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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 24, 2016

Come and celebrate el Día de los Muertos with art, ballet folklórico and more!  As always, attendees will be able to create altars to remember lost loved ones in a special area created by artist Eloy Tarcisio.  There also will be live music by Cumbia Machin, Mariachi Divinas, and Ritmos del Tiempo.  For children, there will be face painting, arts & crafts, and more.  Food and handmade goods will be available for purchase. The festival begins at 6:00 pm and is free and open to the public.  Altar space will not be available until 6:00 pm, but early arrival is strongly recommended. 

In addition to the free event, the Festival also features two ticketed events:

 México…Vive Su Folklor, a special production by Tierra Caliente Academy of Arts that brings the history of Mexico to life through teatro, ballet folklórico, and live folk music;


Mexrrissey—Mexico Goes Morrissey also joins this year’s festival with a concert in the Center Theater at 7:30pm. Enjoy Morrissey’s most popular songs that have been translated into Spanish and laced with Latin beats. Opening act: Los Hollywood.

For more information, including ticket purchases, please visit http://artcenter.org/event/dia-de-los-muertos-festival

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT On October 27th and 28th Kit Carson Park will host a High School cross country meet with approximately 700 runners from 12 high schools in San Diego County. The first race is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. and the last race is . . . 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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