Picnic Reservations

As of April, 1, 2021, Union City will begin accepting picnic rentals for sites that meet the current guidelines for gatherings in Alameda County.  Please visit www.unioncity.org/reg for available locations or email kennedycenter@unioncity.org for more information.

Union City residents and visitors love our parks and active, open space. If you are looking for an outdoor space to have a picnic or party, we have a wide range of options for you. In addition to the many parks throughout Union City.  

Residents can reserve public parks for picnics up to three calendar months in advance, and nonresidents can reserve parks up to two calendar months in advance.

Reservation fees vary on the capacity of the picnic site. You must make your payment in full on the day you make your reservation. All site fees are doubled for all nonresidents and on holidays. If you pay with a check, please make it payable to the City of Union City.

For park and facility rentals, nonresidents are charged an additional fee. You must live, own a business, or pay Union City property taxes in order to receive the resident rate. Proof is required.

You can download the Park Reservation form (PDF) and fill it out in advance before coming in.

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Rental Sites

Park Site Address # Picnic Tables #BBQ Grills Seating Capacity Restrooms
Accinelli Park 4525 Navarro Dr. 3 1 24-30 Yes
Arroyo Park 35199 Perry Rd. 4 1 32-40 Yes
Casa Verde Park (San Carvante) 3161 San Juan Pl. 4 1 32-40 No
Contempo Park 32300 Meteor Dr. 10 3 80-100 Yes
Dry Creek Park 1009 Westgard St. 8 2 64-80 No
Kennedy Park (Camarillo) 1333 Decoto Rd. 13 4 104-130 Yes
Kennedy Park (Camarillo Red) 1333 Decoto Rd. 6 2 40-60 Yes
Kennedy Park (Camarillo Brown) 1333 Decoto Rd. 7 2 56-70 Yes
Kennedy Park (Amphitheater) 1333 Decoto Rd. 0 0 125 Yes
Kennedy Park (Sycamore) 1333 Decoto Rd. 4 1 32-40 Yes
Kennedy Park (Willow) 1333 Decoto Rd. 4 2 32-40 Yes
Old Alvarado/ CC Park (Magnolia) 3871 Smith St. 8 3 64-80 Yes
Old Alvarado/ CC Park (Wisteria) 3871 Smith St. 2 1 16-20 Yes
Old Alvarado/ CC Park (Gazebo) 3871 Smith St. 0 0 75 Yes
Old Alvarado/ CC Park (Elm) 3871 Smith St. 4 3 32-40 Yes
Sea Breeze Park (Sea) 32600 Carmel Way 3 1 24-30 Yes
Sea Breeze Park (Breeze) 32600 Carmel Way 2 1 16-20 Yes
Seven Hills Park (Kitayama) 384 Florence St. 6 3 48-60 Yes
Shorty Garcia Park 33940 7th St. 2 1 16-20 Yes
Town Estates Park (Cameron) 2438 Andover Dr. 2 1 16-20 Yes
Town Estates Park (Winchester) 2438 Andover Dr. 6 2 48-60 Yes
Veterans Memorial Park (Hall Ranch) 4525 Dyer St. 2 1 16-20 Yes
Veterans Memorial Park (Veteran) 4525 Dyer St. 8 2 64-80 Yes
William Cann Civic (Egret) 34009 Alvarado-Niles Rd. 1 1 8-10 No
William Cann Civic (Heron) 34009 Alvarado-Niles Rd. 1 1 8-10 No
William Cann Neighborhood Park (Cann) 33001 Marsh Hawk Rd. 4 1 32-40 Yes
William Cann Neighborhood Park (Brent) 33001 Marsh Hawk Rd. 4 1 32-40 Yes

Premium DaysEaster Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Halloween Day

Holiday Days: MLK Jr. Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July Day, Labor Day, Veteran’s Day,  Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day

Inflatable Bounce Houses

Inflatable bounce houses are allowed in designated areas and require a generator provided by the bounce house company. You may not have a bounce house at any Union City park without a park reservation.

No Alcohol or Smoking

We do not allow smoking or drinking alcohol at any of our parks.

Sound Amplification Permits

Sound amplification permits are only issued for Kennedy Park's Amphitheater and Old Alvarado/Cesar Chavez Gazebo. Amplified music is only allowed when you reserve a picnic area and receive an amplification permit. The fee for an amplification permit is $50.

Rules & Regulations

Review our Park Use Policy Handbook (PDF) for additional information and rules.

All park reservations are currently being made at the Kennedy Youth Center located at 1333 Decoto Road, Union City.

Please note that all regulations and fees are subject to change without notice. For current information please contact the Kennedy Youth Center at 510.675.5329.