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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Queen Califia’s Magical Circle

Queen Califia’s Magical Circle is open to the public weekly, with free entrance, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00am to Noon AND on the 2nd Saturday of each month from 9:00am to 2:00pm, weather permitting. Kids of ALL ages love this park… bring your family, friends, imaginations and cameras! Docents will be on hand for questions […]

Cruisin’ Grand Escondido Every Friday Night!

This Friday, September 8th, is Fire Truck/Hero Night at Cruisin’ Grand Escondido! From 5 – 9 p.m. enjoy vintage fire and police vehicles, take a ride on one of our Escondido Fire Department’s engines, and watch a first responder vehicle parade at 7 p.m. In remembrance of 9/11, a piece of steel recovered from the […]

Daley Ranch Naturalist-Guided Hikes in September

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 […]

Night Fishing Season is Open at Dixon Lake

Night Fishing Season at Dixon Lake runs this year from Thursday, July 13 to Friday, September 1! Bring your families to enjoy the cool night breezes and great fishing on Thursday and Friday nights. The lake shoreline will be open for fishing from 5pm to 11:45pm. Picnic areas will close at 8:00 p.m. Night fishing is here […]

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. […]

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 […]