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Winterized picnic sites are available for reservation until April 2019.

Most picnic sites are now closed for reservation for the season.
The sites listed below are winterized picnic sites available for reservation after Thanksgiving Monday until April.
Please email picnicbookings@edmonton.ca to make a reservation.

Sites available for booking during the off-season:

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.

Rates

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.

Picnic Site Locations

Borden

7507 Borden Park Rd NW

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

Features
  • Canopy/Shelter

Borden Park Picnic Sites

Capilano

10810 54 St NW

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

Features
  • Canopy/Shelter
  • Power available for additional $46.80

Capilano Picnic Site

Coronation

11425 142 Street

Reservable Sites: 3 picnic sites
Drop-in Use: 0 picnic tables

Features
  • Canopy/Shelter

Coronation Park Picnic Sites

Emily Murphy

11904 Emily Murphy Park Rd NW

  • 1 picnic site, #1 for reservation (Winter)
  • 3 picnic sites for reservation (Summer)
  • 24 drop-in use picnic tables
     
Features
  • Canopy/Shelter
  • Non-Canopied Shelter
  • Vehicle Access available for additional $46.80 (Site #1)
  • Inflatable play equipment is permitted (Site #1). Additional terms and conditions apply.
  • Handicap accessible (Site #3)

Emily Murphy Park Picnic Sites

Gold Bar

10955 50 St NW

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

Features
  • Canopy/Shelter
  • Non-Canopy Sites

Gold Bar Park Picnic Sites

Government House

9938 Groat Rd NW

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

Features
  • Non-Canopy Site

Government House Park Picnic Sites

Hermitage

2115 Hermitage Rd NW

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

Features
  • Canopy/Shelter

Hermitage Park Picnic Sites

Jackie Parker

4540 50 St NW

Reservable Sites: 5 picnic sites
Drop-in Use: 12 picnic tables

Features
  • Non-Canopy Sites
  • Vehicle Access available for additional $46.80 (Site #11)
  • Inflatable Play Equipment is permitted (Site #11) - additional terms and conditions apply

Jackie Parker Park Picnic Sites

Rundle

2909 113 Ave NW

  • 1 picnic site, #6 for reservation (Winter)
  • 6 picnic sites for reservation (Summer)
  • 72 drop-in use picnic tables
Features
  • Canopy/Shelter
  • Power available for additional $46.80 (Sites #3, #4, #5)

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 for additional $46.80  (Site #7, #8, #9)
  • Canopy/Shelter
  • Non-Canopy Sites
  • Inflatable Play Equipment is permitted (Site #7, #8) - additional terms and conditions apply

Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park Picnic Sites

Victoria

12130 River Valley Road NW

  • 1 picnic site, #2 for reservation (Winter)
  • 6 picnic sites for reservation (Summer)
  • 54 drop-in use picnic tables

Features

  • Vehicle Access for additional $46.80 (Site #2, #3, #4, #5, #6)
  • Power available for additional $46.80 (Site #6)
  • Canopy/Shelter
  • Non-Canopy Sites
  • Inflatable Play Equipment is permitted (Site #2, #3, #4, #5, #6) - additional terms and conditions apply

Victoria Park Picnic Sites

Whitemud

13204 Fox Dr NW

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

Features

  • Non-Canopy Site
  • Vehicle Access for additional $46.80

Whitemud Park Picnic Sites

William Hawrelak

9330 Groat Road NW

  • 1 picnic site, #2 for reservation (Winter)
  • 4 picnic sites for reservation (Summer)
  • 23 drop-in use picnic tables

Features

  • Vehicle Access available for additional $46.80 (Site #1, #3, #4)
  • Canopy/Shelter
  • Power available for additional $46.80 (Sites #1, #2, #3, #4)
  •  Inflatable Play Equipment is permitted (Site #1) - additional terms and conditions apply

William Hawrelak Park Picnic Sites

Gazebo Rentals

There are 3 Gazebo locations that are also available for reservation:

Please Note: Dick Mather Gazebo will not be available for reservation during the 2018 season.

 For more information, please see Gazebos.

Picnic Sites Booking Information

  • Picnic Sites are available between the hours of 8am -10pm.
  • Minimum 4 hour reservation required.
  • Picnic site capacity is based on the number of tables. Each table seats 6- 8 people.
  • All picnic site reservations must be made a minimum of 4 business days in advance.
  • Please be advised that your 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.
  • Your permit will match up with a reservation sign or a picnic shelter at your picnic location.
  • Additional services such as power or vehicle access where available, must be requested in advance and come with additional fees and conditions of use.
  • Permission for bouncy castles and other inflatable equipment where available must be requested in advance and come with additional fees and conditions of use.
  • Terms and conditions apply.

Reserve Your Site

Most picnic sites are now closed for reservation for the season.
The sites listed below are winterized picnic sites available for reservation after Thanksgiving Monday until April.
Please email picnicbookings@edmonton.ca to make a reservation.

Sites available for booking during the off-season:

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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