Pavilion Rentals

shadowland pavilion

Overlooking Lake Michigan and the St. Joseph River, the Shadowland Pavilion at Silver Beach County Park is an ideal location for a wedding, family celebration, or group gathering during the warmer months.

Accommodates approximately 250 chairs underneath the pavilion for a ceremony, with plenty of room for an aisle and alter area. The Parks Department does not have chairs available. The Shadowland Pavilion can accommodate up to 160 people seated at picnic tables under the pavilion. Picnic tables are available at no extra cost. The pavilion includes electrical outlets and a charcoal grill.

Weekday (excluding holidays) Reservation Fee: Resident $175, Non-Resident $350
Weekend and Holiday Reservation Fee: Resident $350, Non-Resident $700
Parking Fees Apply for Guests of Rental Party, see below.
Resident status = a resident of Berrien County, Michigan.
Jennifer Mayo Studios

Shadowland Pavilion: photo from Jennifer Mayo Studios

dunes pavilion

Overlooking Lake Michigan, the north and south piers and the mouth of the St. Joseph River, the Dunes Pavilion at Silver Beach is a nice location for small weddings, family reunions, and group gatherings during the warmer months.

Accommodates up to 75 to 100 chairs for a ceremony. The Parks Department does not have chairs available. The Dunes Pavilion can accommodate about 50 people seated at picnic tables. Picnic tables are available for use at no extra cost. 

Weekday (excluding holidays): Resident $100; Non-Resident $200
Weekend and Holiday: Resident $200; Non-Resident $400
Parking Fees Apply for Guests of Rental Party, see below.
Resident status = a resident of Berrien County, Michigan.

Seating at Pavilion

Dunes Pavilion

green roomInside Green Room

The Green Room is a small, private, indoor space perfect for a dressing room, cooling/heating room, and secure storage space for guests renting the Shadowland or Dunes Pavilion. Located within close proximity to the Pavilions, guests can easily access the Green Room by a short walk on paved sidewalks. Guests will be given a personal access code to the Green Room during their rental period.

The Green Room can only be rented in conjunction with a pavilion rental.$50 for Berrien County residents; $100 for non-Berrien County residents. Green Room Inside 2
The Green Room is approximately 11 feet by 11 feet and has an air conditioner, heater, 4 chairs, 1 loveseat, table, garment rack, mirror, and electrical outlets. Although there is not direct access to the restrooms from within the Green Room, there are restrooms located within the same building as the Green Room. Guests will need to leave the Green Room and walk around the building (on sidewalks) to access the restrooms.

Parking Fees

When parking at Silver Beach, guests will be charged $6/vehicle. Guests can either pay individually at the Gatehouse when they arrive or a tab can be run at the front gate. The renter of the facility is responsible for fees at the end of the rental time. 

frequently asked questions

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Shadowland and Dunes Pavilions can be rented/reserved from mid-May through September 30th. If the pavilion is not reserved, it can be used by the general public on a first-come-first serve basis. From October 1st through early May, the Pavilions are not reservable and are available to use on a first-come-first-serve basis. 

CalendarSee the Pavilion Availability Calendar 
to find an available date. 

how to
reserve a

Contact the Parks Commission Administration Office at 269-983-7111
ext. 8435 or send an email

A reservation form will be filled out and sent to you. 

Full payment is due when reservation is made.