The City of Lake Elsinore proudly offers special events year round, and with each new season there are new opportunities to explore our city and participate in events that enrich your family life. As we move into 2014 with our new title as Action Sports Capitol of the World, there will be more to do and see; we hope you'll get in on all the action planned at our annual community events.
Please contact the City of Lake Elsinore's Recreation Division at (951) 245-0442 for more information about any of the community events listed, or to inquire about an application to host your own event.
Volunteers are an important part of many events; if you would like to volunteer, contact our Volunteer Coordinator at 951-674-3124 ext 290. Teens, ages 15 years or older, may volunteer for Special Events earning community service hours required for graduation.
MAR 30 - Rock the Ramp Anniversary Party at the McVicker Skate Park from 3 to 7 p.m. music, food and sessions for BMX and Scooter/Skateboarding in celebration of 12 years of rocking the ramps!
APRIL 12 - Children's Fair & Egg Hunt at McVicker Canyon Park from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Arrive early for parking as Egg Hunts for ages 2 to 8 years kick off at 10 a.m. sharp! Stay for the fun of family entertainment, bouncers, food, free kids activities and petting zoo.
APRIL 19 - Unity 5K and 10K Run Walk and Children's Fun Run at the Diamond Stadium with check in starting at 6:30 a.m. 5K and 10K begin at 7:45 a.m. with the Children's Fun Run to begin at 9 a.m. Join the entire community in this original Run Walk on the levee for all ages and abilities. With cash to top winners, age level medal winners, great food and event goody bags; this is a great community event for all!. Bring your Race Form to the Lake Community Center before April 1st for pre-race registration.
MAY 10 - Twenty 14 Pet Walk on the Riverwalk in Historic Downtown Lake Elsinore starts with check in at 9 a.m. The walk is scheduled from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. with our Pet Trivia Contest, Prizes and Raffles to follow. Visit local pet service providers or get your family pet's photo taken. Walk is accessible to all and pets must be leashed. First 100 to register will get a Pet Scarf.
SUMMER EVENTS - Save the Dates!
JUNE 7 - Just For Kids Fishing Derby at the La Laguna Resort on Riverside Dr. Kids ages 15 years and younger will fish for prizes at this new location! Check in begins at 7:30 a.m. Please pre-register for free by calling 951-245-0442. Kids must have their own tackle and pole. Day Use Parking Fee for La Laguna will apply.
JUNE 11- Movies in the Park at Summerlake Park at 8 p.m. We'll play movie trivia as a warm up; tonight's movie is "Despicable Me 2".
JUNE 14 & 15 - Sidewalk Chalk ART WALK on the Riverwalk in Historic Downtown Lake Elsinore from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Public of all ages is invited to stop by and help create this public art walk with their own creations. Loaner chalk is available or bring your own!
JUNE 20 - Summer Nights family mobile recreation program at Lakepoint Park from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. with organized games, sports, crafts and a movie. It's time to play in your neighborhood park; you bring the popcorn, we'll bring the fun! Tonight's movie feature is " Smurfs 2".
JUNE 25 - Movies in the Park at Summerlake Park starting at 8 p.m. We'll play movie trivia as a warm up; tonight's movie is "Turbo".
JUNE 27 - Free Family Swim Night at Lakeside High School from 5 to 8 p.m. no fee to swim!