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, […]

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 […]

NEW 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 […]

Cheetah Cubs – Sisters At The Safari Park

Cheetah Cubs Sisters Being Raised By Caring Keepers At The San Diego Zoo Safari Park On December 8th a crowd gathered outside the window of the Animal Care Center nursery at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in hopes of seeing a pair of female cheetah cubs. The duo was born Nov. 19, 2016 and […]

Circus Vargas at Westfield North County

Circus Vargas embarks on a brand new epic adventure under the big top! Goggles, gears, and gadgets set the stage for 2017’s retro-futuristic production, Steam Cirque, showing March 2nd through the 12th at Westfield North County mall in Escondido! Join us on a journey of fantastic proportions where children of all ages will marvel at […]

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, […]

EcoVivarium Living Museum Is Open!

The EcoVivarium Living Museum is located in downtown Escondido at 136 S. Juniper St. between Grand Avenue and Second Street.  Open Hours: Tuesday – Sundays, 10am to 4:30pm. Annual Passes are available for purchase. Click here to see this great video: NBC 7’s Dagmar Midcap visited the EcoVivarium in Escondidio where unique hands-on interaction with animals is […]

Love to SIP – Valentine’s Day at SIP Wine & Beer

Tuesday, February 14 at 6 – 10 PM Enjoy a quiet evening on Valentine’s Day with our Love to SIP Special which includes: Large charcuterie plate Assortment of desserts Bottle of red or white wine For $60 per couple!

Erin & Matthew’s Wedding Thank You To Escondido

Visit Escondido is thrilled to assist Erin and Matthew in sharing their gratitude and love to everyone who made their special wedding week a wonderful success! We want to thank Erin, as well, for coming into our Visitors Center several times over the year, as a local resident, with her Mom, to learn about what […]