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How to book a venue

The City of Canning is an ideal place to host all kinds of events, from cultural celebrations and community festivals to private functions and everything in between.

Events are a wonderful way of bringing people together. Within the City of Canning, we have a team committed to providing helpful advice to aid the successful delivery of your event. We review all event applications and aim to facilitate the delivery of safe and successful events. The City is enthusiastic about seeing diverse, colourful, inclusive and sustainable events in our community, and we’re here to help.

Please see classifications for what is best suited to your upcoming event:

A family at a Canning event

Under 200 people (private or public event)

For example family gatherings, sports carnivals, celebrations, and fetes.

Contact us at bookings@canning.wa.gov.au or call 1300 422 664.

A large event in Canning

Over 200 people (public event)

For example large cultural celebrations, concerts, and community festivals.

Contact us at communityevents@canning.wa.gov.au or call 1300 422 664.

Timeframes for event applications

Under 200 people

  • Private events – 14 days (2 weeks) before your proposed event
  • Public events – 30 to 60 days (6 – 8 weeks) before your proposed event (this deadline depends on the nature of your event, our team can discuss this with you.)

Over 200 people

Application to be submitted 60 business days (12 weeks) before your proposed event.

You are required to set up an initial meeting at least 80 business days (16 weeks) prior to your proposed event. Events with a shorter planning timeframe will not be accepted. In this initial meeting we will talk you through and provide the application and planning processes, as well as discuss your event requirements.

Venues for hire

Application forms

Before booking a venue, please read the booking terms and conditions.


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