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Holding an event in our parks

In this section

  1. Holding an event in our parks
  2. Parks and open spaces event hire fees

Parks and open spaces event hire fees

All excluding VAT which will be added. Stoke-on-Trent City Council reserves the right to change these fees but we do not expect them to change during 2024.

Commercial events

under 500 attendees per day £450
between 500 & 1000 per day £600
between 1000 & 3000 per day £1200
over 3000 per day £1500
*per additional 1000 per day £1000
Funfairs and Circus – for events up to 5 days access £1500
*Per additional day £300

Charity / Fund raising events

under 100 attendees per day £48
between 100 & 500 attendees per day £96
between 500 & 1000 attendees per day £158
over 1000 & 3000 attendees per day £252
*per additional 1000 per day £144

Community events

under 50 attendees per day £72
between 50 & 200 attendees per day £96
Up to 500 attendees per day? £120
between 500 & 1000 per day £150
*per additional 1000 per day £114
Friends of park groups No fee

Other fees

Bandstand hire £114
Extra staffing requirements outside of normal duties (per hour) £36
Park utilities per event £360
*Set up/take down days charged at half the price per day rate Half fee
Community hub hire (Hanley park) per hour £24 per hr

If you have any queries, please contact the Community Development Team by emailing communities@stoke.gov.uk or calling 01782 233265.