​Park and facility locations available for reservation

Reservations are being accepted for outdoor events in parks occurring May 31, 2021 or after. Please note, there is a chance that reservations might need to be cancelled or modified depending on the COVID-19 pandemic and mandates put in place by the State of Oregon.

There are separate requirements and allowance for sport activities.

Reservations for events in Cascade Gateway Park are NOT being accepted at this time. Please check this webpage for future updates on permit reservation acceptance timeline.

Feel free to check in here, on the city’s COVID-19 information center for all City service impacts, or dial our offices at 503-588-6261.

The City of Salem has various park and facilities available for special occasions like company picnics, receptions, parties, along with locations for community and private events.

Select a location to view  information about what areas in a park are reservable.

To learn more about a park, click on a park image.

If you are interested in hosting a community event - visit our page for Hosting a Community Event.

 

 Bush Park

  
  
  
  
Amphitheater
$30.00
per hour4-hour minimum + permit fee*
Lower Leffelle Picnic Area
$30.00
per hour4-hour minimum + permit fee*
Phillips' Field
$24.00
per hour+ permit fee.*
Rose Garden Gazebo
$30.00
per hour2 hour minimum + permit fee*
Soap Box Derby Track
$153.00
special use+ permit fee*

 Cascades Gateway Park

  
  
  
  
Beaver Grove Shelter
$35.00
per hour4-hour minimum + permit fee*
Blue Gill A or B
$30.00
per hour4-hour minimum + permit fee*

​For field use fees, please call 503-588-6261

​For field use fees, please call 503-588-6261

 Minto-Brown Island Park

  
  
  
  
Park Shelter
$30.00
per hour4-hour minimum + permit fee*

 Pringle Community Hall

  
  
  
  
Entire Facility
$81.00
per hourMonday-Thursday. Includes both rooms and kitchen use.
Entire Facility
$662.00
per dayMonday-Thursday. Includes both rooms and kitchen use.
Entire Facility
$104.00
per hourFriday-Sunday. Includes both rooms and kitchen use. 4-hour minimum.
Entire Facility
$881.00
per dayFriday-Sunday. Includes both rooms and kitchen use.
Large Activity Room
$48.00
per hourMonday-Thursday. Includes kitchen use.
Park Use
$153.00
per day
Permit Fee
$61.00
per permitIf reserving more than 15 days in advance.
Permit Fee
$122.00
per permitIf reserving 15 days or less in advance.
Refundable Security Deposit
$250.00
per event
Replacement Key
$45.00
per key
Small Meeting Room
$33.00
per hourMonday-Thursday. Kitchen use based on availability.

 River Road Park

  
  
  
  
Park Shelter
$35.00
per hour4-hour minimum + permit fee*

 Riverfront Park

  
  
  
  
Amphitheater
$461.00
per dayPrivate event rate.
Amphitheater
$1,150.00
per dayCommercial event rate (with sales).
Amphitheater
$185.00
per eventRun/walk/contests.
Amphitheater
$58.00
per hour
Boat Dock/Boat Dock Overlook
$346.00
per dayPrivate rental.
Boat Dock/Boat Dock Overlook
$576.00
per dayCommercial event rate (with sales).
Boat Dock/Boat Dock Overlook
$185.00
per eventRun/walk/contests.
Boat Dock/Boat Dock Overlook
$31.00
per hour
Gerry Frank | Rotary Amphitheater
$600.00
Per dayPrivate
Gerry Frank | Rotary Amphitheater
$1,500.00
Per dayCommercial sales
Gerry Frank | Rotary Amphitheater
$300.00
Per eventRun/walk/contests
Gerry Frank | Rotary Amphitheater
$75.00
per hourNo sales
North Meadow
$346.00
per dayPrivate event rate.
North Meadow
$576.00
per dayCommercial event rate (with sales).
North Meadow
$185.00
per eventRun/walk/contests.
North Meadow
$30.00
per hour
Parking Lots
$346.00
per dayPrivate rental. 4-hour minimum
Parking Lots
$576.00
per dayCommercial event rate (with sales).
Parking Lots
$185.00
per eventRun/walk/contests.
Parking Lots
$30.00
per hour4-hour minimum
Permit Fee
$61.00
per permitIf reserving more than 15 days in advance
Permit Fee
$122.00
per permitIf reserving 15 days or less in advance
Rotary Pavilion
$576.00
per dayCommercial event rate (with sales).
Rotary Pavilion
$185.00
per eventRun/walk/contests.
Rotary Pavilion
$43.00
per hour4-hour minimum.
Rotary Pavilion
$43.00
per hour4-hour minimum
Rotary Pavilion
$43.00
per hour4-hour minimum. Private rental
South Meadow
$576.00
per dayPrivate event rate.
South Meadow
$1,150.00
per dayCommercial event rate (with sales)
South Meadow
$185.00
per eventRun/walk/contests.
South Meadow
$58.00
per hour

​For field use fees, please call 503-588-6261

 Woodmansee Park

  
  
  
  
Park Shelter
$30.00
per hour4-hour minimum. + permit fee*

Make a reservation

To initiate the reservation process for a park amenity or facility:

  1. Download Facility Use Permit Application for your area*

    Facility Use Application

    Pringle Park Facility Application

    Riverfront Park Facility Application
  2. *See permit for application fees.

  3. Download necessary supporting Permit Applications/Instructions

    Park Rules Webpage Link or
    Download Park Rules

    Will you have amplified sound?
    Sound Permit Application

    Will you be serving alcohol?

    Alcohol can be a part of your event, but alcohol is not allowed in all parks. Each facility is different. Please check the park listing or call Parks Recreation for more information.

    If alcohol is allowed and approved through the reservation process, you will be required to pay the associated fees.

     

    *See permit for application fees.

    More information about alcohol in parks is available here.

  4. Submit permit and all supporting documentation:

    • US Mail: 555 Liberty Street SE, Room 325, Salem, OR 97301
    • Email: [email protected]
    • Fax: 503-588-6025
    • Drop Box: 555 Liberty Street SE, Room 325 Salem, OR 97301

    All applicable documents must be received and approved, prior to reservation being processed and finalized.

  5. After approval, you will recieve instructions on how to make a payment. Payment must be made in full to secure your reservation.

Allow up to five business days for private events and thirty business days for public events, for your application to be processed. Remember to review the rules for using a park.

​Si necesita ayuda para comprender esta información, por favor llame 503-588-6261.

If you need help understanding this information, please call 503-588-6261.

Change a reservation

Changes to a reservation that has already been approved and processed should be submitted at least five business days in advance and may result in a processing fee.

Download Reservation Change Request

Cancellation policy

The City reserves the right to cancel any scheduled park or facility reservation due to unforeseen circumstances or emergency situations. If your reservation is canceled by the City, you may choose to receive a full refund or to reschedule your reservation.

See the Permit for more information about cancellations.

Additional facilities available for reservation

Center 50+

Salem Public Library

Contact us

Parks and Recreation
Monday–Friday
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
555 Liberty ST SE RM 325
Salem OR 97301
Phone: