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.
La Tomatina 2014 at Europa Village Winery

La Tomatina 2014: Food Fight for a Cause

It may look like an eccentric way to make marinara, but Europa Village Winery’s La Tomatina 2014 is actually based on a crazy little piece of European history.

Musician Astra Kelly Returns to Wilson Creek

Musician Astra Kelly Returns to Wilson Creek

Astra Kelly is what you might call a music industry Renaissance (wo)Man. She began touring out of college, playing rhythm guitar for a band called The Junction. She soon settled in Chicago, where she honed her guitar playing and vocal skills, performing on subway platforms.

Huey Lewis and the News tribute band, Heart of Rock and Roll

Wine Country Goes “Back in Time” with Huey Lewis Tribute Band

This Friday night in Temecula wine country, it’s hip to be square. When songs like “Power of Love” conger up memories of Marty McFly on a hover board, you realize what a significant influence the music of Huey Lewis and News had on the cultural landscape of the 1980’s.

Vincent Ingala blends smooth jazz and R&B

Vincent Ingala Blends Smooth Jazz and R&B for a Uniquely Awesome Sound

Vincent Ingala’s music can be called a mixture of many genres and influences; an almost perfect illustration of the cliché “something for everyone.” “What I do would be classified as smooth jazz, but technically, if you really look into it, it’s instrumental R&B music.”

Summer Sunset Concert Series

Tribute Rockers, Escape, Bring the Journey Experience to Wine Country

Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin’” was released in 1981 as a single from the band’s wildly successful album, Escape. Now, Journey tribute band, Escape, takes the album, as well as the band’s legacy, and brings them to life.

Bodie, a classic rock band, performs in wine country

Classic Rock Band Bodie Performs in Wine Country

A unique combination of classic rock and country, Southern California band, Bodie, is bringing what they call “outlaw rock” to wine country in August and September.

Magic Night casts a spell on wine country

Magic Night Casts a Spell on Wine Country

As if an evening in wine country isn’t enchanting enough, why not add a little magic? On Friday, August 15th, Europa Village Winery’s Magic Night brings three veterans of Hollywood’s famed Magic Castle to Temecula to entertain and amaze, as well as elicit a few laughs.

Wicked Wine Run participants enjoying the race

Wicked Wine Run Races Through Callaway

Who said drinking and exercise don’t mix? On the evening of Saturday, August 9th, hundreds of runners taking part in the Wicked Wine Run will prove that there’s nothing wrong with adding a little wine to your workout.

Garratt Wilkin and the Parrotheads, a Jimmy Buffet Tribute Band

Jimmy Buffett Tribute Band Hits Wine Country

Having been billed as the #1 Jimmy Buffet Tribute Band, Garratt Wilkin and the Parrotheads are definitely in the upper echelon of “Margaritaville” musicians and, if you check out one of their shows, the evidence that they’ve been accepted by the faithful is quite obvious.

Shakespeare in the Vines live on stage in Temecula Valley wine country

Shakespeare in the Vines Closes the Summer Season with The Tempest

The drama, The Tempest, is widely believed to be the last play William Shakespeare wrote alone, which makes it a fitting end to another successful season of “Shakespeare in the Vines.”