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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-7529

1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

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Rentals & Permits

  • Weddings and receptions Beautiful outdoor locations for your special events

  • Picnics Rent a space in the park for your next picnic or outdoor gathering!

  • Waterfront Park An excellent event waterfront venue in downtown Portland.

  • Sports Leagues Need a "home" for your home team?

Rentals and Permits
We have many different venues available for rental - for weddings, family or neighborhood events, company picnics or sports tournaments. We also issue permits for tree planting and cutting, sports field and gym use, construction work or staging on PP&R property, and conducting research on PP&R property.

All commercial activity (a service or product that customers have or will pay for that is provided within a park) requires a permit. These activities include, but are not limited to, the following: photography, film and video, classes (including personal training), approved concession of food, products and sundries, docking, Pedi cabs, etc. PP&R, at its sole discretion, reserves the right to deny permits to specific property and/or specific dates and times.

Customer Service Center

Portland Parks & Recreation’s Customer Service Center returned to the first floor of Portland Building on December 16, 2019. 

1120 SW 5th Avenue (First Floor), Portland, Oregon 97204
503-823-2525 (office)  |  503-823-2515 (fax)

Our phone hours are 8:30 AM-5:00 PM, Monday-Friday.
Walk-in hours are 8:00 AM-5:00 PM, Monday-Friday.