Permits

Permits for Weddings and Special Events
A permit is necessary for any event (e.g. picnics, weddings, ballgames, gatherings or celebrations) with 20 or more people in attendance. You can apply for all types of permits on the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation website. You can also call 212.408.0226 for Special Events Permits or 212.408.0209 for Athletic Field Permits. http://www.nycgovparks.org/permits
School Groups
If you want to have any activity in Central Park with more than 20 people, OR if you would like to reserve a specific area in the Park, you must apply for a special event permit with the City of New York Parks & Recreation Department. Please go to the NYC Parks Department website for the various permits, http://www.nycgovparks.org
Large Groups of 20+ People
If you want to have any activity in Central Park with more than 20 people, OR if you would like to reserve a specific area in the Park, you must apply for a special event permit with the City of New York Parks & Recreation Department. Please go to the NYC Parks Department website for the various permits, http://www.nycgovparks.org
Soccer league, volleyball courts, softball reservations
Please visit the following link to reserve a space to hold a game: http://www.nycgovparks.org/facilities/baseball
Wedding Photography Permits
A permit is necessary if you would like to have your wedding photos taken in Central Park's Conservatory Gardens. You will need to purchase a permit at a cost of $100. To apply for a wedding photography permit and see regulations visit: http://www.centralparknyc.org/about/park-information/weddings.html
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