Cruisin’ Grand Escondido Every Friday Night!

2017 Season: Celebrating its 18th Year as the region’s premier weekly Download the weekly car club schedule here. Vintage Auto Show, Cruisin’ Grand Escondido™ runs every Friday night downtown on Grand Avenue from March 31st to September 29th from 5-9pm all along Grand Avenue in historic downtown Escondido. One of the greatest ongoing traditions in […]

The Music Man At Welk Resorts Theatre Through July 30

By far, one of the most beloved musicals of all time! The MUSIC MAN is family entertainment at its best. Fast-talking traveling salesman Harold Hill cons the people of River City, Iowa, into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys’ band that he vows to organize – this, despite the fact that he doesn’t know […]

Lake Hodges Pedestrian Suspension Bridge

Lake Hodges Pedestrian Suspension Bridge – Escondido, CA Opened in May 2009, this stressed ribbon style bridge is 990 feet long and 12 feet wide. The bridge was designed by T.Y. Lin International. The advantages of the stressed ribbon style bridge are that it will enable a long span (330 feet) between piers, so that […]

Escondido Tamale Festival Is Back!

The Escondido Tamale Festival will be back for its third year on Saturday, November 11, 2017! The Escondido Downtown Business Association is proud to announce that the Escondido Tamale Festival will be held following the Annual Veterans Day Ceremony in Grape Day Park. The Veterans Day ceremony will be begin Saturday, November 11 at 10:00 […]

Escondido Area Tourism Maps

Escondido Area Tourism, Arts, Museums, Theatre, Restaurants, Winery and Craft Brewery Maps Area Tourism Map: This map includes over 140 listings in 18 categories, showcasing all of the attractions that create our unique tourism region. The map also includes detail-highlight maps of the historic downtown district, wineries/craft breweries, biking route suggestions with transit information, major […]

Escondido Wine & Craft Beer Map

You can indulge in the best of both worlds in Escondido with the NEW Escondido Winery & Craft Brewery Map! Our regional wineries offer diverse tasting adventures from urban winery/tasting rooms to hilltop terraces with spectacular views and fresh brick-oven pizza. Enjoy the casual opportunity to meet the vintners and learn about their award-winning wines […]

A Day in Escondido by Edible San Diego Magazine

Yay! Check us out in the March/April issue of Edible San Diego! Their new “Day Tripper” kicks off with a feature on many of the great things to do here in Escondido. Enjoy their look at the “…unique history and cultural elements worthy of exploration…” in Escondido. About the Magazine Edible San Diego tells the […]

Ride The Fair Tripper From Escondido To The San Diego County Fair

This year’s San Diego County Fair is sure to be a blast. Make it even more enjoyable by getting a deal with the Fair Tripper combo pass. For $20 you get single-day admission to the Fair for one adult, and use of the COASTER, SPRINTER, and BREEZE to get you there and back. It’s easy […]

Get A Sneak Peek To Your Escondido Adventures

This awesome companion video guide to the Visit Escondido tourism map was created by the 5th grade students at Quantum Academy @ the Nicolaysen Center. As part of their unit on exploration and learning about their local area, these creative students decided to visit locations on the tourism map that they’ve never been to before. […]

Keys Creek Lavender Farm Bloom Season Is Open

A seasonal update from Keys Creek Lavender Farm… Dear Lavender Lovers, Our bloom season is here! On May 3rd, 2017 we will officially open our gates to all of you lavender lovers.  Come wander our fields or take a mindful journey through our Crystal Labyrinth. Our hours of operations: Upper Fields and Labyrinth Wednesday thru […]