Special Community Events

Happy New Year!

We are busy planning the latest and greatest special community events for 2022! Check back soon for event details and updates. Oh! And be sure to follow us on social media (Facebook or Instagram) at @pleasanthillrec to follow the fun! 

Save the Date!
Mark your calendar for these exciting upcoming events:

Dad and Daughter Dancing Cheek-to-CheekMy Little Sweetheart Dance  (2/4) POSTPONED as of 1/18/22! New date TBD

Inclusive Recreation Dances ImageInclusive Recreation Dance (2/25)-POSTPONED
(Register at door)

Summer Camp Expo 2022 GraphicSummer Camp Expo (2/26) - FREE
(No Registration required)

Lady reading a book lying down across letters of Literary WomenLiterary Women (3/26) - POSTPONED
(Registration not open yet)

UNDERWATEREasterEggHuntBoxUnderwater Egg Hunt (4/2)
(Registration now open)

EasterEggHuntv2Box"Egg"-Citing Egg Hunt (4/16)
(Registration now open)

Mom, Dad, Daughter & Son sitting in front of orange tent in parkFamily Camp Out (6/18-6/19)
(Registration not open yet)

Two Guys Enjoying Outdoor Music FestivalAnnual Blues & Brews Festival (7/15-7/16)
(Tickets not available yet)


Due to ever-changing local public health mandates related to the COVID-19 pandemic, our in-person events may be impacted and logistics may be subject to change. Pre-registration is required for most events. When registering for an event, we encourage you to please "opt-in" your email for notifications so that we can contact you with event news and updates. If you registered an event and it is canceled due to the pandemic, your registration fees will automatically be refunded in full and you will be notified by staff members. Need assistance? Email us here.

Stay well.


Thank you to all our event participants, event sponsors, contributors, and volunteers. 
A community that plays together, stays together. 

District 70th Anniversary Birthday Party
January 19, 2021

Thank you for celebrating our 70th year as a special District! Click here to visit our 70th-anniversary page.

Hippity Hop Bunny Stop
April 2, 2021

Everybunny had a great time stopping by to say "hi" to the Easter Bunny and friends. Thank you for celebrating spring with us!
Thank you to our event sponsor, the Pleasant Hill Lions Club

Underwater Egg Hunt
April 3, 2021

Hunting for eggs has never been so much fun! Kids of all ages jumped into the pool at our PH Aquatic Park for a splashy twist on a classic springtime activity. Hope to see you again in Spring 2022!

Family Camp Out in Pleasant Hill Park Park
June 19 & 20, 2021

We hope you and your family had a wonderful time camping with friends over Father's Day weekend in Camp Pleasant Hill. This was our first in-person community event of the year! It was so nice to see everyone!

Sunset Cinema Movies In the Park Summer Event Series (NEW)
July 17 and September 25, 2021

Thank you for attending our two fun-filled movie nights this summer with family and friends! We had a blast watching fun hit movies (Raya and the Last Dragon and Herbie: Fully Loaded) on a giant professional outdoor screen in Pleasant Hill Park and noshing on concession from the Teen Center Snack Shack to support the College Park High School cheerleaders! Thank you to our event sponsors, Laura Wucher Real Estate, City of Pleasant Hill, and Republic Services

Tinkers & Thinkers Virtual Innovation Faire
September 18, 2021
Event Website: phtinkersandthinkers.com

We hope you and your pod had a blast building S.T.E.M.-tastic projects together in this community-wide virtual event to inspire creativity, problem-solving, and innovation. We look forward to tinkering with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math together again next year. Thank you to our event sponsors! The City of Pleasant Hill,  Friends of the Library, Pleasant Hill Community Foundation and Republic Services

Pumpkin Splash      
October 10, 2021

Thank you for jumping into our amazing floating pumpkin patch! We hope you and your family had a splashy good time! Thank you to our pumpkin supplier, Bay Cities Produce.

Pub In The Park (NEW)
October 17, 2021

Thank you for spending a fun Sunday crafternoon with us, gathered outdoors with good friends to taste the best of craft beers from local breweries (see list below), listen to great live music from Salvage Title, and nosh on good grub from local food vendors, Black Oak Hotdogs & King Gyro. We couldn't have asked for better weather or participants.

CRAFT-tastic Local Breweries:  
View map here to visit these amazing local breweries

Bruehol Benicia Brewing, Canyon Club Brewery, Del Cielo Brewing Co, East Brother Beer Company, Epidemic Ales, Five Suns Brewing, Headland Brewing Company, Gilman Brewing Company, Oakland United Beerworks, Rotator Taproom, Morgan Territory Brewing and Side Gate Brewing. Ghost Town Brewery unfortunately will be unable to participate due to necessary equipment repairs. Visit our brewery websites for more information. 

Inclusive Recreation Dance
October 29, 2021

Thank you for attending our first recreational dance for adults with disabilities. The Halloween-themed dance is always a popular event and we hope everyone had a great time!

Haunted Trail in Pleasant Hill Park (NEW)
October 29, 2021

We hope all those who braved our new spine-tingling haunted trail in Pleasant Hill Park had a spooktacular time! Thank you to our community partners, volunteers, and participating community members including Rotary Club of Pleasant Hill, Laura Wuscher Real Estate, and the Gregory Gardens Community Crew.


45th Annual Turkey Trot 8.4 Mile Trail Run
November 21, 2021

You did it! Thank you to all the participants who met the challenge of our 45th annual Turkey Trot Trail Run!
View Final race results here. Thank you to our sponsor Alpine Awards.

Breakfast With Santa
December 4, 2021

What a wonderful way to kick off the winter holiday season. It was so nice to see Santa again. Thank you to our event sponsor, Laura Wucher Real Estate, and to our volunteers, especially local Girl Scout Troops 32770, 33356, 32544, & 33356

Around The World Holiday Express
December 8, 2021

Thank you for joining us for some community holiday cheer this year! This free drive-thru event was a "pandemic alternative" to our traditional Holiday Festival that we hope to bring back again next year. HAPPY HOLIDAYS! Learn more about our Around The World” and “Festival of Lights” Multicultural showcase. CLICK HERE. If you would like to share your own holiday traditions for future events, please reach out to us at cservice@pleasanthillrec.com (Subject Line: Holiday Traditions). We’d love to learn from you! 

Winter 2022 Community Coloring Contest 
December 2021

Please help us congratulate the first-place winners in each category of our 2021 Winter Coloring Contest! Congratulations!! Adult  Category: Megan N., Teen Category: Sadvi P., Youth Category: Quinn W., Preschool: Katelyn McR.

All the winners have been notified and won a $50 gift card. Thank you to all those who participated in the contest and shared their artistic talents with us! It's always challenging to pick a winner because all the entries have their own special qualities. Thank you to the talented, Patrick Remer, PH Library Manager for sharing his artistic talents and to our community partners, the Pleasant Hill Library and Friends of the Pleasant Hill Library A special big “Thank you” to our coloring contest sponsor, Pleasant Hill Lions Club! Interested in joining this outstanding local service organization? Click here: https://bit.ly/JoinPHLionsClub