WATCH: Sights & Sounds from the Escondido Grand Ave Festival reports from the Grand Avenue Festival in Escondido, California. Watch this video for sights and sounds from the event, which is held annually in May and October. It featured over 500 Vendor Booths, Live Entertainment, Arts & Crafts, Pancake Breakfast, Kids Rides, Food From Around The World, a 24′-foot Climbing Wall, a Social Media Contest and a chance to meet Miss Escondido & Her Court. The street festival span over 12 city blocks from Center City Parkway to Ivy.  Lots of great food, shopping, and entertainment.