Ester Park and Hartung Hall Reservations

The Ester Community Park is not part of the Borough parks and recreation system. The Ester Community Association is purchasing the land and facilities from the private land owner. It has always been maintained and built-up through volunteer help, private donations and fundraising activities. Rental fees help the ECA purchase and maintain this beautiful community asset.

The booking form is at the bottom of this page. All events are subject to approval and conditions may apply. Additional information can be found here: Ester Park Rentals.

Ester Community Park
The Ester Community park is a beautiful location for small and large events. Rates vary by use and duration. Large events may require the user to purchase event insurance. All users are asked to ensure that access to the playground is open even if the park has been reserved for your event.

Hartung Hall
Located on Lower Stone Road the hall is ideal for small gatherings, birthday parties, garage sales, music performances, dances and other events. Fees may be discounted or waived for public-purposes, holidays open to the public, or events by non-profits.

Rental rates:
Park Pavilion – 1 hour $25: Up to 5 hours $40; 5-8 hours $75
Park Stage – day $250 – 1 hour $40
Hartung Hall – $40

To confirm, your reservation will require a payment. There are a few options:

  1. Send a check to E.C.A., P.O. Box 14, Ester, AK 99725. (Please indicate on the check what it is for…ie. pavilion rental for 4 hrs, stage rental for wedding reception, etc. and the date of the event)
  2. Arrange to pay ahead on-site to a board member or by using the donation station.
  3. Pay online using the “one-time donation” option from the donate menu. Please use the note field to indicate what it is for (…..  Aug. 5 wedding, May 10 BBQ) (

How to schedule events:

Check the Google calendar below make sure it isn’t already reserved. Use our online booking calendar below to find and reserve available times. Follow-up with an e-mail to [email protected] to confirm. ONLY THEN WILL YOUR RESERVATION APPEAR ON THIS CALENDAR.


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