Organizing Special Events at the MetroParks of Butler County
A special event is a sports, recreational, cultural, business, or other type of activity occurring for a limited or fixed duration that impacts the MetroParks of Butler County by involving the use of MetroParks property, or having impact on the public realm which is not sponsored or co-sponsored by MetroParks of Butler County. Any organized pre-planned event that is projected to have a gathering of 50 or more people on the park grounds outside of the confines of a MetroParks reservable structure (building) and/or which features all or some of the following shall be considered a special event for the purposes of the Special Event policy: amplified sound; selling of food, merchandise, tickets, and/or services; the solicitation of donations; events open and/or advertised to the public; or events requiring special setup of stages, tents, tables, barricades or other items. If you are interested in hosting a Special Event, please see the Special Event Policy. To request a Special Event, please see the Special Event Request Form.
Closure of Forest Run MetroPark - Timberman Ridge Area for Trail ConstructionPlease check the NEWS section of this website for more details regarding this closure which begins August 13, 2018 until the area is re-opened by the Executive Director.
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MetroParks provides opportunities to experience open green spaces near home. Pick the time of day that fits your busy schedule to spend some time with nature. Hike a trail, wander through natural habitats, view wildlife or just play! Please consider donating to further MetroParks ability to provide these resources.