Special Events

Press Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option

#DiscoverSanMarcos through these events

Trails Day 2008 - Hikers

Discover San Marcos Hikes

Check-in at 8:30 am | Hike begins at 9:00 am

Please be sure to wear sturdy shoes and sunscreen and bring plenty of water. Hikes may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Visit this page for any updates.

October 6 | Leo Carillo Ranch and Simmons Family Park

This challenging five-mile hike to Simmons Family Park will give hikers the opportunity to explore the trails of the Rancho Dorado/Rancho Carrillo area. There will be 645 feet of elevation gain. Please Note: Dogs are NOT permitted at Leo Carrillo Rancho Historic Park.

Meeting Location: Carrillo Elementary School (parking lot near trailhead), 2875 Poinsettia Lane, Carlsbad | 33 07.180 N 117 14.445 W








Fun Friday Nites!October 5 | November 2 | December 7 |
December 14

San Marcos Community Center & San Elijo Rec Center | 6 to 10 pm | 4 to 12 years

Children will enjoy a night of games, crafts, pizza, and movies. Program is supervised by trained recreation leaders. $20 per child; $5 sibling discount





Movie Matinee

Senior Activity Center | Fridays | 1 pm

Enjoy a popular current flick with other movie enthusiasts. Refreshments will be served. $1 per person.

September 28 | October 26



Tea PartiesFantasy Tea Party

Saturdays or Sundays | 10 am to noon or 2 to 4 pm

Historic Wood House in Woodland Park

Children 4 to 12 years old can dress for the occasion as tea (juice) is served at the historic Wood House. Children will have the opportunity to pain a teacup, bake a scone, make a daisy tote bag, and play a Victorian game. Great for Girl Scout Troops, play dates, and birthdays.

 Wood House Virtual Tour

Tea Party Timeline | Tea Party FAQ | Tea Party Reservation Form | Click here to email Program Supervisor regarding availability. | Scone Recipe 

James Kruk


















Purchase Tickets   |    Band Information

Artwalk RR

Craft Fair

Senior Activity Center | 9 am to 1 pm

October 3 | November 7 | December 5

Come shop unique crafts and gifts handmade by local vendors. Admission is free. Vendor space is $10.



Breakfast with Pumpkin

  Halloween at Jacks


Click the image to view more information about Santa's Village.