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Annual Events

Grape Day Festival - Free fun for the family every September, Grape Day Park.


Adobe Home Tour - Homes in the Escondido area built with adobe blocks are opened to the public in the spring.  For more information, click here.

American Heritage Car Show   Some of the best classic and vintage cars from the Western United States assemble on the green at Grape Day Park. Postponed indefinitely.

Movies in the Park.  Enjoy a free family-appropriate movie on the lawn at Grape Day Park.  Refreshments available to purchase or bring your own.  Normally, held every summer, movies start at dusk.

Current Exhibits

  • Railroad Depot Office, Waiting Room, and Freight Room with extensive displays of Escondido history in the Santa Fe Depot open Saturdays 1:00 - 4:00 pm

  • H-O model train in Pullman Train Car -1-4:00 pam

  • Blacksmithing and Wheelwright activity in the Bandy Blacksmith Shop on Tuesdays and Saturdays 

  • Trains, Planes, and Automobiles; Cassou Family; and photo displays in Research Center/Office that was once Escondido's first library.

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