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We post over 1500 events per year - yes, just in Escondido! Featuring visual and performing arts, museums, winery and brewery events, live music and theatre, family-friendly fun, and over 30 Annual Events each year.
- San Diego Zoo Safari Park
- 15500 San Pasqual Valley Road, Escondido, CA
- Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens
- 1999 Citracado Parkway, Escondido, CA
- 3 drink tokens good for draft beer & select wines
- Tasty bites & desserts
- 80s lounge with retro arcade games
- Photo ops & live art wall
- Commemorative glass & midnight toast
- Live music by Rock of Ages and DJ pumping out 80s hits
- Party favors
- Sloppy Joe Sliders
- Pigs in a Blanket
- Bagel Bites
- Mushroom Vol Au Vent
- Blackened Cajun Shrimp Skewer
- Potato Skins
- Sweet and Sour Meatballs
- Buffalo Wings
- Spinach Artichoke Dip in Bread Bowls
- Seven Layer Dip
- Meatloaf Bites w/Mashed Potatoes and Gravy
- Pop Tart Station with assorted toppings
- Churros with Chocolate and Caramel Dipping Sauces
- Portocade 80s video games lounge
- Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure viewing in the Mezzanine
- Winged-Gargoyle photo opps
- Resolution Tree Live Art Wall
69th Annual Escondido Jaycees Christmas Parade The Escondido Jaycees Christmas Parade is always on the 2nd Saturday in December. This year’s parade will be on Saturday, December
The Escondido Jaycees Christmas Parade is always on the 2nd Saturday in December. This year’s parade will be on Saturday, December 14, 2019.
THE PARADE ROUTE
The parade starts at Escondido High School and proceeds south on Broadway down to Grape Day Park. Click here for a Google map of the Parade route.
The Judges are located in front of Broadway Baptist Church (1135 N Broadway). While entries will be performing their best at this location, you will not be able to hear any announcing due to TV filming.
Announcing Stages are located at Mission & Broadway and Washington & Broadway.
Please be aware that Broadway and many of the streets surrounding the parade route area will be closed at 8:00 a.m. SHARP. Please use alternate routes whenever available and allow extra travel time.
(Saturday) 9:30 am - 11:00 am
The Escondido Christmas Parade is that morning and we will have the Trophy awards ceremony around 1pm right on our stage at Grape Day Park, which
Escondido Holiday Festival
11am-4:00pm Grape Day Park
This holiday season, the Safari Park is transforming into a dazzling winter wonderland! From 4 to 8 p.m. on weekends and select days, guests will enjoy a dynamic light show set
This holiday season, the Safari Park is transforming into a dazzling winter wonderland!
From 4 to 8 p.m. on weekends and select days, guests will enjoy a dynamic light show set to music, festive tunes by talented a capella vocalists, an interactive dance party, bubble-play and more. Santa and Mrs. Clause will be welcoming young friends through December 23, and have some special fun in store. Bring your appetite for holiday food specials among a twinkling, joyous atmosphere and celebrate the season with us.
Dates: November 29 – December 1; December 7 – 8, 14 – 15, 20 – 23, and 26 – January 5.
(Friday) 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
The calendar may be turning over to a new decade, but we feel like turning it back… to the 80s. Come relive the music and vibes of one of the
The calendar may be turning over to a new decade, but we feel like turning it back… to the 80s. Come relive the music and vibes of one of the most colorful and unique decades, with the added bonus of all the excellent craft beer that wasn’t available back then. So dust off your shoulder pads, grab your extra-hold hair spray, and join us to close out 2019 on a high note!
Your $99 ticket includes:
Designated Driver tickets: $79
Rock of Ages plays from 8pm-10:30pm
Rock Of Ages was born in 2016, the members all fans of the 80s – a decade full of funky dance grooves, rockin’ choruses and face melting guitar solos. Ranging from new wave and pop hits to rockin hair metal classics, the band brings to life this unforgettable decade with a fresh sound and an energy packed performance. Come ready to sing, dance and travel back in time with Rock Of Ages.
We’ll be serving up Stone-style takes on 80s comfort food classics we all know and love!
MORE FUN ENTERTAINMENT
THIS EVENT IS 21 AND OVER ONLY, INCLUDING DESIGNATED DRIVERS. Tickets are non-refundable.
We hate turning folks away for not having a valid ID. Don’t be that person. BRING YOUR ID!
December 31 (Tuesday) 8:00 pm - January 1 (Wednesday) 1:00 am