Plan ahead... this special event only happens once a year!

Saturday, June 2nd & Sunday, June 3rd, 2018

Join us for this once a year two day weekend event.  Take a sunrise balloon flight over the beautiful Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival. Marvel at the sight of up to 50 hot air balloons floating effortlessly over the Temecula Valley wine country in Southern California. Soar above the crowds with A Grape Escape Balloon Adventure, the only company authorized to launch from the Balloon & Wine Festival park and the event's official ride concessionaire.  Your ride includes same day festival admission, champagne toast and souvenir certificate of flight!  Can't join us at this year's festival?  We offer sunrise flights seven days a week over the wine country in Temecula.  Reserve your hot air balloon ride today!

Sunrise Morning Balloon Flights*

Check in time for flights is 5:30 a.m. sharp.

Join us Saturday, June 2nd & Sunday June 3rd, 2018! 


  • SAME DAY festival admission
  • 45-60 minute balloon flight
  • Souvenir flight certificate
  • Champagne and orange juice toast

Sorry, no discounts or gift vouchers accepted during this special event. Parking is not included ($10.00 car, $100.00 RV). 

*All flights are weather permitting


CHILDREN: Must be 48 inches tall to participate, and must be accompanied on the flight by an adult. Children are the same price as adults.

TIME: Check in for flights is 5:30 a.m. SHARP! Gates to the Festival open at 5:30 a.m. This is the only time of day that flights are offered. Balloon launch is between 6:00 - 7:00 a.m. Balloons MUST land by 8:30 a.m. due to weather conditions.

DIRECTIONS: The Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival is located at Lake Skinner State Park, 37701 Warren Road, Winchester, CA 92592. For a map and directions click HERE.

DURATION: Flight duration is approximately 45-60 minutes in length. You will be among 40-50 colorful hot air balloons dotting the skies above the Lake Skinner Festival grounds. Sights include breathtaking views of Lake Skinner and the Temecula Valley wine country in Southern California.

RESERVATIONS:  Reservations are available securely online 24 hours a day or call us 951-699-9987 to reserve your festival flight over the phone now.  Customer service representatives are available Monday - Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (PT). Credit card guarantee is required to reserve your flight.

CANCELLATIONS: In the event that your plans change and you need to cancel your reservation, please call us 951-699-9987 as soon as possible. Cancellations less than 72 hours prior to the flight, failure to show up on the morning of the flight or arrivals at the festival after 6:00 a.m. will result in a FULL FARE charge.  Keep in mind we have committed to many services all coming together to provide this balloon adventure on your behalf.

Additional Festival Information:

The Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival is a three day event that takes place once a year on the first weekend of June.  The Festival includes sunrise morning balloon launches, free balloon tethers and evening balloon glows on Friday and Saturday night.  Enjoy wine tasting, shopping, a kids faire and concerts on two stages.  Please visit www.TVBWF.com for additional information regarding festival entertainment, schedules, prices, etc. or contact the Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival office at 951-676-6713.