Events Planning

Entertainment event permit

If you are organising an event in the Mackay region you may be required to complete a Temporary Entertainment Event form. Find out if you require an event permit, how to apply and the fees payable.

Park bookings

The Mackay region has a range of indoor and outdoor venue options to suit a broad range of events. Depending on the type of event, the number of attendees and proposed setup and location, a park booking with council may be required.

Application to use a park, reserve or foreshore for a social event.

Council event process

Download a copy of the council event process poster.

Traffic and parking management

If you are organising an event in the Mackay region you may be required to obtain and implement a traffic management plan and/or parking management plan.
For more information on engagement lead times, the process to determine whether this is required and the application process please click here.

Promote my event online

Create your free event listing(s) to help you connect to your consumers and to avoid clashes with other major events.

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Mackay event guide

The event guide has been developed to help you organise and run an event in the Mackay region, including dealing with council regulations, safety and notification to stakeholders, grants and sponsorship opportunities and access to useful event planning resources and templates.

For more information on organising and running an event in the Mackay region, make sure you check out the brand new event guide.