Some of our services are closed or have different hours on the public holiday before the AFL Grand Final – Fri 29 Sept 2023

Markham Reserve is suitable for private and community events, and has many beautiful picnic spots.

The park features a barbecue and a fully fenced adventure playground with ample seating and shelter.

It also has a basketball half-court and a BMX and skate park with 3 ramps.

You can book a grass area in the reserve for your exclusive use.

We require between 5 full business days and 8 weeks' notice, depending on your booking.

You can apply to bring up to 40 chairs and 6 tables for events. You can't bring a marquee, arbour or other shade structure.

You will need to provide other documents and permits if more than 100 people will be attending your event.

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

For more information about this park, visit our Markham Reserve page.

Public facilities

  • Off-lead dog area
  • Barbecue
  • Playground
  • Toilets
  • Parking
  • Seating and tables
  • BMX and skate park
  • Rebound wall

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


Up to: 200 people

Parking and transport

There are carparks on Victory Boulevard and Markham Avenue. The venue is a 7-minute walk (550 m) from Alamein train station.

Booking times

7 days including public holidays.

April to October: 8 am to 6 pm.

November to March: 8 am to 8:30 pm.


View all bookable spaces

More information

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

Visit our Outdoor event requirements page to learn about:

  • permitted and non-permitted items and activities
  • how much notice you need to give 
  • permits and documentation you may need.

For information about wedding bookings, visit our Weddings in our gardens page.

Terms and conditions

Before booking a space, please read our Terms and conditions of hire.

You will need to provide other documents and permits if you're hiring vendors such as food truck sellers or children's entertainers.

If a vendor is supplying any equipment, they need to provide public liability insurance.

Contact us

If you have any difficulties using our online booking portal, please contact us on (03) 9278 4444 or email [email protected].


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