Fun for the Whole Family
All-ages activities abound in Temecula, Murrieta and the Inland Empire. What's Up? Temecula has all the latest information on family-friendly fun.
Do you want to be part of a new tradition being born right here in the Temecula Valley? Get ready for funnel cakes, ferris wheels and tons of family fun because, on March 27th through the 29th, the first annual Temecula Valley Family Fair will make its debut at Lake Skinner County Recreational Park.
The weather outside has been about as frightful as it can be in Temecula and, at Pennypickle’s Workshop’s annual Winter Wonderland, they say let it snow! Let it snow! On Friday evening, December 19th (rescheduled from December 12th) at 5:00 pm, Pennypickle’s will open its doors to the community for a grand celebration of the holidays.
It just isn’t Christmas until you see Snoopy and the Peanuts gang skating around to the song “Christmas Time Is Here,” and now you and your family can recreate this iconic winter scene as the Temecula on Ice Skating Rink returns to Old Town this week. Temecula on Ice features a state-of-the-art skating rink, comfortable skates (not the old-school ones that give you blisters!).
Move over Rudolph because the residents of the Alpaca Hacienda are celebrating the season! “The Alpaca Hacienda’s free Holiday Open Ranch event embraces the holiday season,” Beth Osborne, co-owner of the Alpaca Hacienda said.
On Saturday, November 15th, the Christmas shopping season officially begins when Santa makes his way to the throne where he will delight children every day through Christmas Eve and the members of the Promenade staff are pulling out all the stops to make the jolly elf feel welcome.
It’s that haunted time of year, where ghosts, goblins, witches, bats and skeletons roam the neighborhood streets. But at the City of Temecula’s Halloween Carnival, they will all be lining up to be judged, along with dozens of Disney princesses, Ninja Turtles and maybe even the Hulk.
Put a few horses in your Halloween this season as Galway Downs presents the inaugural year of their Fall Equestrian Fest and Haunted Horse After-party. For those who have had the chance to see a polo match at Galway Downs in Temecula, you know what a breathtaking venue the facility really is and the event team has taken special care in combining the location’s exquisite beauty with autumn family fun.
It’s hard to get into the Halloween spirit when it’s still 90 degrees outside, but the City of Temecula has created the perfect way to combine Indian summer weather with autumn fun. On Friday, October 3rd, the City of Temecula Recreation Department is hosting its annual Pumpkin Plunge where participants of all ages can swim their way to the pumpkin of their choice.
For some people, the most anticipated sport of the fall season is college or NFL football, but for anyone who waits all year for opening day of Peltzer Farms, the name of the game is pig racing. “The pigs have been in training,” Carrie Peltzer, co-owner of Peltzer Farms, said during a recent interview.
Is it a llama? Is it a camel? Is it a mountain goat? What exactly is that furry little guy? Get the answers to these questions and more at the Alpaca Hacienda Open Ranch Day this Saturday in Temecula.