On the hunt for NYE plans in Temecula? The region’s finest eateries, wineries, and venues are ready to welcome you for the perfect 2023 sendoff. Whether you're in the mood for a cozy dinner, a lively party, or a bit of both, Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country has something special for everyone this December 31st!  

Make the last meal of the year truly memorable: 
  • Altisima Winery: This intimate evening of elegance and indulgence features a specially curated 5-course meal and an East Coast ball drop celebration! 
  • The Vineyard Rose Restaurant at South Coast Winery Resort & Spa: Indulge in a luxurious dining experience with a menu that perfectly complements their award-winning wines. 
  • Two Traveler's Wine Bar + Merchant: All new ingredients. All new items— this will be a 5-course dinner like they’ve never done before! 
  • Meritage at Callaway Vineyard & Winery: A four-course prix fixe dinner awaits with spectacular sunset vineyard views. 
  • The Gambling Cowboy: Known for its hearty American fare and charming ambiance, this chophouse and saloon sets the perfect scene for those who love a classic steakhouse experience. 
  • Corbeaux Wine & Tea House: Ideal for those who appreciate the finer things, enjoy a delicious dinner featuring champagne and caviar. 
  • Gourmet Italia: Transport yourself to Italy with their authentic dishes and warm, inviting atmosphere.
Welcome 2024 in style: 

As the evening progresses, the valley comes alive with a variety of festivities, each offering a unique way to count down to midnight: 

  • NYE Grape Drop: Ring in the new year Temecula style with the infamous Grape Drop in Town Square! Celebrate 2023 twice with an East Coast (9pm) and West Coast (midnight) countdown. The New Year’s Eve Grape Drop will include live music, food vendors, and kid’s activities. 
  • Peltzer Winery: Where rustic charm meets wine country fun, Peltzer is hosting an all-day bash with a DJ, dancing, food trucks, ice skating, and midnight bubbly!  
  • South Coast Winery Resort & Spa: Entertainment, dancing, food & drinks, photo ops, ball drops and sparkling toasts! From 7pm – 9pm, bring the kiddos for a family friendly NYE celebration. Once 9pm hits, the festivities switch to +21 only. Two parties, two ball drops, and double the fun! 
  • Mount Palomar Winery: Join in on the Barrel Room celebration from 7pm – 10pm, with live music and a champagne cheers at 11pm! 
  • Temecula Stampede: Ready to dance the night away? Get your Denim & Diamonds on for the party of the year at the largest country music venue on the West Coast! 
  • Old Town Blues Club: Live music from John Demps & Full Effect, party favors, & a Prosecco toast at midnight! 
  • Oscar’s Brewing Company: Gather your friends, put on your black & white attire, and join them for an evening filled with laughter, dancing, and unforgettable memories on the pond. 
  • Baily's Old Town: They’ll be celebrating all day! Choose from their brunch, lunch, or dinner menu, a gourmet four-course feast, or dancing in the New Year in the nightclub. 
  • Europa Village: Swing back in time to the Roaring Twenties this New Year's Eve at the most glamorous event of the year! Entry to this Gala Includes a welcome cocktail, dinner, and a glass of sparkling wine at midnight.  
  • Pechanga Resort Casino: So many ways to celebrate— Masquerade Ball, 80s Neon Party, Killer Dueling Pianos, Countdown Balloon Drop, and more at Pechanga Resort Casino! 


No matter how you choose to spend it, New Year's Eve in Temecula Valley promises a memorable experience. From intimate dinners to lively parties, the region’s blend of Western charm and modern sophistication offers the perfect setting to bid adieu to the old year and welcome the new. 

If you’re visiting from out of town, be sure to check out the local Hotels and Vacation Rentals for a comfortable and convenient stay. Let Temecula Valley be your home away from home this New Year’s Eve! 

For more information on New Year's Eve events and to plan your evening, visit our Events page. Events sell out quickly, so be sure to check with each location to confirm your reservation. 


Here’s to a joyful celebration and a prosperous 2024. Happy New Year from all of us at Visit Temecula Valley!