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 […]

Shop Small At Businesses In Escondido On November 25th

Shop Small on Saturday, November 25th and enjoy a relaxed, fun shopping experience! Celebrate community with the small businesses that make it special. Escondido’s downtown merchants, restaurants, theatres, art galleries and museums are coming together to help you explore our neighborhood and discover Escondido’s hidden treasures. Find creative and unique gifts while strolling around the […]

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 […]

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! […]

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 […]

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. […]

Summer Safari At The Safari Park June 24 Through August 13

The San Diego Zoo Safari Park’s Summer Safari is an extravaganza of dance, music, acrobatics, and more. Summer Safari presented by your San Diego County Toyota Dealers arrives at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park on June 24th offering an extravaganza of drumming, acrobatics, dancing and more. You will be immersed in world-themed festivities and […]