Can we have a pony or other farm animals at our event?
No, farm animals including: ponies, sheep, goats, etc, are not allowed.
Who is considered a Brentwood resident?
A quick and easy way to double check if your address is within the city limits is to enter your address in this city limits boundary map. If you are still unsure, please call (615) 371-0080 and speak with Jamielee Booker, she will happy to look up your address and let you know.
Is there a fee to rent the shelter/pavilion?
All park shelters or the pavilion require a refundable deposit of $50.00. If you are a non-resident, the appropriate fees are listed in the fee schedule that you can access by clicking pricing link.
When is my deposit/fee payment due?
Once your request is approved, you will receive a "Request for Payment" via email with your due date, how much is due and where to send it to.
What happens to my deposit check after my event?
If you paid your deposit via check, the check will be shredded the following Monday after your event. If you paid your deposit via money order, a check will be cut and mailed to the address provided on your reservation.
What form of payment is accepted?
We accept check or money order, made out to the City of Brentwood. Because the deposit is refundable, we do not currently offer payment with debit or credit card since a fee would be incurred to make a charge and then refund it.
How do I make my payment?
Once approved, payment should be mailed or dropped off to our office at 1750 Gen. George Patton Drive, Brentwood, TN 37027.
Can I bring an additional grill to the park?
You must have a reservation if you would like to bring an additional grill into the park. The grill can NOT be a charcoal grill. With permission, you may bring a grill. It must be propane only and have a portable fire extinguisher with it as well.
I want to have an inflatable for my event, what do I need to do?
You must first request permission through the parks shelter reservation coordinator. Once approved, whomever you choose as your provider must list the City of Brentwood as an additional insured. Proof of insurance must be provided prior to the event.
Inflatables are NOT allowed at Smith Park.
How many inflatables can I have?
Granny White, Crockett Park, Owl Creek and River Park caneach support a maximum of one (1) inflatable. River . Water components are NOT allowed with the inflatable.
Smith Park does not allow inflatables.
My child's school would like to have an event at one of the parks. Can I reserve it on behalf of his/her class?
If the event is during school hours, on a school day... No, you may not.
The school must make the request and pay the deposit and any applicable fee.
If the event is after hours or on a weekend... Yes, you may the request and pay the deposit and any applicable fee.
Do you allow alcohol?
Sorry, but we do not. If you are caught with any type of alcohol in the parks, pavilion or parking lot, you will be asked to leave the property and you may lose your deposit.
Can I decorate the shelter/pavilion for my event?
What’s an event without balloons and streamers?
Yes, we ask that you only use tape to hang up decorations. No tacks or staples please. When you are done with your event, please remove your decorations and any tape residue.
Can I have a DJ, music or PA system?
Sure... Just call the office and let us know. All sound must be contained within the shelter/pavilion.
The only exception is Owl Creek and Smith Park. We do NOT allow amplified sound at all in Owl Creek or Smith Park.
Can I have a caterer?
Absolutely. Just call the office prior to your event and let us know who will be onsite or dropping off.
Do I have to have a reservation to use the shelter or pavilion?
No you do not.
If there is not a "Reserved" sign outside of the shelter or pavilion, then it is considered "First come, First serve". You may also feel free to contact the Reservation Coordinator Jamielee Booker at (615) 371-0080 to verify availability.