The city offers a variety of facilities that you can rent for your upcoming event, whether you’re hosting a birthday party, wedding reception, family reunion, or group tour. Options include shelters, pavilions, ball fields, ballrooms, and even transportation via a trolley. Please refer to the list below for more details.

Indoor Facilities

Union Station


This beautiful facility offers almost 3,000 square feet of space. You can rent one, two, or all three adjoining rooms. Union Station regularly hosts:

  • Meetings, training classes, and press conferences
  • Weddings, receptions, and parties

Parks, Playgrounds & Pavilions

Bonita Lakes


Picnic areas located throughout park and pavilions available to rent.

Dumont Plaza


Features a gazebo. Primarily used for special events.

Highland Park


Shelter/Pavilion Rentals

  • Shelter #1: Capacity: 100 people
    Located behind Frank Cochran Center, next to the playground
  • Shelter #2: Capacity: 25 to 30 people
    Located behind the tennis courts and next to Kendallwood Craft Center
  • Shelter #3: Capacity: 50 to 75 people
    Located across from Jimmie Rodgers Memorial, in front of Frank Cochran Center and adjacent to the playground
  • Shelter #4: Capacity: 150 to 200 people
    Located across from the Meridian Community College Softball Field

RV Trailer Parking is available.

Planet Playground


Pavilion Capacity: 75

Rental Options:

  • Three hours
  • Six hours
  • All day

Singing Brakeman Park


Primarily used for special events and for Earth’s Bounty.

Velma Young Community Center


Facility Rental: The price is for a three-hour period; each additional hour is extra.

Shelter/Pavilion Rentals

  • Shelter #1: By old Velma Young Building
  • Shelter #2: By swimming pool
  • Shelter #3: By Velma Young Community Center

Sports Fields

Please call Parks & Recreation, 601.485.1802, to rent one of the following:

  • Northeast Park Softball
  • Phil Hardin Baseball
  • Q.V. Sykes Football Fields
  • Crestwood Ball Fields
  • James Chaney Park Basketball

Click for more information on sports fields.




Rental cost is hourly with a minimum of two hours.

Capacity: 23 people

  • Handicap accessible
  • A deposit holds the date; the remaining payment and itinerary are due three weeks before trolley rental.
  • Driver paid separately.