Picnic Shelters are available for rental at Empie Park, Maides Park and Halyburton Park.
$30 for 4 hours (city taxpayer)
$35 for 4 hours (noncity taxpayer)
Organization with 501(c) 3 status:
$20 for 4 hours (city resident) $25 for 4 hours (non-city resident)
*For this rate must show 501c3 documentation
Rental hours are 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. or 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
To rent a shelter, call:
Empie Park 910.341.7855
Call between the hours of 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Halyburton Park 910.341.0075
Maides Park 910.341.7867
There are many parks in the City that have picnic shelters that are available on a first come first served basis. Please see our Parks Guide for a list of all city parks with amenities offered at each park.