Escondido, CA

Rincon Band presents check to Cruisin’ Grand to celebrate 20th anniversary

Cruisin’ Grand is presented a check for $10,000 from the Rincon tribe. Shown are: AJ Cataline, Kevin Bell, Tribal Councilmember Alfonso Kolb, Stephanie Aguilar, Mavany Verdugo, Assemblymember Marie Waldron, Tribal Councilmember Laurie Gonzalez, Tribal Chairman Bo Mazzetti, Steve Waldron, Doug Dill. The man up top with the speaker is Brett Harrell, DJ of the High Energy Sound Machine.

The Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians Friday presented a $10,000 gift to Escondido’s 2019 Cruisin’ Grand at the main DJ Booth at Broadway and Grand Avenue.  This $10,000 donation will support the music venue which will highlight local musicians and talent.

“We are proud to support this event and are incredibly appreciative for our long-lasting friendship with founder of Cruisin’ Grand Steve Waldron,” said Chairman of the Rincon Band, Bo Mazzetti.  “This event makes a huge impact in our region and are thrilled we can give back and help this venue become a memorable occasion for visitors and residents alike.” 

Cruisin’ Grand has become the number one car cruise in the nation due to its attendance, community support and venue.  Its where high-end hotrods cruise and park, but more importantly it’s a gathering place for friends and families to spend time together, visit local restaurants and businesses and rediscover all that downtown has to offer.  

“We are very grateful by the outpouring amount of support we have received from our local community,” said founder of Cruisin’ Grand, Steve Waldron. “With the Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians supporting our music venue we can expect a very successful program recognizing local talent as well as our local historic downtown, our car community and the people of North County.  Thank you Rincon for partnering with our community.” 

Cruisin’ Grand is open Friday nights from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m., April through September. For more information and for an updated calendar of events, go to: 

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