Temecula Summerfest


Cooling ocean influences make for warm, sunny, summer days and cooler nights in Temecula Valley. Every night is a great night for a casual, summertime rendezvous with friends and family.

  • May 29-31, 2015 Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival

    One of Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country’s major, signature events, this colorful, annual festival attracts 40,000 attendees over three days to enjoy dramatic, evening, hot air balloon glows and awe-inspiring, morning, balloon ascensions, and to savor Temecula Valley award winning wines, exceptional live music, and entertainment.
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  • June 6, 2015 Pechanga Microbrew Festival

    Featuring microbreweries from Sam Adams, Black Market Brewing Co, Donkey Punch, Packinghouse Brewing Co, and many more to taste while enjoying live music and a chili cook-off.
  • June 21, 2015 Father's Day

    Father’s Day in Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country From Downtown Old Town Temecula to Temecula Valley So Cal Wine Country and Pechanga Resort & Casino, special menus and special events make for a memorable Father’s Day with family and friends. Stay over and enjoy midweek hotel rates.

  • June 26-28, 2015 Temecula Art & Street Painting Festival

    Old Town Temecula Street Painting & Plein Air Festival Grand performance art as artists create black-and-white at night, and vibrantly colorful murals on asphalt, and plein air artists paint alfresco on traditional canvases. Music inspires creativity and a festive atmosphere.

  • July 4, 2015 Star-Spangled 4th of July Parade in Downtown Old Town Temecula, 10am

    With untouched, sage-covered hills as a backdrop, patriotic equestrians, marchers, and floats travel hip and historic, Downtown’s Old Town Front Street.

  • July 4, 2015 4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza - 2pm-9:30pm

    The casual, picturesque valley of rolling hills and a musical simulcast contribute to the memorable fun and excitement of the annual, spectacular, fireworks display.

  • July 10, 17. 24. and 31; August 7, 14, 21 and 28, 2015 Hot Summer Nights in Downtown Old Town Temecula

    A variety of live bands (blues, tribute bands, reggae, Cajun/zydeco, ska, beach, big band, alternative rock, country) play Fridays throughout Old Town Temecula, inside restaurant, wineries and outside along the sidewalks and on porches.July 5, August 30, 2013 Hot Summer Nights in Downtown Old Town Temecula

25 Exciting, Entertaining, Summerfest 2013 Things To Do in Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country

Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country is the get-away that is not far-away from anywhere in Southern California. It’s the destination for easy, summer vacations and great mid-week escapes. To encourage Summerfest adventures June 1 through Labor Day are 5 ideas each for Food and Wine Lovers, the Great Outdoors, Authentic and Cultural Experiences, Romantic Get-Aways, and The Ladies -- or mix and match. It's easy to experience so much of Downtown Old Town Temecula, Pechanga Resort & Casino, and Temecula Valley Wine Country in just a few days.

For Food & Wine Lovers

Temecula Fest Number 1
  • Savor weekday escapes and refreshing Temecula Valley So Cal wines like Wilson Creek’s White Cabernet, Leonesse Cellars’ Melange de Blanc, and Palumbo’s Viognier.*
  • Dine on excellent cuisine and Temecula Valley So Cal wines at bistros like The Restaurant at Ponte; Palumbo’s Ristorante and The Edge in Old Town Temecula.*
  • Catch Sunday-afternoon guitar-rhythms in the cool of Cougar Winery's barrel room; sip Malvisia Bianco or Pinot Grigio.
  • Enjoy a mid-week, 3-course menu with South Coast wine on the Vineyard Rose terrace.*
  • Explore on the weekday Vineyard Picnic Tour tasting at 4 distinctive wineries; includes gourmet picnic lunch.*
  • * Reservations required or recommended.

In The Great Outdoors

Temecula Fest Number 1
  • Soar on a summer-morning, Temecula Valley So Cal Wine Country, hot air balloon flight; A Grape Escape offers special weekday pricing.*
  • Experience Old Town Temecula Hot Summer Nights (live bands, Fridays, July 8 to September 2); sip summer wines like Tesoro’s Il Terrazza Rosso, Lorimar’s Viognier.
  • Enjoy golf on Temecula Valley’s outstanding courses; play all 5 in 3 thrill-seeking days.*
  • Soak in Pechanga Resort & Casino’s mid-week, pool scene for hotel guests; sundeck, cabanas, poolside bar, view of the Arthur Hills-designed Journey golf course.*
  • Take a sunset, horseback ride through Temecula Valley So Cal Wine Country vineyards.*
  • * Reservations required or recommended.

For Authentic & Cultural Experiences

Temecula Fest Number 1
  • Rock to summer's Reggae Sundays at Old Town Temecula's Front Street Bar & Grill; live reggae music, all-you-can-eat Jamaican dinner.*
  • See the art show (July 9 to August 13) at Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve Visitor Center; learn the story of the plateau.
  • Experience Thornton Winery's champagne jazz including musicians like keyboardist Keiko Matsui (August 7); high-energy virtuosos Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue (August 14).*
  • Dine at 8pm (Wednesday-Thursday special, mesquite-grilled cheeseburger and fries), and karaoke until midnight at Texas Lil's in Old Town Temecula.*
  • Discover the De Portola Wine Trail, Oak Mountain’s Sunday-afternoon jazz, and refreshing, sparkling Frisson or raspberry champagne.
  • * Reservations required or recommended.

For A Romantic Get-Away

Temecula Fest Number 1
  • Share the Pechanga Resort & Casino summer-concert experience; Grammy winners, Lady Antebellum ("Just a Kiss," July 27).*
  • Enjoy a private, summer-morning, hot air balloon flight over Temecula Valley So Cal Wine Country.*
  • Savor fine-dining at Pechanga's Great Oak Steakhouse; Wednesday-Thursday dinner special for two, Caesar salad, petite filet, chocolate soufflé.*
  • Escape mid-week to natural beauty; relax at Temecula Creek Inn's secluded swimming pool for resort guests.*
  • Experience romantic, live, classical music Sunday afternoons at Old Town Temecula’s The MERC.*
  • * Reservations required or recommended.

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

Temecula Fest Number 1
  • Refresh mid-week with summer wines (like Stuart Cellars’ Sauvignon Blanc, Maurice Car'rie’s pineapple sparkling wine, Briar Rose’s Citronier) at friendly Temecula Valley So Cal wineries.
  • Thrill to country music with Alan Jackson in-concert at Pechanga Resort & Casino (August 25); dine at the new Pechanga buffet (fresh variety of cuisines and desserts).*
  • Slip away mid-week; lounge at Embassy Suites' expansive, outdoor pool area for guests.*
  • Explore Callaway and cool down on a complimentary, weekday winery tour; taste refreshing wines like Rose' of Sangiovese and Pinot Gris.
  • Experience Sunday Sangria Serenade at Keyways (Temecula’s only woman-owned winery); sip thirst-quenching sangria, chilled Muscat or Riesling.
  • * Reservations required or recommended.


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