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Meeting and Conference Rooms
Community Centers have the space to accommodate larger conferences with multiple break-out rooms or private meetings in one of our individual classrooms settings. All rentals include the use of facility tables and chairs. Amenities, capacities and pricing vary by location.
General Room Reservation Forms
The City of San Jose has 36 parks that allow air jumper set-up. Within these 36 parks, many offer 1-3 air jumper set up sites. Some sites require a picnic reservation and some do not – there are many options. Be sure to read through the Air Jumper rules and guidelines before you make your reservation or call a vendor. You must use one of the vendors from the City of San Jose’s approved vendor list.
Review all the Documents Below:
We offer insect collecting permission in all of our city parks. You must visit the Leininger Center to obtain an Authorization Letter to collect bugs for personal use. 1300 Senter Road, San Jose, CA 95112 or call (408) 794-6527 for more information.
The City of San José has many special event venues for concerts and festivals. Venues include iconic locations in the heart of downtown San José such as Plaza de Cesar Chavez, Guadalupe River Park & Gardens – Discovery Meadow and Arena Green as well as the historic St. James Park. If you’re planning a large scale festival or event, we have a section dedicated to Special Park Usage (SPU) Permits that will help you plan your blockbuster event.
Application forms can be picked up at Leininger Center. Completed applications must be submitted to the park reservation staff at Leininger Center, 1300 Senter Road (inside Kelley Park), Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4:40pm.
Photo permits are necessary for any type of photography or filming where a photographer is profiting from taking photos or using advanced photographic equipment (i.e., lights, reflectors, props, costumes, models, etc.)
Two hour photo permit fee – Japanese Friendship Garden, Regional Parks, and Neighborhood Parks
One hour photo permit fee at the Municipal Rose Garden
Photo permits are scheduled during the one hour between wedding ceremony reservations at the Municipal Rose Garden. If booking a wedding ceremony reservation at the Municipal Rose Garden, the photo permit fee is included in the reservation fee and the two hour time slot.
Non-professional photography where the photographer is not being paid and the equipment is limited to the use of a camera and tripod or monopod, does not need a permit.