The city of Menifee is growing by leaps and bounds, and that’s good news for homeowners at Audie Murphy Ranch! This vibrant, young community has been recognized as one of the top 10 cities for growth in Southern California, and continues to be a popular location for businesses and land development. Young families who want new homes in a city brimming with shopping, dining and entertainment are putting Menifee on the map as the place to be!
Foodies rejoice! January is Temecula Valley Restaurant Month, a time to partake in the area’s best culinary delights and exciting events. Bring your appetite and enjoy mouth-watering fare from classic French Toast to Surf ‘n Turf and Peppercorn Ranch Burgers. Favorite local restaurants will be offering deals and special menus, plus Temecula Taste Bud is back, sampling tons of flatbreads and pizzas to determine the most delicious! Stay hungry and don’t miss this year’s “The Best of The Best.”
Don’t miss the fun and bring the family to the Menifee Christmas Tree Lighting on December 1st from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Mt. San Jacinto Menifee campus. There will be live entertainment, musical performances, an elves crafts workshop, plus free photos with Santa. Enjoy food and dessert vendors, a holiday bazaar, and a kid’s zone with 40 tons of snow! Don’t miss the chance to give back, and bring an unwrapped gift or non-perishable food item for the community cupboard.
It’s one of best fall traditions around! Bring the kids for a fantastic adventure at the Big Horse Corn Maze and Harvest Festival in Temecula! The Big Horse Feed & Farm Supply hosts this annual festival, which features the largest corn maze in Southern California, with 11+ acres of good old-fashioned fun! Tons of family activities and attractions include a pumpkin patch, pony rides, hayrides, rock wall, face painting, gem mining and more! Everyone will have a great time, so come on out!
Show your support for deployed troop and veterans, and wear your red, white, and blue to participate in the Veterans 5k Walk/Run on October 7th. The family-friendly event is a 5k run/walk starting at Mt. San Jacinto College; you can run or walk at your own pace and just have fun! Registration includes a medal, t-shirt, swag bag and online access to pictures. Enjoy vendors, music, and a classic car show after the race. Check-in deadline is 6:45 a.m. and the race begins at 7 a.m. All proceeds support military families, deployed troops, and veterans through the nonprofit Valley Resource Center.
Save the date for September 16th, when Vitagliano Vineyard and Winery presents The Color of Music. Spend the afternoon enjoying distinctive art, live music, wine and delicious cuisine that can be purchased at onsite artisan food trucks. This special event is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will feature artist Lynnea Oakes and jazz music by The Andrea Miller Quartet. Admission is $10 per person. Buy your tickets today!
Summer nights are more fun when you spend them with family and friends enjoying Old Town Live! Every Friday and Saturday night, now through September 1st, head out to Old Town Temecula to dine at one of the area’s great restaurants, shop in the unique boutiques, and support local businesses. Live music by a host of bands offers a wide variety of entertainment. Don’t forget, free parking is always available in the Old Town Garage next to City Hall!
Grab the tent and sleeping bags, and bring the kids to a special Family Camp Out at La Ladera Park! Don’t miss this fun weekend event on July 21st and 22nd, and enjoy picnic games, arts & crafts, scavenger hunt and family competitions. When the sun sets, wind down under the stars with a moonlight movie, campfire and s’mores! Dinner and continental breakfast will be provided, and the cost is $50 for a family of four.
If you love July 4th, come out a week early to celebrate with the city of Menifee! Don’t miss their award-winning Independence Day Celebration on Saturday July 30th, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Wheatfield Park. This All-American event will have family games, food, craft vendors, live entertainment from local musicians, plus a Kid’s Zone and community parade. There will also be a beer garden for adults. Make sure to stay until 9 p.m. for the dazzling fireworks show!
It’s a perfect summertime activity for the entire family! Grab a beach blanket and some chairs, and enjoy popular children’s movies under the stars. On Friday, June 15th, Jumanji will be shown and on Friday, June 22nd, Moana will be screened on the lawn at Temeku Hills Park in Temecula. Festivities begin at 6 p.m. and the movies start at dusk. Moonlight Movies in the Park are free family events, so don’t miss it!