Rental Information


Pavillion Rental 


Pavilions may be rented at the following parks. Please make sure to visit Weddings in the Park for additional pavilions and gazebos available for rent.

All locations may be reserved up to six months in advance. To reserve a pavilion, please visit Parks and Recreation Administration, Monday through Friday from 8 AM to 5 PM, located at Holiday Park, 1150 G. Harold Martin Drive, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304. For more information including availability and rental regulations, call (954) 828-7275 (PARK).

Fee: Residents $75, on-Residents $110 (plus applicable sales tax)
Please note Snyder Park pavilion pricing is listed separately below.

*Online reservations now available at select locations.Click here to register online.

Alcohol, gas grills and amplified music are not allowed in our parks. Soliciting is not permitted. Attendance is limited to 50 people and your rental does not give you exclusive use of the park. Party rental companies (bounces houses, petting zoos, etc.) may be used with additional insurance.

Pavilion Rentals Permit Regulations

• Permit holders do not have exclusive use of the park or all of its amenities.
• Please check our website for current park hours.
• The consumption, possession or sale of alcoholic beverages is prohibited within city parks.
• Parks and Recreation areas designated for the conditional use of alcohol include:
   1. Beach Community Center
   2. Mills Pond Park Assembly Hall
   3. Morton Activity Center
• Persons under the age of 21 may not be served or consume alcoholic beverages at any City facility or park.
• Amplified music (including DJs) is not permitted in city parks (except the Caldwell Pavilion at Snyder Park).
• Pets are not permitted in city parks, except for in officially designated areas.
• Most insured and bonded attractions (i.e. clowns, bounce houses, petting zoos etc.) are permitted in city parks if the City has a current insurance policy naming the City of Fort Lauderdale as additional insured in the amount of one million dollars.
• Permit holder assumes all liability for any personal recreation equipment brought into a city park (i.e. a personally owned bounce house or water slide).
• Vehicles must be parked in designated parking areas only.
• Decorations (including nails, tape, staples, tacks, etc.) that may cause damage to the structure and/or landscape are not permitted.
• Balloons cannot be released in city parks. They must be removed from the site after the event.
• Reservation holders are responsible for cleaning up debris at the conclusion of each reservation period.
• The use of canopies/tents are permitted during events in parks, but due to fire code regulations, you are limited in quantity to two, 10’ x 10’ tents unless prior arrangements have been made at the time a permit is issued. Tents must be anchored with weights as to not damage underground irrigation systems (tent stakes are not permitted).
• The city reserves the right to cancel up to 90 days prior to the reservation if the park is needed for a public event to benefit the City, a city-sponsored event, or a co-sponsored event.

Special Events

If your event requires road closures, amplified music, alcohol and/or is open to the general public, you must go through the Special Event process and obtain approval by the City of Fort Lauderdale Commission. Please note, this process can take up to 60 days to finalize upon notice of any of the aforementioned. Therefore all permitted outdoor events that require must be submitted 60 days in advance to process. Please visit our Special Events page or contact Barbara Smith at 954-828-6075 or

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