Event guidelines

How to apply to stage events in parks, open spaces or streets in our local area.


These event guidelines outline the regulations and procedures for staging events in public spaces in the City of Sydney local area.


  • Event organisers wanting to conduct an event on land owned and/or controlled by the City of Sydney need to submit an event application form at least 16 weeks before the proposed event date for major events, and 6 weeks before for minor events.
  • You may need to seek additional approvals based on the type, scale and location of your event.
  • You will need to supply an event plan.
  • Your responsibilities as an event organiser include legal liability.
  • We encourage events to be sustainable, inclusive and accessible.
  • Fees and charges will apply.
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