Escondido Area Tourism Maps

Escondido Area Tourism, Arts, Museums, Theatre, Restaurants, 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 […]

Kiss Of The Spider Woman At Welk Theatre

The Welk Theatre is excited to present the Tony award winning musical KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN opening on Sept 1, 2017. It revamps a harrowing tale of persecution into a dazzling spectacle that juxtaposes gritty realities with liberating fantasies. Cellmates in a Latin American prison, Valentin is a tough revolutionary undergoing torture and Molina […]

Confiscated Tiger Cub 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 […]

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 […]

2nd Saturday Escondido Arts and Culture Experience

Welcome to Escondido’s 2nd Saturday Arts & Culture Experiences… a uniquely creative collaboration comprised of many different events. Bring the kids, enjoy a date night, or a friends afternoon out… there’s something for everyone! This fantastic collection of diverse cultural experiences still includes the wondrously eclectic art galleries of Escondido’s historic downtown and has grown […]

Distinction Gallery Presents Gabe Leonard – Grit

Distinction Gallery is proud to present long time-represented artist Gabe Leonard and his solo show “Grit”. This exhibition will run October 14-November 4. The opening reception with Gabe Leonard, live music, ArtHatch open studios, Stone Brewing Beer, and BK Cellars wine will be on Saturday October 14, from 6-10pm. The exhibition will include oil paintings, oil […]

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 […]

Escondido Public Library September Events

Escondido Public Library Kids, teens and adults are welcome to join the fun and learn at the Escondido Public Library! Here’s a list of this month’s free events. Check out the full website for more information. Escondido Public Library 760-839-4684, Free library.escondido.org – more programs online!   ALL AGES: Half-Price Sale in the Friends Book […]

Escondido Tamale Festival Is Back!

The Escondido Tamale Festival is back for its third year on Saturday, November 11, 2017! The Escondido Downtown Business Association is proud to announce that the Escondido Tamale Festival will be held following the Annual Veterans Day Ceremony in Grape Day Park. The Veterans Day ceremony will be begin Saturday, November 11 at 10:00 am […]

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 […]