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Film Lake Elsinore Dream Extreme

City of Lake Elsinore is film friendly and provides filming permits at low cost! Lake Elsinore is an ideal backdrop for television, commercial, and film production due to its "Dream Extreme" lifestyle and climate for motion picture and television filming.

Film Policies

Do I need a Film Permit?

Unless you are filming in a licensed film studio, a valid Film Permit issued by the City of Lake Elsinore Community Services Department is required for all shoots on public and private property. Even if the location is a private residence or business, a Film Permit is required.

If the venue is outside of the City of Lake Elsinore city limits, a Riverside County permit is needed, rather than a City of Lake Elsinore Permit, please contact Riverside Filming Commission.

Applying for a Film Permit

Applications for a film permit must be filed with Melissa Veliz, Special Events Coordinator a minimum of seven working days in advance of the date filming activity to begin. If such activity interferes with traffic or involves stunts, special effects, or is deemed extraordinary, an application must be submitted at least ten working days in advance and sixteen (16) working days in advance for road closures.

Lake Elsinore

With 3,000 surface acres and over 14 miles of shoreline, Lake Elsinore is ideal for motor boating, jet skiing, water skiing, wake boarding, kayaking and fishing. It boasts public beaches with picnic and shade features, and plenty of safe easy-access parking.

Lake Elsinore Diamond Stadium

Nestled in the heart of Lake Elsinore, the Diamond Stadium hosts the thrilling games of the Lake Elsinore Storm minor league baseball team. This facility boasts a dynamic atmosphere that goes beyond the outfield.

The Diamond Stadium features the baseball field, locker rooms, concession stands, and the Diamond Tap Room restaurant and bar.

Launch Pointe Recreation Destination and RV Park

Launch Pointe is the Southern California RV Camping destination place to be. It was designed to provide guests with a truly unique RV resort experience. Launch Pointe is conveniently located between Los Angeles and San Diego, off the I-15 freeway.

Launch Pointe showcases an RV Campground, Yurts and Vintage Trailers for camping, the Bobber Restaurant, Cali Splash Park, and a boat launch.

Historic Downtown Main Street

Our historic downtown reflects a rich and colorful history dating back to 1888. A stroll down Main Street, with its antique shops, fine dining, novelty stores, museum and vintage street lamps, takes visitors back into a time reminiscent of the early 1900s.

City Parks

The City of Lake Elsinore boasts 20 parks with hundreds of acres of active and passive recreation opportunities. These amenities include world class tournament facilities, three skate parks, a BMX pump track, four dog parks, two splash pads/ spray parks, numerous picnic shelters, ball fields, hiking trails, playgrounds, fitness tracks, and open space areas.

Rosetta Canyon Sports Park

Summerly Community Park

Poppy Blooms at Walker Canyon

Lake Elsinore is highly renowned for its vibrant poppy blooms during the spring, especially in the Walker Canyon area. Heavy winter rains in Lake Elsinore bring a stunning showcase of these California poppies.

Spotlight on Lake Elsinore