Shoup Park, The Garden House, & Patriot Corner Picnic Area

Adobe Creek forms the backdrop for the 3.95-acre Shoup Park, which is home the Garden House and Patriot Corner Picnic Area, as well as The Underground Teen Center. The Garden House and Patriot Corner are available to rent, while The Underground is open for teens in Los Altos to drop in, and available to rent through our Party Package program.

To rent the Garden House or Patriot Corner, download and complete the Facility Use Application and return to the Los Altos Recreation & Community Services:

Hillview Community Center
97 Hillview Avenue
Los Altos, CA 94022
Fax: (650) 947-2738

Be sure to review our Facility Use Information and, if applicable, submit an Alcohol Permit Application below.

For assistance with facility rentals, contact the Recreation Department at (650) 947-2790 or

The Garden House

The Garden House at Shoup Park is perfect for receptions, gatherings, parties, and meetings.

Room Capacity Description Hourly Rates


130 people

150 people

Main event space is 59 ft. by 35 ft. Features a large kitchen with a gas stove and oven, two refrigerator, freezer, projector and screen, stage and piano.

18 60in Round Tables 6 6ft Tables 

150 Padded Chairs 

Resident: $110

Non-Residents: $138 

* $500 deposit 
 required per rental

Patriot Corner

Patriot Corner is a beautiful location for any outdoor barbecue with friends and family. Situated next to Adobe Creek, it is a peaceful and shaded location. No amplified sound is allowed at Patriot Corner.

Capacity Description Full Day Rates Half Day Rates

75 people


Patriot Corner Group Picnic Area has a large serving area with an outdoor sink and ample creekside picnic seating. The picnic area offers a respite from the heavily used park area.  No amplified music allowed at location.

9 Picnic Tables and 3 BBQ's 

8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Resident: $199

Non-Residents: $249

*$500 deposit
required per rental

8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. or
3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Resident: $135

Non-Resident: $169

*$500 deposit
required per rental


Garden House
Garden House
Garden House Kitchen