Sep 19, 2020

Special Events Procedures

Community Park


During the COVID-19 pandemic, the City requires anyone wishing to host a special event must submit a COVID-19 Addendum to Special Event and Park Use Application and ensure participants act in accordance with the requirements and guidelines as set out by the province.

Depending on the nature of your event, hosts may also be required to submit a COVID-19 safety plan along with your Parks Use Application.

  • Addendum to Special Event and Park Use Application

    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

    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:

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