Feb 3, 2023

Special Events Procedures

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 31. Annual events will be given priority provided the request is received by January 31, after which time applications will be addressed as
first-time events on a first-come, firstserved basis, based on availability. After
January 31, 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 31, 2023

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 2023. These locations are listed here:

  • Parksville Civic and Technology Centre grounds (100 Jensen Avenue East)
  • Parksville Community Park
    • Arbutus Point (Labyrinth area)
    • Beach volleyball courts
    • Kite field
    • Picnic shelter
    • Skateboard Park
    • Waterfront Walkway gazebo
  • Springwood Park
  • Memorial Plaza
  • 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, pickleball and tennis courts, contact Regional District of Nanaimo’s Recreation & Parks Department at fieldbooking@rdn.bc.ca or call 250 752-5014.

Parksville Outdoor Stage bookings, contact Parksville Beach Fest Society, lwderry@gmail.com or call 250 954-7188.

To submit an application or for more information, contact:
Operations Department
250 248-5412

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