Independence Day Celebration at the Center

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56th Annual Independence Day Festival & Fireworks Tuesday, July 4, 2023 at 5pm Grape Day Park & The Center’s Great Green Join 25,000 patriotic festival-goers for Escondido’s 56th Annual Independence Day Festival & Fireworks.  This free community event features rockin’ live music and a dazzling fireworks display starting at 9:00 pm. You won’t want to…

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For the Love of Chocolate – The Escondido Chocolate Festival

For the Love of Chocolate ESCONDIDO CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL Located in Historic Downtown Escondido Saturday, February 12, 2022 12 – 5 p.m. Bring your sweetheart or just your sweet tooth to beautiful Downtown Escondido to enjoy the “For The Love of Chocolate” Escondido Chocolate Festival. Stroll through Downtown Escondido various designated restaurants, shops and art galleries…

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Annual Fall-Winter Dixon Lake Trout Derby

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The Annual Dixon Lake Trout Derby is on December 6th – 8th. Dixon Lake will be closed to fishing on December 3rd, 4th and 5th in preparation for the fishing derby. Please see the Weekly Fish Report for more information.  Remember that there is a $5 entry fee charged on weekends and holidays. The lake…

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Summer Movies in Grape Day Park Escondido

For family fun this summer, come to Grape Day Park for “Movies in the Park.” Enjoy four beautiful summer evenings in Grape Day Park, while catching outdoor movies that are perfect for the whole family.  The fun begins at 7:00 p.m. with a variety of children’s activities, as well as a snack bar.  Bring a blanket…

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Escondido Street Festival

Escondido Street Festival Downtown Escondido Sunday, May 21, 2023 10 a.m.–6 p.m. This 30-year-old, annual spring street festival is located on Grand Avenue between Escondido Blvd and Juniper Street and brings thousands of people to beautiful historic downtown. In May of 2022, under new ownership by the Escondido Downtown Business Association and with the help…

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