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Plan an Event

Planning a fishing tournament, team-building activity, wedding, athletic or special event?

The City of San Diego offers functional outdoor lake settings to host your special occasion. 

For events with 50 people or less, obtaining a space is first come, first serve.

Permits are required for any group of 50 or more people per venue.  The application process is easy!

Application Process

1

Choose your facility

2

Submit the Grounds Use Event Application online

3

City review

Staff will review the application and contact the applicant with further details.

4

Preliminary approval

A preliminary letter of approval and invoice will be emailed detailing the requirements for final approval.

5

Payment

Payment of the preliminary invoice must be received by the city at minimum one month prior to final approval. Refunds are permitted if cancellations are received in writing a minimum of 60 days prior to the event, less a $50 processing fee. Cancellations less than 60 days before the event are non-refundable. 

6

Final approval

After the paperwork has been approved and payment is received, the City will issue the permit.

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