St. Helena Harvest Festival 2016!

Welcome to the website for the 2016 St Helena Harvest Festival!

For 30 years the Harvest Festival has been St. Helena’s most-beloved Fall event for the young and old.  The day-long family event has something for everyone starting with the early morning Fun Run, followed by the legendary Pet Parade, and ending with the Harvest Festival itself. The Harvest Festival will feature live music, a kids carnival, a wine lounge, a food alley, and an array of arts and crafts.  Local artists, wine makers, farmers, musicians and non-profit organizations lend their talent each year to make this event a great success.

The St. Helena Recreation Department is looking forward to running the 2016 Harvest Festival. For more information please contact Haidi Arias; Recreation Director, at or leave a voicemail at (707)963-5706 or (707)968-9222.

Please come back and visit us in the coming weeks. We will continue to update this site as more details are confirmed.

We are excited for this years Harvest Festival!


  • Oak Ave., St Helena, CA
  • (707) 963-5706 or (707)968-9222 


Fun Run | 8:30AM
Pet Parade | 9:30AM
Harvest Festival | 11AM-4PM


Oak Ave., St. Helena

St. Helena Harvest Festival

St. Helena’s Annual Hometown Harvest Festival (Saturday, October 15, 2016) is a great way to celebrate the end of the harvest season in Napa Valley and experience the beginning of the beautiful fall foliage. The festival starts with the legendary pet parade through downtown St Helena. The festival features live music, food and craft booths, wine pouring stations, a kids carnival, a 5k run and a kids run.


Pet Parade

Pets of all shapes and sizes are invited to show off their best Halloween costumes at the annual St. Helena Pet Parade prior to the Harvest Festival on Saturday, October 15, 2016 from  9:30 am – 11 am, rain or shine.

Pet Parade Information
Saturday, October 15th, 2016
Preregistration Fee: More information to come

2015 Pet Parade Results

Best Costumed Pet: Mary has a little lamb.  (Jessalene Jones, Pet: Dogs named Tuffy)
Best In Show: Up Up and Away (Thomas McBroom/Degan/Sasha Janev and group)
Most Creative Group/Comb: Game of Bones  (Kendra and Jason Kelperis)

Honorable mentions by the judges:

Gonadola (Estelle Lane, Pet: Chicken named Mary)
Aiden Frenchie Gone Fishing (Corie Corbett)
Bo Jour St. Helena (Joe Wagner)
Bishop and the Grave Stones (Catherine Reble)
Rescues (Pam McGivern)
Leash it. Leash it Real Good (Kirsten Hampton)
Alice in Wonderland (Girl Scouts Upper Valley)
Jasmine the Big Bad Wolf (Spencer Weiss)
Ruby the Poo Factory (Angus and Jackson Dann)



Fun Run

Date:   Saturday, October 15, 2016
Time: 8:00 a.m. 1 Mile Fun Run, 8:30 a.m. 5K Run/Walk
Where:  Corner of Adams Street and Oak Avenue in St. Helena
Why: Enjoy a fun and healthy harvest morning run or walk with friends and family. 


2015 Fun Run Results

Andrew Reilly 6:05 1 11
Peter Oliver 6:21 2 8
Jose Valenzuela 6:22 3 23

Adult 5K Race Results 2015


If you are still interested in becoming a vendor for the 2016 Harvest Festival, but did not apply by the June 3rd deadline please contact Recreation Director Haidi Arias at or 707-963-5706. Spaces may be available on a first-come-first-serve basis.

2016 Vendor Information

Vendor Name



Jessica Rogers Photography Photography
Sherri Gallagher Beadwork Silver, gemstone
Nancy’s Necklaces Venetian African Trade Beads
Fundamentals Southwestern Jewelry
TerraMar Jewelry Silverwrapped Jewelry
Mason & Jack Fired Up Marshmallows Guns
Napa Scrubs Homemade Bath Products
Global Good Fair Trade African Fair Trade Items
Designs by Denise Cheeseboards
Traditional Henna Henna
The Beady Eye Finger-less Gloves
Fired Up Tiles Ceramic tiles
Intrinsic Fiction Recycled metal sculptures
AJane Design & Co Glass & Handknits
 Sonia & Sergio Lub Copper Jewelry
Aroma Floral Wreaths & Succulents







The St. Helena Harvest Festival would not be possible without the hard work of the community-driven non-profits of St. Helena. Food, beverage and games are provided exclusively by local non-profits. Non-profits are also invited to share public services and information about their organizations at the festival free of charge.

The 2016 Harvest Festival Non-Profit Application is available below and will be accepted through Friday June 3rd at 5 pm. Paper applications have been mailed to the 2015 participating non-profits and are also available at the St. Helena Teen Center located at 1574 Railroad Avenue. Please contact Amalia Kulczycki at or 707-968-9222 with questions.

2016 Harvest Fest Non-Profit Application