In English Landing Park, three shelters (East, West and River), two stages (McKeon and River) and four greenspaces can be reserved. In Platte Landing Park, one shelter (Friends) can be reserved.
Shelter reservations start March 1st. Friends Shelter in Platte Landing Park will be available for reservation for dates between April 1st and October 31st. Due to the closing of the entrance into English Landing Park through mid-April, shelters will not be available until after April 15th (dependent upon completion of bridge project).
- 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
- 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
- 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
- Parkville Residents: $25
- Non-Parkville Residents: $35
Reservation Dates & Times Calendar
To check shelter availability, click on the List View Calendar link below:
Shelters and greenspaces can be reserved by completing the Shelter Reservation Permit (PDF form). If your event includes supplemental activities (inflatables, carnival games, dunk tank, etc.), you must complete the Supplemental Activities Form.
Options to submit your application include:
- In person at City Hall, 8880 Clark Avenue
- By fax to (816) 741-0013
- Online through the Online Submission Form Online Shelter Reservation page
A reservation is not considered complete until the signed application is received, the shelter is confirmed available and payment is received.
It is recommended that you turn in your completed form in person at City Hall with the payment (cash, check or credit card – convenience fee applies) in order to secure your reservation at the time of your visit.
Grills are provided at each shelter for your convenience. There is an additional $30.00 charge for the use of a self-contained BBQ cooker (larger than the standard charcoal and gas grills). Only the East and West shelters have a concrete pad installed for self-contained BBQ cookers.
The McKeon Stage and brick patio are now available for reservation on a daily basis, as well as the River Stage. The fee for an event of 75 or more people is $400.00 ($300 event; $100 stage) to reserve the stage and patio for one day. The stage is approximately 20′ deep, 40′ wide, and elevated 3′ off the ground and the brick patio that is approximately 60′ wide and 100′ long. The stage also has 400 amps of power and water available. A $25 application fee is non-refundable and is applied toward the event. Click here to view the new Event Guidelines. Contact Anna Mitchell at (816) 741-7676 to coordinate your event.