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Planning a Community Event

We encourage and support local individuals and groups to hold events which engage and benefit our diverse community.

The City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters encourages the community to host events in our beautiful parks, reserves and venues.

The following information is provided to assist you in planning a community event in our City.

Where can I hold my event?

The Council owns and operates a range of indoor and outdoor spaces that are available for hire. You can also apply to hold your event on a public or arterial road. 

Hire a community venue 

Payneham Library and Community Facility View 2We offer a number of venues for hire, ideal for a range of events, including yoga classes, seminars and conferences.

Community venues:

For a full list of venues for hire, visit:

Venues for Hire

Hire a park or reserve 

Felixstow Reserve CourtOur parks and reserves provide the ideal setting for community and corporate events.

Check out our top six parks for hire - suitable for most events and functions.

To find out if you need a permit, visit:

Park and Reserve Hire

Apply to use a local road 

Norwood on Tour Children's ActivitiesA community road closure is a joint effort and relies on the involvement of the Council and local residents. 

We encourage you to contact the Council to seek guidance on this process.

For more information and to apply, visit: 

Community Road Closure

External Events Guidelines and Interactive ChecklistExternal Event Guidlines Thumb 2024

Before you plan for your major event, download and read the External Events Guidelines.

The Guidelines provide information on planning and managing major community events, including:

  • initial planning
  • permits, licences and approvals
  • public liability insurance
  • road closures and parking controls
  • cleaning and waste management
  • food and alcohol, safety and accessibility.

View: External Events Guidelines

Promote your event

Spread the word!

Make sure you add your event to our Events and Festivals Calendar. 

To view upcoming events and to submit an event, visit: 

Events Calendar

More information 

Useful links

Food safety and public health: 

Electrical, plumbing and gas enquiries:

Emergency services:

Noise management:

Live music: 

Risk Management: 

Council events image gallery:


For more information, contact Citizen Services,
T: 8366 4555