Hancock Park District




Host your wedding day at Hancock Park District. Many sites are available for use, ensuring your wedding day is exactly as you envisioned. Riverbend Recreation Area has a primitive camping facility available for tent camping and special events. Each camping site includes a picnic table and fire ring. Brugeman Lodge is a multi-purpose facility well-suited for a variety of social gatherings. The Activity Barn offers a rustic venue for social gatherings. Picnic shelters offer a variety of seating capacities, designs, and locations. Shelters are either enclosed or open. They can be found near meadows, woodlands, and Giertz Lake at Riverbend Recreation Area, near the woods at Litzenberg Memorial Woods, and along the Blanchard River at Riverside Park. Whichever location you choose, your wedding will be filled with joy. Gather your family and friends at Hancock Park District on your wedding day.

Venue Style

Park/Garden, Outdoor


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 180 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 150 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 180 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 150 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 11:00PM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $50 to $500 for a ceremony and/or reception and includes 12 hours of event time including set up and clean up time. A refundable security deposit of $200 is required.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Hancock Park District is estimated at between $2,409 and $8,246 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Venue set up and clean up
Kitchen for prep only
Large parking lot
Dance area

Special Restrictions

No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Music must end by 11:00PM