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Carter Pavilion809 Carter Lake Shore Dr. View Map

402-444-3651

This rustic pavilion is located within a 520-acre park, overlooking Carter Lake, and is available from May 1st to September 30th. The building has no heat, air conditioning or kitchen facilities. There are two electrical outlets above the countertop. Outdoor grills are available just outside the facility. Fourteen picnic tables provide seating for 140 people. Portable restrooms are available adjacent to the pavilion. This facility has three rooms, each approximately 20 x 30 feet. Two fireplaces flank the interior. The doors and windows open for ventilation. The park 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 clean up time allotted after your scheduled rental time.

Pavilion Hours of Operation:  7 a.m. - 10 p.m.


Rentals fees are $80.00/hour.

Clean-up Deposit:  $250 - refundable
Beer Permit:  $100

Pavilions and wedding venues are not available for rental on the following dates:
2019:
Tuesday, January 1st
Monday, January 21st
Sunday, March 17th
Sunday, April 21st
Monday, May 27th
Thursday, July 4th
Monday, September 2nd
Monday, October 14th
Monday, November 11th
Thursday, November 28th
Friday, November 29th
Tuesday, December 24th
Wednesday, December 25th
Tuesday, December 31st
 
2020:
Wednesday, January 1st
Monday, January 20th
Tuesday, March 17th
Sunday, April 12th
Monday, May 25th
Saturday, July 4th
Monday, September 7th
Monday, October 12th
Wednesday, November 11th
Thursday, November 26th
Friday, November 27th
Thursday, December 24th
Friday, December 25th
Thursday, December 31st
 

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