Escondido Christmas Parade and Holiday Festivals


Enjoy a full day of Holiday Fun starting with the Christmas Parade!

67th Annual Escondido Jaycees Christmas Parade – “Christmas on Route 66”
Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 9:30am
Escondido High School and will continue south on Broadway to Grape Day Park

Christmas on Maple in Maple Street Plaza
Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 10am – 3pm

A Multicultural Holiday Festival in Grape Day Park
Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 11am – 7:30pm
Grape Day Park

Come join us Saturday December 9th for the longest running community event in North County.. It’s the Escondido Jaycees Christmas Parade!
The theme this year is “Christmas at the Cinema”. We are looking forward to some great entries this year.

There will be boy scout groups, girl scout troops, equestrian groups, robots, twirlers, classic cars, marching bands and so much more. There really is something for everyone!

The parade will go south on Broadway from Escondido High School to Grape Day Park.

***Please be aware that Broadway and many of the streets surrounding the parade route area will be closed at 8:00 a.m. SHARP on the morning of the parade. Please use alternate routes whenever available and allow extra travel time. The parade will start promptly at 9:30am.***

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After the Christmas parade, head over to Grape Day Park and continue the celebration at the Multicultural Holiday Festival in Grape Day Park from 11am – 7:30pm!

Celebrate music and arts from around the world with international flair. This is a free family event. Enjoy food, games, dancing, and hands-on demos! For more information, go to

And you can also enjoy Christmas on Maple! Just a block away from Grape Day Park on historic Grand Ave in downtown Escondido.

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