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The City of San Jose is now accepting Picnic Reservations online!

Welcome and thank you for choosing San Jose parks for your event location. San Jose parks offer a variety of fun environments to accommodate your special picnic gathering.

Picnic reservations can be made online or in person at City Hall, 9th Floor 200 E. Santa Clara Street, San Jose, CA 95113, Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm.
If you need help, contact the Park Office: (408) 794-6504.

Parking is complimentary for reserving customer in the City Hall Garage. Garage is located under City Hall and the entrance is located on Six Street.

By completing the online process, your application will be reviewed. Your permit or date is not guaranteed until you receive an Approved Permit from the Parks Office. If you do not receive an email in 4 days from applying for the permit, call the Park Office at (408) 794-6504 to confirm receipt of your application.

    • Picnic Reservations
    • Online picnic reservations must be done at least three (3) days but not more than one (1) year in advance. All reservations are subject to approval.

      Reservations are for the entire day the park is open. Fees subject to change.

      If your event involves more than just a picnic such as a festival or large-scale event, please call the Special Park Use line at (408) 794-6500.

      Please visit our
      website to get detailed information on each park and individual picnic site available for reservation, as well as rules and regulations for each park.

      To continue to make a reservation, click on the Picnic Reservation button to the left.