Enjoy Escondido!

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

August Enewsletter

The August Enjoy Escondido! enews is out with big news about Queen Califia’s Magical Circle and lots of things to do to wrap up your awesome summer!


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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!


The Grand Woofstock!

North County's Premier Pet Festival is in Grape Day Park on Saturday, September 24th. Free! This 70’s themed love fest is a fun outing for groovy dogs and their owners and with lots of activities.


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