Fairview Park east oval is suitable for cricket and outdoor fitness training.

It features a synthetic cricket pitch.

The east oval perimeter make up around half of the total perimeter of 500 m.

Bookings require a minimum notice of 5 full business days.

For more information about what you can and can't bring to outdoor events at our venues, visit our Outdoor event requirements page.

For more information about this venue, visit our Fairview Park page.

Public facilities

  • Barbecue
  • Off-lead dog area
  • Playground
  • Seating and tables

Public facilities are free for all east oval visitors to use. They are not included as part of a booking.

There are no public toilets at Fairview Park.


Up to: 80 people

Parking and transport

There is parking at nearby Wallen Reserve and limited parking on Fairview Street. The gardens are 1.5 km from Hawthorn train station.

Booking times

7 days including public holidays.

April to October: 7 am to 6 pm.

November to March: 8 am to 8 pm.


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Booking information

Bookings fees

Casual sportsground booking: $71.50 per hour.

Find out more about fees and bonds on our Fees for open space bookings page.

Terms and conditions

Please read our Terms and conditions of hire before booking.

Visit our Outdoor event requirements page to learn about:

  • permitted items and activities
  • notice periods
  • permits and documentation you may need.

Read our Outdoor fitness training guidelines if you are booking a sportsground for outdoor fitness training, 

We may need to close a sportsground at short notice if harsh weather affects the condition of its surface. For example, if a sportsground becomes flooded, we will close it until it dries. See our Sportsground closures page for details. 


  • Studs and boots are not allowed on our sportsgrounds for casual bookings
  • No golf activities are allowed on any of our sportsgrounds.

Casual sportsground bookings do not include:

  • line marking services
  • access to power.

Contact us

For help with making or changing a booking, call (03) 9278 4444 or email [email protected].

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