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Booking parks

children with balloons Parks and Countryside sites host hundreds of events and activities every year including:
  • Community galas and festivals
  • Bonfires
  • Farmers markets
  • Popular and classical music concerts like ‘Party in the Park’ and ‘Opera in the Park’
  • Sponsored walks
  • Cultural events such as the Leeds Caribbean carnival and Reggae concert in Potternewton Park and the Asian Mela in Roundhay Park
  • Fun fairs and circuses
  • Regular fitness classes

All these events and activities are facilitated by Parks and Countryside’s Bookings and Licensing team, who work closely with community groups and event organisers to bring a diverse range of new, fun and exciting events to parks.

How to book a park for an event or activity (including filming).

Detailed guidance about organising and booking an event or activity on a park in Leeds is provided in the Documents section of this page.

If you would like to book a park for an activity which may disrupt normal use of the site, you will need to contact the Bookings and Licensing team no later than 8 weeks before the event takes place.

Online: use the email link on this page and fill in the online form
Telephone: 0113 3957400
Email: eventsinparks@leeds.gov.uk

If the site is available on the day you have requested, you will need to fill in the relevant application form - these forms are in the documents section. All documentation listed in the application form is required before the booking will be confirmed.

Health & Safety

Health and safety is paramount when organising an event on public land. For guidance on how to run your event safely, visit the HSE website in external links.

Also see the event safety checklist and risk assessment guidance in the Documents section of this page.​

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