Hold an event in a park, open space or street

You must apply for site permission if you want to hold an event in a park, open space or street, such as a:

  • fete or funday
  • carnival or funfair
  • festival
  • music concert
  • firework display
  • street event
  • marketing or promotional event

You must also apply for site permission to hold an event or activity in the Redcliffe caves.

Apply for site permission

You can apply for site permission through eventapp, which also has details of:

  • locations
  • application fees
  • site hire costs
  • advice sessions
  • the application process, including templates for event organisers

If you’re not sure if you need site permission, email site.permissions@bristol.gov.uk.

Event licences

As well as applying for site permission, if you’re holding an event you must apply for any licences that you need, such as a: