Reserving the Park

The Vince J. Whibbs, Sr. Community Maritime Park is available to reserve for public and private events. Interested individuals, businesses, organizations, and promoters have the option of reserving all of the park green space, parking lot, and amphitheater – or merely a portion of the property.

To get started hosting your event at the Maritime Park, please call us at (850) 436-5676 for more information.

Park Event Rental Application


Please begin by completing the Park Event Rental Application. Our staff will work with you to identify the specific areas and amenities you may need for your event and guide you through the process of renting the park and permitting. 

Park Event Rental Application

Community Maritime Park overview
Image by Laura Bogan with Wrong Bros. Flight Training Academy

Special Event Permitting


All Special Events held within City Limits, and specifically at the Vince J. Whibbs Community Maritime Park, are required to hold a special event permit. For events at the Maritime Park, please call us at (850) 436-5676 for more information.

Special Event Permit Application

Contact Us

Maritime Cultural Arts Division


C/O Parks and Recreation Department
PO BOX 12910
Pensacola, FL 32521
Phone: 850.436.5676
Fax: 850.436.5199
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Email Justin Paul at jpaul@cityofpensacola.com