Rent a Park Pavilion or Facility

Located in neighborhood and community parks, the Decatur Park District’s pavilions offer a natural, outdoor setting for family gatherings and social events of all sizes. Both small and large pavilions are available for rent. Available from Easter – October. Call 422-5911 for rates and restrictions. Download the Park Rental Application and Rules.  Pavilion #2 in Nelson Park has been renovated, thanks to a 2013 OSLAD grant.

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Schedule your wedding or special occasion at the Anne & Al Swartz Pavilion at Hickory Point! This beautiful structure, features sweeping views of the golf course, weather-resistant, fabric wind screens, catering options, and space for 350 guests. Call 421-6657 for pricing and date availability.




Scovill Park GazeboScovill Gazebo Garden

The Scovill Park Gazebo is a popular location for weddings. Walk down the aisle surrounded by flowers. Say “I do” in the gardens in Scovill Park. Rental dates are from Easter – October. Rental hours are from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. or 5 – 9 p.m. To reserve this lovely gazebo, call Scovill Zoo at 421-7435.




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Enjoy a breathtaking view of Lake Decatur in the beautiful former summer home of Guy and Rose Scovill. The Scovill Garden House features kitchen facilities and seating for up to 40 guests. Perfect for showers, reunions and corporate retreats. Fee is $130 on weekdays; $155 on weekends and holidays. Call 421-7435 for rates and reservations.



IMG_1674Shilling Environmental Education Center at Scovill Zoo

Located on the grounds of Scovill Zoo, the Shilling Environmental Education Center is the perfect site for your next meeting, wedding, reception or reunion. Rent for a few hours or the entire weekend. Please call 421-7435 for reservations.