General Overview

Parks Reservation Brochure
For your enjoyment, all the Dallas City parks are available for use on a first come, first serve basis, except in the Dallas City Park where there is also a seasonal reservation system available from May 1 to September 30 for the Brandvold Kitchen area, the old side Gazebo, and the Seibert/Frederickson Memorial Shelter.


All areas have power and water available. Reservation Request Forms are available below or can be obtained at Dallas City Hall, (187 Southeast Court Street). The reservation fee is $15 an hour. All fees are figured in hour increments.

Reservation Priority List

First priority for reservations will be given from October 1 through December 31 (prior to the start of the year) to fraternal, civic, patriotic, religious, service, charitable, and educational organizations including class reunions with a chapter, lodge, post, congregation, or other unit existing within the City. Private groups / family event reservations will be accepted beginning in January.

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Reservations can be made either online or with our Reservation Form in person at City Hall.
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Brandvold Kitchen Area
Brandvold Kitchen Area
Old Side Gazebo
Seibert Frederickson Memorial Shelter
Seibert-Frederickson Memorial Shelter

Brandvold Kitchen Area

Brandvold Kitchen area (new side) accessed via Brandvold Drive / Southwest Levens Street or Southwest Park Street via Southwest River Drive or Southwest Westwood Drive. This rustic shelter is equipped with a sink, electrical outlets, and uncovered picnic tables. It is located near the Japanese Garden and is the area used for the Rotary Breakfast in the park during Summerfest. It has 12 picnic tables (no shelter over tables) and seats up to 150 people.

Old Side Gazebo

The gazebo located on the Old Side of the park is accessed via Southwest Academy Street. It is the oldest shelter in the park and is memorable to many park users. It is very rustic and contains a fire place and electrical outlets. It has six covered picnic tables and accommodates 50 to 100 people.

Seibert Frederickson Memorial Shelter

The Seibert Frederickson Memorial Shelter is our newest shelter located next to the recently placed playground equipment (2008). It is accessed via Southwest Academy Street and has electrical outlets and a large covered seating area with 12 picnic tables and accommodates up to 150 people.

Amplified Sound Systems

Sometimes the use of amplified sound can add to the enjoyment of your event and it is allowed during your reservation with prior approval by the City Manager. An Amplified Sound Permit Application is required and Dallas City Code 5.020(1) must be observed.

Inflatable Equipment (Bouncy Castles & Jumpers)

A Special Equipment in Park Permit Application is required to use inflatables such as bouncy castles or jumpers in the park during your reservation. In addition, a Park Rental Insurance Certification Form must be submitted along with proof of comprehensive general liability insurance. This must be turned in at least two weeks prior to your event with a refundable deposit of $250.

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