Special Occasions

Special Occasion Permits are issued for smaller invitation-only gatherings at designated locations. These locations also include four Historic Sites and the new Central Park Stapleton with special event spaces. These special occasion sites are ideal for corporate meetings, graduations, weddings or any other invitation-only functions.Site capacities range from 25 to 350 people. You can serve beer, wine and champagne only if an Alcohol Agreement is completed and signed. Special Occasion permits require insurance and may also require trash and/or sanitary services agreements.

For rental inquiries, call the Events Coordinator at (720) 913-0766 or contact by email, park.permits@denvergov.org .

Fee Schedule

Denver Parks and Recreation is a Tier II member of the Utility Notification Center of Colorado (UNCC). This means that DPR manages utility locating services for the City and County of Denver that could potentially affect Denver park property. DPR's Underground Utility Investigation office is managed and supervised by the Department of Parks and Recreation Citywide Operations Division. Place a locate request by phone, email or fax:

Phone: 720.865.0393
Fax: 720.865.0388
Email: parks.locators@denvergov.org

Emergency Locates:
For after-hours, weekend, and holiday emergency locates that may affect Denver Park property please call the locates hotline at: 720-865-0393 and follow the recorded instructions.

For all other utility markings, please call 811.

The Utility Notification Center of Colorado (UNCC) is the designated organization that manages all types of ground excavation in the State of Colorado. The main goal of this organization is to prevent human injuries and damages to underground utilities due to digging. 8-1-1 is the new federally-mandated number that should be called if you wish to start a digging project.

Contact Us

For information about POFA:

Parks Permit Office
201 W. Colfax Ave
Room 1.G.1 (1st floor)
Denver, CO 80202

Office Hours: M-F 8am - 4pm
Phone: (720) 913-0700
Fax: (720) 913-0778