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 […]

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 Tamale Festival Is Back!

The Escondido Tamale Festival will be 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 […]

Escondido Wine & Craft Beer Map

You can indulge in the best of both worlds in Escondido with the NEW Escondido Winery & Craft Brewery Map! Our regional wineries offer diverse tasting adventures from urban winery/tasting rooms to hilltop terraces with spectacular views and fresh brick-oven pizza. Enjoy the casual opportunity to meet the vintners and learn about their award-winning wines […]

A Day in Escondido by Edible San Diego Magazine

Yay! Check us out in the March/April issue of Edible San Diego! Their new “Day Tripper” kicks off with a feature on many of the great things to do here in Escondido. Enjoy their look at the “…unique history and cultural elements worthy of exploration…” in Escondido. About the Magazine Edible San Diego tells the […]

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 […]

Sip The City – Urban Wineries Event In Maple Street Plaza

The Sip the City Finale event on June 10th at The Maple Street Plaza in Escondido’s historic downtown is the perfect way to wine down Urban Wine Week’s week of tastings, pairings, and winery events. Join us in this beautiful courtyard with over a dozen urban wineries to taste, local winemakers to meet, delicious food, […]

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’s Great Green Join 20,000 patriotic festival-goers for Escondido’s 54th Annual Independence Day Festival & Fireworks!  This free community event features rockin’ live music by the Crown City Bombers, Brogue Wave, and Todo Mundo, fabulous food vendors, […]