Here’s to the Harvest in Temecula Valley
As the changing leaves illuminate the landscape, autumn is the perfect time to experience the charm and beauty of the Temecula Valley, a premiere global wine destination with an emerging, vibrant culinary scene and welcoming, small-town atmosphere. This is the perfect time to visit one of the region’s colorful, family-friendly pumpkin farms. Rub elbows with award-winning chefs, vintners and brewers and learn more about their crafts and methods. Find marvelous, one-of-a-kind goods as you meet local artisans and shop for gifts or stock up for upcoming holiday celebrations.
Top Things To Do
Visit a Pumpkin Patch
Family-owned and operated, Peltzer Farms is in the heart of Temecula Valley Wine Country. Every fall, guests can visit its country chic, pick-your-own pumpkin patch with family activities for all to enjoy. Activities vary each year but usually include Pig Races, Pony Rides, Train Rides, Panning for Gems, Corn Maze, Face Painting, Picnic Area, and local musical talent. For more information, visit the Peltzer Pumpkin Farm website.
CRUSH Wine & Culinary Showcase
One of the most popular wine country events in Temecula Valley, the CRUSH Wine & Culinary Showcase, will be held on Sept. 17 at Monte de Oro Winery. CRUSH showcases live entertainment and wine from more than 30 wineries and culinary creators.
Participate in A Grape Stomp
Several local wineries will celebrate the fall harvest with a Grape Stomp, including Callaway Vineyard & Winery, Frangipani Estate Winery, Somerset Winery, South Coast Winery & Spa, Temecula Carriage Company, and more.
Enjoy Harvest-Themed Culinary Creations
See what fall tastes like in the Temecula Valley. It’s prime “Maker Season” and time for crafting new flavors, vintages, and creative takes and twists on food and entertainment. Enjoy a fall comfort food staple like mac ‘n cheese at Oscar’s Brewing Company, Baily’s Old Town Temecula, or The Gambling Cowboy.