Park Rental, Film, and Special Event Permits

Park Rentals and Facility Use

Permits are required for the exclusive use of pavilions, fields or facilities. Permits are issued on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations may not be completed over the phone. Permit shall designate the use of the pavilion area exclusively for hours of rental. Permits can be filled out at the Coral Gables Youth Center, 405 University Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33134. For contact email No pets are allowed at any park or facility unless stated otherwise. Complete list of parks.

 Complete list of parks

Parks (2-hour min rental)

  • Coral Bay Park Pavilion, 1590 Campamento Ave. - Up to 15 people: $46+tax/hour
  • Jaycee Park Pavilion, 1230 Hardee Rd. - Up to 15 people: $46+tax/hour
  • Phillips Park Pavilion, 90 Menores Ave. - Up to 30 people: $59+tax/hour
  • Phillips Park Field, 90 Menores Ave. - Up to 30 people: Rate Varies* 
  • Pierce Park Pavilion, 101 Oak Ave. - Up to 15 people: $46+tax/hour 
  • William H. Kerdyk, Jr. and Family Park Pavilion, 6611 Yumuri St. - Up to 30 people: $59+tax/hour
  • Salvadore Park Pavilion, 1120 Andalusia Ave. - Up to 30 people: $59+tax/hour
  • Sunrise Harbor Park Pavilion, 25 Sunrise Ave. - Up to 15 people: $46+tax/hour

Please Note: Rental of these parks does not restrict the use of the playground equipment to rental participants only. Rental shall designate the use of the pavilion area exclusively and only for hours of rental. 
*$100 security deposit required for all parks and facility rentals. 
**Please submit permit at least 7 days prior to the event. 

Rules, Regulations & Conditions

  • Jaycee Park Pavillion and Pierce Park Pavillion rentals shall only be made available to residents of the City of Coral Gables. All other park rentals shall be available to residents of Miami-Dade County.
  • Live animal rides, mechanical rides, and other entertainment devices are PROHIBITED in all City of Coral Gables Parks.
  • The applicant will assume full liability and responsibility for any accident and/or injury resulting from, or in any way related to, the use of the facility.
  • The applicant will reimburse the City of Coral Gables in full for any excessive damage or any loss to facility equipment that resulted in any way from the use of the facility.
  • The applicant will strictly enforce the following rules for all persons attending the function:
  • The function will start promptly and all persons attending the function must be off the premises at the appropriate time.
  • Alcoholic beverages are PROHIBITED in or near the facility.
  • Good conduct must be enforced, and noise must be kept to an appropriate level.
  • The City of Coral Gables, its employees, departments, or representatives are not to be held liable or responsible in any way for any accident and/or injury resulting from, or in any way related to the use of the facility.
  • Any and all athletic or program activities shall require a contract agreement for facility usage and may constitute additional fees and/or a percentage of program registration fees collected.

Acceptance of a park rental permit indicates that the named individual or organization is fully cognizant of all responsibilities in connection with the use of the named facility and agrees to observe, obey, and comply with all City of Coral Gables Parks & Recreation Department Rules and Regulations, as well as all City, County, State, and Federal Laws, Rules and Regulations.

Special Events and Film Permits

Special events are a great way to highlight your organization and the community to both visitors and residents of Coral Gables. It is the City of Coral Gables’ objective to help make sure that the event is safe, successful and planned effectively.


You Need to Obtain a Special Events Permit if... 

  • Event is open to the general public (with or without charge).
  • Event takes place at a City of Coral Gables facility, on public property or in the right of way.
  • Event requires City services
  • Event involves closure or modification of traffic flow of local streets or any arterial street.

Commercial Permits

  • Still Photography, per day/location: $74
  • Video/Movie, per day/location: $335
  • Still Photography at City Facility, per day/location: $468
  • Video/Movie at City Facility, per day/location: $1,216

Residential Permits:

  • Still Photography Outside (Outside structure or residence), per 3 days: $214
  • Video/Movie Photography (Outside structure or residence), per 3 days: $214
  • Major Motion Picture, per 14 days: $366

Country Club Prado:

  • Still Photography, per day/location: $98
  • Video/Movie, per day/location: $335

Venetian Pool:

Please see Venetian Pool Media Permits for more details.

  • Non-Commercial Still Photography: $115
  • Commercial Still Photography: $625
  • Commercial Motion Picture/Video, per day/location: $1,500

For additional information on special events please contact via email: and for film permits please email or call 305-460-5605.

The submission of a Special Events Permit Application may be one of several applications an event organizer may need to submit. The responses to questions in the application will help the City inform you of other necessary permits and approvals needed.