Running an event

Running an event

Advice on running an event in the Macedon Ranges, including permits, rubbish, toilets, serving food and alcohol, activities on roads, seating, signs and venue hire.

In this section...

Bins, rubbish and toilets at events

If you are holding a public event in the Macedon Ranges, you must ensure that adequate bins and toilet facilities are provided.


Information about placing signs on public and private land.

Food and alcohol at public events

Find out about serving or selling food and alcohol at public events.

Safety at public events

Important information about safety and public liability requirements for event organisers.

Managing noise at your event

Things to consider when noise is going to be a factor at your event.

Activities on a road and street closures

An Activity on a Road Permit is required if you are holding any event on a road that might affect road users, residents and businesses in any way.

Planning an event and permit requirements

Find out about the various permits that are required for public events.

Managing traffic and parking at your event

Tips for managing traffic and parking at an event.

How to promote your event

Tips and ideas for promoting your event.

Hire a facility

Find and hire a venue or facility in the Macedon Ranges for your event.

Setting up temporary seating, stages and marquees

Information about setting up a temporary structure (stages, marquees and seating stands) for events.

Filming in our shire

What is required if filming within Macedon Ranges Shire.