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Grape Day Park

321 N Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025-2704
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Not a safe place,

What once was a pristine park in the middle of town has now become a drug dealers paradise along... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
Robert M
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Escondido, California
A Historical Location in Downtown Escondido!

There are historical buildings, and lots of old trees, and a convenient location! Every year the... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Jessica S
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Escondido, California
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good31%
  • Average30%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible10%
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321 N Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025-2704
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

What once was a pristine park in the middle of town has now become a drug dealers paradise along with home to homeless. Being a retired police officer I stop and watch the activities around the bathrooms which are located next to the kids play...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 7 September 2017

There are historical buildings, and lots of old trees, and a convenient location! Every year the Escondido High School reunion of classes who graduated 50+ years ago meets here. Don't miss it if you are an EHS graduate!!

Thank Jessica S
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Limited visit due to bldgs not available at all times. I would have preferred the train to be as it was instead of a huge train replication display inside.

Thank Julia M
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We went to this park for the Grape Festival. We enjoyed the few booths, we had hoped for a lot more. Nice museum.

Thank GetAwayGma
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Lot's of Escondido's homeless population hang out here during the day, so I wouldn't feel so good about taking children here, actually. When there is a special event going on at Grape Day Park, it's fine. But otherwise, most of us locals don't think of...More

Thank Mtn2Lake
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Always fun to visit this park which adjoins the Escondido Center for the Arts and the Escondido City Hall - at the center of Escondido. Visit the Historical Society museum in the old train depot when it is open on weekends to see historical photos...More

1  Thank EscoDave
Reviewed 14 August 2016

A very nice park and grounds with lots of interesting things. But maybe a bit worrisome for some because it seems to be the daytime gathering spot for homeless. Would definitely not go there at night with youngsters.

Thank SteveZ234
Reviewed 27 July 2016

It is still fantastic to watch the 4th of July fireworks from Grape Day Park... It is like a flashback from my childhood 60 years ago. I love the sense of community and fun. Escondido does a great job at this event for all the...More

Thank 330jeanned
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This Central Park-like spot in the heart of downtown Escondido has become a campground for homeless people . Most don't bother you however, be alert. The park has a small playground, historical buildings, old train car, an orange grove and is surrounded by City Hall...More

1  Thank audballz
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Located in central Escondido next to the beautiful city hall the park has lots of history to explore with old buildings, draw back is lots of homeless and seen many drug dealers hanging out at the bathrooms next to what use to be the kids...More

1  Thank Robert M
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