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Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival May 31, June 1, & June 2, 2019 at Lake Skinner Regional Park.

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Hot-air ballooning is a popular activity in Temecula year-round—but every June, it becomes just a little more special, thanks to the Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival.

This three-day festival, which began in 1983, attracts some 40,000 people every summer. It’s easy to see the appeal. Even one hot-air balloon is a spectacular sight; when 40–50 of them lift off from the ground and fill the sky with a rainbow of colors, it becomes a magical event.


CASTROVILLE CELEBRATES THE 60TH ANNUAL ARTICHOKE FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL JUNE 1-2, 2019

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In June of this year, festival goers will gather again, this time to celebrate the 60th anniversary of what is now known as the Castroville Artichoke Food & Wine Festival, set for June 1-2, 2019, at the Monterey County Fair & Event Center in Monterey.

So amazingly popular that it has had to move out of its namesake town 18 mile south to Monterey, the two-day Castroville Artichoke Food & Wine Festival is a longtime favorite along California’s Central Coast. Cool fog and warm early-J