Vilas Park Shelter

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Please Note: We are continually improving our park system. Some of these improvements may impact a nearby shelter. Prior to making a reservation, please visit Parks Projects for more information on specific parks.

Amenity Details
Address: 1602 Vilas Park Drive
Park: Vilas (Henry) Park
Capacity: Seats 170 people
Restrooms: In shelter
Water:Available in shelter
Kitchenette: No
Fireplaces: 2
Parking: Parking lot
Seating Included: Yes
P.A. (Amplified Sound) Permit Allowed: Yes - Six (6) hour permit to end by 9 p.m.

Shelter Details

2018 SHELTER CLOSURE NOTICE: Due to the bridge replacements project, the shelter at Vilas Park will be closed for the 2018 season.

Vilas Park Shelter is a popular location for special events, family reunions, and picnics.  Located next to Vilas Park Zoo and Vilas Beach on Lake Wingra, this west side shelter is perfect for your next event.

No firearms or weapons are permitted on this property. Violators are considered trespassers and subject to forfeiture or arrest.

Shelter Fees

  • Weekends (Fri-Sun) & Holidays 10am - 10pm: $285.00
  • Weekends (Fri-Sun) & Holidays 10am - 3pm or 4pm - 10pm: $175.00
  • Weekdays (Mon-Thurs) 10am - 10pm: $150.00
  • Weekdays (Mon-Thurs) 10am - 3pm or 4pm - 10pm: $100.00
  • Damage Deposit (refundable): $300.00
  • Key Deposit (per key, refundable): $50.00

Please note:

Prices do not include tax.

Vilas Park Shelter