Organising outdoor events

With more than 1,400 acres of parks and public spaces in and around Perth and Kinross, there is an abundance of choice for those wishing to organise an outdoor event.

Parks and open spaces available for hire

Below is a list of all the parks and open spaces which are available for hire in Perth and Kinross. Each site has a map within the link.

Costs and conditions of hire

For organisers of events there are many things to think about. Choosing the right space and organising other facilities at an early stage is essential. The forms and information below will help you to book one of the above areas for your event.

Events Charges

Commercial Bookings - North Inch - per day£345 (including VAT)
Commercial Bookings - South Inch - per day£345 ( including VAT)
Commercial Bookings - Lesser South Inch - per day£345 (including VAT)
Commercial Bookings - All other parks and Open Spaces - per day£142 (including VAT)
NEW Small enterprise Commercial Event - per day£58 (including VAT)
Balloon Flights£23 (including VAT)
Caravan Rallies - Per Unit Per Night£7 (including VAT)
Liberation of Pigeons - per vehicle£25 (including VAT)

i)   The charge includes days taken to set up and take down events.

ii)  There will be a £515 refundable deposit for smaller events to deter fly posting and pay for any cost incurred by the council should any fly posting need to be removed.

iii)   NEW There will be a £5000 refundable bond for larger events to cover any reinstatement works.

iv)  NEW 25% of all parking charges levied by event organisers will be passed to the Council where vehicles have been parked on public greenspace

Some none-commercial bookings will incur an administration charge, which is below the level of commercial charges and related to expected attendance.  This will be:

a) Up to 100 persons   - £0.00

b) 101- 500 persons    - £57.00

c) 501 - 1000 persons - £85.00

d) Over 1000 persons - £114.00

For further information, please contact our Parks, Facilities and Events Officer on 01738 475393 or email to

Community Run Parks

Methven Park

Methven Park is owned by the people of Methven and run by a volunteer management committee. Please contact the Parks Management Committee direct to book this park.

Contact details

Community Greenspace

Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth, PH1 5GD
Tel 01738 476476