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Overlander Bandshell

Subfacility of Central Park

Max Occupancy 3,000
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Nestled in a bend of Portage Creek, Central Park is the home of the Donald E. Overlander Bandshell. One shelter, playground equipment and restroom facilities are available for group outings. The Portage Creek Bicentennial Trail is also located along the edge of the park. 

Rental Fees:

All deposits and rental fees are due upon reservation.

  • Refundable Security Deposit: $150
  • Minimum Rental Fee (3 hours): $180 
  • $40 for each additional hour
  • $300 Maximum Daily Rental Fee
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  • 3,000 people maximum capacity lawn seating (chairs are not provided)
  • Performances must end by 10 PM

Rules & Regulations:

Damage deposits are not applied towards any rental fees. Damage deposit refunds are initiated within 4-6 weeks following your event and will be mailed to you by the Finance Department. Your entire damage deposit will be forfeited for any of the following reasons: Exceeding your scheduled rental time by more than 15 minutes before or after; failing to clean up the facility following your event (taking out all garbage, sweeping the floors, etc.); failure to return all city tables and chairs to the proper location; destruction or damage of any park property including spills on the floors; violation of the Alcohol Liability Waiver; failure to provide proper insurance requirements one month prior to your event; smoking in any park facility or where posted; violation of any park rules or regulations; violation of any City ordinance while on City property - including the noise ordinance (quiet time begins at 10:00 PM).

Pets allowed, except where posted. Posted areas include: picnic areas, playground, Ramona Park Beach. Pets must be restrained on a 6-foot or retractable leash at all times. Persons in charge of or in control of pets on park property shall be responsible for clean-up and removal of excrement deposited by such pet. Pets are not permitted inside any building or facility at any time.

Up to 91 days prior to scheduled rental date, 100% refund minus a $10 administrative fee. No fee to reschedule.
90-31 days prior to scheduled rental date, 50% refund minus a $10 administrative fee. No fee to reschedule. 
30 days or less prior to scheduled rental date, no refund. $50 rescheduling fee.
Damage deposits will be returned for all cancellations regardless of the time frame.

Renters will be allowed to reschedule a reservation for indoor buildings up to 2 weeks prior to their original rental date if another date is available. This reservation must be completed by November 1 of the current year. A $50 rescheduling fee will be required to be paid prior to the schedule change.

**If for any reason you or the parks department must cancel your reservation a credit will either be applied to your account for later use or a refund will be issued by check within 4-6 weeks. No refunds are put back on your card**

To Reach a Ranger the day of your event with any issues please call (269) 998-7522.