COVID19 STATUS

  • The Event Office is teleworking until further notice.  For all inquiries - please email reservations@austintexas.gov.  Voicemails will be checked daily. Email for fastest service.
  • Open with Permits-  Picnic site/shelter locations (20 people or less), Concessions, Commercial Use (fitness/training groups), Event Facility Buildings, Film Permits -  get detailed information for each item using the "learn more" link below".
  • Open with Permits -  Events, Event Permits - May be approved with an application, approval, and limits based on the site used and valid health safety plan.

The Office of Special Events coordinates reservations, event permits at identified facility and picnic sites within the City of Austin parks system.  The system offers 4 building facilities, 36 picnic areas in 22 parks!  The events office also manages permitting for temporary concessions, commercial use and filming requests.

To inquire about a recreation center, please contact the center directly.  To inquire about baseball and other field areas contact athletics, 512-978-2670.

LEARN MORE - PERMITS AND RENTALS

Office and Payment Hours/Types

  • Monday - Friday:  8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., except City holidays. Saturday and Sunday: Closed
  • Pay Anytime:  Online see online payment guide
  • Pay In Person:  (suspended at this time) Cash, Check, Money Order - if more than 14 days from the permit/rental date.
    • ALERT - In person payment acceptance suspended until further notice.