All applications must be submitted no later than 30 days prior to the event.
Special Event Rentals - General Information
The City Parks and Recreation facilities are ideal locations to host your private or public event. Beachfront locations with Lake Tahoe as a backdrop are perfect to capture beautiful wedding photos. The Recreation Complex offers a variety of rooms and outdoor amenities to host family gatherings or celebrations for private events. Lakeview Commons at El Dorado Beach is popular for public special events and fundraisers of all types. Additional park amenities with covered gazebos, BBQ, and playgrounds are available to make your next special event a memorable one.
Please click the links below for rates and information on each of our special event sites:
- Recreation Complex (PDF)
- Bijou Park Gazebos (PDF)
- Regan Beach West (PDF)
- Lakeview Commons at El Dorado Beach
What is a Private Event?
"Private Events" are defined as an event that is open only to your invited guests such as a wedding, family gathering, or private celebration.
If you are interested in booking your private event at City Recreation Complex, please download our Facility Request Form and email your completed form no later than 30 days prior to your requested event date.
View more information on Private Events.
What is a Public Event?
“Public Events” are defined by events that are open to the public with or without an entrance fee, may have vendors and/or serve food and are publicly advertised. All public events are subject to completing the City Special Event Application and adhering to Special Event Guidelines and Special Event Timeline.
View more information on Public Events.
Special Events Guidelines, Application and Timeline
ALL public events being proposed on City Property must submit a special event application. The application helps City Staff understand details about your event and determine what City ordinances may apply. Applications are accepted no earlier than 6 months prior to the event and no later than 90 days prior to the event.
Special Event Guidelines (PDF)
Special Event Application (PDF)
Special Event Timeline (PDF)
Lakeview Commons Event Guidelines (PDF)
Lakeview Commons Event Application (PDF)