Stone Brewing Co. to be First American Craft Brewer to Own Brewery in Europe

Stone Brewing Co Berlin

Iconic San Diego-Based Company to Open Production Brewery and Destination Restaurant in Berlin   ESCONDIDO, CA (July 19, 2014) – The 10th largest craft brewer in the United States, Stone Brewing Co.,  today announced plans to open a production brewery and expansive destination restaurant in Berlin, Germany. With an anticipated opening in late 2015 or […]

Night Fishing is Open at Dixon Lake

Dixon Lake Escondido

Night Fishing Season at Dixon Lake runs this year from July 10 to August 15! Bring your families to enjoy the cool night breeze on Thursday and Friday nights. The lake will be open until 10:45p.m. if you are fishing from a boat and until 11:45 p.m. if you are fishing from shore. Picnic areas […]

Food Truck Friday is Back at Orfila Winery!

Orfila Food Truck Friday-18July2014

Every 3rd Friday from 5 – 7:30pm, Food Truck Nation America will  feature some of San Diego Top Gourmet Food Trucks at the Award Winning Orfila Vineyards & Winery! Also, live music will be playing on our Terrace. This is a FREE entrance event!And to help with overflow parking, Orfila now has a shuttle from […]

The Center’s 2014-15 Stellar Season Lineup

CCAE 2014-15 season lineup

Check out the artists featured in the Preview YouTube video! The California Center for the Arts, Escondido (the Center) reaches a major milestone this year as they proudly celebrate their 20th Anniversary season with an exceptional line-up of acclaimed performers, including, Merle Haggard, Pink Martini, Garrison Keillor, Jake Shimabukuro, Harlem Gospel Choir, The Blind Boys […]

Napa Valley Mexican-American Winemaker’s Tasting at Vintana


Saturday, July 19 6:00 – 8:00pm Vintana Wine + Dine Vintana and Total Brand Alliance welcomes 8 Napa wine makers to Escondido.  All wine makers are Mexican-Americans who have worked in Napa for many generations. They come from humble beginings as vineyard workers and now own or make wines for prestigious Napa wineries.  They will […]

Daley Ranch Naturalist-Guided Hikes – July

Daley Ranch Escondido

Escondido’s beautiful Daley Ranch offers some of the best hiking opportunities in San Diego County. With trails for beginning, intermediate, and advanced hikers, exploring Daley Ranch on foot is family-friendly, and a great way to get some exercise and experience the natural beauty of Southern California. Daley Ranch is located in the northeastern portion of […]

Breakfast with the Tigers at San Diego Zoo Safari Park!

safari park tiger trail

NEW at the Tiger Trail! Treat yourself to a bountiful buffet breakfast while watching our beautiful Sumatran tigers, all before the Safari Park opens for the day, and see how the big cats start their day. An open buffet, featuring a traditional American hot breakfast, awaits you in Tiger Trail’s Sambutan Longhouse, a comfortable and […]

Travel Round-trip San Diego/Escondido via I-15 on MTS RAPID!

MTS Rapid I-15 transit service

On June 8 the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) and the Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) launched a new Bus Rapid Transit service called Rapid along the I-15 corridor. This new transit service provides high frequency, limited-stop, all-day bus service seven days a week for riders to travel to work, school, and leisure destinations between […]

Grape Day Celebration – 5K, Parade, Festival


Saturday, September 6, 2014 Downtown Escondido and Grape Day Park Grape Day started in 1908 as a way to celebrate Escondido’s grape harvest and promote the city. It flourished until 1950 and was revived by the Escondido History Center in 1996. Join us for this festive day of food, wine, entertainment and fun! Schedule of […]

Escondido Magazine Gets A New Look

Escondido Magazine Summer 2014

Check out the awesome redesigned Escondido Magazine! This new issue is full of summer fun, farmers markets, innovative autos, events calendar, and more! With 15,000 copies distributed throughout Escondido, pick up yours at the Chamber of Commerce, the Visitor Center, or at many of the businesses along Grand Avenue. Click on image to go to […]