Huntington Central Park - Amphitheater Rental

photo of central park amphiteater
Address: Central Park (directly behind Central Library)
Phone: (714) 536-5486
Map: Link to map

Huntington Central Park (HCP) is centrally located in Huntington Beach. Reservations are made in person at the Community Services Department on the 5th floor of the Huntington Beach Civic Center, 2000 Main Street, and are on a first come, first served basis. Dates may not be held by phone. Full payment is required at time of reservation. Acceptable forms of payment are cash, check, Visa, MasterCard, or Discover. Rental rates are as follows:

Rooms Capacity
Amphitheatre 200

Facility Rates are Per Day Civic & Non Profit Residents
Non-Residents Commercial
Amphitheatre - Deposit
Amphitheatre - Rates $150.00 $150.00 $220.00 $330.00
Park Site
Call Community Services Department for details (714) 536-5486.
Change or Cancellation Fee


The Amphitheater is located east of Goldenwest Street, north of the Central Library. The amphitheater includes a stage and wooden benches. Amplified sound is not permitted.


Non-profit youth organizations may reserve and use the camping area of HCP. Individual camping is not available. An off-duty police officer or licensed security guard must stay with the group through the night. Copies of the officer's credentials to be filed with Huntington Beach Police Department and proof of non-profit status must be presented at the time of reservation.



  1. Reservation availability hours are generally dawn to dusk. Park curfew hours are 10:00 pm to 5:00 am.
  2. Amplified sound is not permitted in Huntington Beach parks.
  3. Reservations must be made at least three (3) weeks in advance and in person. Reservations may be made up to one (1) year in advance.
  4. Alcoholic beverages are not permitted in any Huntington Beach park.
  5. Deposits are refundable in 4-6 weeks if facilities are properly cleaned and damage has not occurred.
  6. Portable rest rooms should be rented for groups of 200 or more. Contact the Community Services Department at (714) 536-5486 for more information.
  7. The use and distribution of expandable polystyrene (styrofoam) products by any attendee, vendor, caterer, supplier, or any other person attending the permitted event, are prohibited by City Resolution No. 2005-1. The security deposit may be forfeited if it is determined that such products were utilized.

For availability, please contact the Community Services Department at (714) 536-5486. To make a reservation, please visit the Community Services Department at the Huntington Beach Civic Center in person. Dates may not be held over the phone.

Special Events:

To inquire about holding special events at Huntington Central Park, please visit or call the Community Services Department at (714) 536-5486. Foot races are only permitted on the west side of the park.

Closed on Holidays:

No reservations will be accepted for legal holidays observed by the City of Huntington Beach.

Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations made at least seven (7) days prior to the event date will incur a cancellation fee. Cancellations made less than seven (7) days prior to event will forfeit all fees.

Change of Reservation Policy:
Please make changes in person and at least seven (7) days prior to event.
All changes will incur a change of reservation fee. Additional fees are due at the time of change.

Nonprofit Rentals:

*To obtain nonprofit rates, proof of nonprofit status must be presented at the time of reservation. Acceptable forms of proof are:

Document   Source
Articles of Incorporation as a nonprofit organization   Secretary of State
IRS letter showing organization to be Tax Exempt Services   Internal Revenue
State Franchise Tax Board letter showing Board organization Tax Exempt   Franchise Tax
Certificate of Registration with the State Registry of Charitable Trusts   State Registry of Charitable Funds


Huntington Central Park Facility Use Permit

Condition of Facility Agreement

Refund Authorization

Policies Governing Use of Facility

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