Welcome to the vibrant world of Temecula Valley, where captivating live entertainment takes center stage all year round. From big names at Pechanga Resort Casino, intimate jazz at The Merc, rising-star country acts, and everything in between, an array of performances grace our city daily, ensuring an unforgettable experience for every resident and visitor seeking a taste of Temecula's cultural heartbeat.  

The Visit Temecula Valley Events Calendar is a great place to discover what’s happening on any given day of the week, offering a customizable search menu to help visitors find events perfectly suited to their interests.  

Here are the best places to visit for live entertainment in Temecula Valley: 

  1. Wineries Unplugged. Immerse yourself in the scenic beauty of Southern California Wine Country while enjoying live acoustic sets, jazz performances, and large concerts from national talent. Over 30 wineries in the valley offer live music, and some, like Miramonte Winery, Lorimar Vineyards & Winery, and Peltzer Winery, continue the festivities for mid-week crowds as well.  

  2. Old Town Rhythms. Wander the charming streets of Old Town and savor a culinary adventure alongside diverse entertainment options– from Magic Dining and The Killer Dueling Pianos at Be Good Restaurant & Experience, to live bands at the Temecula Sunset Market. Old Town Temecula is also home to the West Coast's largest country western music venue, The Temecula Stampede, where country music lovers and line-dancing connoisseurs can enjoy an evening out with friends. The live entertainment doesn’t stop here: don’t forget to check out the Old Town Blues Club, Public House, and Baily’s Old Town, too!  

  3. Brews & Beats. Embrace the fusion of craft brews and live music at Inland Wharf Brewing Co, Garage Brewing Co, and Stone Church Brewing as these local favorites create the perfect ambiance for you to unwind.  

  4. Concerts Under the Stars. As the sun sets over Temecula Valley, prepare to be enchanted by outdoor concerts, where you can revel in the beauty of live music under the stars. Join South Coast Winery Resort & Spa for their Rhythm on the Vine® Concert Series through October, or Thornton Winery’s Champagne Jazz Series all summer long.  

  5. Summit Serenades & Showroom Extravaganzas. Delight in the pinnacle of luxury entertainment at Pechanga Resort Casino, where grand-scale productions feature acts like Diana Ross, Jerry Seinfeld, and other top-notch talent from around the world. 

  6. Captivating Performances, Plays, and Musicals. Swing in to the Old Town Temecula Community Theater and catch productions like Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Cinderella Ballet, and Little Shop of Horrors, all while supporting talented artists in the community. 

  7. Intimate Melodies. Experience the magic of The Merc, a live entertainment venue hosting small-scale concerts, open mics, comedy, and up-and-coming talent, offering a close connection between artists and the audience. Enjoy Jazz at The Merc, Country Live! at The Merc, Classics at The Merc, and more! 

  8. Festivals & Special Events. Celebrate Temecula's cultural diversity at various annual festivals and special events that feature live music, dance performances, traditional shows, and local vendors. Join us for a Taste of Old Town, Temecula CultureFest, The Greek Festival of Temecula Valley, 4th of July Extravaganza, Santa’s Electric Light Parade, and the Temecula Valley Ballon & Wine Festival, which just celebrated its 40th anniversary.  

Whether you're a music enthusiast, theater aficionado, or simply love the thrill of live performances, plan a visit to Temecula today and brace yourself for an experience that will resonate long after the final encore. For continuously updated information, visit our events page