Civic Center Park

  1. Mayor and Council to Discuss Adequate Public Facilities Standards
    The potential changes would amend the school capacity test near the Rockville and Twinbrook Metro stations, so as to allow new residential development, consistent with the master plan, and support businesses in those areas. Learn more.

The largest of our parks, the Civic Center Park is centrally located and surrounded by some of Rockville's best places - Glenview Mansion, Croydon Creek, F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, formal gardens and a forest preserve.

For more information, contact 240-314-8660.

In order to rent the park picnic area, you must submit a request online. 

Requirements:

  • Park picnic permits available April 15 through September 30.
  • Park must be permitted at least 2 weeks in advance.
  • Non-alcohol and alcohol permits available.
  • Permits available from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m.

Permit Fees

All rentals require a $100 security deposit in additional to the rental fee. Public, charter or private schools received a discounted rate depending on status.  Review the park picnic rental information for pricing details. 


ResidentNon-Resident
Non-Alcohol$130 for 5 hours
$26 each additional hour.
$200 for 5 hours
$40 each additional hour.
Alcohol$230 for 5 hours
$46 each additional hour.
$300 for 5 hours
$60 each additional hour.

Application Process


Review Guidelines

Review the park picnic area information for renting a park picnic area in Rockville.


Submit Application

Complete the online inquiry to request a park picnic area.


Approval and Payment

Once the application is received, an approval or denial will be made within 48 hours. If the requested date is available a park picnic permit will be sent via email.  The permit must be signed and returned along with payment within 24 hours.