Holiday Events

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Egg Hunt
Spring Egg Scramble
After an early morning breakfast of pancakes and eggs, toddlers through 5th graders are invited to the community “Spring Egg Scramble” where prize-filled eggs will be scattered throughout the park. Families are encouraged to come early and enjoy carnival games.

Walnut Grove Park
Spring 2018

4th of July Flag
4th of July Celebration
For the past three decades, San Marcos has been home to one of the most spirited Fourth of July celebrations in North County. This event that is entirely dependent on community donations features live music, carnival games, food and a spectacular firework's celebration.

Bradley Park
July 4

Pumpkin Breakfast

Breakfast With the Littlest Pumpkin
Every October, families can come in-costume to enjoy a delicious pancake breakfast and play carnival games. This event is a fundraiser for the Raggedy Ann & Andy Preschoolers Program.
San Marcos Community Center
October 14
7:30 to 11 am
$5 per person

Tickets can be purchased at the San Marcos Community Center.
Veterans Day

Veterans Day Celebration
The City of San Marcos holds this annual celebration to honor local veterans and their families for their patriotism, love of country and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good.

Bougher Park
November 11

 SE Boutique

San Elijo Holiday Boutique | Harvest Market

The San Elijo Hills Women’s Club will present the Harvest Market, formerly the San Elijo Holiday Boutique. This free event features arts and crafts vendors selling handmade items and holiday gifts.


San Elijo Recreation Center
November 18 | 10 am to 3 pm
For more information


Santa's Village & Tree Lighting
This annual event features an indoor holiday boutique, free entertainment, a tree lighting, Breakfast with Santa and many activities for children including visits with Santa.

San Marcos Civic Center

Saturday, December 2
Details HERE

Community Services Recreation Supervisor
3 Civic Center Drive
San Marcos, CA 92069
(760) 744-9000 
Cathy Cronin
(760) 744-9000, ext. 3504|