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Saturday May 21st & Sunday May 22nd 2016


We invite you to join us for a sunrise lift off over the beautiful Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival. Marvel at the sight of 40-50 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 OFFICIAL BALLOON RIDE OPERATOR FOR THE 2016 Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival.


Saturday $225.00 per person
Sunday $210.00 per person

Your package includes:

  • 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 $15.00 bus/RV).

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

DURATION: Flight duration is approximately 45-60 minutes in length. You will fly with approximately 40-50 colorful hot air balloons over the Lake Skinner Festival grounds. Sights include breathtaking views of Lake Skinner and the Temecula wine country.

DIRECTIONS: The Balloon & Wine Festival is located at Lake Skinner state park 37701 Warren Rd. Winchester, CA 92592. For a map and directions click HERE

RESERVATIONS: Reservations are available 24 hours a day on our secure website starting in February each year, or contact our office at 951-699-9987 to reserve your festival flight over the phone. Reservationists are available Monday - Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm PDT. A major credit card is required to hold & guarantee a reservation.

CANCELLATIONS: In the event that your plans change and you need to cancel your reservation, please notify our office (951) 699-9987 a minimum of 72 hours in advance. Cancellations less than 72 hours, failure to show up on the morning of the flight or arrivals at the festival after 6:00 AM will result in a FULL FARE charge.


TETHERED FLIGHTS: Tethered flights will be offered for FREE on Saturday and Sunday, weather permitting starting after the balloons launch at approximately 6:30 - 7:00 AM. Tethered flights will be available for two hours or as long as weather permits. Flights are available on a first come first served basis. Lines will form next to the tethered balloons.

BALLOON GLOWS: Balloon glows will take place starting at dusk on Friday and Saturday evenings. No reservations are required just show up to enjoy the show!

ADDITIONAL FESTIVAL INFORMATION: Please visit for additional information regarding Festival entertainment, schedules, prices, etc. or contact the Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival office at (951) 676-6713.
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