Attractions

Escondido 2nd Saturday Arts and Culture Experiences & MAGEC

Welcome to Escondido’s 2nd Saturday Arts & Culture Experiences… a uniquely creative experience comprised of many different events includes the wondrously eclectic art galleries of Escondido’s historic downtown and as well as interactive arts, theatre, museums and historical and educational experiences all around the area… and all throughout the day. Bring the kids, enjoy a…

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Summer Safari at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

San Diego Zoo Safari Park presents Summer Safari! May 25 – September 1 – Open Daily Summer brings later hours and more fun… Monday through Friday 9am to 6pm.  On Saturdays and Sundays in June and July, you can stay until 7 p.m. for evening safari adventures and watching wonderful wildlife. For more info on…

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Cruisin’ Grand™ Escondido Every Friday Night!

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Cruisin’ Grand™ Escondido’s 2019 season will celebrate its 20th Year as the region’s premier weekly classic car cruise. Every Friday night starting April 5th through September 27th, join the fun at the “Largest Weekly Car Cruise West of the Mississippi.” Vintage Auto Show, Cruisin’ Grand™ Escondido runs every Friday night downtown on Grand Avenue from…

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Queen Califia’s Magical Circle in Kit Carson Park

Queen Califia’s Magical Circle is open to the public weekly, with free entrance. Kids of ALL ages love this park… bring your family, friends, imaginations and cameras! Docents will be on hand for questions on 2nd Saturday dates. *Weather permitting. Queen Califia’s Magical Circle is the only American sculpture garden and the last major international…

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About Town Magazine – Features Hidden Treasure: Day Trip In Escondido

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Escondido offers numerous ways to pass the day BY BRIANNE BROWN | PHOTOS BY Katherine Zimmer SPANISH FOR “HIDDEN,” the city of Escondido is slowly emerging from its hiding spot. The North County inland community is easily accessible from both the I-15 and Highway 78, and a day there could take you anywhere from Lake…

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A Day in Escondido by Edible San Diego Magazine

Yay! Check us out in the March/April 2017 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…

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Annual Kiwanis Dixon Lake Trout Derby

22nd Annual Hidden Valley Kiwanis Foundation Charity Trout Derby is April 27 and 28, 2019! Hidden Valley Kiwanis of Escondido is hosting their annual Charity Trout Derby! There will be prizes for adults and juniors, with additional prizes for anglers that bring in any of the 15 tagged fish. The City will be stocking Dixon…

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MAGEC in the Park at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido

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MAGEC | Museums & Arts Growing Escondido Culture proudly presents MAGEC in the Park Youth Art Competition and Family Festival Friday, June 7, 2019 from 5 – 7:00pm  at the Center for the Arts, Escondido (Between the Museum and Great Green) Followed by the Patio Playhouse – Plays in the Park Preview Show around 8pm…

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Butterfly Jungle at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

In this much-anticipated annual celebration, you can walk through a greenhouse filled with thousands of butterflies of all colors and sizes.  the winged wonders perching on you! Enjoy taking amazing photos and “putting a face to a name” using the butterfly identification guides provided. Don’t let this magical moment flutter by without you! There will…

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