If you are hosting an event and expecting 20 or more people in attendance, you are required by city ordinance to take out a park permit.

All permit requests must be submitted 2-3 weeks in advance. Failure to do so will result in a late charge of $40 in addition to your permit costs. Please be advised there may or may not be additional costs added to permit depending on your event.

Applicant must show proof of New Haven residency. We accept Driver’s License, State ID, or an utility bill as proof of residency.

No Vending, alcohol consumption and glass allowed in any New Haven Park.

Grilling: When using charcoal, please do not dump hot coals on ground.

If permitted, tents must be weighted by water barrels or sand bags. Please do NOT stake into ground.