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Event Organisers

Taste of Sydney

Centennial Parklands is a popular choice for many outdoor events and every year Centennial Parklands receives many event proposals.

To ensure a smooth application process the following information has been provided for prospective event organisers.


Centennial Parklands Events Policy

The Centennial Parklands Events Policy provides clear direction and a management framework for the approval, planning and delivery of events staged within Centennial Parklands.

Application forms and guidelines

All applicants should download our Special Event Proposal Form (see note below). Prospective event clients should also note information in the :

Once you submit a Special Event Proposal Form proposals are assessed by an internal Assessment Committee. Depending on the scale of the event, an approval process may take up to one month, so it is recommended that you submit your proposal as early as possible.

Note: The form is an interactive PDF form. You should have Adobe Reader version 8.2 or above installed on your PC or Mac to use the form. You can be freely download this from the Adobe Australia website. Please open and save the form regularly to your hard drive.


Fees and charges

Centennial Parklands does not have a standard table of fees for event and venue hire due to the variable nature and extent of event applications that it receives. Event fees are based on the information provided within the Special Event Proposal Form including such criteria as:

  • the nature of the event
  • the infrastructure required
  • the duration of the event
  • the number of people anticipated to attend

We recommend you visit the Parklands prior to completing your application to identify appropriate venue spaces. Download a Parklands Map or our iPhone app for a map to orientate you during a visit.

Potential outdoor event spaces

We have a number of venue hire spaces across the Parklands, including:

Further information

Should you require any further information or have any questions, please contact the Trust's Venue Services team on (02) 9339 6699.

Please note:

  • To enquire about weddings, please go to our Weddings page
  • To enquire about large picnic groups please go to our Picnics page