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The 2017 Picnics Season is now closed. Please note: Emily Murphy Park Site #1 is available for bookings in the off-season by emailing picnicbookings@edmonton.ca. Reservations for the 2018 Picnics Season will be accepted starting on March 1, 2018.

The City of Edmonton boasts some of the most beautiful and scenic picnic areas in all of Alberta. Located in the heart of the city's parks, our picnic sites are available for reservation (if you want a guaranteed spot) or on a first-come, first-served basis. Different picnic sites offer different amenities to fit your needs and additional services, such as power or vehicle access where available, come with additional fees and conditions of use. 

Note: You must request permission for activities such as bouncy castles and other inflatable play equipment.

Picnic Site Locations

Borden

7507 Borden Park Rd NW

Reservable Sites: 4 picnic sites
Drop-in Use: 28 picnic tables

Features
  • Canopy/Shelter

For more information see Borden Park Picnic Sites.

Capilano

10810 54 St NW

Reservable Sites: 1 picnic site
Drop-in Use: 12 picnic tables

Features
  • Vehicle Access
  • Canopy/Shelter
  • Power available

For more information see Capilano Picnic Site.

Gold Bar

10955 50 St NW

Reservable Sites: 4 picnic sites
Drop-in Use: 36 picnic tables

Features
  • Vehicle Access
  • Canopy/Shelter
  • Non-Canopied Shelter

For more information see Gold Bar Park Picnic Sites.

Government House

9938 Groat Rd NW

Reservable Sites: 1 picnic site
Drop-in Use: 8 picnic tables

Features
  • Vehicle Access

For more information see Government House Park Picnic Sites.

Hermitage

2115 Hermitage Rd NW

Reservable Sites: 1 picnic site
Drop-in Use: 12 picnic tables

Features
  • Vehicle Access
  • Canopy/Shelter

For more information see Hermitage Park Picnic Sites.

Jackie Parker

4540 50 St NW

Reservable Sites: 4 picnic sites
Drop-in Use: 12 picnic tables

Features
  • Vehicle Access
  • Inflatable Play Equipment is permitted

For more information see Jackie Parker Park Picnic Sites.

Rundle

2909 113 Ave NW

Reservable Sites: 6 picnic sites
Drop-in Use: 72 picnic tables

Features
  • Vehicle Access
  • Canopy/Shelter
  • Power available

For more information see Rundle Park Park Picnic Sites.

Sir Wilfrid Laurier

13221 Buena Vista Rd NW

Reservable Sites: 9 picnic sites
Drop-in Use: 86 picnic tables

Features

  • Vehicle Access
  • Canopy/Shelter
  • Non-Canopied Shelter
  • Inflatable Play Equipment is permitted

For more information see Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park Picnic Sites.

Victoria

12130 River Valley Road NW

Reservable Sites: 6 picnic sites
Drop-in Use: 54 picnic tables

Features

  • Vehicle Access
  • Canopy/Shelter
  • Non-Canopied Shelter
  • Inflatable Play Equipment is permitted

For more information see Victoria Park Picnic Sites.

Whitemud

13204 Fox Dr NW

Reservable Sites: 1 picnic site
Drop-in Use: 8 picnic tables

Features

  • Vehicle Access

For more information see Whitemud Park Picnic Sites.

William Hawrelak

9330 Groat Road NW

Reservable Sites: 4 picnic sites

Drop-in Use: 23 picnic tables

Features

  • Vehicle Access
  • Canopy/Shelter
  • Power available
  •  Inflatable Play Equipment is permitted

For more information see William Hawrelak Park Picnic Sites.

Regular Fees

Canopied Picnic Sites

$38.20/hr

Non-canopied Picnic Sites

$29.30/hr

Borden Park Sites

$29.30/hr

Picnic Site with Ball Diamond

$38.20/hr

Notes

  • All picnic site reservations must be made a minimum of 4 days in advance.
  • Please be advised that this reservation is not finalized until the Bookings Office contacts you for payment. Please allow up to 5 business days for response as we address each request in the order it was received.
  • Reservations must be a minimum of 4 hours in length.
  • Additional services must be booked and paid in full a minimum of 14 business days prior to reservation date.
  • You can reserve an available site between 8am to 10pm.
  • Site capacity is based on the number of tables. Each table seats 6-8.
  • Terms and conditions apply.

For More Information

Picnic Site and Event Booking

Telephone

Picnic Site and Gazebo Reservations
780-423-7428

Event Bookings
In Edmonton: 311

Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

Email picnicbookings@edmonton.ca

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