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 […]

Community in Unity Holiday Celebration Party

Community in Unity Holiday Celebration Party Celebrate the Season Thursday, December 7, 2017 5:31pm – 8pm Escondido City Hall Rotunda The Escondido Chamber of Commerce presents the 7th Annual Holiday Celebration Escondido’s Premier Seasonal Event officially launches the 2017 Holidays. Community in Unity Holiday Celebration Party takes place under the magnificent Escondido City Hall Dome […]

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 […]

Bill Murray New Worlds Concert at the California Center for the Arts

New Worlds is a project that showcases the core of American values in literature and music. Noted actor Bill Murray teams up with distinguished German cellist Jan Vogler, alongside violinist Mira Wang and pianist Vanessa Perez, to present a spirited evening of music and literature. In this rare live appearance, Murray – as both singer […]

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 […]

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, […]

WINE-AID: A Wine & Food Tasting Event Benefitting Sonoma County

Join us on Sunday, November 12th, 2017 at Bernardo Winery for WINE AID 2017, a fantastic wine & food tasting event in support of winery workers and their families displaced from their homes by the devastating fires in Sonoma County. 100% of the funds generated from this event are being directed to assist in the recovery efforts […]

BBQ & Blues Event At The North County Food Bank

Join the fun and great music for a great cause at the North County Food Bank’s BBQ & Blues Event on Sunday, October 29th from 1:30 to 4:30pm! Come learn about the North County Food Bank’s mission while enjoying fantastic BBQ, delicious craft beers donated by Stone Brewing, wine from Forgotten Barrel, wonderful desserts generously […]

Scare Away Hunger Peanut Butter Drive for the North County Food Bank

Join Visit Escondido and Burger Bench and Scare Away Hunger with Peanut Butter Donations for the North County Food Bank during the month of October! The Food Bank is seeking donations of peanut butter because it is an excellent source of protein for kids in need… and they love it! Drop off your peanut butter […]

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! […]