Building Closure

Big Walnut Shelterhouse will be closed for maintenance Sept. 1, 2023, through Jan. 31, 2024. Thank you for your patience!

Big Walnut Park Shelterhouse

With expansive green space and a swing set, Big Walnut Park Shelterhouse is the perfect place to bring the whole family.  The shelterhouse is large and open leaving an intimate feeling without being cramped.  The surrounding park has many walking/hiking trails for the adventurers of the group. With lots of room for personalized touches, Big Walnut Park Shelterhouse will help you create memories that will last a lifetime!

Important Information

  • Rentals can only be made up to one year in advance.
  • Rentals must be requested no less than 15 days prior to the event date.
  • Rental time must allow for catering set-up and tear-down activities.
  • This facility may be rented Tuesday through Sunday, with the exception of certain city holidays.
  • The rental fee is due in full at the time of booking.
  • We accept Visa, MasterCard and Discover over the phone.
  • Cash or check payments can be made in person.
  • Rental rates are subject to change without notice.
  • Accommodates 175 People
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Kitchenette
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Heat and Air Conditioning
  • Patio
  • Fireplace
  • Restrooms
  • Tables and Chairs

Rental Fees and Information



Per Hour
All Day

8 a.m.–11 p.m.
Eight-Hour Minimum


8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Four-Hour Minimum


5:30 p.m.–11 p.m.
Four-Hour Minimum



Per Hour
All Day

8 a.m.–8 p.m.
Four-Hour Minimum