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Autumnfest Celebrated Daily, September through November

With golden, sunny days and clear, star-filled nights, Autumnfest unfolds every day across the region from September through November. With Old Town Temecula, Pechanga Resort & Casino, and Temecula Valley Wine Country all within minutes of each other, it's easy to take in Autumnfest in a few days' stay! Book your accommodations now!

September 29, 2016 - People's Choice Consumer Blind-Tasting & Awards
This first-annual consumer blind tasting will identify the top three crowd-favorite Temecula Valley wines. Participate in the blind tasting, wine dinner and awards ceremony, or winemaker reception--or all three!--as part of this historic event.

October 1, 2016 - 6th Annual Farm Dinner at Peltzer Family Cellars
Savor the flavors of fall at a five-course feast at Peltzer Family Cellars, benefiting the Nicholas Foundation for autism research.

October 1, 2016 - Temecula Outdoor Quilt Show
The Old Town Temecula Outdoor Quilt Show displays strikingly colorful, grand country charm. Along six blocks of Old Town Front Street, hundreds of handmade quilts made with thousands of yards of patch-worked fabric hang from banisters and along storefronts.

October 1-30, 2016 - Big Horse Corn Maze and Harvest Festival
Come be a-MAZEd as you get lost in the largest corn maze in Southern California! In addition to the ever popular 11-acre maze, Big Horse offers a full slate of family-friendly attractions not seen anywhere in Southwestern Riverside County.

October 15-16, 2016 - Greek Festival
Get your Greek on with live Greek music, authentic Greek food, a Mediterranean marketplace, and folk dancing performances in Old Town Temecula.

Weekends in October 2016 - The Hyde St Massacre Haunted House
Galway Downs hosts this this blood-curdling experience--what your worst nightmares are made of. Go ahead and take a step through the doors of this nightmare induced fright house...

    October 30, 2016 - Outstanding in the Field Dinner
    Join Outstanding in the Field for the Temecula Valley stop on their national fall tour, when they host a signature locally sourced meal by Kettner Exchange Chef Brian Redzikowski at the Temecula Olive Oil Company's Wine Country ranch. 

      October 1 - October 6, 2016 - Ralph Love Plein Air Festival
      The Ralph Love Plein Air Festival is named for the artist who once taught from his art shack on Old Town Front Street. Watch artists paint "en plein air" on traditional canvases, catching the light on a subject as the sun shifts through the sky--a technique made popular by great Impressionist painters such as Monet and Renoir.

      November 24, 2016 - Thanksgiving Dinner at South Coast Winery Resort & Spa
      Spend your day in gratitude and away from the kitchen. Let South Coast Winery Resort & Spa's chefs and servers take care of your every need, while you sit back, relax and enjoy quality time with your family and friends.

      November 24, 2016 - Thanksgiving Dinner at Thornton Winery
      3 course dinner - Reservation only

      November 24, 2016 - Thanksgiving Dinner at Ponte Winery
      Reservation only 

      November 24, 2016 - Thanksgiving Dinner at Gambling Cowboy
      4 course dinner - Reservations only November 24, 2016 - Thanksgiving Dinner at Cork Fire Grill- Temecula Creek Inn Reservations only.

      November 24, 2016 - Thanksgiving Dinner at Pechanga Resort and Casino.
      All resturants are offering a Thanksgiving dinner. Reservations only







      For Food & Wine Lovers

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      In The Great Outdoors

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      • Temecula Valley golf; awe-inspiring along Pechanga River; lunch after, incredible views.*
      • Hot air balloon flight over Temecula Valley Wine Country: bundled up; morning chill; exhilarating.*
      • Autumn hike to historic adobes at Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve; 8 miles round-trip.*
      • More autumn golf; rustic natural beauty; play all three: Oaks, Creek, Stonehouse Nine.*
      • Horseback ride through Wine Country: dramatic as vineyards turn orange and golden.*
      • * Reservations required or recommended.

      For Authentic & Cultural Experiences

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      • Entertainment, Pechanga Resort & Casino: Vince Gill, Kenny Loggins, John Legend; comedy; boxing.*
      • Old Town Temecula Saturday morning Farmers Markets; fruit, flowers, squash, gourds, artisan foods.
      • The MERC, live music: Jazz, Thursdays; Popular, Fridays; Country, Saturdays; Classical, Sundays.*
      • Vintage wine country learning: behind-the-scenes tours; tastings and food pairings; classes.*
      • * Reservations required or recommended.

      For A Romantic Get-Away

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      • Pechanga Resort & Casino; exciting blackjack, roulette; romantic dining; nightclubs; lucky you!*
      • Temecula Valley Wine Country: visiting, tasting, dining; bottles of wine to enjoy back home.*
      • Couple’s golf retreat: surrounded by nature; creative, wine-friendly cuisine; secluded beauty.*
      • Hand-in-hand in hip, historic, Downtown Old Town Temecula; shop, dine; music, entertainment, too.
      • Wine Country spa escape: massages; signature scrubs, facials, champagne; spa cuisine; magical.*
      • * Reservations required or recommended.

      For The Ladies (Friends, Mothers, Sisters, Daughters)

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      • Downtown Old Town Temecula: 60+ specialty stores; perfect for fashionistas, collectors, crafters.
      • Nature’s glory: hot air balloon ride Wine Country; hike, picnic; horseback ride, the vineyards.*
      • Pechanga Resort & Casino: slots, table games; breath-taking golf; delicious dining; concerts.*
      • Temecula Valley Wine Country: friendly winemakers; wine tasting; gift shops; happy hours; craft fairs.
      • GrapeSeed spa experience in Wine Country; warmth of the autumn sun by the pool; ahh, revitalized!*
      • * Reservations required or recommended.


      Pechanga Resort & Casino

      Pechanga Exterior Night

      The Pechanga Resort & Casino offers an incredible selection of slot machines and table games. You will enjoy every minute at the Pechanga Resort & Casino.

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