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.

What is required for booking my event on a community greenspace site?

In order to confirm your booking we require a completed events application pack, further details can be found in the icon parks events Q&A [289Kb].

This application pack should include the following:

Please visit our site map to view the parks and open spaces which are available for hire in Perth and Kinross.

Event 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)
  1. The charge includes days taken to set up and take down events.
  2. 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.
  3. NEW There will be a £5000 refundable bond for larger events to cover any reinstatement works.
  4. 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 non-commercial bookings will incur an administration charge, which is below the level of commercial charges and related to expected attendance.  This will be:

  • Up to 100 persons   - £0.00
  • 101- 500 persons    - £57.00
  • 501 - 1000 persons - £85.00
  • Over 1000 persons - £114.00

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

Community run parks

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.

Hiring / use of urban or public spaces

If you would like to book a public space in Perth & Kinross city or town centres such as Perth High Street, King Edward Street, St James Square Crieff etc, please read our icon conditions of hire [180Kb] and complete either:

and return to along with:

  • Risk Assessment
  • Copy of Public Liability Insurance Certificate (at least £5 million)

Please note that sending the booking form does not confirm your booking. Full terms and conditions will be sent with confirmation of booking.

Alternatively, if you have any queries please contact Place Development on 01738 475728/7 or Customer Services on 01738 475000.

Contact details

Community Greenspace

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