Parks and Rec

Santa Claus Is Coming to… County Parks

Celebrate the most wonderful time of year with County Parks and Recreation. The department will host several winter festivities including breakfast with Santa Claus at local parks and community centers starting this weekend. These events are sure to make your spirits bright.

Breakfast Under the Oaks

You better watch out, you better not cry… Santa Claus is coming to town! He’ll appear at the second annual Breakfast Under the Oaks at Felicita County Park from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Dec. 16. The event includes a hot breakfast, arts and crafts and more. Felicita County Park is located at 742 Clarence Lane in Escondido. This event takes place in Area 6. Breakfast is free but there is a $3 per vehicle parking fee.

Breakfast with Santa

The entire family can enjoy a special morning with one the busiest guys around—Santa! County Parks will host Breakfast with Santa at four parks this month. The festive events include a hot breakfast, entertainment, an opportunity to share your wish list with Santa and more. Please call for additional details.

Lakeside Community Center, 9841 Vine St., Lakeside, 619-443-9176

  • Date: Dec. 2
  • Time: 8 to 11 a.m.
  • Fee: $5 for all ages

San Dieguito County Park, 1628 Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Del Mar, 858-755-2386

  • Date: Saturday, Dec. 9
  • Time: 10 a.m. to noon
  • Fee: $8 for ages 2-6, $10 for ages 7+
  • Parking: $3

Fallbrook Community Center, 341 Heald Ave., Fallbrook, 760-728-1671

  • Date: Saturday, Dec. 16
  • Time: 8 to 10:30 a.m.
  • Fee: $5 for all ages

Spring Valley Community Center, 8735 Jamacha Blvd., Spring Valley, 619-479-1832

  • Date: Saturday, Dec. 16
  • Time: 9 to 10:30 a.m.
  • Fee: $4 ages 0-11, $5 for ages 12+
Michelle Mowad is a communications specialist with the County of San Diego Communications Office. Contact