Weddings / Social Events / Business Meetings

COVID-19 Park Closures & Parking Restrictions to Limit Overcrowding, Address Public & Staff Safety 
The COVID-19 health emergency remains a serious and evolving situation. The Park District has announced park area closures to limit overcrowding and public safety. All Visitor Centers, rental facilities and buildings - including bathrooms and water fountains - are CLOSED. Programs and events are canceled. More details...

Facilities Notice
Our indoor rental facilities (Brazilian Room, Temescal Beach House, Fern Cottage, and MLK Shoreline Center) are currently CLOSED to the public based on state and local public health mandates.
All Open Houses at the Brazilian Room and Temescal Beach House have been temporarily canceled until further notice.
In-person visits and new reservations are also on pause at this time. If you have further questions about renting our facilities, or would like to be notified when scheduled visits and new reservations are being accepted again, please email our Rental Facilities Office at We thank you for your patience and understanding during this time and look forward to working with you when it is determined our facilities can safely host events again. Please check back for updates!

Indoor Rental Facilities

Ardenwood Historic Farm ~ Outdoor Rental Location

Ardenwood Historic Farm (Fremont
The grounds are graced by the stately Patterson House, a beautiful 19th century mansion restored to its original elegance. The expansive lawns and surrounding gardens create a magical atmosphere for weddings, receptions and anniversary celebrations.
For questions or additional information, contact: or visit

Popular outdoor picnic sites for weddings

To reserve or check availability, call 1-888-EBPARKS or 1-888-327-2757, press option 2.
To get more information about Picnics please visit our Picnic FAQ page.
To see a list of all available picnic sites, please visit the Facilities website and click on the View Facilities button.