The Escondido History Center has operated a museum in Grape Day Park since 1976. Their museum includes the city's first public library, Santa Fe Depot, a Victorian country home, barn, railroad car with model train and a recreation of the Bandy Blacksmith Shop. Museum hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 1pm-4pm and their office from 10am-4pm Tuesday through Saturday.
Located across the street from the park, the Children's Museum recently moved into a new, expanded site . Their original, interactive exhibits will captive the child in your life. Check their website for current hours and programs.
The Arts Center is located on the eastern side of the park. The world class facilty includes two concert halls and a conference center. Visit their website for their performing arts schedules.
City Hall is on the southern edge of the park. Limited parking is available in the roundabout accessible from Broadway, or use the Woodward street parking lot and walk across the park. Recreational classes and pool hours available on their website.
The Escondido Arts Partnership is the city's art agency. Visit their gallery on the corner of Grand at Juniper for wonderful exhibits in a variety of mediums.
The eDBA spearheads revitalization efforts of our charming downtown, including organizing special events.
This website was originally built by Cal Poly Pomona students working together with the community to reimagine what Escondido Creek is, and can be. It is now maintained by a local grass roots committee working to fulfill an amazing vision and the Creek as a strong community asset.
California Center for the Arts, Escondido
Downtown Business Association of Escondido
Escondido Arts Partnership
San Diego Children's Discovery Museum