Temecula Wine Country Special Events

There's more going on at the wineries than just tastings. What's Up? Temecula has everything you need to know about concerts, events and activities in Temecula's famous wine country.
South Coast Blessing of the Wine Grape Stomp & Harvest Festival

From the Cul de Sac: Grape Stomp the Yard

To kick off the autumn season, many of Temecula’s wineries uphold the yearly tradition of the grape stomp and harvest festival. Grape stomps, just as it sounds, consists of participants standing in large bushels and stomping until their feet turn purple. Just like the classic I Love Lucy episode, its good, not-so-clean fun.

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Alaina Blair performs in Temecula Wine Country

Country Artist Alaina Blair Brings Original Music to Wine Country

As her own songwriter, manager and booking agent, vocalist Alaina Blair may be the hardest working artist for the new music generation. Performing at several venues in Temecula through the end of the year, including Lorimar Winery, Miramonte Winery and Public House, Blair is a Southern California native yet a country girl at heart.

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Dave Koz and David Sanborn

Koz and Sanborn Perform “Side By Side” for the First Time

The success of platinum-selling saxophonist Dave Koz is idolized by musicians all over the world; inspired to follow their artistic dreams through his music. Despite a career that is fast approaching legendary status, Koz still remembers the immortal words of the one who first inspired him.

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Thornton Winery Champagne Jazz 2016

Tickets Now On Sale for Thornton Winery Jazz Concert Series

Thornton Winery’s annual Champagne Jazz Series is a widely popular Temecula wine country tradition; offering musical lovers a chance to see some of the biggest names in the jazz genre in an intimate and beautiful setting. Now in its 28th year, the Champagne Jazz Series began as a way for the winery to gain recognition as not only a producer of fine wine, but also an entertainment and nightlife destination.

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La Tomatina at Europa Village

Get Sauced at Europa Village La Tomatina

Europa Village Winery once again taps into Spanish culture with their own version of the La Tomatina Festival; the decades-old tradition in Buñol, Spain, where thousands of attendees hurl the plump red fruits (yes, they are fruits) at one another; turning the streets into a big bowl of marinara.

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"The Altos" murder mystery dinner at Europa Village Winery

Hey Paisanos – Europa Village Winery Presents “The Altos” Murder Mystery Dinner

“The Altos” is a comedy spoof of the award-winning HBO series, The Sopranos; which picks up right where the drama left off – at Tony’s funeral (or is it)?

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Full Moon Run Benefits Temecula Theater Foundation

Full Moon Run / Walk Benefits Temecula Theater Foundation

The Full Moon Run is an evening 5K run and 1K wine walk celebrating the full moon while supporting a good cause. All proceeds support the Temecula Theater Foundation, which develops, supports and enhances educational opportunities for the performing arts.

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Lei'd Back Luau - Lorimar Winery

Feel the Aloha Spirit at Lorimar Winery’s Lei’d Back Luau

For those who won’t have the chance to make it out to Hawaii this summer, Lorimar’s Lei’d Back Luau will transport guests to the islands, complete will all the essentials you would expect from this type of hula hoedown. Guests will be receive the traditional lei greeting and enjoy live Hawaiian music, hula dancers and other traditional island entertainment.

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Spend a Day at the Races with Wiener Fest 2015

Spend a Day at the Races with Wiener Fest 2015

Can’t make it to the Kentucky Derby this year? Well, turn that frown upside down because the Temecula Valley Dachshund Club is recreating the fun and excitement of the world’s most famous four-legged race but on a slightly smaller, and furrier, scale with their 6th Annual Wiener Fest.

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Walk in the Vines Benefits Our Nicholas Foundation

Walk in the Vines Benefits Our Nicholas Foundation

It’s going to be a mild and beautiful weekend in wine country and now there is a way to enjoy the weather and get a little exercise; all while supporting a great cause. This Sunday, April 26th, Our Nicholas Foundation presents the 3rd Annual Walk in the Vines for Autism through the beautiful vineyards of Leoness Cellars.

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