Highland Bayou Park Pavilion Rental
Highland Bayou Park Pavilion will be open to the general public on a first come, first served basis for groups fewer than 20 people. The bathroom facilities at the pavilion are for all park users at all times.
Reservations can be made up to 90 days in advance for La Marque citizens or groups whose makeup is a majority of La Marque residents. Groups whose make-up is not a majority of La Marque residents or individuals who are not La Marque residents may reserve the pavilion up to 60 days in advance of an event.
Reservations made less than 30 days prior to the scheduled event must be paid in cash or money order.
Fees and deposits are listed on the form.
- All applicants must sign a waiver of liability for loss of property or personal injury.
- A driver's license or another form of identification is required.
- All requests must be done on an application form.
- No group will occupy the entire pavilion unless a permit has been obtained.
- Cancellations less than 7 days prior to the scheduled activity will result in forfeiture of $50 reservation fee.
Resident - Reservations will require a permit and application completed and returned to La Marque Public Works. There will be a $100 fee and $200 refundable deposit. A portion may be withheld for clean up or repairs for damages.
Non-Resident - Reservations will require a permit and application completed and returned to La Marque Public Works. There will be a $150 fee and $200 refundable deposit. A portion may be withheld for clean up or repairs for damages.
Commercial Group - Reservations will require a permit and application completed and returned to La Marque Public Works. There will be a flat rate of $500 per day fee.
Each group or individual reserving the pavilion is responsible for cleaning the pavilion after its use. All or a portion of the refundable deposit will be withheld for damages and if it is necessary for the City to clean the pavilion. Each Group or individual will be provided with 4, 30 gallon trash bags for clean up. All garbage will be bagged and placed into the dumpster located on the site.
It is the responsibility of the group or individual reserving the pavilion to note any damages to the pavilion prior to their use and bring it to the City's attention. However, the City will inspect the facilities regularly to note damages. City staff will do an inspection after each event before the deposit is refunded. The group or individual reserving the pavilion is responsible for the actions and/or damages caused by their guests. This includes violations of any park rules. Failure to adhere to Park Rules will constitute a forfeiture of the deposit.
Non-profit organizations may have the $150 fee waived by the Parks Board. The Parks Board will consider exemptions on a case by case basis taking into account special circumstances such as the event being open to the entire community and providing a benefit to the entire community. Individuals or groups wishing to reserve the pavilion need to allow 2 weeks for a decision from the Parks Board
Fill out the online application or download and return to La Marque Public Works.