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

Join us for this once a year two day weekend event.  Take a sunrise balloon flight over the beautiful Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival on a Saturday or Sunday, traditionally held the first weekend of June. 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!



2/25/21 By order of Riverside County Health the  2021 Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival has been cancelled.  We look forward to the return of the festival in June of 2022.  Please check back for updates on the new dates when available.  

Balloon & Wine Festival Flights Include:                                     

  • Sunrise flight (5:30 a.m. check in)
  • 3 hour adventure (approximate)
  • 45-60 minute sunrise festival flight
  • Chilled champagne, orange juice, mimosas and water
  • Souvenir certificate of flight
  • SAME DAY festival admission
  • Sorry, no additional discounts apply to this special event

*All flights are weather permitting, check in time is 5:30 a.m.     

CHILDREN: Must be 4 feet 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 6:30-7:30 a.m. Balloons MUST land by 9:00 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:   Credit card guarantee is required to reserve your adventure, full payment will be processed 72 hours prior to your scheduled flight. Please call us 951-699-9987 to reserve your spot.   

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 late arrivals at the festival are NON-REFUNDABLE. Keep in mind we have committed to many services all coming together to provide this balloon adventure on your behalf.

PRICE: Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival flights are $225.00 per person. Sorry, there are no discounts for these special Festival balloon flights.  Full payment will be processed on the credit card on file 72 hours prior to your flight date. This event always sells out, don't delay book today! Parking is not included ($10.00 per car). 

Additional Festival Information:

The Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival is a three day event that takes place once a year at the end of May or the beginning of June.  The Festival includes sunrise morning balloon launches, 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, tickets, etc. or contact the Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival office at 951-676-6713.