To apply for a Special Event Permit, please complete and submit the application form. All fees described in this policy will be paid to Olivenhain Municipal Water District, who maintains and operates the 748-acre reserve.
Each event organizer for any event included in this policy must obtain a $1 million per incident and $2 million aggregate commercial general liability insurance policy naming Olivenhain Municipal Water District as an additional insured. If alcohol is to be included as part of an event, the insurance policy must include Liquor Liability Coverage.
OMWD owns and operates the unique Elfin Forest Interpretive Center Honoring Susan J. Varty at Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve in Escondido, CA. This 1,000-square-foot facility is generally open to the public and staffed by Reserve docents, but can be made available for private special events. Due to the nature of the interpretive center’s contents, a park ranger is required to be on site for all special events and that staff time is built into the following rental fee schedule.
Interpretive Center Rental Rules and Conditions
Renters of the interpretive center agree to the following rules and conditions:
For additional information or questions, please call OMWD ranger staff at 760-632-4212.