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Temecula, CA Event Planning

Key Highlights

Hotels 22
Total Sleeping Rooms 2,800
Committable Sleeping Rooms* 1,090
Committable Meeting Rooms* 26
Average Hotel Room Rate USD $169
Average Daily Meal Cost USD $80
Average Weekly Car Rental USD $172
*Maximum for a single hotel

Temecula, CA Meeting Planning Overview

Meeting and event planning in Temecula can be a picturesque and affordable way to introduce groups to this easily accessible paradise in the heart of Southern California wine country. From inspiring venues to diverse activities and exciting events, Temecula Valley has Southern California meetings covered. Offering a combined 2,800 guest rooms and over 350,000 square feet of flexible meeting spaces amid stunning scenery, the inspiring Temecula Valley is just 60 minutes from San Diego, Orange County, and Palm Springs, and 90 minutes from Los Angeles. Spanning 32 square miles, Temecula is home to rolling hills, soaring mountains, and big, open sky, all serving as the perfect backdrop to Temecula event venues, which include more than 40 wineries. Ties loosen at this nearly year-round sunny destination that offers several scenic, unconventional spaces for outdoor gatherings. Temecula Valley is an ideal meetings destination, conveniently located in the center of Southern California.

Temecula's accessible location puts this meeting destination within about an hour of four major airports. Located 60 miles outside of Temecula and 3 miles northwest of San Diego, San Diego International Airport offers nearly 500 daily flights that provide nonstop and connecting services to major destinations across the globe, with more than 60 nonstop markets in the U.S. and abroad. Slightly farther away (66 miles), John Wayne Airport in Orange County offers nonstop service to over 20 destinations in the U.S. Temecula is also served by Ontario International Airport, with more 21 destinations reachable with nonstop flights to major cities in the U.S., as well as Los Angeles International Airport, from which you can fly to 199 destinations with 74 airlines in scheduled passenger traffic.

Catering to virtually every taste, Temecula offers a multitude of exquisite cuisine ranging from the very simple to the extraordinary. Indulge your senses with the variety of restaurants and dining options that are conveniently located throughout Temecula Valley. Choose from a wide array of Temecula restaurants that offer a huge variety of different cuisines; steak house, seafood, pasta, pizza, Mexican, Asian and other unique culinary twists that will have your taste buds begging for more. Explore our farm-to-table restaurants or dine in a vineyard to elevate your dining experience.

About Temecula, CA / Additional Info

Three tourism destinations contribute to a full, robust Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country experience: downtown Old Town Temecula, Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country, and Pechanga Resort Casino. Located within minutes of one another, the destinations each have unique, premium varietal character that invites exploration, and all are connected to the local lifestyle, celebrating the richness of the valley.

Downtown Old Town Temecula

With a backdrop of untouched hillsides that bloom with lilac in spring, dynamic downtown Old Town Temecula is Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country's lively entertainment, dining, and shopping district. The vibrant, pedestrian-friendly, hip and historic, 12-block neighborhood melds genuine respect and appreciation for Temecula’s rich history with casual, contemporary downtown Temecula style and enthusiasm.

Visitors enjoy Old Town Temecula for its festive special events; lively nightlife and entertainment; friendly restaurants, cafes, and coffeehouses; welcoming wine tasting rooms and wine bars; and a noteworthy collection of unique specialty stores and boutiques with something for everyone — from art and antiques to vintage records. The Old Town district is especially popular for festive holiday shopping.

Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country

Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country is a beautiful region of rolling hills with high mountains forming a dramatic backdrop. More than 40 wineries thrive in the significant and diverse appellation that is gaining well-deserved recognition for its quality, premium varietal, and proprietary blended wines. A growing collection of more than 5,000 awards attests to the quality of Temecula Valley vintages.

Visitors from throughout California and beyond are attracted to Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country by its natural gifts of climate and geography, and they return again and again to experience the region’s gracious and friendly wineries (most offer tastings daily); excellent winery restaurants (serving the pleasures of food and wine overlooking beautiful rolling hills and vineyards); relaxed and carefree wine country tours (local transportation companies are terrific guides); hot-air balloon flights (exhilarating serenity with a commanding wine country view); horseback rides through the vineyards; and vintage relaxation for body, mind, and soul at The GrapeSeed Spa.

Pechanga Resort Casino

Pechanga Resort Casino is nestled in Temecula's picturesque Southern California Wine Country and offers the ultimate destination setting as a winner of AAA’s Four Diamond Award six years running. Guests are treated to 1,090 luxurious guest rooms and suites and 14 exceptional restaurants amid 24 hours of gaming excitement. The nightly entertainment includes world-class musical acts, Broadway productions, and more. The 275,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor convention and special event space is perfect for all business and conference needs. The magnificent Summit Ballroom, at 40,000 square feet, can seat up to 3,300 for plated events. The Summit Ballroom includes a large prefunction foyer and can be divided into five sections for groups. Pechanga Resort Casino’s 4.5-acre pool complex is perfect for large groups, complete with cabanas, umbrellas, and couch seating. Adjacent to the pool complex is a 26,000-square-foot lawn space that can host everything from boot camps to group meetings to breakout sessions and receptions. The brand-new Journey at Pechanga golf course and newly expanded Spa Pechanga ensure that whether you are at work or at play, Pechanga has everything you need to play on another level!

Any way you decide to enjoy your stay during your meeting will sure to be relaxing and rejuvenating in Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country.

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