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Central Park Plaza
Event Facilities
Location: 63 Lafayette Street
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Amenities: Attached restrooms
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Contact Phone: 219.462.5144
ADA: Yes
CPP Amphitheater

Central Park Plaza Features
The newest of Valparaiso's Parks located in downtwon Valparaiso offers plenty of space for weddings, group services, entertainment needs, and much more. Features include the Porter Health Amphitheater, splash-pad water play area, handicap-accessible restrooms, and a seating capacity of 150.

The plaza is a seasonal building that is open from May to October 15 (approximately). Guests are advised to dress appropriately for the weather.

Reservation Information
The plaza may be reserved up to two years in advance. Prices include the Porter Health Amphitheater, the southern half of the lawn area, crowd contral barricades, standard 110 amp outlets, use of the restrooms, and set up and take down of additional features.  A non-refundable payment for plaza reservations is due when making the reservation. Reservations are 6:00-10:00 pm on Mondays, Thursdays and some available Saturdays.  Rental fee is $700.  Not for Profit rental fee is $400 (must be a 501c3). Security is required at $30 per hour.  Additional features:  Chairs may be rented for up to 150 at $12.50 per 10 chairs.  Tables may be rented for $8.00-$10.00 per table depending on size/type.  Standard speaker and wireless microphone system available at $150 per rental.  Higher power $60 per rental.  The use of Lafayette Street $100.  Barricades $150.

All rental fees are subject to Indiana sales tax. For reservation information, call the parks office at 219.462.5144, or register online.

Current and Upcoming Events For This Facility

Date Event Title
Holly Days
‘Tis the season to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year in downtown Valparaiso. Come join in the fun and kick off the season by enjoying live holiday music, ice carving, holiday village market, and the live nativity.
Touch a Truck for Toys for Tots Event
Kids of all ages will enjoy the opportunity to explore their favorite police cars, fire trucks, snow plows, emergency vehicles, and more! Plus, free hot cocoa and cookies, Santa will be attending, and those that donate to Toys for Tots may enter for a chance to win a prize!
Touch A Truck Toy Drive for Toys for Tots
Kids of all ages will enjoy the opportunity to explore their favorite big rigs during this free hands-on Touch a Truck event. Complimentary refreshments, Santa, music, and more, makes this an event you won’t want to miss! Please bring a new unwrapped toy to donate to local Toys for Tots efforts. Monetary donations also accepted.