Recreation and Park District

Lakeside Wedding Rules and Conditions

The Lakeside venue can accommodate a maximum of 60 people.

Use of the venue on the day of the event is for any 6 hour time period between 9 a.m. and sunset, including equipment removal and clean-up.

The Lakeside venue must be vacated by sunset on the day of your event.

Decorations, streamers, photos, lights, etc., may not be nailed, stapled or taped to trees or property belonging to LAKE CUYAMACA unless approved by LAKE CUYAMACA management and must be done in such a way as to not damage trees or landscaping.

NOT ALLOWED: Artificial petals/leaves, glitter, confetti, rice, balloons, candles, fireworks, tiki torches.

ALLOWED: Flameless battery-operated candles, sterilized birdseed, native flower petals, lavender buds, bubbles, bio-rice.

Smoking is not permitted.

Barbecues and grills may not be used.

No wood campfires, bonfires or wood fires of any kind are allowed anywhere at any time.


Pets may be included in a Lakeside wedding ceremony. Clients are responsible for cleaning up all pet waste and paying for any damages the pets may cause.


Renter will make sure their guests, invitees, employees, etc, abide by all venue rules and requirements.

The stated number of guests, invitees, and employees cannot be exceeded.

All vehicles need to be parked in the designated parking area.

Alcohol may not be served at event unless renter’s food caterer is in possession of a valid California liquor license that allows the food caterer to legally serve alcohol at a rented venue.

If renter’s food caterer has such a liquor license, champagne, wine, hard cider, and bottled beer may be served (NOT sold) at event.

You are solely responsible for all alcohol at your event and must have a food caterer with a valid California liquor license that allows the caterer to serve alcohol at venues which do not possess a California liquor license. Your licensed caterer can serve champagne, wine, hard cider and bottled beer only.

No illegal substances are permitted.

You must ensure that sound/noise is kept at a reasonable level.

All music and amplified sound must stop an hour before sunset.

The proximity of campgrounds and local residences to the lakeside venue is such that venue sounds, specifically music, must be kept below certain levels.

You are responsible for set-up, take-down and clean-up.

All catering supplies and trash must be disposed of at the conclusion of the event. No trash receptacles, boxes of trash or trash bags may be left outside.


All trash and equipment rentals must be removed by sunset.

The venue area must be returned in the same condition it was received.