Welcome to Escondido, come for the wildlife... stay for the culture!
Escondido may mean "hidden" but it's no secret there’s a lot going on here! Located just 30 miles northeast of downtown San Diego and 20 minutes from the coast, Escondido is home to major attractions, beautiful wineries, craft breweries, unique arts and theatre, delicious culinary experiences and a charming historic downtown. Enjoy our beautiful climate with year-round golfing, hiking, biking, fishing, and fantastic events!
Escondido is the heart of northern San Diego... rich in history and culture. The list of "must do's" includes the California Center for the Arts, Escondido, a unique performing arts complex, museum, and conference center; the San Diego Zoo Safari Park; Stone Brewing World Bistro and Gardens; the amazing sculpture garden, Queen Califia’s Magical Circle, created by the late world-acclaimed artist Niki de Saint Phalle; Cruisin' Grand Escondido, one of the greatest ongoing traditions in San Diego County; the San Diego Children's Discovery Museum; and Daley Ranch, a wilderness preserve with extensive hiking, biking and equestrian trails. [Read More...]
Enjoy Escondido! E-Newsletter
The Enjoy Escondido! enews is out with an at-a-glance look at many of the events, happenings and news to help you plan your fun adventures in Escondido!
Save the Dates!
Enjoy the diverse culinary flavors of Escondido by taking advantage of this opportunity to visit your favorite restaurants and create new experiences! Cheers! January 22-28, 2017!
2nd Saturday Arts & Cultural Experience
Welcome to Escondido’s unique 2nd Saturday arts and cultural experience... a fantastic collection of wondrously eclectic art galleries, museums, theater, historical and educational experiences all around the area... and all throughout the day.
Read Local, Shop Local!
The Escondido Public Library is introducing Read Local, Shop Local!, a brand new discount program during September Library Card month, that provides exclusive offers at local businesses when you show your Library card!