Park Leases & Large/Public Events

Large events or events restricting access to a park will require a park lease.  A $500 deposit check and a $1 non-refundable fee must accompany the submission of the lease paperwork.  For more information, review the regulations below as well as the Park Lease Checklist and Park Rules.

Contact the Parks Department at (785) 628-7375 or for additional questions, park availability, and to obtain the required paperwork. 

ALL ITEMS BEING SECURED TO THE GROUND OR STRUCTURES MUST BE APPROVED BY THE DIRECTOR OF PARKS PRIOR TO PLACEMENT .  This includes, but is not limited to, tents, fencing, inflatable toys/bounce house, signs, etc.

For any other special requests or needs, contact the Parks Department at (785) 628-7375.

The list below is intended to be used as a guideline only.  Event representatives, vendors, patrons, or anyone else involved with an event are responsible for obtaining all the information necessary to adhere to all laws, codes, regulations, etc.  The City of Hays is not responsible for any omission in the provided information.