The following additional permits are available to purchase at least 10 business days in advance, with a shelter or athletic reservation.
Most parks allow alcohol (no glass). However, by ordinance the following parks are alcohol-free and require an alcohol permit with an advanced shelter or athletic reservation. See Madison General Ordinance 8.24 for a full list of parks and details and MGO 8.40 for conservation park preservation rules.
Cost: $55 per reservation
- Allied Park
- BB Clarke
- Bernie's Beach
- Demetral (at shelter and within 50' radius)
- James Madison
- Lake Edge
- OB Sherry
- Penn (10:00 am – 8:00 pm)
If your reservation will have amplified sound you will need to purchase a P.A. Permit at least 10-business days in advance or at the time of making your online reservation. PA Permits have a 6-hour limit and must end by 9:00 pm. Sound Limit: 75 dB, 150 ft. from the source. Compliance may be monitored by rangers.
Cost: $60 per reservation
If your reservation will have a structure larger than 10' x 10' such as a tent or inflatable, a permit is required. Please apply at least 10 business days prior to your event. You must call the Digger's Hotline and complete the application below. Please submit to email@example.com with payment. Dunk tanks, sprinklers or other water features are NOT ALLOWED.
Shelter Reservation Temporary Structure Permit Application: MS Word | PDF
Cost: $110 per reservation