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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation And Natural Resources
Agency 5. Department of Conservation And Recreation
Chapter 36. Standard Fees for Use of Department of Conservation and Recreation Facilities, Programs, and Services

4VAC5-36-120. Amphitheater and gazebo fees.

AMPHITHEATERS AND GAZEBOS (TAXABLE, Price here does not include tax)

Amphitheater or Gazebo Rental Fee: The amphitheater or gazebo rental periods shall be from park opening until park closing unless otherwise specified.


Leesylvania, Fairy Stone, Staunton River, Kiptopeke, and all other amphitheaters and gazebos unless noted below.


Hungry Mother, Occoneechee, Westmoreland, New River Trail


Smith Mountain Lake


James River, Natural Tunnel Gazebo at Cove Ridge.


Claytor Lake (gazebo)


First Landing (gazebo at Chesapeake Bay Center): rental period is 3 hours

$84 per 3 hours

York River and Douthat Amphitheater.


Shenandoah River Overlook Rental

$16 per half-day
$32 per full-day

Natural Tunnel and First Landing Amphitheaters: Private group or company rate


Natural Tunnel and First Landing Amphitheaters: Educational group.


Natural Tunnel Amphitheater Wedding Package: Three consecutive half-day rental periods.

$420 per package

First Landing: Courtyard at Chesapeake Bay Center; includes amphitheater and gazebo.


First Landing: Additional hourly charge for hours beyond 10 p.m. for gazebo.

$11 per hour

First Landing: Additional hourly charge for hours beyond 10 p.m. for Courtyard.

$53 per hour

Fishing Tournament Staging. All parks where available.


Pocahontas Amphitheater Area: Without Heritage Center. Includes Amphitheater, Exhibit Area, Restrooms and use of sound system. Up to 1,000 attendees. See special event fees for additional attendees.


Pocahontas Amphitheater Area Plus Heritage Center.


Parking Attendant (per attendant).

$12 per hour

Law Enforcement Officer (per officer).

$28 per hour

Natural Tunnel: Rental of Observation Deck at mouth of tunnel for dinner parties. Includes use of chairlift for transportation of guests and supplies and set-up/take-down of tables and chairs.

$300 per 4 hours

Natural Tunnel Amphitheater Concession Building.


Natural Tunnel: Sound System Rental.


Natural Tunnel: Portable Dance Floor Rental.


Standard Amphitheater/Gazebo Cancellation Fee: Cancellation fee deducted from refund if refund is made more than 14 days prior to the reservation date. No refunds if cancellation made within 14 days prior to date.


All parks unless listed below.


Pocahontas Amphitheater or First Landing Courtyard.


Wilderness Road Amphitheater.


Statutory Authority

§ 10.1-104 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 14, eff. April 25, 2002; amended, Virginia Register Volume 19, Issue 16, eff. May 21, 2003; Volume 20, Issue 13, eff. April 7, 2004; Volume 22, Issue 9, eff. February 8, 2006; Volume 23, Issue 6, eff. January 1, 2007; Volume 24, Issue 6, eff. January 1, 2008; Volume 25, Issue 6, eff. January 1, 2009; Volume 26, Issue 6, eff. January 1, 2010; Volume 27, Issue 6, eff. January 1, 2011; Volume 28, Issue 6, eff. January 1, 2012; Volume 30, Issue 6, eff. January 1, 2014; Volume 31, Issue 7, eff. January 1, 2015; Volume 32, Issue 9, eff. January 28, 2016.

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