Aug 4, 2021

Special Events Procedures

Community Park

Special Event Application Procedures for 2021

Applications are now being accepted from organizations and individuals wishing to hold special events at City-owned venues or on City streets; review process starts January 29. Annual events will be given priority provided the request is received by January 29, after which time applications will be addressed as first-time events on a first-come, first-served basis, based on availability. After January 29, applications must be received at least thirty days prior to the event and will be subject to the same terms and conditions as those applications received prior to January 29, 2021.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the City requires anyone wishing to host a special event to 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.

Please refer to BC's Restart Plan for full details on outdoor gatherings.

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 2021. 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

To book the sports fields or ball diamonds for organized leagues, camps or events visit Any field or court booking questions please contact RDN Recreation and Parks by email or call 250-752-5014.

For more information, please contact:

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