Picnic Permit Reservations and Information

Burlingame loves to picnic! Our Parks & Recreation Department have several options for picnic rentals  

How to request a Picnic Permit:

  1. Burlingame residents can reserve up to a year in advance. Non-residents can only reserve 30 days in advance.
  2. Read the information below to help you determine which Picnic Space best suits your needs.
  3. Make sure to read all the Rules & Regulations for Picnic Rentals before submitting your request.
  4. Submit a request for a particular picnic area and date for staff review.
  5. Residents will be required to to provide valid proof of residency.
  6. If approved, renter will receive an email confirmation along with steps to complete payment and finalize picnic Permit.

Follow this link to submit an application: Picnic Permit Application or for more information email picnics@burlingame.org or 650-558-7300.

All online Picnic Permit applications are subject to staff approval prior to collecting payment.  Below is a list of our reserved areas. All other picnic areas throughout Burlingame parks are open for drop-in use only.
Click here for picnic information and the cancellation policy.


Oak Tree Picnic Area - Washington Park

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Groups of 50 to 75 people may reserve the OAK TREE PLAYGROUND picnic area next to the Washington Park Playground, which includes 6 wooden tables and 3 BBQ pits. (Sport Court and the accompanying picnic tables are not included with picnic rental.) No jump houses are allowed at this site. 

Follow this link to submit an application: Picnic Permit Application

For more information email picnics@burlingame.org or 650-558-7300.

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Olive Tree Picnic Area - Washington Park

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Groups of 25 to 50 people may reserve the OLIVE TREE picnic area next to the bocce ball courts, which includes 4 picnic tables and two regular-sized BBQ pits. 

Follow this link to submit an application: Picnic Permit Application

For more information email picnics@burlingame.org or 650-558-7300.

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Redwood Grove Picnic Area - Washington Park

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Groups of 50 to 100 people may reserve the REDWOOD GROVE next to the small ball field in Washington Park, which includes 6 concrete tables, a long head table underneath a Redwood trellis, 2 regular-sized BBQ pits, and 1 oversized BBQ pit. (Ball field is not included with picnic rental but may be reserved for an additional fee if available.)

Follow this link to submit an application: Picnic Permit Application

For more information email picnics@burlingame.org or 650-558-7300.

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Village Park Picnic Area

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Groups of 25 to 50 people may reserve the VILLAGE PARK picnic area, tables #1-3 only. There is no BBQ pit, however, renters may bring their own if they fall under the BBQ guidelines:
BBQ’s with grills 14’’ max. diameter are allowed on city provided tables, 23’’ max diameter allowed on level areas with at least 4’ of paved area on all sides, excess of 23’’ ONLY allowed with special permit and must be supervised at all times. Propane tanks may not be discarded in City garbage cans or recycling containers. BBQ’s must have a cover to suppress flames.

NO JUMP HOUSES ALLOWED.
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