Parkside Lodge Rental

About the Lodge and its rental spaces

  • The Lodge at 84 Parkside Avenue (near the Buffalo Zoo) is home to our administrative offices and the Delaware Park Golf Pro-shop
  • The indoor rental space consists of the Great Room and a cafe space
  • The Great Room will hold approximately 40-50 for a sit down meal, and 60-75 for a cocktail setting
  • Restroom facilities are available in the building
  • Click here for directions to the Parkside Lodge

Rent the Great Room and Cafe in 5-hour blocks at:

  • $300.00 for 5 hours on the weekdays, OR
  • $400.00 for 5 hours on the weekends
  • For every additional hour above the 5-hour block, $75.00 per hour.
  • Each 5-hour block includes your time needed for set-up and clean up

Rent the Parkside Lodge for 2 to 4 hours (valid on weekdays only)

  • $75 per hour
  • Minimum of two hours

A Security Deposit Fee of $250.00 is required for all rentals

  • Any violations, damage or falsification of rental terms will result in forfeiture of the security deposit fee
  • Rental payment and security deposit must be fully paid 30 days prior to your event, no exceptions allowed

Permits that you may require

  • Currently, there is no assigned caterer for this venue – all caterers must have the appropriate permits/licenses/insurance, including a liquor permit, and must provide a copy to the Conservancy
  • If alcohol will be served at the Parkside Lodge and you do not have a caterer, a permit is needed to be purchased from the NYS Liquor Authority. Details for this can be found at https://sla.ny.gov/permits-available-online
  • Some events may require city permits, depending on the size and type of event. The event organizer is responsible for securing all necessary permits

Thinking of renting BOTH the Parkside Lodge and fenced Picnic Area?

  • Rent both the Parkside Lodge (Great Room and Cafe) and the fenced Picnic Area in 5-hour blocks for $400.00 for 5 hours on the weekdays OR $600.00 for 5 hours on the weekends
  • For every additional hour above the 5-hour block, $75.00 per hour.
  • Each 5-hour block includes your time needed for set-up and clean up

Other things to note

  • Golf courses are open from late April – late October, there will be golfers in the immediate area
  • Parking is limited near the building. Ample additional parking is nearby in the lot at the entryway, on Ring Road, and in the neighborhood
  • There are no kitchen facilities in the building
  • The event organizer will need to secure tables, chairs and linens, etc.

For further inquiries, please contact Patty Wolfsohn at (716) 838-1249, ext. 11 or email Pattyw@bfloparks.org.

To apply for a permit to use the Olmsted Parks for sports, special events, or shelter rentals, please email Arlene Mustafa at Amustafa@ch.ci.buffalo.ny.us.