Event Facilities

City Park Pavilion


Montclair Civic Center


Washington Park Boathouse


Chief Hosa Lodge


Permit applicants may cancel due to COVID-19 at any time in 2021 for a full refund

Event Facility Information

2022 Reservations

2022 Event Facility reservation requests will be accepted beginning Monday, November 1, 2021.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is available for reservation in 2022 beginning on Monday, November 1, 2021?

What is the process on Monday, November 1, 2021?

Reservation requests are made online, beginning at 8:00 a.m. (MST)
Please check back on this page after 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 26 for detailed information about this process.

How old must someone be to submit a permit application?

All permit applicants must be 18 years of age or older.

Where can I find more information?

Visit this page after 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 26 for final information including fees, payment schedule, cancelation policy, permit requirements and details on the November 1 reservation process.

Please contact the Parks Permit Office at 7200-913-0700 (press 6) or park.permits@denvergov.org with additional questions. 

Reservation Process

  • All reservation requests are accepted online. Requests are NOT accepted by email at any time and no paper application is available to complete. Download and read online reservation instructions(PDF, 1MB)
  • A $210 nonrefundable deposit to secure your reservation will be due at the time of application. This deposit is applied towards your total permit fee
  • Once your reservation request has been reviewed, you will be contacted within three (3) business days by the Events Coordinator with a confirmation or rejection

Special Notes

  • You must be 18 or older to reserve an Event Facility
  • Only one permit per day is allowed
  • City Park Pavilion may be reserved
    April 15 – October 15 from 2:00pm – 11:00pm, 7 days a week
  • Washington Park Boathouse may be reserved
    April 15 – October 15
    Monday – Saturday: 7:00am – 11:00pm
    Sunday: 2:00pm – 11:00pm
  • Cheesman Park Pavilion is a Special Occasion site, not an Event Facility. Find information on a Special Occasion park permits.

Six event facilities are available to rent:

Event Facility Reservation Instructions and Requirements

Online Event Facility Reservations

Applications ARE NOT accepted by email at any time and NO paper application is available to complete. All reservation requests are accepted online or in-person only and must be submitted at least 30 days in advance.

  1. (PDF, 512KB)View instructions(PDF, 1MB)  on how to complete your reservation request 
  2. Start your online reservation request in the DPR Online Service Center
  3. Nonrefundable $210 down payment DUE at time of booking
  4. Within 2 business days of submitting a request, you will receive an email regarding the status of your request

Permit Requirements

The following requirements must be met no later than 21 calendar days prior to event:

  1. All fees paid in full
    View online payment instructions(PDF, 333KB)

  2. Proof of insurance coverage
  3. Permit holder must complete a walk-through with an Event Facilitator (instructions below)

  4. Alcohol
    Alcohol Policy(PDF, 182KB)
    Alcohol Sale/Service Permit Requirements(PDF, 167KB)
    If selling alcohol: Liquor Liability is required + a special event liquor permit must be acquired from the Denver Dept. of Excise and Licenses

When all requirements are met by the deadline (21 calendar days prior to event date) approved permits will be sent via email no later than 14 business days prior to event date.

Online Tour & Walkthrough Reservations

Schedule a Tour:(PDF, 358KB)

Free, guided one (1) hour tours are available for parties who wish to see the interior of an event facility and ask additional questions before submitting a reservation application. Registered tour attendees are invited to bring one guest. View instructions on how to schedule a tour.(PDF, 358KB)

Schedule a Walk-through(PDF, 358KB) (for permit holders only):
A one (1) hour walk-through with a DPR Event Facilitator is required to obtain your approved Event Facility Permit. The walk-through will cover day-of event logistics. Permit holders are strongly encouraged to bring any vendors, family or friends who will play a role in your event. Permit holders are limited to one walkthrough. View instructions on how to schedule a walk-through.(PDF, 358KB)

Visit the DPR Online Service Center

Tour and walk-through schedules are updated on the 25th of each month.
Walk-throughs do NOT need to be scheduled earlier than 60 days prior to your event date.

Event Facility Regulations

$210 (or 50% of the fee if total fee is less than $210) is due at the time of reservation and is non-refundable. 
All fees outside of the deposit will be refunded if cancellation is made 22 days or more prior to the permit start date.
No refunds will be issued for cancellations made 21 days or less prior to the permit start date.