Reserve a picnic area or facility

COVID-19 Update: Due to the current State and County Public Health Order, the following restrictions apply:


  • INDOOR RESERVATIONS:  Capacities for indoor rentals are limited based on the nature of the event.
    • Religious Services, Memorials or Businesses who can operate outdoors:  There is no limit on attendance.  Fees and the need for proof of insurance are currently waived. This is an effort to assist businesses and religious organization in continuing to operate while indoor use restrictions are in place.  (For information on obtaining a free permit to operate in any City park, please contact Community Services at or 760-839-4691.  Permits are accepted in-person at the Community Services Department, or can be sent/requested electronically by emailing  To print a Park Facility Use Permit, please click here.)
    • Personal gatherings and picnics are limited up to 3 households.  Reservations are currently allowed.
    • Until further notice, inflatables are not allowed in City parks.


Park Reservations

Escondido has 10 community parks that are perfect for outdoor sports, community gatherings, or a family picnic:  

All parks in Escondido are open from dawn to dusk (actual times vary throughout the year).


All Escondido parks are available on a first-come, first-served basis, with the following exceptions:

Kit Carson Park:  Reservations may be made for Kit Carson Park if you would like a guaranteed picnic space for a specific date and time.  Reservations can be made up to six months in advance or a minimum of one week prior to your event date.  To reserve a picnic space online, please click here.

Ryan Park:  Usage of the soccer fields are available by reservation only.  Please email Escondido Recreation for more information.

Inflatables:  A permit is required to set up an inflatable or other special equipment at any park in Escondido.  You can obtain a permit by visiting City Hall in-person or by emailing your request to Escondido Recreation.  A $20 processing fee will be changed.  Upon request, a list of approved jumper companies will be provided.

Escondido City Hall is located at 201 N Broadway.  Our office hours are Monday thru Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Community Services Department.  For any additional questions, please contact us by email at or by phone at 760-839-4691.

Facility Reservations

The City of Escondido offers a variety of versatile and affordable facilities that can accommodate all types of events and scheduling needs.  Start planning your next special event, on-going meeting, party, wedding reception or celebration at one of our facilities today!

East Valley Community Center – 2245 E Valley Parkway, 92027

Escondido City Hall – 201 N Broadway, 92025

Park Avenue Community Center – 210 Park Avenue, 92025

Washington Park Recreation Room – 501 N Rose Street, 92027


For room specifications and amenities available, or to obtain pricing and availability for any of the facilities listed above, please visit our facility rental page here or contact us by email at