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Are you planning a family gathering, company party, special event or picnic?  The Omaha Parks and Recreation Department is here to help!  We invite you to reserve one of the many multi-purpose facilities the department offers.  Reservations must be made two weeks prior to rental date by calling 402-444-5920.

Pavilion Hours: Available 7:00am - 11:00pm  (all pavilions are available for rental year-round with the exception of Elmwood Pavilion)

Rental Fees: 

ALL Pavilions
$149 for 2 hours
$249 for 4 hours
$399 for 8 hours
$529 for the entire day
$50 for any additional hours   
N.P. Dodge ONLY
$249 for 2 hours
$399 for 4 hours
$599 for 8 hours
$729 for entire day
$75 for any additional hours

Clean-up Permit: $250 - refundable. 

Beer Permit: $100
Full payment for pavilion rentals must be made a minimum of two weeks in advance for all rentals, or within 30 days from the billing date for those with early reservations. Please make checks payable to the City of Omaha. Full refunds are given with a 30 day advance notification of cancellation.

The caretaker will open the pavilion 30 minutes prior to your rental time and will return at the end of your gathering to lock up the building. There is a 30 minute time period allotted for cleanup after the designated rental time.
Benson Pavilion

7028 Military Ave.

-Full Kitchen with stove, refrigerator, microwave and sink
-Outside porch 
-Eight tables 
-Seating for 64
-Main room 30 x 40ft

Brown Pavilion

5708 S. 15th St.

-Full Kitchen with stove, refrigerator, microwave and sink
-Outside porch
-Small Stage
-Seating for 80 inside, plus 40 outside
-Main room 30 x 40ft
Elmwood Pavilion
802 S 60th St.

-Ceiling fans and open windows
-Kitchen with cold running water and single deep sink
-15 picnic tables
-Electrical outlets
-Main room 38 x 58ft
Fontenelle Pavilion

4405 Fontenelle Blvd.

-A.C. and heating
-Full Kitchen with stove, refrigerator, microwave and sink
-Outside porch 
-Small Stage
-Seating for 70 inside, plus 50 outside 
-Main room 30 x 58ft
Hanscom Pavilion

3201 Woolworth Ave.
-Full Kitchen with stove, refrigerator, microwave and sink
-Outside porch 
-Ten tables
-Seating for 64 inside, plus 50 outside 
-Main room 26 x 39ft
Carter Pavilion
809 Carter Lake Shore Drive
Closed for Renovations
-Doors and windows open for ventilation
-Outdoor grills
-Two fireplaces
-Seating for 140
-Two electrical outlets
-Three Separate 20 x 30ft rooms
-Portable restrooms
Miller Pavilion
 2707 Redick Ave
-Kitchen with small stove, refrigerator, and sink
-Outside porch
-Seating for 80 
-Main room 30 x 40ft
NP Dodge Pavilion
11001 John Pershing Drive

-Heating and fireplace
-Ceiling fans and roll-up walls for ventilation
-Full Kitchen with refrigerator, 2 microwave and sink
-Several electrical outlets
-Up to 250-300 for seating availability. 
-Main room 70 x 70ft

News and Events

  • Riverfront Trail Public Meeting

    2015-04-10 20:54:18

    The City of Omaha Parks, Recreation and Public Property Department will hold a public meeting regarding the proposed construction of the Phase 4 portion of the Riverfront Trail along Abbott Drive and the Levi Carter Park ...

  • Bridge Beats Summer Lineup Announcement

    2015-04-03 17:43:19

    Free Riverfront Concert Series Returns for Third Year Bridge Beats returns for its third season at the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge Plaza. The free summer concert series, presented by the City of Omaha Parks and Recre ...

  • 2015 Discovery Guide Available Online

    2015-03-27 17:43:55

    Make plans to do something new and exciting this season with Omaha Parks and Recreation. Download a copy of #OmahaParks 2015 Discovery Guide and you will find parks and facilities in the spotlight, special events, activi ...

  • New Responsive Website Launched

    2015-03-27 17:33:20

    The City of Omaha Parks and Recreation Department announced today that it has launched a redesigned city website in an effort to enhance online transparency and to create a more user-friendly site for its residents, busi ...

  • Hummel Nature Center Special Events

    2015-02-18 09:51:02

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