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Escondido Grand Ave Festival and Art in the Garden

The Grand Ave Festival is one of the biggest street fairs in Southern California, with over 500 vendors, and has been happening since 1989, bringing unique crafts and imports, fine international cuisine and family entertainment to Historic Downtown Escondido's Grand Avenue.

Every 3rd Sunday in May and October...come out and enjoy the fun, food, music, games, activities and shopping! The Festival runs all day, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. covering Grand Avenue from Centre City Parkway to Juniper Street.

Art in the Garden, presented by MAGEC, is an art show with many talented local and SoCal artists located in Heritage Garden on the East end of the Grand Ave Street Festival in Escondido… at the corner of Grand Ave and Juniper St. Meet and shop directly from the artists! Spend time strolling the Garden and listening to great music!

Neighborhood: North Inland

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235 E Grand Avenue
Escondido, CA 92025

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Oct 20, 2019

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