Escondido, CA

Spring Grand Avenue Festival will showcase local talent

The Spring Grand Ave Festival on Sunday, May 21 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., sponsored by the Escondido Chamber of Commerce, will be brimming with local entertainment on two stages featuring talent from professional and not for profit studios as well as high school performing arts students.

Some of the acts include Farr Elementary Folklorica, Off Broadway Dancers, Patio Playhouse and the San Pasqual Steel Drums. A complete list of entertainment is available at

“We like to showcase local talent at the Grand Ave Festival. Stage time is in high demand, thus the addition of a second stage on the lawn of Chase Bank at the corner of Grand Ave and Orange,” said Chamber CEO Rorie Johnston.

The talent acts are chosen by committee members and are selected from the submission forms which are available at Local groups are encouraged to submit their acts for the May and October Grand Ave Festival.

Here’s a tentative schedule of some of the performances that are concentrated in two intersections with Grand Avenue.


9 a.m. Gyminny Kids
9:30 a.m.EHS dance
10 a.m. Rose School
10:30 a.m. Farr Elem Folklorica
11 a.m. Kuhai Halau
11:30 a.m. BFF
12:00 p.m. Off Broadway Dancers
12:30 p.m. Patio Playhouse
1:30 p.m. Georgia’s
2 p.m. Dance FX
2:30 p.m. East/West MMA
3 p.m. Orange Glen Dance
3:30 p.m. Martial Arts YMCA

10:30 a.m. Yoga
11 a.m. Brandon 1
11:30 a.m. Alyssa Walker
12:00 p.m. Marian Mulock
12:30 p.m. Brandon 2
1 p.m. ECS Choir GR 3-8
1:30 p.m. Patio Playhouse
2 p.m. EHS Choir
2:30 p.m. CA Flag and Cheer
4 p.m. Evan Diamond
4:30 p.m. San Pasqual Steel Drum

Of course, about 500 vendors are expected at the festival. You can be one of them.  Interested vendors can go to

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