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Special Use Permits
Special Use Permits
Advanced permission is required if your event will include any of the following:
  • Expected attendance over 200
  • Inflatables or amusement rides / games
  • Music or amplified sound
  • Use of a caterer or entertainer
  • Use of a oversized grill or catering truck
  • Use of tents larger than 400 sq feet
  • Additional amenities

The Special Event Permit Packet outlines the process to apply for special permits associated with activities conducted within the park system. If you require any of these Special Use Permits, the appropriate permits should be completed and turned in to the Parks Office at least 14 days in advance of your rental. After approval of the permit(s) please bring the form the day of your reservation.

Oversized Grill and Catering Truck Permits
Personal cooking grills are not allowed in any city park. Oversized grills and Catering Trucks are only allowed in Cypress Bend Park and in Landa Park at areas 4, 5, 6, 11, 11A, 16 and Landa Haus, Fischer Park at the Hilltop and Grand Pavilions and Camp Comal, H-E-B Soccer Complex and the Fredericksburg Fields.

If your reservation is at one of the designated areas and you would like to utilize an oversized grill or catering truck, please complete the Catering Grill Permit or the Catering Truck Permit.

Outdoor Music / Amplified Sound Permit
If your reservation will include a loudspeaker or sound-amplifying equipment you will need to complete the Outdoor Music / Amplified Sound Permit.

Inflatable Amusement Ride Permit
Inflatable amusement rides are only allowed in Cypress Bend Park, Fischer Park at the Hilltop Pavilion and in Landa Park at areas 5, 6, 7A, 11,11A,15 and 16.

If your reservation is at one of the designated areas and you would like to utilize an inflatable please complete the Inflatable Amusement Ride Permit.

Commercial Photography Permit
If you are a professional photographer or filming company who are requesting to use a City of New Braunfels public park for commercial purposes, please complete and submit the Commercial Photography Permit. The permit is not required for individual or single family photo shoots, but rather for a commercial operation that will have a daily impact on regular park use (multiple shoots, extensive props, etc.)

Ribbon Memorial Permit
If you or your organization is interested in placement of ribbons and/or memorials within a city park or Main Plaza please complete and submit the Ribbon Memorial Permit