IMPORTANT UPDATE, RED FLAG WARNING & INTERMITTENT POWER OUTAGES:  Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018 - 3: 15 pm - There are NO current emergencies in the City of San Marcos. With high Santa Ana winds and red flag warnings in place, residents can expect intermittent power outages throughout San Marcos and County of San Diego through Wednesday, Nov. 14 as SDG&E takes steps to keep communities safe from wildfire. Follow San Diego Gas & Electric and visit for the latest updates. To prepare, San Marcos Fire Department and the County of San Diego are recommending residents take a “Ready, Set, Go!” approach for peak fire season. To learn how you can prepare, visit

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The City of San Marcos offers a variety of versatile and affordable facilities that can accommodate groups of 20 to 280 people for all types of events so start planning you next special event, meeting, party, wedding reception or celebration at a City of San Marcos venue today.

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Community Center

  • A variety of versatile rooms 
  • Events, meetings, celebrations, etc.
  • Stage, sound and lighting available
 Horizon Room

Senior Activity Center

  • Large, medium and small rooms
  • Commercial grade kitchen
  • Great for meetings & gatherings
 Fire Place

San Elijo Recreation Center

  • Terrace room can hold 70 guests
  • Fireplace room can hold 30 guests
  • Outdoor area and kitchenette
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Williams Barn

  • Large rustic barn
  • Perfect for weddings and family events
  • Kitchen and outdoor patio area
  • Picturesque hills and surroundings
 Wood House

Wood House

  • Quaint and cozy atmosphere
  • Ideal for intimate gatherings
  • Beautifully landscaped garden


For more information, please contact the San Marcos Community Center at (760) 744-9000, ext. 3511