Park Shelter Rental Guidelines and Fees

Reservation Guidelines

  • City parks are open from 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. (spring/summer)
  • Alcohol and drugs are prohibited
  • Reserved Area must be left clean and free of litter - this includes removal of all balloons
  • Use of sidewalk chalk is prohibited
  • No tents/structures may be erected
  • Loud music/Public Address (PA) systems are prohibited
  • Weddings may be held at Falls Park or Rock Quarry Garden only, with a signed contract
  • Events open to the public may require a special event permit
  • Vehicles are not allowed to park on any grass area
  • There will not be vehicular access from the parking lot to the picnic shelter
  • Payment is due in full when the reservation is made
  • Extra grills, cooking devices, and generators are prohibited in all city parks
  • Inflatables (bounce houses, etc.) are prohibited in city parks
  • Camping is prohibited

Payments & Refunds

Full payment is due when the reservation is made. A 1-month notice of cancellation is required to receive a 50% refund. Refunds will not be given for cancellations made less than 1-month prior to the event (even if the reservation was made during this time). All facilities are rain or shine. Refunds will not be given for inclement weather.  Reservations are non-transferable.


Shelter Location Cost Hours
Cleveland Park Shelters $40 each 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Cleveland Park Zoo Shelters $125 each 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.
McPherson Park Bandstand $60 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.
McPherson Park Shelter $40 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Gower Park Shelters $40 each 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Legacy Park cabana $150  8 a.m. - 9 p.m.

River Lodge (3 hour blocks)

$150 Monday - Friday; $200 Saturday, Sunday, Holidays 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Falls Park River Lodge, with Old Mill Garden (wedding site) $375 Monday - Friday $625 Saturday, Sunday, Holidays 8 hour blocks (includes set-up/break-down)

Falls Park Main Street Plaza

$375 for 4 hours; $50 each additional hour 9 a.m - 9 p.m.

Falls Park Community Foundation of Greenville Amphitheater

$375 for 4 hours $50 each additional hour 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Rock Quarry Garden
(wedding site)

$300 for 8 hour rental 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.