Pavilions & Picnic Sites

Tower Grove Park offers a variety of Pavilions and Picnic Sites within the unique landscape of a National Historical Landmark.  


All reservation sites are offered on a first come, first serve basis and are available from March 1 and October 31 annually. 

All other areas within the park, non-Athletic Fields, are intended for passive use only.  These spaces are open to the general public on a first come, first serve basis as well.

Reservations may begin on the first business day of the same calendar year, at which time, must be paid in FULL to secure the site.  Prime dates and locations will quickly, so reserve your space early!! 

Reservations are for the entire day; some restrictions may apply.  


how to reserve a pavilion or picnic site

To book your reservation at any pavilion and/or picnic site, complete the Pavilion & Picnic Request Form located on the individual pavilion/picnic page (below).

If you have questions, contact or 314-771-2679

Here is a full listing of our sites and their amenities, click for additional information or to inquire about rental.


Pavilion & Picnic Rental Frequently Asked Questions

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Founded in 1868 and opened to the public in 1872, Tower Grove Park was created when Henry Shaw conveyed his lands to the City of St. Louis, by deed of gift.

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It is governed by a Board of Commissioners appointed under the authority of the Supreme Court of the State of Missouri. 


For more information about rentals, contact this one guy.