Escondido Tamale Festival Is Back!

The Escondido Tamale Festival is back for its third year on Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 11am to 5pm! The Escondido Downtown Business Association is proud to announce that the Escondido Tamale Festival will be held just following the Annual Veterans Day Ceremony in Grape Day Park. The Veterans Day ceremony will be begin Saturday, […]

BBQ & Blues Event At The North County Food Bank

Join the fun and great music for a great cause at the North County Food Bank’s BBQ & Blues Event on Sunday, October 29th from 1:30 to 4:30pm! Come learn about the North County Food Bank’s mission while enjoying fantastic BBQ, delicious craft beers donated by Stone Brewing, wine from Forgotten Barrel, wonderful desserts generously […]

Scare Away Hunger Peanut Butter Drive for the North County Food Bank

Join Visit Escondido and Burger Bench and Scare Away Hunger with Peanut Butter Donations for the North County Food Bank during the month of October! The Food Bank is seeking donations of peanut butter because it is an excellent source of protein for kids in need… and they love it! Drop off your peanut butter […]

Kids FREE Fun In October!

Enjoy Kids FREE In October at many of Escondido’s major attractions, see below for info! San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum San Diego Archaeological Center Center Museum at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido Escondido History Center – kids are always free! Clue Avenue Escape Room! Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead – kids are always free! […]

Distinction Gallery Presents Gabe Leonard – Grit

Distinction Gallery is proud to present long time-represented artist Gabe Leonard and his solo show “Grit”. This exhibition will run October 14-November 4. The opening reception with Gabe Leonard, live music, ArtHatch open studios, Stone Brewing Beer, and BK Cellars wine will be on Saturday October 14, from 6-10pm. The exhibition will include oil paintings, oil […]

Kiss Of The Spider Woman At Welk Theatre

The Welk Theatre is excited to present the Tony award winning musical KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN opening on Sept 1, 2017. It revamps a harrowing tale of persecution into a dazzling spectacle that juxtaposes gritty realities with liberating fantasies. Cellmates in a Latin American prison, Valentin is a tough revolutionary undergoing torture and Molina […]

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 […]

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. […]