Picnic

Picnic Area Rentals at LARPD

Park Picnic Rentals

Livermore Area Recreation and Park District is currently renting four (4) picnic reservation sites: Hagemann Park, May Nissen Park (Areas 1 and 2), and Big Trees Park. Applicants and their guest are required to follow the current Alameda County Public Health Department's Health Order while participating in a picnic reservation with the District. Picnic reservations are not to exceed more than 25 people in attendance, and all individuals 2 years and older are required to wear a facial covering at all times, unless while eating or drinking. Individuals utilizing a District playground as part of their picnic reservation are encouraged to follow the State of California's health and safety guidelines. Applicants are required to submit a Site Safety Plan in compliance to the current Health Order to District staff thirty (30) days prior to the picnic reservation date. Reservations will not be permitted if a Site Safety Plan is not submitted to District staff for review and approval. 

Applications are accepted on a on first-come-first-serve basis; reservation dates are available from February through November of each year. To book and reserve a date, applicants are required to submit a completed and signed Picnic Rental Application and a refundable deposit. All other rental fees and facility rental forms are due thirty (30) days prior to the event date. Applicants will be required to understand and follow the Picnic Rental Rules and Regulations if they choose to rent with the Livermore Area Recreation and Park District. Submitting an application does not guarantee and/or secure a facility, date, or desired times; the reservation is secure once the deposit has been paid and the permit has been issued. Cancellations either initiated by the applicant or by District staff are nonrefundable, including cancellations initiated by inclement weather. For more information, email us or call our District Office at (925)373-5700

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Picnic Rental Locations

Hagemann Park

Hagemann Park

459 Olivina Avenue

Hagemann Park, located 459 Olivina Avenue is a prefect park rental for vendors or renters. This neighborhood park includes a tot lot, three (3) barbecue pits, five (5) picnic tables and two (2) youth sports fields. Livermore Area Recreation and Park District rules and regulations will be strictly enforced.

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Pole Barn at Robertson Park

Pole Barn at Robertson Park

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Robertson Park Road

The Pole Barn (40x80') is a perfect outdoor covered space for vendors or renters. Sitting perfectly behind the Covered Arena, our Pole Barn features a concrete base, 5 picnic tables and steel covering, making it the perfect setting for your outdoor special event. There are no lights with this facility; operating times are strictly enforced. Electrical outlets are provided and included in the rental fee. There are no public restroom facilities located in the Equestrian Center; a portable restroom is located near the Arena and a restroom facility is located at the Park across the way. Livermore Area Recreation and Park District rules and regulations will be strictly enforced.

Big Trees Park

Big Trees Park

5470 Kathy Way

Big Trees Park is located 5470 Kathy Way. This 4.2-acre neighborhood park includes a tot lot, barbecue units, picnic tables and backstop for youth baseball/softball practices. Big Trees Park was updated in September 2019 and features including: swings, play structures, tot lot, musical play area and shaded picnic tables.

May Nissen Park Area 1 

May Nissen Park

685 Rincon Avenue

May Nissen Park is perfect for any outdoor picnic function. Perfectly located on 12.2 acres, this park features park restrooms, a newly renovated playground for children of all ages with access to public basketball courts. Area 1 is located at the covered BBQ pit area and features two (2) covered barbecue pits, and twelve (12) concrete tables. 

May Nissen Park Area 2

May Nissen Park

685 Rincon Avenue

May Nissen Park is perfect for any outdoor picnic function. Perfectly located on 12.2 acres, this park features park restrooms, a newly renovated playground for children of all ages, and basketball courts. Area 2 is located next to the tennis courts and is covered by a covered by a canopy of trees. This picnic area features four (4) small barbecue pits, six (6) concrete tables, and access to horseshoe pit along the picnic area.  

Rental Fees

Group Size Livermore Residents Daily Rental Fee Non Residents Daily Rental Fee
40 or less $75 $100
41 - 100 $150 $175
101 - 200 $200 $225
Additional Rental Fees
Bounce House Permit (Request list of approved vendors) Livermore Residents $50 / Non Residents $60
Refundable Deposit $100
Liability Insurance (required for groups of 40 or more and/or functions permitted for alcohol.) *$200
Robert Livermore Park Sports Fields with Picnic Rental (Insurance required) $25 per hour per field
Robert Livermore Park Baseball Fields with Picnic Rental (Insurance required) $25 per hour per field
Robert Livermore Park Volleyball Court with Picnic Rental (Insurance required) $25 per hour per court
Portable Restrooms LARPD may require additional restrooms for large groups

*Liability Insurance Fee is subject to change and is determined and charged based on market rate.