Friends and family of all ages are invited to the annual New Year’s Eve Grape Drop on Sunday, December 31, 2017, beginning at 6:00 pm at Town Square (41000 Main Street). Temecula’s custom-crafted, illuminated cluster of grapes will descend 65 feet from the third-story patio of the beautiful Civic Center clock tower.
Temecula’s signature celebration invites New Year’s Eve revelers to dance to live music, step into the Fun Zone, enjoy activities, and welcome the New Year with two countdowns: East Coast (9:00 pm) and West Coast (12:00 am), both led by City officials.
Fun Zone activities include hat making, face painting, and a giant slide. Stellar, family-friendly entertainment will perform on the steps of Temecula’s City Hall:
6:00 pm Resonate!
6:45 pm The Barn Stage Company: Preview of Little Women & The Secret Garden
7:35 pm Lifetime Rocker
9:40 pm The Bayou Brothers
11:15pm The Heart of Rock and Roll: Huey Lewis & The News Tribute Band
The Valley Winds Jazz Ensemble will also be performing nearby in The Merc (42051 Main Street), from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. A very special guest vocalist is lined up this year…Temecula’s Mayor, Maryann Edwards! “New Year’s Eve in Old Town Temecula is always exciting and fun. This year I’m honored to be singing with the Valley Winds Jazz Ensemble in The Merc at the Old Town Temecula Community Theater followed by our family-friendly Grape Drops at 9:00 pm and midnight. This is a fun, safe, and very festive way to ring in the New Year,” stated Mayor Maryann Edwards. For more information, please visit www.TemeculaCA.gov or call (951) 694-648