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​​COVID19 status update: Special Events

(UPDATED 4/7/2021) Ann Arbor Parks & Recreation has begun accepting park rental requests for use of park shelters and park space.  Some areas are not available at this time due to COVID19 safety precautions and most shelters have an updated socially distanced capacity.   We are not issuing alcohol permits until further notice. 

Please submit your park rental request by email at [email protected]Include the park name, park shelter,  requested date, time and details about what you plan to do at the park.  

Park permits will not be issued less than seven (7) days in advance of the rental date. 

Our office is working remotely and will follow up with you within two business days.  You may also leave a detailed voicemail at 734.794.6230 x 0.

​Special Events in the Parks

Are you interested in having a special event in a City of Ann Arbor park? All types of events are welcome including concerts, weddings, charity runs, fundraisers, and corporate events. Special events have specific requirements and applications before permits and approvals may be issued. Please call the Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation Customer Service office at 734.794.6230 to gather more information about hosting your special event in a city park.​

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