Outdoor Facilities

Celebrate Special Events Outdoors

The City of La Mesa has 14 parks with playgrounds, picnic tables, and restroom facilities. Outdoor areas are ideal for picnics, birthdays parties, and family gatherings. An amphitheatre seating 300 guests and an open-air patio seating 100 guests are also available for those more formal occasions.

Available Outdoor Venues

Request Permits Online

For all other facility inquiries, contact our facilities specialist at 619.667.1307 or email RSVP4Parks@ci.la-mesa.ca.us.


  • All parks are smoke-free environments. No alcoholic beverages without special permit
  • A Special Event Permit is required for groups of 25 or more, and for special use such as astrojumps
  • Reservable picnic areas are available at Harry Griffen Park, Aztec Park and La Mesita Park.
  • A Commercial Use of Public Recreational Property Permit is required for all commercial operators conducting business in City parks - Commercial Use Policy & Permit Application
  • See Park Policies for more information

Obtain permits through Community Services Facilities Division at 619.667.1307, reserve online, or email RSVP4Parks@ci.la-mesa.ca.us.

Celebrate outside