ESCONDIDO — Live entertainment, more than 500 vendors and plenty of fun filled a stretch of Grand Avenue for during Sunday’s Escondido Grand Avenue Festival.
Billed as the second largest single-day festival in the state, the event, which stretched from Center City Parkway to Juniper Street, drew large crowds. Besides stage performances from local dance troupes and playhouses, the festival also featured a landscaping presentation from notable landscape professional and celebrity Ahmed Hassan.
The Escondido Grand Avenue Festival is hosted the third Sunday of May and October. The next festival is slated for Oct. 16.