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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:

  • Emily Murphy Park Site #1
  • Rundle Park Site #6
  • Hawrelak Park Site #2
  • Victoria Park Site #2

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.

Fees

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

Regular Fees

Canopied Picnic Sites

$38.95/hr

Non-canopied Picnic Sites

$29.85/hr

Borden Park Picnic Sites

(all sites canopied, no fire pits or grills onsite)
$29.85/hr

Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park Sites (link) #1, #9

(all sites non-canopied, reservation includes ball diamond)
$38.95/hr

Additional Fees

Some sites may also offer additional services or permissions which will need to be requested and paid for at the time of booking:

Power Access* 

(Extension cords are recommended for all sites and required at some)
$46.80/site

Vehicle Access* 

(Maximum of 3 vehicles for pick up/drop off use only- parking on Parkland is not permitted)
$46.80/site

Inflatable permission*

$2 million liability insurance required

Sport Field Usage

Varies

*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

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
  • Canopy/Shelter
  • Power available for additional $46.80

For more information see Capilano Picnic Site.

Coronation

11425 142 Street

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

Features
  • Canopy/Shelter

For more information see Coronation Park Picnic Sites.

Emily Murphy

11904 Emily Murphy Park Rd NW

Reservable Sites: 3 picnic sites
Drop-in Use: 24 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)

For more information see 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

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
  • Non-Canopy Site

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
  • Canopy/Shelter

For more information see 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

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
  • Canopy/Shelter
  • Power available for additional $46.80 (Sites #3, #4, #5)

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 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

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 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

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

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

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 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

For more information see 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:

  • Emily Murphy Park Site #1
  • Rundle Park Site #6
  • Hawrelak Park Site #2
  • Victoria Park Site #2

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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