Join Us

Come join us as the Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival celebrates its 36th year!
We're looking forward to making this years Festival the best ever.
You can pre-purchase Admission Tickets NOW and SAVE $10 from the Gate price.

LOCATION

Lake Skinner Recreation Area - Directions
37701 Warren Road
Winchester, CA 92596

HOURS

Friday: 3:00PM to 10:00PM
Saturday: 6:00AM to 10:00PM
Sunday: 6:00AM to 6:00PM

PARKING AND ADMISSION

The parking lot opens at 2:00PM on Friday and 5:00AM on Saturday and Sunday. Gates open for admission at 3:00PM on Friday and 6:00AM on Saturday and Sunday. You can find details and pricing for Parking and Tickets on their respective pages.

CAMPING

Information regarding campsites and campsite rules can be found on our Campsite page.

ENTERTAINMENT

Entertainment is broken up between two stages, Wine and Main. Festival admission includes general admission to all performances at both stages for the day. Details on entertainment artists can be found on our Entertainment page.

Please note: If you're coming for a specific concert, please be sure to plan for traffic. There may be delays during peak Festival traffic periods.

HOT AIR BALLOONS

Observe a breath taking sunrise balloon launch, take a free morning tethered balloon ride or experience an amazing evening hot air balloon glow. View our Hot Air Balloons page for details. Book your balloon flight here!

WINE & BEER TASTING

Beverage Ticket booths are located in both the Main Stage and Wine Garden areas. Beverage Tickets are available from 3:00PM to 8:00PM on Friday, 12:00PM to 8:00PM on Saturday and 12:00PM to 4:00PM on Sunday. All alcoholic beverage sales end at 9p on Friday and Saturday evening and at 5p on Sunday. Alcohol is sold by Ticket only!

WINE PAIRING

Experience some of the best food and wine the local Temecula area has to offer at our Wine & Food Pairing seminars. Attendees participate in a three or four-course sampling of paired food and wine or beer tastings at these extraordinary culinary experiences.

FOOD COURT

A variety of food is available in the Food Court. All the good stuff, including Mexican, Greek, Chinese, Italian, hot dogs, hamburgers, BBQ, funnel cakes, kettle corn, smoothies and so much more!

ANIMALS

Animals are NOT allowed in the festival area, with the exception of service animals, and should not be left in vehicles.

OUTSIDE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES & COOLERS

No alcoholic beverages or glass containers will be permitted into the festival. Beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages will be sold at the event to individuals 21 years of age and older. A valid photo ID is required for all alcoholic beverage purchases.

No outside food, picnic baskets or coolers will be permitted on festival grounds.

ATMs

ATM machines will be provided and are located around the festival grounds.