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Visit Escondido - Explore! Experience! Enjoy!

For info on dining, arts, attractions, craft breweries, wineries, & events, go to visitescondido.com.

Utility Bill Payments

Please try our all new utility bill payments system! You may now manage your own automatic payments via bank account debit (ACH) or credit card, schedule owed balances to pay on the date of your choosing, and be notified by email when payments are processed.

Palomar Medical Center

Innovate 78

The 78 Corridor is a hub of innovation.

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Daley Ranch

Daley Ranch

Located in the northeastern portion of the city, Daley Ranch is a 3,038-acre conservation area.

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Dixon Lake

Dixon Lake

Open year-round, Dixon Lake's gates open at 6 a.m. Night fishing is available during summer months.

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Lake Wohlford

Lake Wohlford

Open 7 days a week from mid-December through Labor Day weekend and weekends for the rest of the year.

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City Hall

City Hall

Located at 201 North Broadway, City Hall provides one-stop shopping for most municipal services.

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Recreation Camps


Offers life-enriching recreational programs and activities for people of all ages, from infants to older adults.

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Skate Park

Sports Center

Offers something for everyone – skateboarding, inline skating, bike freestyle, soccer and hockey.

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October 17, 2016

November 5, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Grape Day Park


The Second Annual Escondido Tamale Festival is a celebration of Tamales and all the great Latin foods that have become iconic staples of California's culture.  Last year’s inaugural event far exceeded expectations. This year’s event is expected to draw nearly 10,000 visitors over the course of the day!

Enjoy free admission, great food, craft beer and wine to purchase, entertainment, competitions (including the chihuahua costume contest and fashion show) and celebrity chefs. It is also a look back at the history of the Spanish and Mexican settlers who built the framework for this great state.

 Don’t miss!  This event is presented by the Escondido Downtown Business Association

For more information, visit: http://www.escondidotamalefestival.com 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT There has been a significant increase in the number of filming requests at Dixon Lake and Lake Wohlford thanks to Escondido’s increasing reputation in the film industry as a city that is easy to work with. The most . . . read more

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Water Conservation Update


For more information on Escondido's Water Conservation program, such as FREE landscape classes, click here.


Citizens Water Academy

The San Diego County Water Authority offers this academy to citizens interested in learning more about our region’s water issues, and willing to serve as outreach ambassadors to others upon completion.  For more information, please click here:

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Contact Numbers

Building 760-839-4647
Business License 760-839-4659
City Attorney 760-839-4608
City Clerk 760-839-4617
City Council 760-839-4638
City Hall 760-839-4880
City Manager 760-839-4631
Code Enforcement 760-839-4650
Community Svcs. 760-839-4691
Economic Dev. 760-839-4587
Engineering 760-839-4651
Finance 760-839-4676
Fire 760-839-5400
Graffiti Hotline 760-839-4633
Housing 760-839-4841
Human Resources 760-839-4643
Library 760-839-4684
Neighborhood Svcs. 760-839-4517
Park/Picnic Rentals 760-839-4691
Planning 760-839-4671
Police 760-839-4721
Pothole Hotline 760-839-4349
Public Art Program 760-839-4671
Public Works  760-839-4668
Recreation 760-839-4691
Recycling 760-839-6216
Utilities 760-839-4657
Utility Billing 760-839-4682

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