Temecula Valley Wine and Balloon Fest June 1-3 [PREVIEW]


TemeculaValleyWineFoodFestTemecula Valley Wine and Balloon Fest offers plenty of activities for the whole family over this 3-day event for you to enjoy, whether on the ground, up in the air, or racing through the dirt.  And with affordable ticket prices, it’s easy to spend the whole weekend under the sun and surrounded by delicious tastes.

The fun kicks off at Lake Skinner on Friday June 1 with music and wine.  The Main Stage features music from Gloriana, Chris Cagle and Phi Vassar.  Music on the Wine Stage includes Nitro Express and J.D. Priest.

On Saturday the fun hits overdrive with Coffey, Soul Asylum and Lifehouse.  Wine Stage features Ruby Summer, Thomas Nicholas Band and the Saturday Nite Band wit Reall Deall Band.

Sunday promises to end with excitement as Metal Mulisha presents their FMX show.  Jimmy Fitzpatrick and the Rockstar /Metal Mulisha Demo Team thrill and excite on the motocross bikes!

The festival offers a stunning variety of food including Mexican, Greek, Chinese, Italian, Funnel Cakes, Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Sandwiches, BBQ, Tri-Tip, Sausages, Fries, Kettle corn, Smoothies, Shaved Ice, Coffee, Soda, Lemonade, and Ice Cream.

Food aficionados will enjoy the best food and wine from the “local Temecula area” during the Food & Wine Pairing Presentation.  With ticket purchased, you can enjoy a three-course culinary experience, with each course prepared by a different local chef and paired with appropriate wine.

In addition to this already crowd-pleasing and award-winning festival, on both Saturday and Sunday hot air balloons will launch in the morning for an aerial spectacular.

On Friday and Saturday evening there will be a “Balloon Glow” after sundown.  Be sure not to miss this beautiful sight!  You can also take your own hot air balloon by registering in advance at 1-800-965-2122.

Ticket prices range from $17-25 for general admission with children aged 6-below free.  Special events and VIP packages are also available.  To learn more and purchase tickets, click here.