Located against the sage covered coastal mountains in Southwest California, Old Town Temecula is a unique setting for outstanding shopping, dining, and entertainment. Timber lined sidewalks lead the way as you explore and discover the past in this small town that has grown up to be a major visitor destination. Antiques and crafts play a major role in the retail offerings of the town. Be it furniture or artifacts it is always a serendipitous moment when you find that piece you have always been looking for. The nature of the town lends itself to an exploration adventure because our stores are tucked in the old alley ways of Old Town as much as they are on the main drags of Old Town Front Street and Main Streets. If the "old" does not suit your fancy, be sure to visit the numerous contemporary stores that feature hard to find upscale product lines of art, collectibles, home decor, garden funiture, and jewelry. Finally, the corner of Main and Front streets features, to our knowledge, the only olive oil tasting bar and gift shop that proudly promotes locally grown olive oil.
While you are shopping surely you will work up an appetite and Old Town has thought of this. Old Town boasts only independent restaurants for your dining pleasure. Several are chef/owner operations that strive to continue the tradition of fine dining that started in Temecula with the advent of the Temecula Valley Wine Country.
Old Town Temecula is destined to be the capitol of Southwest Riverside County for quality entertainment venues. The Old Town Temecula Community Theater provides an intimate setting for live stage performances. Additionally, numerous restaurants in Old Town provide quaint backdrops for a variety of live bands. At the southern end of Old Town, Baily's and Front Street Bar & Grill have regular performances of their magic dinners, murder mystery dinners, and comedy nights.
While visiting Old Town Temecula you may be staying for a number of days. If so, be sure to visit other areas of our wonderful community. There are numerous other things to do in Temecula including, wine tasting, golf and Las Vegas style gaming.
Getting to Old Town Temecula is easy, we are located West of I-15 between Rancho California Road and State Highway 79 in the City of Temeucla.
The Old Town Temecula Association is committed to making our downtown area an exceptional Southern California destination. Our businesses volunteer numerous volunteer hours to fulfill this vision. If you are a business in Old Town Temecula and are not yet a part of the association be sure to inquire about membership.