Central Park rental guidelines

  1. All rental areas
  2. Garden
  3. Garden Lawn
  4. Phenow Pavilion park building

Guidelines for all rental areas 


  • Requests must be made at least 14 days prior to event date.
  • Rental is not confirmed until permit has been issued and payment received.
  • Parking is free at the two lots on site or along the street adjoining the park.
  • No smoking (including e-cigs) is permitted at Central Park. This includes buildings, gardens, grounds, and parking lots. Smoking is only permitted in personal vehicles.
  • All other areas of the park will remain open to the public.


  • Refunds will be issued only if cancelled a minimum of 30 days prior to permit date.
  • No refunds will be issued due to inclement weather. Permits may be rescheduled to another available date.

Decorations, etc. 

  • Central Park staff must approve any decorating plans in advance.
  • All decorations must be set up and removed within the rental time.
  • Decorations cannot be affixed with tacks, staples, tape, or similar adhesives.
  • No throwing or scattering of real or silk flowers or flower petals, rice, seeds, confetti, or like material.
  • No releasing of balloons or birds.