Pavilion Rentals

2022 Reservations begin the first working day of January (1/3/22)

To reserve a pavilion, you can now book online or you can come by the Parks Office Monday through Friday, 8AM to 4:30PM. We do not accept pavilion rentals over the phone.

Non-residents may only book 30 days prior to their requested date. All Non-Profits must book in person with tax exempt form to receive the non-profit pricing. 

Reserve a Pavilion 

Interested in a Thursday-Sunday date in October? We are only able to rent in the daytime- must be out by 6:30 p.m. please call the office to book. 
NOTE: Schroeder Park will be undergoing a major upgrade! In the fall of 2022 we will say goodbye to the playground at Schroeder Park that has served us for many years and we will come back in the Spring of 2023 with a new playground. Follow us on Facebook for updates! @ManchesterParksRecArts

* To qualify for non-profit status, group must present a tax-exempt form
Residency Status Fee
Manchester Resident
Manchester Business
Non-Manchester Business $250
Resident Non-Profit*
Monday - Friday: $0
Weekend / Holiday: $50
Non-Resident Non-Profit*
Monday - Friday: $50
Weekend / Holiday: $75
Portable BBQ Grill Rental
Hourly Field Rental Subject to Availability
Resident: $5 per hour
Non-Resident: $10 per hour


Pavilion rentals may not exceed the listed maximum capacity of a pavilion without written approval. Capacities subject to change based on St. Louis County guidelines
Pavilion Location Maximum Capacity
Pavilion 1
by Park Office
Pavilion 2
by Ball Field
Pavilion 3
by Tennis Courts
Pavilion 4/Amphitheater
by Log Cabin 50
Stoecker Park Gazebo
Stoecker Park


  1. The City of Manchester reserves the right to assess additional fees if it is determined that this reservation was made for a business or organization without disclosing such information and paying the appropriate fee.
  2. No refunds will be issued due to inclement weather or problems with the electricity at the pavilions, electricity is not guaranteed.
    No refunds are given for cancellations; however, for cancellations 72 hours in advance, the permit holder may inquire with the parks and recreation department to find another agreeable date during the same calendar year (pending availability).
  3. Permit holders may nothave the following as part of their rental without director’s permission:
    1. Additional tents
    2. Bounce house / inflatables
    3. DJ or live music
    4. Fire Truck
    5. Glitter / piñata / confetti
    6. Ice Cream truck or food truck
    7. Open flame 'sky' lanterns
    8. Petting zoo, etc.
  4. There is no vehicular access to the pavilions; you may not drive on the paths, sidewalks or grassy areas.
  5. You may not go over the listed capacity of a pavilion without written permission.
  6. Permit holder will remove all of their items and place all trash in trash cans.


Any violations in the rules set forth could result in a fine up to $1,000.

Reserve a Pavilion

To reserve a pavilion, you can now book online or you can come by the Parks Office Monday through Friday, 8AM - 4:30PM. 


Please note, there is no guarantee that the electricity in any pavilion will be working on the day of your reservation. We do not have staff on premises during the weekend.

Additional Information

Call the park office at 636-391-6326, ext. 400 for more information.

American with Disabilities Act

The Manchester Parks and Recreation and facilities are available for people of all abilities. Manchester is working to comply with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA). If we are unable to meet your needs, there is a grievance procedure available for ADA concerns. Copies of our department publication/information are available in alternative formats to individuals with disabilities by calling 314-822-4855 or use Relay Missouri 800-735-2966 TDD.