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 large events in our beautiful parks, reserves and indoor venues.
The following information is provided to assist you in planning a community event in our City.
External Event Guidelines and Interactive Checklist
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.
Where can I hold my event?
The Council owns and operates a range of indoor and outdoor venues that are available for hire for any size, budget or purpose. You can also apply to hold your event on a public or arterial road.
Hire a community venue
We offer a number of venues for hire, ideal for a range of events, including yoga classes, seminars and conferences.
- St Peters Youth Centre
- St Peters Town Hall Complex
- Payneham Community Centre
- Payneham Library & Community Facilities
For a full list of venues for hire, visit:
Hire a park or reserve
Our 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:
Apply to use a local road
A community road closure is a joint effort and relies on the involvement of the Council and local residents.
If you are planning to hold an event on a public road you must first seek approval from the Council.
For more information and to apply, visit:
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 & Festivals Calendar
Food safety and public health:
Electrical, plumbing and gas enquiries:
Council events image gallery:
For more information, contact: Citizen Services