Temecula Valley Summer Nights
Celebrate the summer with headline concerts, live music, craft beers, local wines, and extraordinary dining during Summer Nights in Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country. Discover the beauty of Temecula Valley as the sun sets over the rolling hills, covered with vineyards. Experience the magical Balloon Glow at the anticipated Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival or sip on award-winning wines during sunset. Plan to stay a few nights to truly experience the magic of Summer Nights in Temecula Valley, Southern California Wine Country.
Festivals & Markets
The first weekend in June brings the Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival, three days of entertainment, hot air balloons at sunrise, and evening balloon glows. Summer fun continues June 15 at the Pechanga Microbrew Festival & Chili Cook-off. The Starlight Bazaar showcases local music, art, food, culture, and horse drawn carriage rides every Friday night from May 31 through August 30; Thistle & Sage Vegan Marketplace will be on May 18, June 15, July 20, and August 17.
Enjoy a glass of wine with your sweetie as you curl up to a movie under the stars at Bel Vino Winery or Peltzer Winery. Promenade Temecula is the perfect date spot with endless dining options, desserts galore, and a stadium theater for the perfect evening. Laughter brings a couple closer together, so catch a comedy show at The Comedy Club at Pechanga! Looking for a bit of magic? Night markets with horse-drawn carriage rides are sure to make your escape memorable.
Temecula is a foodie's dream come true with everything from innovative cocktails to pub favorites served throughout the valley. Restaurants in historic Old Town such as Baily's and Crush & Brew are great late night options. Experience enticing, late-night flavors at Pechanga Casino Resort and hit the slots after. Thistle and Sage offers 100% vegan, workshops, and art. Dine among the vineyards in wine country at Mama Rosa's at Robert Renzoni Vineyards, the restaurant at Avensole Winery, or the Vineyard Rose at South Coast Winery.
The fun begins by securing tickets for Sunday and Friday night concerts at Temecula Valley winery venues, Old Town Temecula Community Theater, and Pechanga Resort Casino. Old Town Live will feature live music throughout its 12-block historic district every weekend from June to Labor Day. Venues throughout Old Town will showcase blues, rock, reggae, country, and Latin rhythms throughout the month. Old Town Live is ideal for overnight stays with several hotels within walking distance, including the newly opened Best Western Plus and Home2 Suites.
July lights up with The Star-Spangled 4th of July Parade through Old Town Temecula followed by 4th of July Family Fun and Fireworks at Ronald Regan Sports Park, boasting live music, food vendors, a kids’ fun zone, and of course, a firework extravaganza in the sky. Take the entire family to enjoy Movies in the Park on Fridays. Don't forget your blankets and lawn chairs! Get a front row seat at a restaurant on Cruise Night, featuring classic cars through historic Old Town.
Extended Winery Hours
In honor of summer in Temecula Valley, wineries are offering extended hours for tasting, live music, and events. Taste and find a new favorite to take home with you.
Complete your Summer Nights experience with the perfect Temecula Valley summer playlist! Listen to some of the passionate dreamers and artists, who started out in our backyard. Today, you can still find local performances during our Summer Nights celebration. While staying in Temecula, make room in your itinerary for live music or use this sunny playlist to fuel your summer stay in Temecula Valley!
Hoping - Temecula Road
Holding On To All Of You