Outdoor Recreation

Grand Ave Festival Street Faire and Art in the Garden

Grand Ave Fest - Art in the Garden Escondido Street Fair

Escondido Grand Ave Festival Downtown Escondido Sunday, October 20, 2019 9:00am–5:00pm For street fair 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.…

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Historic Birth of Southern White Rhino at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Rhino Calf Escondido

San Diego Zoo Global is excited to announce a historic, successful birth of a southern white rhino calf at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park—the conservation organization’s first rhino born following hormone-induced ovulation and artificial insemination. The mother, Victoria, gave birth to a healthy male calf Sunday, July 28, 2019, in the barn at the…

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Hidden City Sounds – Free Summer Concerts at the Center

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Hidden City Sounds Fridays in June, July, August, September 2019 (Includes first Friday in October 2019) Lyric Court, 6 PM- 10 PM Hidden City Sounds is a brand new summer music series will fill the Lyric Court with music every Friday from June 7th to October 4th! Enjoy a different genre of live music each…

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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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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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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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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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