Hosting Festivals & Special Events

Host a special event, community festival or fundraiser for a cause. Coquitlam has many beautiful parks to host your upcoming outdoor event. To get started, complete the Special Event Application.

​New Special Event Application Deadlines 

Please note the following changes for events:

  • less than 500 ​attendees, applications must be submitted at least 3 months prior to the event.
  • more than 500 ​attendees, applications must be submitted at least 6 months prior to the event.

For more information about hosting an event:
Community Events Coordinator
Phone: 604-927-6978
Email: FestivalsandEvents@coquitlam.ca

Outdoor Event Venues

The City of Coquitlam has a number of outdoor venues to host an event:

Looking for indoor venues? Visit the Facility Rentals page.

​Permit Information

Please visit the British Columbia Safety Authority website for more information regarding the licencing, inspection and operating requirements for inflated amusement devices.

​Park Rentals & Town Centre Plaza Fees*

The following flat rates shall apply for the use of general park areas, sports fields, and Town Centre Park Plaza for each non-sport event, activity or program, excluding Percy Perry Stadium:

Park Rentals* Community Private Commercial
<500 Attendees $119.50 $242.00 $363.00
500 – 999 Attendees $161.00 $326.00 $489.00
>1000 Attendees $326.00 $652.00 $978.00

Town Centre Park Plaza*      Community Private Commercial
<500 Attendees $400.00 $500.00 $600.00
500 – 999 Attendees $480.00 $600.00 $720.00
>1000 Attendees $580.00 $725.00 $870.00

*Effective April 1, 2016

Looking to connect? Join the Community Festival Planners Network!

The Community Festival Planners Network is an organization made up of festival and event organizers around the Tri-Cities. The group meets six times per year to discuss challenges, successes and options for collaboration within our festival community.

For more information about the Festival Planners Network:
Community Events Coordinator
Email: ArtsandCulture@coquitlam.ca