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A Guide to Event Planning in Seattle Parks

Want to organize a music festival in a city park? Hold a play outdoors? Plan your annual community picnic? Download this [...]

Apply for a Day Camp Permit

Permits are required to operate a daytime program offering supervised and registered recreational activities that are [...]

Apply for a Park Use Permit

Permits required to reserve a playfield, facility, stage or performing arts area, or to use a park for a large [...]

Apply for a Permit for Non-Park Use of Park Property

To use park property for a non-park use, you must obtain permission from the Department of Parks and Recreation.

Apply for a Photography Permit

Professional and commercial photography permits

Get Tips for a Great Event!

Learn more about payments, rules, regulations, and other things you need to know about making your event successful.

Launch a Boat

Launch a boat in to Lake Washington or Puget Sound.

Rent a Boat

Rent a boat on Green Lake.

Rent a Community Center

Seattle Parks has sites and facilities to accommodate everything from small meetings to major indoor/outdoor events.

Rent a Pool

Have your party or event at a Pool.

Rent an Event Space

Conferences, meetings, small parties, and events

Reserve a Picnic Site

Find picnic sites in neighborhoods around the city.

Reserve a Sports Field or Facility

Athletic fields that can be scheduled for various sports/activities throughout the year.

Reserve a Tennis Court

Indoor and outdoor tennis reservations.

Reserve an Outdoor Ceremony Site

Seattle parks and gardens make pleasant and charming setting for outdoor ceremonies.

Parks and Recreation

AP Diaz, Superintendent
Mailing Address: 100 Dexter Ave N, Seattle, WA, 98109
Phone: (206) 684-4075
Fax: (206) 615-1813

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