Christmas at the Park

Nothing says “holiday season” in Escondido quite like Christmas at the Park. Held annually in Grape Day Park, this free community event transforms downtown into a winter wonderland. Hundreds of dazzling light displays illuminate the trees and pathways, creating a magical atmosphere for strolling and snapping festive photos. Kids can visit Santa’s Workshop, write letters to Santa at the North Pole Post Office, and enjoy train rides, crafts, free hot chocolate, and more. Live music and entertainment on two stages add to the festivities. With plenty to see and do over multiple acres, Christmas at the Park is an ideal outing for groups and families. Let Escondido Party Bus Company provide easy transportation directly to Grape Day Park for the start of your evening.

Address: 321 N Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025

Phone: (760) 839-4691

Dickens Fair at the Welk Resort

Step back in time to a Victorian Christmas at the Welk Resort’s annual Dickens Fair. Wander the streets of “Christmas Village” where costumed characters like Father Christmas and the Dickens Carolers add old-world ambiance. Peruse vendors in the Christmas Marketplace selling unique art, crafts, foods, and more. Enjoy live entertainment on multiple stages, including carolers, choirs, Irish dancers, and theater groups. Hands-on activities abound, like cookie decorating, craft-making, and writing letters at the Holiday Post Office. With so much to see and do across the resort’s grounds, you’ll appreciate having Escondido Party Bus Company bring your group directly to the front entrance. After a long day reveling in Victorian Christmas cheer, we’ll be waiting to provide relaxing transportation home.

Address: 8860 Lawrence Welk Dr, Escondido, CA 92026

Phone: (888) 802-7469

Escondido Jaycees Christmas Parade

A longtime local tradition going back over 60 years, the Escondido Jaycees Christmas Parade delights spectators with its merry floats, bands, equestrian units, and specialty acts. Held on the first Saturday of December, the evening parade travels north on Broadway through downtown, ending in Grape Day Park. Bundle up and bring chairs or blankets to stake out a prime viewing spot, or let Escondido Party Bus Company deliver your group directly to thejudges’ review stand for VIP reserved seating. Before or after the parade, grab dinner or do some holiday shopping on Grand Avenue just steps away. We’ll have your warm, comfortable party bus ready and waiting when you’re done to take your group home.

Escondido Jaycees Christmas Parade Parade Route: Broadway from Woodward Ave to Grape Day Park

Phone: 760-745-2125

Holiday Wine Safari

For groups looking to celebrate the season with a sophisticated soiree, join the Holiday Wine Safari at Orfila Vineyards and Winery. Tour the tasting room decorated for the holidays and sample Orfila’s award-winning wines like the popular Estate Reserve Syrah. Indulge in gourmet food pairings, sip hot mulled wine, take photos by the Christmas tree and firepit, and more. With tours offered Fridays through Sundays in December, this limited-time event sells out every year. Leave the transportation to Escondido Party Bus Company – our charter buses and limos allow everyone to indulge responsibly while we provide round-trip service to the winery’s scenic grounds. Tis the season for holiday cheer!

Address: 13455 San Pasqual Rd, Escondido, CA 92025

Phone: (760) 738-6500

Ice-Skating by the Sea

For fun on ice this holiday season, visit the seasonal ice-skating rink at Hotel Del Coronado. Overlooking the resort’s iconic red-roofed building and the Pacific Ocean, the beachfront rink offers a picturesque setting for skating hand-in-hand or sipping hot cocoa beachside. With a firepit nearby and holiday music playing, it’s an idyllic winter wonderland scene. Let Escondido Party Bus Company provide easy group transportation to Hotel Del along the coast – we’ll have you there in time to lace up your skates and take a spin on the ice before sunset. Don’t forget your camera to capture those Instagram-worthy moments!

Address: 1500 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118

Phone: (619) 522-8142

Holiday of Lights at the San Diego Zoo

Experience one of San Diego’s most beloved holiday traditions at the San Diego Zoo’s annual Holiday of Lights celebration. As the sun sets, the zoo is transformed into a winter wonderland with dazzling light displays along paths and in animal habitats. See lighted animal silhouettes, illuminated trees, colorful arches, and more. Enjoy live entertainment, seasonal food and drinks, and festive photo ops. With so much ground to cover, an efficient way to tour the glittering zoo is by reserving an Escondido Party Bus Company charter bus. We’ll provide round-trip transportation from Escondido so your group can relax and enjoy the sparkling holiday magic.

Address: 2920 Zoo Dr, San Diego, CA 92101

Phone: (619) 231-1515

Old-Fashioned Christmas at Heritage Hill

Step into an idyllic Christmas from the past at Heritage Hill Historic Park’s Old-Fashioned Christmas event. historic houses decorated for the holidays, carolers in period attire, horse-drawn wagon rides, and festive activities. Kids can write Santa letters, decorate cookies, and make crafts. Enjoy caroling around the Community Christmas Tree and visit reindeer and exotic animals. This annual 2-day event offers a peaceful glimpse of simpler holiday celebrations in late 19th century Escondido. Let Escondido Party Bus Company chauffeur your group back through time to Heritage Hill’s hidden historic gem.

Address: 420 N Escondido Blvd, Escondido, CA 92025

Phone: (760) 743-8207

Watch Holiday Lights on the Escondido Queen

For laid-back holiday fun, hop aboard the Escondido Queen paddlewheel boat at Grape Day Park for a festive cruise around Lake Wohlford. Cozy up under blankets on the open-air upper deck and admire the colorful holiday light displays illuminating the downtown waterfront. Listen to cheerful holiday music and sing along to favorites. Hot cocoa and other concessions are available for purchase on board. Escondido Party Bus Company provides hassle-free group transportation directly to Grape Day Park. After relishing the sparkling lights during a leisurely cruise, we’ll drive your group home in our comfortable charter buses.

Address: 321 N Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025

Phone: (760) 745-5479

Rent With Escondido Party Bus Company To Hit Every Attraction

The holidays offer so many exciting things to do in Escondido, and our diverse fleet at Escondido Party Bus Company makes it easy to experience them all. Our professional team will provide fun, reliable transportation for any size group – whether you need a luxury limo for an intimate gathering or a 56-passenger coach bus for a large company outing. Leave the logistics to us while you simply relax and enjoy creating festive memories together. Call Escondido Party Bus Company at (909) 663-9586 today to reserve your party bus and start planning the holidays in Escondido!