• The Event Office is teleworking until further notice.  For all inquiries - please email  Voicemails will be checked daily. Email for fastest service.

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.


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.