If you want to hold an event or market on Council-owned land you must get our permission first.
There are several ways to do this depending on the scale, location and type of event.
Sporting events and tournaments
To book a sportsground for a sporting event, tournament, or other event, please visit the Sportsgrounds page for more information.
Weddings, ceremonies and small gatherings
To book a playground, public garden, beach, park or reserve for leisure and recreational events, weddings, ceremonies or small gatherings, please contact the Parks Department.
Parks and recreation
Markets, festivals, carnivals, music and fundraising events
If you wish to use the Town Basin, a Whangārei District park or carpark for a festival, concert or music event, carnival or circus, market, fun run / walk, awareness / fundraising event, please follow the process below.