The Grand Ave Festival, Escondido, takes place in our historic downtown on Grand Ave from Centre City Parkway to Juniper. Shop from hundreds of vendors for unique handcrafted gifts and imports. Enjoy international cuisine and local entertainment. This awesome street fair has been happening since 1989… bringing unique crafts and imports, fine international cuisine, live music, dance 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 9am to 5pm covering Grand Avenue from Centre City Parkway to Juniper Street.