Example Banquet Layout

(350 people)

Example Assembly Layout

(150 people)

Nestled next to the Charles Paddock Zoo, in the beautiful Atascadero Lake Park, the Zoo Garden Event Center provides the perfect setting for a variety of events. Whatever the special occasion, from a wedding or rehearsal dinner to a monthly meeting or special birthday celebration, this event location provides a fantastic option! 


Security Guards: At the discretion of the Director, events require one guard per 100 people ($22 per guard + actual cost of security service).

Additional Staff Time: An additional hourly rental charge of $22 per hour will apply if the City is required to schedule additional personnel in order to accommodate the event.

Cleaning Fee: Up to $308 when food and beverages are served, for all day weekend rentals and other large events where a cleaning crew is required.

Tables, chairs and bathrooms are not included. Electricity is included. Depending on the event requirements, minimum rental is two hours. General Liability Certificate of Insurance of $1k may apply. ABC regulations apply if serving alcohol.

All bookings require payment in advance to secure the space. Pavilion deposit requirements apply to wedding and meeting reservations and cancellation of bookings will forfeit the deposit. Event deposits follow Outdoor Facility Use Guidelines.

In case of inclement weather, the applicant may request a refund of usage fees (subject to an administrative fee) or reschedule the reservation date.

Make A Reservation

For wedding related events and meetings, contact Patti Deirmenjian at the Pavilion on the Lake, (805) 470-3178 or pavilion@atascadero.org.  

For special and private events, contact Ashley Zamora at the Colony Park Community Center, 805-470-3360 or azamora@atascadero.org

Contact us to talk about your upcoming event.

Get in touch with us

The Pavilion on the Lake is a service of the City of Atascadero

9315 Pismo Ave, Atascadero, CA 93422


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