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A Season to Live Glass Full 

When the temperature drops, Temecula fills up with holiday spirit. Temecula Chilled features three distinct neighborhoods, Wine CountryOld Town, and Pechanga Resort Casino; each celebrating its holiday traditions in a unique way. 

After a full day of tasting, toasting, and celebration, get the full treatment at one of our local inns and resortsShop Old Town Temecula among the festive lights and decor, dine al fresco, and enjoy outdoor recreation like hiking, horseback riding, golfing, and hot air ballooning.

  • Thursday, Dec. 1 – Holiday Market, Europa Village. Discover an enchanting holiday wonderland at this European-inspired market, for beautiful seasonal gifts and decorations. 

    Friday, Dec. 2 – Santa’s Electric Light Parade, Old Town Temecula. Join Santa on his first big night of the season! The parade will begin at 7:00 PM sharp. 

    Saturday, Dec. 3 – Europa Village, The Nutcracker. The Ballet Studio & Norris Performing Arts Center, outdoor Piazza at Europa Village. Holiday Market at Vail Headquarters.  

    Sunday, Dec. 4 – Dinner with Santa at Lorimar Winery. Christmas in the Air concert at the Old Town Temecula Community Theater.  

    Monday, Dec. 5 – Take pictures with Santa and enjoy beautiful holiday trees and decorations while finding the perfect gifts at Promenade Temecula. 

    Tuesday, Dec. 6 – Big Horse Feed. From 5-7 p.m., register in-store for your Holiday Wish List. 

    Wednesday, Dec. 7 – Holiday Taste of Old Town will feature restaurant samples, wine-tasting discounts, and goodie bags: https://oldtowntemecula.org/  

    Thursday, Dec. 8 – Marvel at Pechanga Resort & Casino’s dazzling display of holiday decorations including a not-to-be-missed assortment of holiday gingerbread houses.  

    Friday, Dec. 9 – A Christmas Carol at Old Town Temecula Community Theater.  

    Saturday, Dec. 10 – Christmas Speakeasy at the Merc. Doors open at 6:30pm.  

    Sunday, Dec. 11 – Visit Santa in his comfy, cozy cottage in the Pennypickle’s Workshop's outside area from 1-4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday afternoons through Dec. 18  

    Monday, Dec. 12 – GrapeSeed Spa, South Coast Winery Resort & Spa. After all the holiday hustle & bustle, take time to relax and renew. 

    Tuesday, Dec. 13 – Old Town. Visit Temecula Olive Oil Company for beautiful gift ideas. Walk over to Old Town Spice & Tea Merchants for herbs, spices, salts, blends, and loose teas.  

    Wednesday, Dec. 14 – Old Town Blues Club, Motown Christmas Party It's a Holiday Motown Celebration!  

    Thursday, Dec. 15 – Grazing Theory. Wine + Cookie Pairing with our guests The Cookie Crew. Includes five cookies and five 2oz perfectly paired wine pours.  

    Friday, Dec. 16 – Santa’s Workshop, Temecula Carriage Company. Enjoy a lovely, holiday-themed horse-drawn carriage ride. 

    Saturday, Dec. 17 – Temecula On Ice returns to Old Town for another exciting holiday season with a state-of-the-art ice rink. 

    Sunday, Dec. 18 - Celebrate Chanukah at Lorimar Winery with a Menorah Lighting, Latkes, and more. Visit the Craft Fair at Maurice Car’rie Winery and mingle with vendors. 

    Monday, Dec. 19 - Bolero lobby, Europa Village. Experience a sweet and dazzling gingerbread village created by Executive Chef Hany Ali and his culinary team.  

    Tuesday, Dec. 20 – Gather with friends for a festive holiday dinner at Small Barn, located in a historic building in Old Town. 

    Wednesday, Dec. 21 – Last-minute shopping at Farmer’s Market, Promenade Temecula. Find local, fresh, artisan foods and goods. 

    Thursday, Dec. 22 – Visit Temecula Lavender Company in Old Town for beautiful last-minute gifts for bath, body, and home.  

    Friday, Dec. 23 – Uncorked with Michael LeClerc at Wiens Family Cellars. Relax before the big weekend with live music.  

    Saturday, Dec. 24 – Have a rustic yet elegant Christmas Eve dinner at The Gambling Cowboy, Old Town. Visit www.visittemeculavalley.com for additional restaurants serving holiday dinners.  

    Sunday, Dec. 25 – Europa, Christmas Dinner at Bolero Restaurante taking you on a culinary journey throughout Spain. 

    Monday, Dec. 26 – Give back by donating blood at the Promenade Temecula, in the Plaza in front of the theater   

    Tuesday, Dec. 27 – Visit Peltzer Winery’s Ice Rink which features 8,400 square feet of skating space. 

    Wednesday, Dec. 28 – Stock up on champagne for New Year’s by visiting Thornton Winery and dine in its award-winning Café Champagne Restaurant  

    Thursday, Dec. 29 – Visit Vail Lake Village have an unforgettable camping adventure during the Winter Wonderland Weekend  

    Friday, Dec. 30 – Take a wine tour with Grapeline Wine Tours or Temecula Cable Car Wine Tours.  

    Saturday, Dec. 31 – Ring in the new year Temecula style with the infamous Grape Drop at Civic Center in Old Town. Celebrate at Fazeli Cellars New Year’s Eve party or at Wilson Creek Winery’s black tie event. 

  • Batch Mead Sip & Shop: 
    Support local Temecula Valley small businesses with a holiday pop-up market at Batch Mead. Kids are welcome! Must be 21+ to drink. They will have hard ciders and mead (honey wines). Food will available for purchase. Free to attend!
    November 27, December 18, 2022
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    CRC Ranch Girls Day Out Holiday Market:
    A two-day Holiday Sellers Market. Shop local vendors, free admission, free parking, family-friendly, food, drinks, a bounce house, & petting zoo! They will also have a special guest: Santa! 
    December 10, 2022 - December 11, 2022 
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    Callaway Winery: 
    A fun-filled evening showcasing our barrel tree lighting, a holiday market full of local, artisanal vendors, holiday wine discounts, an ugly Christmas sweater contest, live music, wine & good eats! 
    November 26, 2022
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    Europa Village: 
    European-inspired Holiday Market. Discover seasonal gifts and decorations highlighting European craftsmanship, nutcrackers, ornaments, décor, and much more!
    November 15 - December 11, 2022
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    Peltzer Creative Babe Holiday Market
    Peltzer Winery is celebratin’ the farm freezin’ over with 80+ vendors poppin’ up shop all around Peltzer! Find the perfect gift before the Holidays or enjoy a lil’ #selfcare day with your faves- trust us. You’re not gonna wanna miss this.
    December 18, 2022 
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    Old Town (Taste of Old Town) 
    Stroll through Old Town Temecula enjoying the holiday lights while stopping in at the many participating businesses for treats & special discounts. 
    December 7, 2022
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    Vail Headquarters Temecula Chilled Holiday Market 
    Visit to see this beautiful Historical Property dazzling with lights and snap a photo with Mr. & Mrs. Claus! Activities for all the good girls and boys, vendors for those on your list, and even more to be announced!
    December 3, 2022
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  • Visit Temecula Valley (VTV) holds annual holiday decorating contests to encourage local tourism businesses to create a festive atmosphere for travelers and employees this season.

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