Holiday Tree Lighting and Winter Wonderland Festival at the Center

Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 3:00 PM Venue: Lyric Court California Center for the Arts, Escondido Every year, the Center brings the North Pole to the heart of Escondido.  Children will have the chance to frolic in real snow, decorate their very own Christmas cookies, and even rendezvous with live reindeer! The highlight for kids is, of […]

Escondido Renaissance Faire Oct 28-29 / Nov 4-5

The Escondido Renaissance Faire is a bi-annual event held over two weekends twice a year (Spring and Fall) and has been a tradition for over 15 years! This Fall’s event adds Halloween to the mix making it the Escondido Halloween Renaissance Fantasy Faire with a Pirate Flair! This October 28th & 29th and November 4th & 5th […]

Rescued Tiger Cubs Doing Well at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Update! He has a new litter mate! Here’s the latest news… Sumatran Tiger Cub Meets Bengal Tiger Cub San Diego Zoo Safari Park Receives Endangered Sumatran Tiger Cub from Smithsonian’s National Zoo A 9-week-old Sumatran tiger cub (left) greeted an approximately 7-week-old Bengal tiger cub (right) at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park’s Ione and […]

Escondido Tamale Festival Is Back!

The Escondido Tamale Festival is back for its third year on Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 11am to 5pm! The Escondido Downtown Business Association is proud to announce that the Escondido Tamale Festival will be held just following the Annual Veterans Day Ceremony in Grape Day Park. The Veterans Day ceremony will be begin Saturday, […]

Kids FREE Fun In October!

Enjoy Kids FREE In October at many of Escondido’s major attractions, see below for info! San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum San Diego Archaeological Center Center Museum at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido Escondido History Center – kids are always free! Clue Avenue Escape Room! Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead – kids are always free! […]

San Diego Beer Week Events in Escondido

San Diego is the Capital of Craft  and San Diego Beer Week 2017 is bigger and better than ever! Join the fun right here in Escondido and celebrate the brew! The San Diego Brewers Guild present #SDBW from November 3-12. Yes, San Diego Beer WEEK is a ten day celebration of beer-filled bliss, with events […]

Escondido Grand Ave Festival

Escondido Grand Ave Festival Downtown Escondido Sundays, May 21 and October 15, 2017 9:00am–5:00pm The Grand Ave Festival is one of the biggest street fairs in Southern California, with over 500 vendors, this awesome street fair has been happening since 1989… bringing unique crafts and imports, fine international cuisine and family entertainment to Historic Downtown Escondido’s […]

Grape Day Celebration – 5K and Festival

Saturday, October 7, 2017 – Grape Day Celebration Sunrise Rotary 5K Run, Walk & Stroll 7:30 – 10:00am through scenic, old Escondido Grape Day Festival 2:00 – 8:00pm  |  Grape Day Park Grape Day started in 1908 as a way to celebrate Escondido’s grape harvest and promote the city. This wonderful annual community event includes […]

Visit California thinks Escondido is the best little town you’ve likely never heard of!

A big “THANK YOU!” to Visit California for this great blog post about Escondido, cheers! Discover San Diego County – Escondido Explore the craft breweries, culinary scene, and adventurous outdoors of this unique San Diego city About 30 miles northeast of downtown San Diego, Escondido is the best little town you’ve likely never heard of. […]

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 […]