Daley Ranch Naturalist-Guided Hikes in January

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 […]

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 […]

Queen Califia’s Magical Circle in Kit Carson Park

Weather Alert! Rain is forecast for Tuesday, January 9th. During and after rain or heavy fog, the sculpture garden will be closed, due to safety issues, usually 24-48 hours after a rain event, while it dries. Queen Califia’s Magical Circle is open to the public weekly, with free entrance, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00am to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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! […]