Grand Avenue Festival
May 15, 2016
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

The Grand Avenue Festival, formerly known as the Escondido Street Faire, is held during the months of May and October on Grand Avenue between Centre City Parkway and Ivy Street. With over 500 booths and a wide variety of food and family entertainment, the Festival draws a large crowd of over 50,000!  The festival includes live entertainment, arts and crafts, rides for kids, 24-foot climbing wall, scavenger hunt, bounce house El Caballo performances, delicious international foods and much more. 

In addition, Celebrity Landscape Professional and Green Industry expert Ahmed Hassan will be at the festival.  Since 2007, Ahmed has appeared on DIY Network and HGTV in Landscape Smart, Yard Crashers and Turf War.  Ahmed will be presenting in the gazebo in Heritage Garden on Grand Avenue and Juniper Street. Presentations on gardening, solar, residential landscaping and utility landscaping will be occurring through the day.

For more information about the festival, please contact the Escondido Chamber of Commerce at 760-745-2125 or visit