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City of Irvine Facility Reservations

1 Civic Center Plaza, Irvine, CA 92606


Facility Reservation Request/Application

Thank you for your interest in reserving a City of Irvine facility. Please complete the form below, and staff will respond to requests during regular business hours. 

Due to high volume of requests, it may take up to 10 business days for City staff to respond to new applications.  Reservation requests are processed on a first-come, first-served basis in the order that it is received.

City of Irvine Facility Reservation offices are open 7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursdays, and 8 a.m.–5 p.m. on Fridays. For questions, contact 949-724-6620 or

This form must be submitted 30 days prior to your event. 

2024 Applications Submissions

Requests will be received and processed in accordance with this Policy on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please note: Due to the large number of applications received for 2024, we are unable to check availability at this time.  Applications submitted for the 2024 calendar year will be processed by mid-December.  A Reservation Specialist will contact you at the time of your application processing.​

Your Name

Address (of individual or organization)

Are you the contact for this event?

Event Contact Name

Is the applicant/event contact 21 years of age or older?

What is the date of your event?

Date Picker

Per the Facility Reservation Policy, applicants must be at least 21 years of age to reserve a City facility. Please contact the Facility Reservation office to discuss options for moving forward with your reservation application. 

Facility Reservation offices are open 7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursdays, and 8 a.m.–5 p.m. on Fridays. Facility Reservations staff can be contacted 949-724-6620 or

Thank you for your interest in reserving a City of Irvine facility. 

Will your outdoor event have more than 200 attendees with the request for any large set-ups, vendors and equipment?

Based on the information provided, your event may require a Special Event Permit through the Irvine Police Department. Please continue with the submission of the form for the next step in the reservation process.

I would like to reserve:

Exercise and Boot Camp Permits

On a limited basis, grassy areas of the park may be available for reservation subject to all City reservation policies and fees. Boot camps and exercise permits are only allowed at designated locations.

Please note: All commercial use including boot camps and fitness activities require approval through the reservation process.  

What type(s) of vendor(s) will you be hiring for your event?

Please note: Bounce houses are only permitted in selected areas at Neighborhood Parks. Neighborhood Parks usually do not have public facilities or staff present. Picnic areas cannot be reserved and are available on a first-come, first-served basis for groups of 49 or less. Alcohol, personal cooking equipment abd vendors (e.g., caterers or entertainers) are not permitted. 

About Your Event Time: Please indicate start and end times for your reservation. Based on the type of event, reservation staff will discuss with you how much additional time will be needed for setup and clean up.

Irvine Open Space Preserve

Areas of the Irvine Open Space Preserve may be available for reservation for a limited number of uses. The primary purpose of the preserve is to maintain natural habitats, and availability for private reservations is limited to support healthy wildlife habitats and managed recreation use. All use must be approved by the Irvine Ranch Conservancy prior to approval by City staff. 

Requests for recreational or commercial use off-trail or at night will not be permitted. For questions or to apply for an open space permit, Irvine Ranch Conservancy can be reached at

Please complete submission of this form along with application directly to the Irvine Ranch Conservancy.

Is the use of the Open Space Preserve area for research purposes?

What type(s) of vendor(s) will you be hiring for your event?


You will be provided with a Receipt upon submission.

Commercial Film/Photography Reservation Permit

Two permits are required for commercial filming and photography:

1. A Facility Reservation Permit is required when filming and/or photography takes place in City parks, athletic fields, community centers, and trails.

2. A City Film Permit must also be obtained through the Irvine Police Department following the initial contact from the Facility Reservation Team.