Picnic Sites

Elings Park has four beautiful sites that can rented for your next fun-filled gathering.

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Located near a large playground area in the Castagnola Softball Complex. Our most popular picnic site, Cappello features a blue shade canopy, barbeque, and space for 50-75 guests. Seating includes two rectangular tables and six hexagonal tables.

Fenton Davison

Located near the Castagnola Softball Complex behind Field 3, this sunny picnic site features a large barbecue and seating for 60 (ten 6′ tables).

Pine Grove

Located adjacent to the soccer fields and just up the hill from Cappello, Pine Grove features a small playground, built-in serving table and large barbeque. Shaded by a beautiful pine trees, this venue has seating for 75 guests (four 5′ and five 8′ picnic tables.)

Sunrise Rotary Picnic Area

Located on the south side* of Elings Park (enter at Jeff Elings Drive off of Cliff Drive) the Sunrise Rotary Picnic Area features newly-installed tables, a large barbeque and natural landscaping. The stunning views, cool ocean breezes and peaceful landscape is perfect for a picnic or romantic getaway.

**Restrooms and electricity are not available at this site.**

How to Make a Reservation

All reservations must be arranged through the Elings Park administrative office, located at the top of Jerry Harwin Parkway. In order to reserve your event site and date, submit 1) a signed and completed contract, 2) full rental fee, and 3) a $75 security deposit to the park office.

Picnic Site Rental Fees: $25 per hour* (4 hour minimum)
Security Deposit: $75 per event (refundable)
Alcohol Liability: $75 per event (required if your group will have any alcohol on-site)
Jumpers/Bounce Houses: permitted at Cappello, Pine Grove and Fenton Davison
Event Insurance: included in rental fee (for groups with less than 50 guests)

Rental fee payments may be made with Visa, Mastercard, check, or cash. A $75 security deposit (in the form of a check written to Elings Park) is required at the time of payment. The day after your event, the security deposit check is shredded if no additional charges are incurred.

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*These rates apply to parties with less than 50 guests. Larger groups or events requiring use of sports fields or other park facilities please contact the park office for package pricing: (805) 569-5611.

*If you are interested in hiring a party planner, photographer, caterer or party rental company for your event, we have a few suggestions that may help. Click here.