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Outdoor spaces suitable for events

Moreland has a range of outdoor spaces suitable for picnics, barbecues, festivals and events.

To host an event at an outdoor space in Moreland, you will need to apply for an event permit.

  • Jukes Road, Fawkner

    • Holds 2000 people
    • Available to use between 6 am and 9 pm
    • Suitable for small events.

    CB Smith Reserve is centrally located in front of the Fawkner Leisure Centre, Library, Maternal and Child Health Centre and Fawkner Community House. There is a lot of passing traffic on foot and in cars.

    There is ample parking available and the Merri Creek bike trail runs close to CB Smith Reserve.

  • Lake Grove, off Murray Road, Coburg North

    • Holds up to 5000 people
    • Available to use between 6 am and 11 pm
    • Suitable for barbecues, picnics, weddings, parties and community festivals.

    One of Moreland’s most popular event sites, Coburg Lake – Murray Road side, is great for weddings, wedding photos, birthday and Christmas parties, community festivals, events with a stage program and events requiring vehicle access.

    Coburg Lake, Murray Road Side, has a large area surrounded by willows overlooking the lake, a stage area with three-phase power access, barbecue area and a children’s playground.

    The site has public toilets, water fountains, barbecues and picnic tables, and power access.

    Coburg Lake Reserve is close to public transport and has car parking available. The Merri Creek bike trail goes directly to the reserve.

  • Gaffney Street, Coburg

    • Holds up to 2000 people
    • Available to use between 6 am and 11 pm
    • Suitable for family events, parties and small festivals.

    The recently revamped Harmony Park includes a large flat open space, children’s playground, rotunda with barbecues and picnic tables, a basketball hoop and skate park.

    Free, wireless internet access is available for public use at Harmony Park.

    Harmony Park is suitable for family events, Christmas parties, and events with children. A small scale festival could be run at this site if the event organiser is willing to bring power to the site.

    Harmony Park is close to public transport and car parking is also available.

    The park also has water fountains and public toilets. There is no onsite power access.

  • Albion Street, Brunswick East

    • Holds up to 500 people
    • Available to use between 6 am and 11 pm
    • Ideal for children's parties, family get-togethers and small festivals.

    There is a basketball hoop, children's playground, a lake area, large open space with walking track, picnic tables and barbecue facilities.

    Jones Park is just off the Merri Creek bike trail in Brunswick East.