Mingei International Museum - Escondido
North County Branch of San Diego's famous Mingei Museum collection.
Through the universal language of line, form and color, mingei speaks eloquently of the similarities and distinctions of individuals and cultures.
California Center for the Arts - Escondido
340 North Escondido Blvd, Escondido, CA 92025; 800-988-4253;
Museum Open: 10AM-5PM Tues-Sat / Noon-5PM Sun;
Free Performance - 1st Wedz of each month 4PM and 7PM;
In the California Center for the Arts, Escondido Museum, patrons can experience original and inspiring exhibitions in one of the
premier visual arts venues in San Diego County. Since its inception, the Museum’s mission has
focused on presenting and collecting the work of local American and Mexican artists.
The Museum has three main galleries, 1,538-seat concert hall and 408-seat theater and an outdoor sculpture court.
Includes a museum and civic center banquet facilities.
Escondido Childrens Museum
- includes weather station, children's garden, indian adobe ramada, and discovery center.
Grape Day Park
- Founded in 1908 as Escondido's oldest park - a registered landmark and home to a turn-of-the-century working barn, Santa Fe Railroad depot,
horseshoe pits, swimming pool, public art, blacksmith shop, and other historic buildings, museums, and monuments.
Downtown Escondido Shops & Art Galleries
Visitors can find unique treasures, home decor and gift ideas along Escondido's Grand Avenue.
/Architectural Relics - Antique gifts and decor
Hidden Valley Antique Emporium -
Archives of Escondido - Art Gallery
Art for Everyone - Featuring original paintings, limited edition Giclees on canvas, statuary, prints and posters.
Beadmakers of North County -
Bill Kasper Glassworks -
Cheryl Tall Studio - Contemporary Ceramic Sculpture and Mixed Media Paintings
Mad Wolf Studio - Artwork
Distinction - Gallery and Artist Studio
Escondido Arts Partnership - Municipal Arts Gallery
Downtown Escondido Restaurants
A variety of dining experiences:
/150 Grand Cafe - contemporary American cuisine showcases local produce, fresh fish, quality meats and creative use of menu ingredients.
La Tapatia - Mexican Cafe
Vincents Sirinos -
Sand Crab Cafe - Seafood Specialties
Asia Vous Restaurant - Oriental
R O'Sullivans - Irish Pub and Steakhouse
Jolt N' Joes - Sports Grill and Billiard Gallery - upscale dining in Joe’s Grill at lunch, dinner and after-hours.
Samurai Sam's Teriyaki Grill - Escondido Promenade Mall
- offers dine-in, carry-out and catering for San Diego best Teriyaki Food.
Uno Chicago Grill
Cruisin Grand - Escondido Summer Friday Nights
Grand Ave, Escondido CA;
Friday Nights: April - September
Big gearhead event that draws visitors from all San Diego County for evening of admiring
customized hot rods, dining at local restaurants and listening to great music.
Includes a wide variety of cars, trucks, and motorcycles - both antiques and modern.
Escondido Downtown Street Faire [May/Oct]
3rd Sunday in both May and October;
Location: historic Grand Avenue in downtown Escondido;
Over 600 vendors, live entertainment, and food from around the world have combined to make the Escondido Downtown Street Faire a family tradition since 1989.
Escondido Fall Renassaince Faire Nov 7-8, 2009
- The age of chivalry will be recreated among the wonders of nature in this idyllic setting.
Visitors will dine on a variety of foods and partake of tasty ales and fine wines as they spend a leisurely day amongst the oak shrouded Felicita Park.
Regal Edwards Theater Group
Regal Escondido Stadium 16 - 350 W Valley Parkway
Old California Restaurant Row - San Marcos Blvd
There is a big string of dining adventures in the heart of San Marcos near the big Regal Edwards Cinema.
Escondido Sports Center
Arena Soccer / Roller Hockey / Skate Park
Soccer Arenas - state-of-the-art with Astroturf, professional dasherboards, player and penalty boxes, scoreboard, elevated grandstands, and stadium lighting.
Hockey Arenas - competitive hockey on two official-sized arenas with professional dasherboards, Plexiglass, player and penalty boxes, scoreboard, elevated grandstands.
Skate Park - 22,000 s.f. of a unique design is open daily with night lighting.
3315 Bear Valley Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92025; (760) 839-5425;
This 5-acre sports facility, including stadium lighting for night events,
has something for everyone. Year-round league and tournament play.
555 North Tulip Street, Escondido, CA 92025; 760-489-5550;
Youth and Adult hockey leagues, figure skating, skating instruction, aquatics and fitness center.
Escondido Figure Skating Club
- preparing the next generation of champion figure skaters.
Golden Door Fitness Resort
777 Deer Springs Rd, San Marcos, CA; 760-744-5777;
A unique Southern California destination spa vacation intensely focused on your well-being.
Wellness center, spa resort and vacation recreat center.
San Dieguito River Park
Future parkland property rich in habitat, cultural recreational and scenic values
as well as a future route for a Coast-to-Crest Trail.
Castle Creek Country Club
Founded in 1948 as the Circle R Country Club, this facility embraces
beautiful rolling green hills and the temperate climate and sunshine of the North County.
It has tradition as home of the scenic Castle Creek Golf Course, a PGA approved, 18-hole championship golf course.
Tour of California Bicycle Race
3rd Week of February - Statewide 8 stage race
This 9-day rolling festival is becoming one of California's largest sporting events.
It is an international world-class cycling road race featuring over 100 elite athletes and teams from around the world competing for
the highest prize purse in the world. This annual event was first launch in 2006 and expanded in 2009.
The race course now showcases 800 miles of scenic California highways.
Palomar Medical Center
Palomar Pomerado Health, which includes 319-bed Palomar Medical Center in Escondido and 107-bed Pomerado Hospital in Poway.
This facility a full spectrum of health services, birth centers, rehabilitation and long-term care centers, plus home health care and hospice services.
Cal State San Marcos - CSUSM
Modern campus of the California State University system. Major fields of study include
the Arts & Sciences, Business Administrations, Education and American Language and Culture.
Palomar College - San Marcos CA
North County's biggest junior college provides convenient and innovative learning environments
and courses at many locations including the main campus in San Marcus, the Escondido Center
and seven other sites. Courses are offered in many unique ways including telecourses, learning communities,
self-paced and online courses.