Community Events

Jack Powell is a Proud Community Player

Jack Powell is committed to the communities of Escondido and San Diego, CA. It’s our mission to give back more than we take, which is why we support community initiatives ranging from education, community health, youth sports, and more. Check out a few of the projects we are currently invested in below:




Since 1919, The American Legion J.B. Clark Post 149 Escondido has been a cornerstone in helping our community, military veterans, and their families. With the help of gracious supporters, we are able to provide assistance, services and donations throughout our community year-round. This year, in combination with our 100-year birthday celebration, and we are proud to announce that for another year, Jack Powell CDJR will be supporting and sponsoring the inaugural Escondido Veterans and Festival.

Known as Escondido VetFest, the Veterans Day Parade event will take place on November 13 2021, which is Veterans Day – a nationally recognized holiday remembering all United States military veterans, both past and present.

VetFest Parade

No Hungry Kid

Chrysler is expanding its relationship with No Kid Hungry (501c.3) in its efforts to end childhood hunger in America.

Buy a Pacifica to Support the Cause

For every Chrysler Pacifica sold in May 2020, we will be making a donation to No Kid Hungry.

Parked 2020 Chrysler Pacifica minivans

The Facts

  • 1 in 7 kids in America live with hunger
  • 3 out of 4 teachers say that their students’ ability to learn is negatively impacted by coming to school hungry
  • No Kid Hungry has been working to end childhood hunger in America for the last decade

What Chrysler’s Contribution Will Support

  • Providing in-school meals for hungry kids
  • Offering education on shopping, cooking, and other food skills for at-risk families
  • Supporting after-school meals in a safe environment to ensure that lunch is not an at-risk child’s last meal of the day
  • Providing available summer meals to support hungry kids when the primary program is not available

First Responder $500 Bonus Cash

  • $500 First Responders Bonus Cash
  • Available to active members of an eligible First Responder Association and immediate family members living in the same household
  • Expanded to include Healthcare Professionals (Doctors & Nurses) as of May 5th, 2020.
Firefighter helmets


  • Police Officer
  • Sheriff/Sheriff’s Deputy
  • Correctional Officer
  • State Trooper
  • Federal Law Enforcement Officer

Healthcare Professionals

  • Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Physicians Assistants
  • Medical Technicians
  • Nurse’s Aides

Fire Department

  • Career Firefighter
  • Volunteer Firefighter


  • EMT
  • Paramedics

A Quest for Christmas: The 68th Annual Escondido Jaycees Christmas Parade – Dec. 14th

Escondido Holiday Festival

Join the Escondido Jaycees for the annual Quest for Christmas Parade. Every second Saturday of December, we gather at Escondido High School at 8:00 A.M. and proceed south on Broadway to Grape Day Park. After parade, from 11:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M., join us for the Multicultural Association’s free Holiday festival at the Grape Day Park train depot. Enjoy live Mariachi music, Flamenco dancers, story time with Mexican folklorists, hip-hop DJs, Hawaiians dancers, and more.  At 12:30 A.M., we’ll hold an award ceremony to determine which advertisers and associations had the best float!

Interested in including a float in the parade? Please email the Escondido Jaycees: [email protected]


Where: The parade starts at Escondido High School

When: 8:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.

Holiday Festival Location: Grape Day Park

Holiday Festival Time: 11:00 A.M. – 7:00 P.M.

Awards Ceremony: 12:30 P.M.

Contact: [email protected]

Radiance: A Vet’s Journey of Awakening – Nov. 11th

This Veteran’s Day, Jack Powell is proudly sponsoring “Radiance: A Vet’s Journey of Awakening,” a live musical performance and play that showcases a veteran’s journey through PTSD to inner peace. With 10% of ticket sales and all vendor sales going to help struggling vets, we can’t think of a better cause to support. Come see the performance and help us raise $15,000 for the heroes.


Date: Nov. 11th – Veteran’s Day
Time: 5:30
Length: 2 hours with a 20-minute intermission
Where: WorldBeat Center, 2100 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101
Why: 10% of Profits and 100% of vendor fees go towards the Travis Manion Foundation and the Stan Lee Foundation, two nonprofits that empowers veterans and the families of fallen heroes to develop character.


Radiance: A Vet's Journey of Awakening

The San Diego Festival Of Books – Aug. 24th 2019


The San Diego Festival Of Books – August 24, 2019 Festival of Books – Celebrate San Diego’s vibrant reading community and join thousands of local readers, writers and word lovers at the third annual San Diego Festival of Books. The Festival of Books connects San Diego area readers, booksellers, authors and businesses around their common love of the written word. The San Diego Festival of Books is a celebration of reading and writing and the important role they play in our lives and our communities. Our goal is to provide a place where readers and authors can connect to share stories, ideas, and enthusiasm for the traditions, culture and values of the written word. Book festival attendees will include a diverse mix of people that reflect the special nature of San Diego, their passion for books, reading and writing will be a unifying factor. Jack Powell Chrysler Dodge Jeep and Ram in Escondido is a proud sponsor of this year’s 2019 San Diego’s Festival of Books and serving the San Diego Community.

Come check out “The All New 2019 Ram Truck” at the venue! Our very own Jack Powell representative Oprah Blythe will be there to answer any questions. Come see us!


Date: August 24th, 2019
Time: 10 am- 5pm


Liberty Station
2641 Truxtun Road
San Diego, Ca 92106 United States