Saturday Series At The Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead

Join us for the Sikes Saturday Series! This is a wonderful and fun educational series for kids and adults, held at the Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead (located at 12655 Sunset Dr., Escondido) adjacent to the park and trails of the San Dieguito River Park. Offered each Saturday beginning January 7th and continuing every Saturday through […]

Queen Califia’s Magical Circle

Queen Califia’s Magical Circle is open to the public weekly, with free entrance, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9am to Noon AND on the 2nd Saturday of each month, also from 9am to noon, weather permitting. Docents will be on hand for questions on 2nd Saturday dates.  Kids of ALL ages love this park… bring your […]

Daley Ranch Naturalist-Guided Hikes in February

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 […]

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 Area Tourism Maps

Escondido Area Tourism, 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 annual events and the […]

Erin & Matthew’s Wedding Thank You To Escondido

Visit Escondido is thrilled to assist Erin and Matthew in sharing their gratitude and love to everyone who made their special wedding week a wonderful success! We want to thank Erin, as well, for coming into our Visitors Center several times over the year, as a local resident, with her Mom, to learn about what […]

Escondido Christmas Parade and Holiday Festivals

Enjoy a full day of Holiday Fun! 66th Annual Escondido Jaycees Christmas Parade – “Christmas on Route 66” Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 9:30am Escondido High School and will continue south on Broadway to Grape Day Park Christmas on Maple Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 10am – 3pm A Multicultural Holiday Festival Saturday, December 10, […]

Community in Unity Holiday Celebration Party

Community in Unity Holiday Celebration Party Celebrate the Season Thursday, December 1, 2016 5:31pm – 8pm Escondido City Hall Rotunda The Escondido Chamber of Commerce presents the 6th Annual Holiday Celebration Escondido’s Premier Seasonal Event officially launches the 2016 Holidays. Community in Unity Holiday Celebration Party takes place under the magnificent Escondido City Hall Dome […]

Annual Dixon Lake Trout Derby

38th Annual Dixon Lake Trout Derby December 2 – 4, 2016 Friday – Sunday 6:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Bring the entire family to Dixon Lake for the annual Trout Derby—a fun-filled event that offers anglers of all ages many ways to win great prizes. Every year, Dixon Lake celebrates the anniversary of this event […]

Holiday Tree Lighting and Winter Wonderland Festival at the Center

Saturday, December 3, from 3 – 8pm 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 course, Santa Claus himself, but there will […]