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Park & Event Facility Permits

In alignment with CDC guidelines to slow the spread of COVID-19, Denver is prohibiting all gatherings through May 11:

  • Permits of all types have been cancelled through May 11 with associated fees automatically refunded.
  • Reschedule requests for cancelled 2020 permits will not be processed until further notice.
  • New applications for any type of permit in 2020 will not be processed until further notice.
  • Permitted activities with historical status or working toward obtaining historical status will not be penalized due to the cancellation of their 2020 permit as a result of COVID-19.
  • All existing in-process permits for May 12 or later are still being processed—should the status of these permits change, permit holders will be notified as soon as possible.
  • Permit holders for any type of 2020 permit may contact the Parks Permit Office at any time for a full refund.
  • The Parks Permit Office in the Wellington Webb Municipal Building remains closed until further notice, but staff are available Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. by email:; or phone: 720-913-0700 (press 6, then leave a message).

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Temporary Vending


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Coffee Cart in Civic Center Park in the Winter

Temporary Vending Permits

The Temporary Vending Permit provides licensed stationery, non-mobilized food vendors the opportunity to temporarily sell food and non-alcoholic beverages at designated sites approved by the City and County of Denver. Non-permitted vendors or food trucks are not allowed in or within 300 feet of a Denver park or parkway unless associated with a special event and with permission by the event host.

Fee Description Fee Amount
Application Fee*  $ 25
Monthly Permit $200
One Day Only Fee $100

*If the application is submitted via email, the fee is due within 24 hours of receiving a confirmation email.
The fee is due at the time of submission if applying in-person.

Vendor Locations

Park Name Location
Barnum Park (PDF) 4th Ave and Hooker St. 
Commons Park (PDF) 16th St. & South Platte River
Confluence Park (PDF) 2250 15th St.
Denver Skate Park (PDF) 19th St. & Little Raven St.
Garfield Lake Park (PDF) Arizona Ave. & Newton St.
Green Valley Ranch East (PDF) 4455 Jebel St. near playground, by trail
Huston Lake Park (PDF) Ohio Ave. & Bryant St.
Skyline Park (PDF) South Block - 3 Locations
Sloan's Lake Park (PDF)

W 26th Ave. & Tennyson St.

W 17th Ave. & Utica St. near playground

Swansea Park (PDF) 2650 E 49th Ave.
Washington Park (PDF)

#1 - Northwest of Smith Lake

#2 - West of Boathouse

#3 - Near Playground

Athletic Field Name
Barnum East Ballfield (PDF) W 5th Ave. & Federal Blvd.
Barnum North Ballfields (PDF) W 8th Ave. & Federal Blvd.
Bible Park Ballfield (PDF) E Yale Ave. & S Newport St.
Garland Park fields (PDF) E Mississippi Ave. & S Leyden St.
Jackie Robinson Ballfields (PDF) Fairmount Dr. & Sports Blvd.
Kennedy Ballfield Complex (PDF) E Dartmouth Ave and S Kenton St
Kennedy Soccer Fields (PDF) E Dartmouth Ave and S Kenton St
Lowry Soccer Fields (PDF)

8200 E Sports Blvd. - Grass Fields

8200 E Sports Blvd. - Turf Fields

Montbello Central Park Ballfields (PDF)  Andrews Dr. & Crown Blvd.
Montbello Central Park Mixed Use (PDF) Andrews Dr. & Crown Blvd.
Parkfield (PDF) 15555 E 53rd Ave. 
Ruby Hill Park Complex (PDF) W Jewell Ave. & S Navajo St.
Val Verde Field (PDF) W Cedar Ave. & S Navajo St.
Vanderbilt Park Complex (PDF) W Tennessee Ave. & Platte River Dr.
Veterans Park (PDF) E Iowa Ave. & S. Vine St.

Recreation Name Location
Aztlan (PDF) 4435 Navajo St.
Barnum (PDF) 370 Hooker St.
Berkeley (PDF) 5105 W 46th Ave.
Congress (PDF) 914 Elizabeth St.
Cook (PDF) 1655 S Oneida St.
Eisenhower (PDF) 4300 E Dartmouth Ave.
Garfield Lake (PDF) 1295 S Lowell Blvd.
Green Valley Ranch East (PDF) 4415 Jebel St.
Harvey (PDF) 2150 S Tennyson St.
Harvard Gulch (PDF) 555 E Iliff Ave.
Lincoln / La Alma (PDF) W 11th Ave and S Osage St.
Mestizo-Curtis (PDF) 3115 Champa St.
Ruby Hill (PDF) 1555 W Mexico Ave.


Denver Parks & Recreation

Main Office

201 West Colfax Ave, Dept. 601
Denver, CO 80202
(720) 913-1311
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