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  • When do I need a permit?

      Generally, permits are required if you want to: bring a group larger than 20 people into the Park; have a wedding ceremony; film of photograph for professional/commercial purposes; or, have dedicated access to a sports field/court. This list is not exclusive or exhaustive.

      Please review the Permits section for more information on when a permit is needed and how to apply for one. Submitting an application does not guarantee you will be granted a permit. Your application is not approved until you have received a permit from Brooklyn Bridge Park. Applications may take up to 21 days to process after they have been submitted.

  • Are there public restrooms?

  • Can I bring balloons or other party decorations?

      Chalk, confetti, powders, glitter, balloons, or any other similar substance cannot be used in Brooklyn Bridge Park. These substances are difficult to manage when blown into plants beds, water features, or paths. These products can blend with the soil or water and the dyes or chemical makeup of these products may have long term harmful effects on the Park’s ecosystem.

  • Are there free events?

      Yes, the majority of events in the Park are free. Please check the events calendar for more information on individual events.

  • Can I bring my own grill?

      No, cooking equipment of any kind, including sternos, is no permitted in the Park. This type of equipment could endanger other park patrons or the natural environment.

  • Can I get a permit for or reserve picnic tables or grilling areas?

      No, picnic tables and grilling areas are on a first come, first serve basis. When the grilling area is busy, we ask that grills are only used for one hour at a time.

  • Do I have to bring my own equipment for sports?

  • Can I host an event or activity?

      To host an event or an activity in Brooklyn Bridge Park you must have an approved permit from Brooklyn Bridge Park. This process insures that any given area of the Park is not over crowded and that organizations are properly supported and insured. If you would like to host an event or activity in the Park, please review the conditions for a special events permit.

  • Can I decorate or set up for a small gathering?

      If you are hosting any event that requires set up, you must have an approved permit from Brooklyn Bridge Park. Please note that chalk, confetti, powders, glitter, balloons, or any other similar substance cannot be used in the Park. These substances are difficult to manage when blown into plant beds, water features, or paths. These products can blend with the soil or water and the dyes or chemical makeup of these products may have long-term harmful effects on the Park’s ecosystem.

  • Is there parking?

      Parking near Brooklyn Bridge Park is very limited. We highly recommend taking public transportation, biking or walking to the park. BBP is accessible by bus, subway and ferry. See more about Getting to Brooklyn Bridge Park.

      There are limited metered parking spaces in a public parking lot on Furman Street near Pier 2. The parking spaces are metered for both a minimum and a maximum of three hours. Please note that parking on the Loop Road (between Pier 5 and Pier 6) is not allowed.

      There are two paid parking lots. A paid parking garage is located near Pier 6, accessible on the south side of 360 Furman Street. A paid parking garage operated by LAZ is located near Pier 1, accessible on the south side of 90 Furman Street (under Squibb Bridge).

       

  • Is there public access to the roof to see "Watertown 3: R.V. Ingersoll" by Tom Fruin?

      There is no public access to the roof. Watertower 3: R.V. can be viewed well from the lawn in the Pier 5 Uplands.

  • Is Movies With A View free?

      Yes, Movies With a View is free. If you would like to support the Conservancy’s work providing New Yorkers with hundreds of free and low cost events and activities like Movies With A View, consider making a donation here.

  • When can I play on the courts/sports fields?

      Drop in to play on the Pier 5 turf or Pier 6 volley ball courts when leagues are not scheduled. Drop in times are first come, first served. Please keep play time to one hour. See open play times below.

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