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Temecula Balloon and Wine Festival

May 10th, 2010

Temecula Balloon and Wine FestivalFor 26 years, the Temecula Valley Balloon and Wine Festival has been one of the valley’s most exciting events! Held at Lake Skinner the weekend of June 4-6, this year’s event will be one of the best yet with more than a dozen Temecula Valley wineries participating, including:

  • Briar Rose Winery
  • Callaway Vineyard & Winery
  • Churon Winery
  • Cougar Winery
  • Footeprint/Foot Path Winery
  • Leonesse Cellars
  • Lorimar Vineyard & Winery
  • Maurice Car’rie
  • Oak Mountain Winery
  • Robert Renzoni Vineyards
  • South Coast Winery
  • Stuart Cellars
  • Thornton Winery
  • Van Roekel Winery
  • Wiens Family Cellars
  • Wilson Creek Winery

This year, a tasting panel was brought together to identity wines that best reflect the region.  Additionally, the Balloon & Wine Festival Wine Competition helped further select the region’s best wines, which will be featured at the festival and made available to the public for tasting.

GATES OPEN: 5:00 pm FRIDAY, 6:00 am SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

HOURS: Friday – 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm., Saturday – 6:00 am to 11:00 pm., Sunday – 6:00 am to 6:00 pm.

WINE TASTING: The hours of wine tasting are Friday, 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Saturday, 10:00 am to 10:00 pm, and Sunday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Wine tasting is an additional charge and you may purchase 6 tastes and a souvenir glass for $15.00.

ANIMALS: Animals are NOT allowed in the Festival Area and SHOULD NOT be left in vehicles.

GENERAL ADMISSION: INCLUDES GENERAL ADMISSION SEATING TO ALL CONCERTS

Friday $22.00 adults; youth 7-12 $5.00 and children 6 and under FREE,  Saturday $25.00 adults, youth 7-12 $5.00 and children 6 and under FREE; Sunday $17.00 adults, youth 7-12 $5.00 and children 6 and under FREE. Weekend Combo  $50.00 (Friday, Saturday & Sunday entrance tickets only). More detailed information is listed under Tickets.

SUNDAY ONLY: Active Military Discount $10.00 – Must show Military ID.

PARKING: Autos – $5.00. Buses and Motor Homes $10.00; NO OVERNIGHT PARKING.

ENTERTAINMENT: Cost is included in the price of admission. Look for special information regarding ticket packages for main stage entertainment located in close proximity to the Main Stage. Please go to the section on Entertainment for the details!

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