NAF El Centro Fleet & Family Readiness Programs

Two hours from downtown San Diego in the Imperial Valley lies Naval Air Facility El Centro. As the winter home to the world famous Blue Angels, El Centro is a wonderful stop to watch air operations or enjoy top-notch recreation facilities.

Each March, the El Centro Air Show marks the official start of air show season. Many military members and retirees stop in El Centro at the RV Park or dine at the Mirage Club in the newly renovated lounge. There are fitness facilities, swimming pools, driving range and a go-kart track that make this base a true desert oasis.

Upcoming Events

  • Karaoke Tuesdays!

    Karaoke Tuesday

    Every Tuesday • 8 pm-Midnight • Sundowner Club

  • College of the Desert Street Fair

    Saturday, December 12 • 8 am • Palm Desert
    Enjoy FREE admission to 340 vendors offering new merchandise, plus a Food Court, arts and crafts and a Farmers Market. It's a great place to find one-of -a-kind gifts! Transportation Fee: $5 per person.

  • 4th Annual Holiday Light Display Contest

    December 1-15 • FREE • Palm Oasis RV Resort, Bldg. 386
    Decorate your RV site with a holiday-themed display. Prizes awarded for 1st and 2nd place. Judging takes place at 5 pm December 15.

  • California Wolf Center

    Wednesday, December 16 • 8 am • Julian, CA
    Experience a 1 1/2 -2 hour long "Wolf Pack Tour!" Admission is only $15 for military ID cardholders and includes an educational presentation and guided observation of two packs of wolves. Then we'll head over to downtown Julian for lunch at your own expense. Transportation Fee: $5 per person.

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