Yarra Bank Reserve is suitable for casual social gatherings, picnics, weddings, small events and children's play.
The reserve is a lovely spot to relax by the river. It has private rowing sheds and launching facilities.
You can book a grass area in the park 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 30 chairs and 2 tables
- a marquee or arbour covering up to 30 square metres.
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 the venue, visit our Yarra Bank Reserve page.
- Covered barbecue area
- Seating and tables
Public facilities are free for all park visitors to use. They are not included as part of a booking.
Up to: 80 people
Parking and transport
There is angle parking on Creswick Street. The number 48, 75 and 109 tram stops are across the road from the reserve.
7 days including public holidays.
April to October: 8 am to 6 pm.
November to March: 8 am to 8:30 pm.
Find out more about fees and bonds on our Fees for open space bookings page.
- 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.