Park Reservations

All City park areas are available on a first come, first serve basis unless the area is reservable and is already reserved (a reservation sign will be posted)

The two birthday rings at Caper Acres Playground are available to reserve for free for up to a two hour maximum time period.  

Areas That May Be Reserved (see reservation application and fees below):

Please call the Park Department at (530) 896-7800, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., to check availability of venues. To access the applicaton click on the link below: Application & Permit For Park Use, Fee Information, and Insurance Requirements (if your event requires insurance).  

Important: Reservations are not valid until approved by the Park Division. 

  • Application & Permit for Park Use

  • Fees Information

  • Insurance Requirements - Information Sheet

    • NEW!

      Park and Street Closure Permit Insurance

      The City of Chico has partnered with Gales Creek to provide affordable Special Events Insurance that meets the City's insurance requirements for Park and Street Closure Permits. Special Events Insurance is required for all Street Closure Permits, and all Park Permits that are open to the public, and/or have amplified sound, and/or have an expected attendance of 100 people or more. If interested, click on the picture below to access the Gales Creek website. Once on the website, use the "Apply Online Now" button on the middle of the page to receive the discounted public agency rates.

      Special Event Insurance -- Secure Onlne Application

      It is not a requirement of the City of Chico that Special Events Insurance be purchased through Gales Creek.

  • Special Use Permit

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Please complete the application and return it with payment (checks should be payable to "City of Chico") in person or by mail to:

City of Chico

Park Division

P.O. Box 3420

Chico, CA 95927

Or you can scan and email it to parkinfo, and pay the fees with a Visa or Mastercard by phone at 530-896-7800.