How to reserve a facility in Lafayette Park
Three locations in Lafayette Park can be reserved for weddings or other events:
The Park House, located at Lafayette and Mississippi Avenues, is operated by the Lafayette Square Restoration Committee. For rental information please contact:
Bethany Budde, Lafayette Square Restoration Committee
The Elizabeth Cook Pavilion and the Kern Lakeside Pavilion are operated by the St. Louis Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department. For rental information please contact:
JoAnn Anderson, St. Louis Parks Department
The Elizabeth Cook pavilion overlooks the Grotto with its beautiful gardens and recently restored bridge. Many weddings are held in this outdoor area. Beginning the first full weekend of June, free summer concerts are held at the Cook Pavilion every other Saturday night.
The Kern Lakeside Pavilion is located on the north side of the main lake. This historic building was recently restored using the original blueprints as a guide. The building now has a catering kitchen and a patio overlooking the lake.