Weddings & Special Events


The City of Mount Gambier provides access to many reserves that can be regularly accessed by the community.

Special Events Permit(61 kb)
Wedding Ceremony Permit Application(68 kb)

Council Reserves

Reserves available for public access: 

  • Cave Garden
  • Vansittart Park gardens (including rotunda)
  • *Vansittart Park Oval
  • Umpherston Sinkhole gardens (upper and lower level)
  • Valley Lakes (including Brownes Lake)
  • Leg of Mutton Lake
  • Corporation Reserve B
  • *Marist Park
  • Frew Park
  • Elizabeth Knight Reserve
  • Railway Lands

 *Areas licenced to third parties and may also require their consent

A list of reserves that whilst can be accessed, have particular areas leased to third parties, and require the approval of the lessee (not Council): 

  • Blue Lake Sports Park
  • Hastings Cunningham Reserve
  • West Gambier Oval
  • East Gambier Oval

It is important for Council to ensure any public access areas are kept to a high standard and appropriately managed for public access as well as prior to, during and after any event. 

It is recommended to check Council’s ‘What’s On’ calendar at the below link to be aware of any community and major events occurring within the City.

What's On Calendar

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