Beer Permit Guidelines

Purchase a Beer Permit

​Beer permits may be purchased online or at any Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department business location (see map below). Please contact a department business office with questions regarding specific park restrictions. 

The cost for a beer permit is $28 per day, per park. Must be a minimum 21 years of age to purchase a beer permit.


Beer Permit Guidelines:

  • Must be a minimum 21 years of age to purchase a permit.

  • Permit is non-transferable and non-refundable.

  • Permit is valid for the date, location within the park and group size as indicated at time of purchase. Permit is not valid for the entire park.

  • Glass beverage containers are not permitted.

  • Permit holder only is allowed to bring beer into the park and is responsible for the conduct of all group members.

  • Area must be left clean.

  • Park rules must be obeyed at all times.

  • Park hours must be observed.

  • Permit holder must retain permit and make it available upon request by proper park or law enforcement officials.

  • Alcoholic beverages are not to be consumed by team members during athletic team competitions.

  • Issuance of a beer permit does not guarantee a reservation at the park location.

  • The sale or distribution of alcoholic beverages in city parks is strictly prohibited unless a special license and insurance are obtained.

  • Permit holder is responsible for ensuring that all members of their party are of legal age to consume alcoholic beverages according to Arizona State Law.

  • Alcoholic beverages are not permitted in parking lots, band shells or child play areas.

  • Vehicles must remain in parking lots and in designated parking areas.

IMPORTANT: If a gathering is expected to have more than 50 attendees, a Special Activity Request must be submitted and activity approval must be granted before a beer permit is purchased.

​Permit Offices: