly every winery in Livermore participates, so shouldn’t you, too? Whether you are searching for a last-minute Christmas gift or an impressive wine for your next holiday gathering, we know that you’ll find a blend here you’ll want to sip all-season-long!
A Creative Way to Give Back
Did you know that the wineries of Livermore give the community more than outstanding wines? They also give back! Admission to Holidays in the Vineyards is free, but participating wineries ask that visitors bring a new toy with them to the event. Each toy collected goes to Toys for Tots, a fantastic organization that brings joy to so many children during Christmastime.
Details for the 2019 Celebration
- Holidays in the Vineyards kicks off on Saturday, December 7, through Sunday, December 8. It will take place from 12:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
- A few of this year’s participating wineries include Wente Vineyards, Bent Creek Winery, and Garre Vineyard & Winery, but there are more than 40 wineries on the schedule! For a full list of participating wineries, see the activity sheet.
- Although admission to Holidays in the Vineyards is free, tasting fees at wineries may apply.
More Upcoming Holiday Events in Livermore
There are so many ways to celebrate the holidays in Livermore Valley. If you happen to visit during Christmastime, some other popular seasonal events and activities include:
- The San Francisco Ballet Nutcracker
- Livermore Christmas lights.
- The Holiday Sights & Sounds Parade
Book Your Stay at The Purple Orchid Resort & Spa
A Bay Area Christmas may not be white, but you’ll find no shortage of holiday cheer! After you get a taste of Livermore Valley at Holidays in the Vineyards, head home to The Purple Orchid Resort & Spa for some rest and relaxation.
When you book any of our lovely accommodations, like the Double Queen Orchid Retreat, you can always look forward to the best amenities, packages, and top-notch service. Each of our guests can also enjoy daily hot-plated breakfast, full concierge service, spa services, and more. When you are ready to plan your holiday vacation, check our current specials and book your stay. We can’t wait to host you at the Purple Orchid Resort & Spa!