The City of Murrieta Parks & Recreation Department offers a variety of recreational activities and programs for participants of all ages. Most of these activities and programs such as our Alternative Recreation Program ("ARP") take place at our recreation centers and community pool, but some of them take place in our neighborhood, sports, and regional parks.
Check out the Recreation Guide for a recreation program near you.
The following is a list of events you will want to be sure to include in your yearly calendar.
Please note that all events including dates and locations are subject to change. Detailed information on all of these and other City of Murrieta sponsored or supported events will follow as the event draws near.
January – Father/Daughter Dance
March – Tour de Murrieta, Starting Line Adams Avenue and Juniper Street
March – Youth Talent Showcase, Community Center
March – Household Hazardous Waste Collection, City Hall back parking lot
March or April – Spring Eggstravaganza, Town Square Park
April – Youth Dodgeball Tournament, Youth Center
April – Fireman’s BBQ,
April – Community Center/Fire Station #1 on Juniper Street April –“Stop Identity Theft” Community Shred Event, City Hall back parking lot
May – Youth Art Showcase, Youth Center
May – Salute to Military Moms and Wives, Library Garden of Verses
May – Memorial Day Observance Ceremony, Town Square Park
June – Father’s Day Car Show, California Oaks Sports Park
June – Birthday Bash, California Oaks Sports Park
July – Concerts-in-the-Park series, Town Square Park
August – National Night Out, Town Square Park
August – Movies-in-the-Park, California Oaks Sports Park Summer – Mother/Son event
September 11 – 9/11 Observance Ceremony, Town Square Park
October - Paws 4 Law, Town Square Park
October – Murrieta Rod Run, Downtown Murrieta along Washington Avenue
October – Household Hazardous Waste Collection, City Hall back parking lot
October – Community Clean-up, 2nd Avenue and Kalmia Street
October – Fall Festival, California Oaks Sports Park
November – Murrieta Rotary Field of Honor, Town Square Park
November 11 – Veterans Day Parade, Downtown Murrieta along Washington Avenue and into Town Square Park
November/December – Festival of Trees and Holiday Hometown Parade, Downtown Murrieta along Washington Avenue and into Town Square Park
December – Holiday Magic kicks off: Santa’s Visits, Letters from Santa, Holiday Home Decorating Contest, and Toy and Food Drive (event information as well as dates and times to follow)
For additional information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (951) 304-PARK (7275).