Outdoor Recreation

Small Business Saturday – Shopping Fun in Downtown Escondido

Shop Small Escondido! Shop, Eat, Drink, Play. All day Saturday, November 24th. Support your favorite local spots and find new ones! Small Business Saturday celebrates and helps you discover the unique and surprising small businesses in historic downtown Escondido. Start your day by visiting a Welcome Station to enjoy a special treat and pick up…

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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. HOLIDAY OPEN HOURS: – Normal Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 am to noon, EXCEPT Thanksgiving day (Nov 22),…

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Art In The Garden and the Escondido Grand Ave Festival Street Fair

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The Grand Ave Festival takes place in historic downtown Escondido on Grand Ave from Center City Parkway to Ivy. Shop from hundreds of vendors for unique hand-crafted gifts, imports and local art. Enjoy international cuisine and local entertainment. Fun rides, games, entertainment, food, art, and shopping for everyone. Bring your Christmas list to get some…

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Walkabout Australia Opens At San Diego Zoo Safari Park

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Are you ready for the new Walkabout Australia adventure at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park? Check out all of the animals and fun things to do and plan your Walkabout! This new Safari Exhibit opens Friday, May 25th. Experience the New Age of Safari! Envision yourself following a backcountry road shaded by eucalyptus trees,…

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Cruisin’ Grand Escondido Every Friday Night!

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Cruisin’ Grand’s 2018 Season: Celebrating its 19th Year as the region’s premier weekly classic car cruise. Fridays, April 6 to September 28, 2018 Vintage Auto Show, Cruisin’ Grand Escondido™ runs every Friday night downtown on Grand Avenue from April 6th to September 28th from 5-9pm all along Grand Avenue in historic downtown Escondido. One of…

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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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Daley Ranch Naturalist-Guided Hikes in May

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Escondido’s beautiful Daley Ranch offers some of the best hiking opportunities in San Diego County. With trails for beginning, intermediate, and advanced hikers, exploring Daley Ranch on foot is family-friendly, and a great way to get some exercise and experience the natural beauty of Southern California. Daley Ranch is located in the northeastern portion of…

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Annual Grand Ave Festival Street Faire

Escondido Grand Ave Festival Downtown Escondido Sunday, May 20 9:00am–5:00pm For vendor/booth info, click here. The Grand Ave Festival, Escondido, takes place in our historic downtown on Grand Ave from Centre City Parkway to Juniper. Shop from hundreds of vendors for unique hand-crafted gifts and imports. Enjoy international cuisine and local entertainment. This awesome street…

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Mother’s Day Home Tour in the Old Escondido Historic District

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Join the fun on Mothers Day, Sunday, May 13, 2018, 11am – 4pm, for the 21st Annual Home Tour in Escondido! Tour the interiors and gardens of five historic homes and enjoy refreshments in a lovely patio area. Thousands have enjoyed our Home Tours in the past, many returning year after year. If you haven’t…

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