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 […]

Rescued Tiger Cubs 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 […]

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 […]

Dine Out Escondido! Restaurant Week – January 28 – February 3, 2018

Dine Out Escondido! Restaurant Week is happening January 28 – February 3,  2018 at over thirty fantastic restaurants in historic downtown and all around town! San Diego Restaurant Week is the week prior, so this gives you a great opportunity to extend your dining experiences locally and help give to the North County Food Bank’s […]

Escondido Wine & Craft Beer Map

You can indulge in the best of both worlds in Escondido with the NEW Escondido Winery & Craft Brewery Map! Our regional wineries offer diverse tasting adventures from urban winery/tasting rooms to hilltop terraces with spectacular views and fresh brick-oven pizza. Enjoy the casual opportunity to meet the vintners and learn about their award-winning wines […]

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 […]

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, […]

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! […]

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 […]