April 15, 2024
50 balloons shall be tethered throughout the Lake Skinner Recreation Space. Picture through Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Competition Fb

Marquee acts slated to play the Temecula Valley Balloon and Wine Competition in Winchester subsequent month embody Stone Temple Pilots, Lynyrd Skynyrd and George Thorogood & The Destroyers, organizers introduced Wednesday.

The occasion — a convention going again to 1983 — is scheduled for the weekend of Might 17-19 throughout the Lake Skinner Recreation Space, simply east of Temecula.

The fest returned in 2022 following a two-year hiatus stemming from the COVID lockdowns.

Sizzling air balloon rides shall be going all three days, lasting about an hour and rising up lots of of ft, offering visitors with scenic vistas of the valley, Cleveland Nationwide Forest to the west and mountains to the north and east.

“It’s a once-in-a-lifetime expertise to quietly soar above Lake Skinner and the attractive Temecula Valley wineries & vineyards, feeling as in the event you’re suspended in air,” in keeping with tvbwf.com.

A complete of fifty balloons shall be tethered on the web site. All rides are topic to cancellation if the climate turns. Tickets run $40 to $60 apiece.

Dozens of distributors shall be readily available, together with a bevy of vintners offering samples of the world’s most interesting ports.

Some attendees could also be below tents or in trailers on the Lake Skinner campground. Organizers stated that house stays obtainable and may be reserved now.

There shall be carnival rides, dancing and an array of grownup drinks to take pleasure in.

Competition passes run between $60 and $2,500, relying on what occasions a festival-goer intends to attend. Parking charges are separate from the value of admission.

All occasions will wrap up at 6 p.m. Sunday, Might 19.

Extra info is out there at www.tvbwf.com.

Metropolis Information Service contributed to this text.