Come celebrate our country’s independence on July 4th with Bend Park & Recreation! Start out your day’s festivities with the Pet Parade through downtown Bend then follow up with the Old Fashioned July 4th Festival in Drake Park from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Bring your pet or stuffed animal to the Pet Parade in downtown Bend on Wednesday, July 4th, 2018. Line-up at 9:00 am for the
parade at 10:00 am. Afterwards, enjoy the music, games, arts and crafts booths and food at the Old Fashioned Festival in Drake Park from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm.
The City of Bend’s road and roundabout construction activity will affect access to Pine Nursery Park from May 20 to mid-August. Beginning Monday, May 20 there will be a partial road closure at the intersection of NE Purcell and Empire. The south leg of NE Purcell to Spinnaker will be closed until mid-August. Relatedly beginning Monday, June 17, the entire intersection of Empire and NE Purcell will be closed until mid-August. Please see the attached map for detour routes.
Pine Nursery Park is a great place to gather for team celebrations, company picnics and birthday parties with beautiful mountain views. Please note: Picnic shelter will not be available when sports tournaments and events are taking place in the park.
3 moveable rectangle picnic tables.
Field rentals may be available at additional cost
Open lawn areas and trails
Off-Leash dog area
Lighted shelter and electrical outlet
5 am to 10 pm
Seating capacity – 25 people, total capacity 300 people
Full payment must be made at the time of reservation. You can pay in-person or over the phone.
Type of Rental
Groups of 0 - 30
Groups of 31 - 60
Groups of 61 - 100
Groups of 101 - 300*
*Groups over 100 are only allowed at Pine Nursery, Big Sky and Skyline Picnic Shelters.
Non-residents will be charged a 20% out-of-district fee in addition to the in-district fee (above) to rent facilities.
3750 NE Purcell Blvd, Bend, OR, United States
Reserving a Facility, Picnic Shelter or uncovered Picnic Area.
Picnic shelters are the ideal space for small outdoor gatherings like family or company picnics. These rentals are for private, exclusive use of the shelter. While the surrounding park and amenities are available to use, you must share these spaces with the general public. Shelter rentals are for invited guests only. If you’re interested in an event for the public to attend, see the Public Events page.
Picnic shelters reservations are available year-round, seven days a week. Summer reservations fill up fast, so book as soon as you can! Reservations can be made up to 12 months in advance. Shelters are offered as-is, rain-or-shine. See the map above to see where each rentable shelter is located. Small groups under 30 people may use any park on a first-come, first-served basis. If you’d like a guaranteed spot, you must reserve a shelter through the district. Planned events with more than 30 people must reserve a picnic shelter.
The district does not provide clean up or preparation for shelter rentals and requires renters to leave the facility in good condition or pay the cost of cleaning and repairs.
The reservation window for each rental is as follows:
Picnic Shelters and Picnic Areas: up to 12 months in advance. Riverbend Park picnic shelter is 3 months in advance.
Aspen Hall: up to 18 months in advance.
Hollinshead Barn: up to 18 months in advance.
Marcoulier Event Room: up to 12 months in advance.
Riverbend Community Room: up to 3 months in advance.
The Pavilion: up to 12 months in advance.
Insurance will be required if the rental meets any of the following criteria:
Commercial/business in nature
Over 60 people attending
Alcohol is served or sold (additional Alcohol Permit is also required)
Has a food truck or bounce house
Bend Park and Recreation District deems it necessary
When required, the renter must provide proof of a Comprehensive General Liability policy of not less than $2 million combined single limit per occurrence, and name Bend Park and Recreation District as additionally insured.
A damage/cleaning deposit must be paid for a shelter rental with 31 or more attendees. The deposit amount depends on the group size. Both deposit and rental fee must be paid to reserve the shelter. The deposit will be returned after the rental if left in good condition. Any garbage must be emptied in garbage cans or removed from the premises. All decorations must be removed and discarded by the end of the reservation time.
A full refund will be given if notified 15 days or more in advance. If notified 14 days or less before the reservation date, the district will keep 50% of the reservation fee and the remainder will be refunded. There will be no refund given for cancellations within 24 hours of the rental. Exceptions may be made in cases of inclement weather or emergencies. Rain is not considered inclement weather.
How to Reserve
PLEASE NOTE: Requests are NOT confirmed reservations. You will be contacted after making your request. Reservations are ONLY considered confirmed when a deposit or fee is paid.
Check availability by clicking on the Availability Calendar for the site you select. Select your date on the calendar and sign in or create a BPRD account to fill out a request form. Be sure to provide as much information as possible. Requests are NOT confirmed reservations.
If you don’t know exactly which park or date you’d like, fill out this form to get started.
The pickleball courts are open year-round. Sports fields are available March 1 through November 1 depending on weather and conditions.
16-Court Pickleball Complex The Pickleball court complex features 16 regulation courts with nets. This complex has open play and reserved play hours. See the Pickleball page for more program information and schedules.
4 Softball Fields Pine Nursery features 4 softball fields for youth and adult use. These unlit fields feature metal stands for spectators and covered dugouts, with a field house at the complex. The fields have 40’ and 50’pitching distances; 60’, 65’, 70’ and 80’ base distances; and portable outfield fences with a 300’ maximum distance.
4+ Multi-Purpose Fields These unlit fields are used for lacrosse, rugby, soccer, football and other field sports. These large fields have plenty of spectator space and some metal stands for viewing.During the fall, soccer goals are available for field use and removed for softball field use.
Tournaments and Schedules
Check the calendar for upcoming tournaments and schedules.
Want to host an event here?
Portions of this park are available for sports field rentals for practices and games from April 1 through October 31. All organized sport program use of Bend Park & Recreation District athletic fields requires a reservation and permit. Organized sport program use is defined as any time a group of individuals is practicing, playing contests, conducting drills, camps or other programmed activities under the coordination, direction and supervision of an individual or organization. The reservation process provides a user or organization the exclusive use of a field. Permits are enforced by Bend Park and Recreation District staff. Learn more about sports field rentals.