The Tahoe Vista Recreation Area picnic areas are free to use by the public, but is also available to rent for private parties and weddings as well as public special events. There is no organized, commercial use of this property without a permit. Private Events – Weddings, BBQs and family reunions are considered private events. Small parties or other gatherings (less than 20 people) may use the Reservation form to reserve picnic table groupings. Larger events must reserve the plaza, however Tahoe Vista Recreation Area Beach and Boat Launch will remain open to the public during your event.
Public Special Event – A public special event is any event with 50 or more people where a monetary amount is charged for participation. Please note there is a $200 nonrefundable administrative fee due with an application for a public special event.