Spend It! In EscondidoWhat are the benefits of buying locally?

  • Taxable purchases made in the City of Escondido contribute to the general fund for city-provided services like police and fire protection, senior services, libraries, street maintenance, street lights and parks.
  • 1% of gross sales generated in the city stays in the city.
  • Discover something new in Escondido’s diverse array of choices -- from major retailers to unique boutiques, supermarkets to the Farmers Market, chain restaurants to chef-owned bistros. 
  • Shopping locally supports local jobs.
  • Shopping locally reduces gas consumption which saves money and benefits the environment.
  • Local businesses invest in the community.