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Rental Inquiry – Special Events


Review the Permit Requirement Checklist HERE.

Ready to request a reservation?

  • Fill out and submit an inquiry form for your venue below
    • East Parkway Pavilion – Public Event (Private event with no advertising? Book it yourself! Private Event)
    • Rainbow Lake Pavilion – Public Event (Private event with no advertising? Book it yourself! Private Event)
    • Formal Gardens – Private Event
    • Veterans Plaza – Official Military Organizations only
    • Greensward – Public Event
Overton Park Rental Inquiry - Special Events
Tell us about your public event! Conservancy staff will be in touch with you shortly to discuss whether your requested date and facility are available, and to start the rental process if you're interested.
If applicable

Public Events are open to the public (i.e festival, 5K, etc).

Private events are by invitation only, such as birthday parties, family reunions, and showers.

East Parkway and Rainbow Lake Pavilions should be booked directly for private events on our website! Book here!
Larger events will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Must be >30 days before event.
Rentals are all day, with one event per venue per day. Park hours: sunrise to sunset.
25+ requires separate City of Memphis permit)
If "Other" selected above, please describe here.
Check all that apply, no additional Conservancy fee. Equipment is not supplied by Overton Park Conservancy.
If "Other" selected above, please describe here. Water slides are not allowed.
If applicable; canopies/tents over 10x10 ft require City of Memphis permitting.
Provide details in Note section. City and/or State permits required. Hiring of private secuity/MPD required.
Supplemental facilities paid/rented by coordinator; may be required for large events.
Events may not be promoted until rental fee is paid-in-full.

Event Permit Checklist


Questions? Email Rentals at [email protected] or call 901-658-4795.