Polk County Conservation

Jester Park Amphitheater

The amphitheater and mini-shelter are located east of the lower showerhouse and across the road from the playground and Shelter #3. 

Perfect for small outdoor weddings, church services and ceremonies, the amphitheater is nestled in a hillside of mature oaks. A modern restroom and playground structure are within walking distance from this shelter. Two tiers of block wall provide the seating structure, along with a stage and arbor that accommodate a speaker or performer. This site has electricity. 

Daytime rental is from 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
  • The amphitheater/mini-shelter is available for reservations from April 15 through October 15.
  • Reservations may be made up to two years in advance.
  • Rental time: 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Renter must have all items removed from area by 10:30 p.m.
  • If the shelter is not reserved for a particular date, it is available on a first-come basis.
Saturday Reservations Unavilable on Following Weekends:
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day weekends.
The amphitheater hosts Music in the Park series on select dates throughout the summer. Check out the calendar to see what's scheduled.
Reservations for the amphitheater can be made online at www.mycountyparks.com.

Contact Us

Administration Office
11407 NW Jester Park Drive
Granger, IA 50109

P: (515) 323-5300
F: (515) 323-5354

Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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