Mariachi Festival & Traditional Ballet Folklórico At The Center

Sponsored by the Route 78 Rotary, the Mariachi Festival & Traditional Ballet Folklórico is a fantastic family event! The 4th Annual Mariachi Festival begins with an outdoor Pre-concert VIP “Tacos & Tequila” Reception 1-2:30 PM. The Mariachi Concert follows from 3- 6 p.m. Special guest: The First Ladies of Mariachi, Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles— an international, […]

Escondido Renaissance Faire

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 April 29th & 30th and May 6th & 7th head down to Felicita Park and experience the fun yourself. Enjoy battles, go on a quest for the […]

The Center’s 2016-17 Season Is Spectacular!

The 2016-17 Season for the California Center for the Arts, Escondido! The 28 performance lineup includes such varied artists as comedian Kathy Griffin, banjo master Bela Fleck, top Hawaiian slack-key guitarist George Kahumoko Jr., soon-to-be-former “A Prairie Home Companion” host Garrison Keillor, popular country stars Montgomery Gentry and the genre-leaping bands Pink Martini and Black […]

Escondido Grand Ave Festival

Escondido Grand Ave Festival Downtown Escondido Sundays, May 21 and October 15, 2017 9am–5pm Formally known as the Escondido Street Faire… The Grand Ave Festival is bigger and better than ever! Over 500 vendors, live entertainment, and food from around the world have combined to make the Grand Ave Festival the 2nd largest street fair […]

Daley Ranch Naturalist-Guided Hikes in March

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 […]

My Fair Lady at Welk Resorts San Diego

My Fair Lady at Welk Resorts Theatre JANUARY 6– APRIL 2, 2017 This show is the standard by which all other musicals are measured. Based on GEORGE BERNARD SHAW’S play Pygmalion, with book, music and lyrics by Lerner and Loewe, MY FAIR LADY is gloriously triumphant. The tale of a Cockney flower girl transformed into […]

Queen Califia’s Magical Circle

Queen Califia’s Magical Circle is open to the public weekly, with free entrance, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00am to Noon AND on the 2nd Saturday of each month from 9:00am to 2:00pm, weather permitting. Docents will be on hand for questions on 2nd Saturday dates.  Kids of ALL ages love this park… bring your family, […]

Saturday Series At The Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead

Join us for the Sikes Saturday Series! This is a wonderful and fun educational series for kids and adults, held at the Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead (located at 12655 Sunset Dr., Escondido) adjacent to the park and trails of the San Dieguito River Park. Offered each Saturday beginning January 7th and continuing every Saturday through […]

Escondido Area Tourism Maps

Escondido Area Tourism, 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 annual events and the […]

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 […]