Pittsburgh Park Rentals

Pittsburgh parks make a great backdrop for any special occasion.

Whether you're planning the perfect wedding, baby shower, birthday party, graduation party, retirement party, fundraiser or business meeting, there is space for you!

We're here to help! Please contact Shawn Fertitta, Visitor Experience Director for more information. 

Schenley Plaza

The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy oversees special events at Schenley Plaza and surrounding areas. The Plaza can accommodate up to 250 people for outdoor weddings, up to 200 people seated and 400 people standing for receptions under the tent. Power is located throughout the park and there is also access to a 200 amp service with a certified electrician. 

Frick Environmental Center

The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy oversees special events at the Frick Environmental Center. The Center can accommodate outdoor weddings with up to 100 people, indoor receptions for up to 56 seated and 120 standing, and indoor meetings with up to 60 people. This is a living building. There are no power sources outdoors and generators are not allowed. Please contact Zero Fossile for clean energy options outside.

Pavillions, Shelters and Open Spaces

The City of Pittsburgh oversees special events at park shelters and pavilions, as well as reservation and maintenance of all shelters. Click here to get started!

Open spaces such as Flagstaff Hill, Mellon Square, Allegheny Commons, Emerald View Overlook would require a Special Event permit. Click here to submit your request or call 412-255-2370.

Mellon Park Walled Garden

The City of Pittsburgh oversees special events at the Mellon Park Walled Garden. To rent this space, contact the City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works at 412-255-2370.

Interested in hosting an event at Schenley Plaza or the Environmental Center?

Additional Resources

Pittsburgh Sport Fields
Allegheny County Parks
Point State Park
Special Event Permits

Click here to begin the application process.

Pittsburgh Film Permit Application

Click here to begin the application process.

Fireworks and Bonfires
Schenley Park Ice Rink and Community Room

Call 412-422-6523 to secure a reservation.

Parking Variances

Contact the Pittsburgh Parking Authority at 412-560-2557