EcoVivarium – Closed for Temporary Repairs

Temporary Closure May 29, 2017 – June 6, 2017 EcoVivarium Living Museum will be closed for repairs (due to recent rains) and interior completion of the museum enclosures from May 29th through June 6th.  At the advice of our veterinarian, we are making this a week long closure to insure all vapors from the repairs […]

Cruisin’ Grand Escondido Every Friday Night!

2017 Season: Celebrating its 18th Year as the region’s premier weekly Download the weekly car club schedule here. Vintage Auto Show, Cruisin’ Grand Escondido™ runs every Friday night downtown on Grand Avenue from March 31st to September 29th from 5-9pm all along Grand Avenue in historic downtown Escondido. One of the greatest ongoing traditions in […]

Movies in Grape Day Park: June 24 – August 5

Movies in Grape Day Park are back for another summer of fun! Bring your family to the 10th season of Movies in the Park and watch a great movie on an inflatable 40’ screen. Activities start at 7pm, movie airs at dusk. Bring low backed chairs or blanket, sweater and cash for the snack bar. […]

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 eclectic art galleries of Escondido’s historic downtown and has grown to […]

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. Docents will be on hand for questions on 2nd Saturday dates.  Kids of ALL ages love this park… bring your family, […]

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 […]

Get A Sneak Peek To Your Escondido Adventures

This awesome companion video guide to the Visit Escondido tourism map was created by the 5th grade students at Quantum Academy @ the Nicolaysen Center. As part of their unit on exploration and learning about their local area, these creative students decided to visit locations on the tourism map that they’ve never been to before. […]

Keys Creek Lavender Farm Bloom Season Is Open

A seasonal update from Keys Creek Lavender Farm… Dear Lavender Lovers, Our bloom season is here! On May 3rd, 2017 we will officially open our gates to all of you lavender lovers.  Come wander our fields or take a mindful journey through our Crystal Labyrinth. Our hours of operations: Upper Fields and Labyrinth Wednesday thru […]

54th Annual Independence Day Festival & Fireworks

54th Annual Independence Day Festival & Fireworks Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at 4pm Grape Day Park & The Center Join 20,000 patriotic festival-goers for Escondido’s 53rd Annual Independence Day Festival & Fireworks.  This free community event features rockin’ live music by the Manny Cepeda Orchestra Quartet, Ke’Ahi & Halau Hula O Makalani Na Pilialoha, and the Jonathan […]

Daley Ranch Naturalist-Guided Hikes in May

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 […]