- Autumnfest -
Celebrated September 1 - November 30
With golden, sunny days and clear, star-filled nights, Autumnfest unfolds every day across the region from September through November. The changing colors of Temecula Valley sets the scene for harvest adventures, delicious foods, and unbelievable experiences. With Old Town Temecula, Pechanga Resort Casino, and Wine Country all within minutes of each other, it's easy to take in Autumnfest in a few days' stay! Here are some of the things you must do while you are here in the autumn!
autumn bucket list
Wine Tasting Date
September is California Wine Month! To celebrate, your hotel stay can qualify for a complimentary SIP Temecula Wine Tasting Passport with your midweek stay, good for 5 visits to any participating wineries. This wine month, your tastings are on us! See details on Sip, Sip Stay.
Experience unique, world-class culinary among the vineyards. Robert Renzoni Vineyards & Winery offers Italian comfort food. Baba Joon’s Kitchen at Fazeli Cellars merges ancient Persia with contemporary California. Enjoy alfresco dining at Avensole Winery and try one of their burgers! Cork|Fire Kitchen offers beautiful vistas and farm-to-table delights, inspired by autumn flavor.
Waking up in wine country gets a lot more exciting with a brunch planned! Start out your day with a gourmet plated brunch at South Coast Winery or buffet style with a side of sparkling at Wilson Creek Winery. If you are staying near Old Town, plan for a “Lazy Brunch” at LATiTUDE by JR, offering local flavor and unique twists on classic dishes. Check our Event Calendar for more details.
Hot Air Balloon Ride
A visit to Temecula Valley wouldn’t be complete without a sunrise flight with a loved one. Experience the destination at new heights and view our fall foliage from a new perspective. As our vines begin their transformation to golden tones and hues, the best way to experience this is a peaceful flight.