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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

San Diego’s A-List – Vote For Your Escondido Favorites!

Voting is open until July 23rd and you can vote as many times as you like! Vote every day and help our local Escondido businesses win big. Here’s a list with links to make it easy to vote! (Check back often as we add more nominees) Museums/Arts: Roynon Museum of Earth Science and Paleontology Escondido […]

The Music Man At Welk Resorts Theatre Through July 30

By far, one of the most beloved musicals of all time! The MUSIC MAN is family entertainment at its best. Fast-talking traveling salesman Harold Hill cons the people of River City, Iowa, into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys’ band that he vows to organize – this, despite the fact that he doesn’t know […]

How To Succeed In Business Opens In Kit Carson Park

Patio Playhouse Presents “How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying” in the Kit Carson Park Amphitheater Big business means big laughs in this delightfully clever lampoon of life on the corporate ladder. A tune-filled comic gem that took Broadway by storm, winning both the Tony Award for Best Musical and a Pulitzer Prize, “How […]

Cowboys & Vaqueros: Exhibit At The Center

Cowboys & Vaqueros: Legends of the American West Exhibit and Special Events: Saturday, January 14 through Sunday, February 26 at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido Take a trip to the Wild West in this collection of grand paintings of nostalgic vistas of the American West and ornately decorated equestrian bits, spurs, and bridles. […]

Mike Bell’s “Of Gals & Monsters” at Distinction Gallery

Distinction Gallery is pleased to present a solo exhibit by painter, Mike Bell, entitled “Of Gals & Monsters”. Exhibit runs from December 10 to January 7. Born and raised at the Jersey Shore – Mike Bell’s art blends an aura of nostalgia and humor, combined with vivid color and a combination of influences. Japanese cartoons, […]

4 Amazing Shows At The Center In February

Enjoy February at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido! These diverse and wonderful shows have limited seating still available. Enjoy a night out… dinner in historic downtown Escondido and a some great live entertainment – cheers!   Black Violin: Hip-Hop Meets Classical Violin,  Thursday, 2/2 Pablo Sáinz Villegas: Soul of the Spanish Guitar, Saturday, […]

Jon Jaylo and Contemporary Encaustics at the Center Museum

Two incredible art exhibits are opening Friday, September 23rd at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido. Jon Jaylo: All These Answers That May Never Come Our Way will run in conjunction with the Heated Exchange: Contemporary Encaustics exhibition. Please visit artcenter.org for tickets and information. Guests may also pay at the door. Jon Jaylo: […]