Picnic Area Online Rentals

Online Rental Requests

Please note that all reservations are not confirmed until you receive a response from the Parks and Recreation Department.

We are now accepting outdoor picnic reservations. All reservations must follow the current City, County, and State COVID-19 recommendations. Currently, all picnic rentals must meet the following criteria:

  • Picnic Renter expressly assumes any, and all, risk relating to any illness, injury, infection, economic injury, or death arising from or relating to the picnic rental, except where caused by the active negligence or willful misconduct of the City
  • Masks on (when not eating or drinking) and physical distancing required
  • 50 person maximum
  • No more than 5 picnic tables can be used at any one time
  • Gatherings should be 2 hours or less whenever possible
  • Those with symptoms must not attend
  • Those at high risk of severe illness strongly encouraged not to attend
  • To lessen the likelihood of transmission, singing, shouting, chanting, or cheering, are strongly discouraged outdoors
  • Contact tracing required with a list of names and contact information for all guests
  • Picnic renters are responsible for wiping tables and cleaning up each site prior to and after use
  • There is NO DROP-IN use of picnic tables or picnic areas
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Laurie Meadows Park - Picnic Area 2

You may use our online picnic rental service to reserve your picnic area. Our picnic areas are very popular, so we recommend booking your picnic area as early as possible.

Other Rental Options

If you would prefer not to reserve your picnic area online, you may fill out our picnic application (Fillable PDF).

Please note that all reservations are not confirmed until you receive a response from the Parks and Recreation Department.

If you have additional questions, please contact the reservation office at (650) 522-7434 or email picnicreservations@cityofsanmateo.org.