Dec 14, 2019

Special Events Procedures

Community Park

Special Events Application Procedures for 2020

The City of Parksville invites applications from community organizations and private citizens wishing to hold special events at a variety of City-owned venues in 2020. These locations are listed here:

  • Parksville Civic and Technology Centre grounds
    (100 Jensen Avenue East)
  • Parksville Community Park
    • Picnic shelter
    • Waterfront Walkway gazebo
    • Arbutus Point (Labyrinth area)
    • Beach volleyball courts
    • Kite field
    • Skateboard Park
  • Springwood Park
  • Foster Park (gazebo)
  • Off-leash Dog Park (Despard Avenue)
  • Individual City green spaces
  • City streets for walks, marathons, cycling events and/or parades

For use of the sports fields, lacrosse box and tennis courts, contact Regional District of Nanaimo’s Recreation & Parks Department at fieldbooking@rdn.bc.ca.

Please be advised Policy 3.30 Application for Special Events is currently under review. If you wish to submit an event application for 2020, please email a letter of intent, including contact information, desired venue, along with the date and time of the event to ops@parksville.ca. Once the special events review is complete, you will receive an event application form by email.

Where conflicting dates occur, annual events will be given priority provided the request is received no later than January 31, 2020. First-time events will be handled on a first-come, first-served basis depending on venue availability. After January 31, applications must be submitted at least thirty prior to the event date and will be subject to the same terms and conditions as those applications received prior to January 31, 2020.

For more information, please contact:


  • COMMUNITY PARK MAP
  • SPECIAL EVENTS POLICY NO. 3.30
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