Ultimate Guide for BottleRock Music Festival

BottleRock, the ultimate rock music festival, happens Friday, May 22 through Sunday, May 24 on Third Street in Napa. This year’s lineup will be hotter than ever with the Red Hot Chili Peppers leading the first day’s lineup. People come to Napa Valley from all over the world to enjoy three days of their favorite rock bands plus amazing wine and food during this first taste of summer. In keeping with the sustainable theme of the festival, help to keep the number of cars on the road down to a minimum by letting Napa Valley Tours and Transportation handle the driving.

The Venue

BottleRock is held on the grounds of Napa Valley Expo, Napa County’s premier recreational and community gathering space. Located at 575 Third Street, this unique facility is nestled in the heart of downtown Napa.

Highlights of BottleRock include:

  • Five music stages and 80+ bands
  • A culinary stage with celebrities and chefs
  • The best gourmet food Napa chefs have to offer
  • Cocktails, bourbon, and craft beer
  • Dozens of wine cabanas
  • Spa vendors offering foot and body massages, mini facials, hydration therapy, and hairstyling
  • Artists like Jacques Lesec and Kopol Bonick

The Music

Big names like Stevie Nicks, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Blondie, Khalid, Miley Cyrus, Janelle Monae, and so many more will appear in person at BottleRock. The music begins with a series of concerts around the region on Thursday night. On Friday, festival gates open at noon and the event continues through Sunday.

After shows

When the festival ends, the music doesn’t stop. Catch exciting after shows throughout the weekend.

Wine Tours

You can’t visit Napa Valley without enjoying as much wine as possible. Vintners appearing at BottleRock this year include JaM CellarsRaymond VineyardsChappellet WinerySmith Devereux, and many more. Before leaving town, don’t forget to have your transportation service schedule a wine tour or two for your party.


This year’s BottleRock will feature food specialties from some of the best restaurants in the Valley like MorimotoCeladonLa ToqueRistorante Allegria, and Boon Fly Cafe. Napa also has many Michelin-rated restaurants for you to try while you’re in town.


Accommodations during the festival are available throughout Napa and nearby Calistoga, Yountville, St. Helena, American Canyon, Fairfield, Sonoma, and Santa Rosa. Archer Hotel is a luxury boutique hotel located just a few minutes from BottleRock. 183 guest rooms, including 39 balcony-clad suites, showcase both the urban energy of downtown Napa and the amazing valley vistas just beyond the city.


To get to the BottleRock Festival, leave the driving to Napa Valley Tours and Transportation. Contact us and let our experienced and professional drive team get you to the venue. You don’t have to worry about how to get there and where to park. Our company’s purpose is to see that you arrive at your destination in total comfort, ready to enjoy yourself.

The fleet at Napa Valley Tours and Transportation includes luxury cars, limousines, SUVs and sprinters. Also available for larger groups are 23-, 27-, 37-. 40-, and 55-passenger luxury coaches. Our services are available for airport transport, wine tours, sporting events, weddings, dinner charters, corporate events, and more. Call us at 1.707.251.9463 and allows us to help plan your itinerary.

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