The parade starts at Escondido High School and proceeds south on Broadway down to Grape Day Park. Click here for a Google map of the Parade route.

One of the best places to view the Parade is at Lincoln School.

Please be aware that Broadway and many of the streets surrounding the parade route area will be closed at 8:00 a.m. SHARP. Please use alternate routes whenever available and allow extra travel time.












Christmas Parade Awards Ceremony

Approximately 20 minutes after parade conclusion at the Grape Day Park Train Depot. Thank you to the Multicultural Association for letting us use their stage and PA system!

Reminder for participants: If you competed for an award, you are required to send at least one representative from your group to accept your award.

Multicultural Association Holiday Festival

11am-7:30pm, Grape Day Park

Immediately following the Escondido Jaycees Christmas Parade awards ceremony, enjoy performances by Mariachi bands, Mexican folklore groups, Flamenco dancers, hip-hop singers, belly dancers, Hawaiians dancers, music bands, piñatas and more! This is a free family-friendly event!

Christmas On Maple

10am-3pm on Maple Plaza and South Maple

Highlights include: Visit with Santa and Teddy Bears for children (while supplies last) Courtesy of Health Net, Crafts for children courtesy of Home Depot, Gingerbread cookies courtesy of Delight of France. Letters to Santa, decorating Christmas cookies, Gourmet Food Trucks and performances by the Children’s Youth Orchestra Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Orchestra. This FREE family-friendly event has something for everyone including a unique Holiday Boutique with over 50 vendors for last minute Christmas shopping. For more information visit their website www.christmasonmaple.com