1788 Main Road Hunlock Creek, PA 18656


Corporate events are welcome.  Utilizing the park for a corporate event focused on team building or fostering creativity offers a refreshing and inspiring alternative to traditional indoor venues.  Take advantage of the Park to encourage team bonding and camaraderie through a variety of interactive games and activities (Baseball field, volleyball, horseshoes, cornhole, the activities are endless). For a smaller team collaboration or brainstormingsession, consider the Paradise Pavilion.

In hosting one event per day, The Park rental is set up as a package so that you and your Guests have access to the 26 acre park.  If you are hosting a smaller event, we do have a creekside Pavilion (hosting up to 40) across the creek as well as the optional add-on package to include the newly renovated house adjacent to the Paradise Pavilion for additional space. This includes use of the kitchen, sunroom, game room, and large covered deck.  Rental of this space also requires event insurance.

We want to ensure you feel relaxed and unhurried on your special day at Palace Park. Wedding packages include a generous 14 hour rental time period from 9 AM – 11:00 PM on the day of the event.  If there is no other event, you also have the option to add-on additional time the day before or after your Event for set up and final clean up.

The main pavilion can seat up to 150+/- depending on seating arrangements.  The track side pavilion can be used as a bar area or host seating for 30-40.  The Park itself is relatively  limitless for the number of people we can host with outdoor areas such as covered picnic tables, covered benches, and benches throughout the Park!

Wedding packages offer a generous 14 hour rental period.  We also offer 6 and 8 hour rental periods based on other customized event packages.

A security deposit is required and the amount is dependent on the rental package.  A security deposit is to cover damage, destruction to the property or excessive cleanup on or around the premises.

Yes, we do require our clients to purchase  event insurance.  A common requirement amongst wedding venues, event insurance protects you from liability during your event.  Event Helper, our preferred insurance provider, can help you complete this task on line in minutes.  www.theeventhelper.com#palacepark

Insurance will include Commercial General  Liability with Host Liquor Liability (if applicable) in an amount not less than $1,000,000 with Palace Park must be names as additionally insurance

A signed agreement and deposit of 50% of the total event rental is required to secure your date.  Remaining payments will be split accordingly with final payment due 60 days prior to your event date.  We are unable to hold dates without a deposit.

Yes, the sprawling 26 acre Park offers many locations that would make a beautiful backdrop for any ceremony or pictures. Picture a dockside ceremony.  The dock is suitable for your wedding party to join you as you exchange vows.  In the summer of 2024 we will have a stunning timber frame wedding chapel across the stream nestled among the trees and the rock ledge as your backdrop.   

Yes.  For events held in 2024, the Bridal Lounge will be included in the Wedding Package.  The Bridal Suite inside the newly renovated house (across the creek) on the Park Property.  Includes a full kitchen, bathroom, bedrooms for changing.  In addition, the  sunroom or covered timber frame deck offer a stunning location for wedding pictures!  The Bridal Lounge will be available for an additional fee for events beginning in 2025.

Yes.  We have a 20×24 Catering Kitchen available.  During 2024 the kitchen will be complete with commercial equipment including Convection Ovens, Stove top, Broiler, Warmer, Reach in Refrigerator, Ice Machine, and 3 Bay Sink.

Yes.  You are welcome to provide your own alcohol (a huge way to save on cost!) however ALL alcohol must be served by a RAMP Certified bartender not associated with the event.  Restrictions include: no kegs, no self serve, no cash bar, and no shots can be poured.  State regulations require all alcohol Clients bring to the facility must be purchased, with tax paid, in the state of PA.  

Yes. We do allow decorating to suit your taste beginning at the start time on the day of the rental.  You can add additional set up or clean up time.  You may use existing hooks in the wall.  Push pins are allowed.  No nails, screws, other hard ware, or adhesives are allowed.  All decorations must be removed without leaving damages.  No open flames.  Candles must be flameless.

Yes.   To ensure your day runs smoothly we do require, at a minimum, a day of event point of contact who is pre-approved prior to the event.  

Yes. Tables and Chairs (up to 100) are included.  Additional chairs and tables would be the Clients responsibility. Linens are NOT included. The trackside pavilion includes adirondack furniture for your Guests to relax during the event.  Throughout the Park are benches and covered benches for strolling, and for sitting around the firepit or pond

Yes.  We have modern bathrooms in 2 locations throughout the Park.

Yes. You are not limited to specific vendors, however, all vendors selected for the event must provide proof of liability insurance 30 days prior to the event.  All caterers must have all necessary licenses and permits required by the Commonwealth of PA, Luzerne County Health Department, and any other regulatory entities.

We understand that pets are extensions of our families.  Pre-approval is required by Palace Park. With the exception of service animals, dogs are only allowed on the property for the ceremony and pictures, then they must be taken off property.  While on site, dogs must be with a designated caretaker and be on a lease at all times.  Pets are not allowed for events other than weddings.

Your Guests may enjoy walking around the pond and you will have access to the pond and creek for photo opportunities. Use of the pond or creek for walking in,  swimming, or fishing is not permitted.

Yes.  Palace Park is location not far from residential properties therefore noise restrictions do apply.  Music must be off by 10:00  pm

The Park is private property and is gated.  We kindly request that all tours are by appointment so we can dedicate one-in-one time with you. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment to see the Park.

Yes, you can download a sample contract below.  Note that this is a sample and information contained within is subject to change.