Park Rules

You are welcome to…

  • enjoy the park during park hours (5:30 am to 10:00 pm daily)
  • spread blankets on the grass and have a picnic (temporarily suspended due to COVID-19 precautions)
  • play in the splash pad (temporarily suspended due to COVID-19 precautions)
  • walk your dog on a leash

These things are prohibited in the park…

  • Alcohol. Grand Park may have events that include alcohol, and only alcohol within the bar area is authorized. Open beverages of any kind are not permitted into the bar area.
  • Narcotics or illegal drugs
  • Drones
  • Drone operation
  • Bathing in pools or fountain or restrooms
  • Camping
  • Cooking
  • Damage to plants or property
  • Entering upper fountain pools
  • Feeding animals
  • Explosives
  • Firecrackers
  • Firearms
  • Fires
  • Lawn umbrellas
  • Littering (including pet waste)
  • Overnight lodging
  • Parking of any motor vehicles, bicycles, or scooters outside of designated areas
  • Public intoxication
  • Riding bicycles (please walk them)
  • Rideshare scooters
  • Rollerblading
  • Skateboarding
  • Smoking (including vapes)
  • Staking
  • Tents
  • Tripods
  • Unauthorized driving or parking
  • Unauthorized photo or video shoots
  • Unauthorized Professional-grade photo and video equipment, including but not limited to: tripods, drones, microphones, cameras, lights, reflectors, etc.
  • Unauthorized solicitation
  • Unauthorized vending
  • Unleashed animals
  • Weapons

This list is subject to change, and subject to the discretion of Grand Park and/or The Music Center security. Special events may have additional prohibited items.

Special events

These additional things are prohibited in the park during special events, including the 4th of July Block Party and N.Y.E.L.A. events…

  • Aerosol cans
  • Amplified noise
  • Bags and backpacks measuring larger than standard backpack size (16.75 inches x 13 inches x 8.5 inches)
  • Bicycles (valet parking for bicycles will be available)
  • Chairs
  • Coolers
  • Confetti cannons
  • Fire matches
  • Flag Poles
  • Generators
  • Glass
  • Identity-covering costumes
  • Lighters
  • Narcotics
  • Sealed or open beverage bottles with liquid including water (fountains and water for purchase will be available)
  • Outside solicitation
  • Projection devices
  • Printed signage (larger than 8.5 inches x 11 inches)
  • Props
  • Public intoxication
  • Ride share scooters
  • Rollerblading
  • Selfie sticks
  • Skateboarding
  • Smartboards & smartboarding
  • Smoking paraphernalia
  • Sparklers
  • Staking objects to ground
  • Sticks
  • Umbrellas

This list is subject to change, and subject to the discretion of Grand Park and/or The Music Center security. Special events may have additional prohibited items.