Special Community Events


Pop Up Play Date

Pop-Up Park Play Dates (FREE)

Pop in and play with us this spring! 
Rec & Park staff have lots of outdoor games and activities planned for our pop-up play date! We will provide the fun – you provide the smiles. FREE to the public. No registration required (just show up!). Location varies. See the schedule below. We will relocate indoors if needed (check back if inclement weather)


Friday, February 17, 9:00-11:00 am
Community Center Playground

Friday, March 31, 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Pleasant Hill Park

Wednesday, April 19, 2:00-3:30 pm
Rodgers Smith Park

Monday, May 22, 3:00-4:30 pm
Pleasant Hill Park 


Underwater Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 1, 1:00-2:30 pm
PH Aquatic Park

147 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill
All ages

Join Pleasant Hill Rec Aquatics Staff for an underwater egg hunt! Pools will also be open for recreational swimming. Enjoy some splashy springtime fun for everyone! Event will be held rain or shine. 

Admission: $20 /$16 (Dist. Res.) Spectators and adult helpers are FREE
Pre-register by noon on March 31 or when the event reaches capacity.

Thank you to our event sponsor Laura Wucher Real Estate Team & City of Pleasant Hill

Egg-citing Egg Hunt

"Egg-Citing" Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 8, 2023, 9:30 am (rain or shine)
Pleasant Hill Park (Basketball courts)

Get ready for some "egg" citing springtime fun!
All egg hunters come away with a goody bag and a smile. Bring your baskets and camera for great photo opportunities (share at #phrecandpark). Will you find the special golden egg or sponsor egg? Enjoy visits with the Easter Bunny and other “egg” citing activities (face painter & balloon artist). Catch the "Pleasant Hill Rec Express train running all morning long (weather permitting).

Check-in & activities begin at 9:30 am.
Egg hunt start times are by age group:

0-3 yrs     10:30-10:45 am (group 1)
0-3 yrs     10:50-11:05 am (group 2)
4-6 yrs     11:15-11:30 am
7-10 yrs   11:35-11:50 am

IMPORTANT: All activities close at 12:00 pm sharp. Long lines will be cut off at 11:30 am. Please plan to arrive prior to your time slot to enjoy all the fun activities before they close at noon. This event is held rain or shine. Bring raincoats & galoshes/rain boots as needed. 

Pre-registration is required by 3/31.
Admission: $11.25/$9.00/egg hunter (Dist. Res.)
Sorry, no walk-up registration

Thank you to our event sponsors, Pleasant Hill Lions Club, City of Pleasant Hill  and Laura Wucher Real Estate

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Inclusive Recreation Dances

Pleasant Hill Rec & Park District, in partnership with City of Concord, Martinez, and Walnut Creek, hosts dances specifically designed for developmentally disabled adults (18yrs+). Admission: $8 cash (caregivers free). For more information contact Karen McKimmy

Fridays, 7:00 pm-9:00 pm 
Dance Dates & Locations
Jan. 6:      Martinez Senior Center
Feb. 10:    Pleasant Hill Senior Center 
March 17: Walnut Creek Heather Farms 
April 14:    Concord Senior Center

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Senior Live Well Forum

Friday, May 5, 10:00 am -1:00 pm 
Pleasant Hill Park & Senior Center 

Join us for a day full of educational speakers discussing a variety of interesting and relevant subjects. Topics will be posted in March 2023.  $20/person before 4/14, $25/person after 4/14/23. Registration opens 3/10. All funds raised benefit the Senior Center Care Management Program. For registration and more information, call the Senior Center at (925) 798-8788.

Come early for the free Ultimate Senior Resource Fair, from 8:30 am-1:00 pm. 
Over 50 vendors from the local area and free giveaways!

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Friday, May 26, 6:00-7:30 pm 
Pleasant Hill Senior Center: Chateau Room 

Gather your keiki (little children, 1-10 yrs) for a family night of Island fun! Get into the aloha spirit by wearing your favorite beach attire and flip flops. Dance the hula and take home an aloha craft. Kid-friendly dinner and dessert included. Aloooooha! 

$16/$14 (Dist. Res.) Per Person (adults too! Kids under 1 yrs, free)
REGISTER HERE (opens 2/25/23)
Register by 5/19. 

Thank you to our event sponsors Laura Wucher Real Estate and the City of Pleasant Hill


Mark your calendar for these upcoming Summer special events:

FREE! Pleasant Hill 2023 Summer Bike Challenge
June-August 2023
Explore your town from the seat of your bike! 511 Contra Costa's recreational bike promotion is back! Bike around town, cross off destination squares, pick up free treats and enter the Grand Prize drawing! Challenge Cards available in May at City Hall, the library, PH Community, Senior & Teen Centers; PH Aquatic Park Pool, the YMC A and online at 51 lcc.org/sbc. Free, healthy and fun for all ages! More details: 511 cc.org/sbc

FREE! Sunset Cinema Movies In The Park
Saturday, June 17 (Special Father's Day Event)
Saturday, August 12
Pleasant Hill Park (behind Teen Center)
Thank you to our event sponsors Laura Wucher Real Estate and the City of Pleasant Hill

FREE! Pleasant Hill Rec's 12th Annual Blues & Brews Festival
July 14 & 15, 2023
Friday Pre-Party, 6:00-9:00 pm
Saturday Festival, 3:00-9:00 pm
Pleasant Hill Park, 147 Gregory Ln.

Cheers! Craft Brew Tasting Tickets for Saturday's "Beer Garden" go on sale soon!
Thank you to our event sponsors Laura Wucher Real Estate and the City of Pleasant Hill

FREE! Tinkers & Thinkers Innovation Faire 
Saturday, September 16, 12:00-3:00 pm
Pleasant Hill Park & Senior Center
Brought to you by Pleasant Hill Library & PH Rec & Park District
Thank you to our event sponsor City of Pleasant Hill


Although many of the COVID-19 local public health mandates have been lifted, in-person events may potentially be impacted and logistics may be subject to change. Please check back to this page prior to an event. For events requiring registration, we encourage you to please "opt-in" your email for notifications so that we can contact you with event news and updates. Need assistance? Email us here.

Stay well.