Pavilion Event | Mission Bay Parks

Hold Your Event at Mission Bay Parks

5 Steps to Hold Your Event


Mission Bay Parks has the ideal setting for your event. Reserve a beautiful outdoor space for a private gathering of a small or large group—from a handful to hundreds of people. Come to enjoy the Mission Bay sunbelt for birthday parties, weddings, retreats, team events, sports tournaments, performances and more. We have an experienced team of event specialists dedicated to helping you to create a one-of-a-kind event to remember.


We offer beautiful, expansive lawns and tree-lined patios, plazas, esplanades with views of the City and bay, overlooks of Mission Creek, a boat launch, sports courts, and even an indoor, light-filled Pavilion with floor to ceiling windows. Just follow the five steps below to start planning your unforgettable family or group event at Mission Bay Parks. We look forward to working with you.

Plan an Event at Mission Bay Parks | Step 1

Choose an Event Type

Decide what kind of event you would like to have at Mission Bay Parks

Kids’ Park Event

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Group Event

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Sports Event

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Photo | Film Shoot

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Plan an Event at Mission Bay Parks | Step 1

Pick a Venue | Date + Get the Details

Decide where and when to hold your event then check the venue details below

Kids’ Park

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Southern Park Areas

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Northern Park Areas

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Mariposa Park

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Mission Bay Commons

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Bay Front Mariposa Park

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Pavilion

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Sports Court

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Plan an Event at Mission Bay Parks | Step 3

Submit an Event Permit Application

Permits are required for all events on park property for groups of 25 or more and for smaller events in the popular Kids’ Park.
  • Event permit applications must be submitted 30 days prior to event date.
  • Photo | Film Shoot permit applications must be submitted 30 days prior to event date.
  • For large and more complex events, an in-person meeting and walkthrough of the space are required with no exceptions.
  • Events with special requirements should provide a layout description and/or drawing of your event set up.
  • MBP Event Staff will provide a written estimate for rental space and fees based on the information provided by the applicant on the Event Permit Application form that they submit.
  • Event and rental fees will vary based on size, space requirements, amenities, security and staffing required.

Plan an Event at Mission Bay Parks | Step 4

Co-Insure + Pay

A Certificate of Insurance is required from the Event Permit Applicant and all providers of event services and equipment.

Plan an Event at Mission Bay Parks | Step 5

Hold Your Event

Have a blast with your guests at Mission Bay Parks!

“It’s a great place for an event and the views of Mission Creek are fabulous.”

Pavilion Event Guest

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