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William Hawrelak Park (originally Mayfair Park) is a 68 hectare park in the river valley featuring a 5 hectare lake and open meadows. The park hosts several major festivals and events throughout the year and is a fantastic location for all Edmontonians and visitors to explore.


Park Hours 5am-11pm
Pavilion 9am-10pm

Red Table Cafe (Winter)

M-F 2-9pm

Sat/Sun Noon-9pm

Shelter Building at
Picnic Sites 1, 2, 3 (Summer)
Shelter Building at
Picnic Site 2 (Winter)*
* Shelter buildings at site 1 and 3 are closed during winter.


Map of 9330 Groat Road
9330 Groat Road
Edmonton, Alberta


  • Designated parking and curb cuts
  • Main entrance in pavilion
  • Partially accessible phone, picnic areas, playground areas and fountains
  • Pathways
  • Safe drop-off and pick-up area
  • Service counters lowered in pavilion
  • Wheelchair accessible washrooms


  • Lake (no swimming, boating or fishing)
  • Paddleboat rentals 
  • Parking (limited during festivals and events)
  • Pavilion with seasonal food concession (limited hours)
  • Playground
  • Skate Rentals (Winter Season)
  • Walking and cycling trails
  • Washrooms in pavilion and picnic sites 1, 2 and 3
Find your way around the river valley with this selection of comprehensive, seasonal trail maps.
Picnic Sites are available for bookings from May 1st to October 14th.

Picnic Sites

Reserve a Picnic Site

Hawrelak Park has 4 picnic sites available for reservation during the summer. Site #2 is also available during the winter. Tables are available for drop-in (no fee) use. Additionally, reservation site tables that aren't reserved in advance may be claimed on a first-come, first-served basis.

Picnic Site Site #1 Site #2** Site #3 Site #4
Capacity 64 64 64 96
Tables 8 8 8 12
BBQ Pits* 1 1 1 1
Stoves* 2 2 2 2
(Additional fees apply)
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Vehicle Access
(Additional fees apply)
Yes No Yes Yes
Water Washroom sink Washroom sink Washroom sink
and Fountain
Shelter Yes Yes Yes Yes
Parking On-site
On-site 1 block from the site On-site
Play Equipment
Yes No No No

* Bring your own wood
** Off-season reservations available


We accept cash, debit, credit (Visa, Mastercard or American Express), or cheque (payable to the City of Edmonton). Minimum 4 hour reservation is required.

Canopied Picnic Sites: $38.95/hr

Non-canopied Picnic Sites: $29.85/hr

Borden Park Picnic Sites: $29.85/hr

  • All sites canopied, no fire pits or grills onsite

Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park Sites 1 and 9: $38.95/hr

  • All sites non-canopied, reservation includes ball diamond

Additional Fees

Some sites offer additional services or permissions, you can request and pay for these at the time of booking.

Power Access*: $46.80/site

  • Extension cords are required

Vehicle Access*: $46.80/site

  • Maximum 3 vehicles for pick up/drop off use only
  • Parking not permitted on parkland

Inflatable permission*

  • $2 million liability insurance required

Sport Field Usage

*Additional terms and conditions apply. Please inquire at time of booking.

For More Information

311 Contact Centre

Online Contact 311 Online

In Edmonton: 311
Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

TTY 780-944-5555

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