The Gold Coast has over 2000 parks. City officers work hard to protect, manage and maintain these parks for our community to enjoy.
We encourage the use of our parks for community benefit. Individuals and organisations can apply to use our parks for a specific purpose. Popular activities include weddings, social gatherings, sport use and community/major events.
While most activities in parks do not need Council approval, you may need consent or approval to:
Use is subject to application, approval, and terms and conditions. Find out more below.
Find out how to book a park for a wedding or commitment ceremony or renewal of vows.
Book a park for a social gathering or private function for more than 50 people.
We manage over 400 sport and recreational facilities. School sports and not-for-profit organisations can book these facilities under our Right of Use program.
Individuals or organisations can apply to conduct commercial activities within our parks. Read about the requirements for approval and how to apply.
Apply for temporary access within our parks to access your property via the parklands, for placement of infrastructure or to undertake scientific research.
Broadwater Parklands offer exclusive use areas for public and private events and is a popular venue for weddings.
Find out how to book a park for your next event. Some events, for example, a wedding ceremony, require approval and relevant permits.
Kurrawa Terrace is the city's first absolute beachfront dedicated event site, available for unique outdoor functions.
Attracting year-round visitors and daily commuters, this is the perfect space for small community events, school performances, dance troupes and roving entertainment.