Permit for Organized/Private Events

Application & Fee for use of Recreation Outdoor Facilities on City Property 

Minimum age to apply for all applicants - 21 years old (ID REQUIRED).
Please allow 2 weeks for approval of application for organized/special event before proposed event, except for the following:

~ Reserve park pavilions, shelters, fields, and courts – $25 fee (plus tax) with Permit Application (click below) 4 hr. increments.
~ Beach event – $25 fee (plus tax) with Permit Application (click below).

~ Beach fire, charcoal or gas grill (open flame) - $25 fee (plus tax) with Permit Application (click below).
Maximum attendance-20
Fires on the beach at night are allowed from November 1 - February 28. NO open fires are allowed on the beach during sea turtle nesting season by Florida State law.
Park or beach area must be cleaned-up and burned wood removed from area by 10:00 p.m. Sunday -Thursday; 11:00 p.m.
Friday & Saturday. See regulations here

~ Camping Dutton Island (primitive group site) with 5 campsites
Campsite - $25 per night (plus tax) with Permit Application.
Camping $125 per night (plus tax) with Permit Application to reserve all campsites.

~ Block Parties are discretion of City Manager for approval, no blocking of public streets allowed in Atlantic Beach without permission from the City Manager.

~ Wheelchairs available to use @ no cost....
The City of Atlantic Beach provides Beach/Park Wheelchairs at no cost to the community to enjoy our beaches and parks.  

 Great for Senior Citizens, handicapped/disabled, or injured citizens who want to get some fresh air.  Must reserve no more than seven days in advance. Driver’s license required; must be 21 years old minimum age to reserve. Must stay within our city. For further information, please call 904-247-5828.


(Requires 2 business days processing period)


(Requires 20 business days processing period) 

Contact the Recreation office from 8 am - 4:30 pm, (excluding 12-1 pm) Monday through Friday at 904-247-5828 for more information.
Fax number: 904-242-3437