Hosting An Event in Vaughan

The City of Vaughan is proud to host numerous events each year. It is our goal to enhance vitality, quality of life, and economic prosperity through preservation and recognition of Vaughan’s unique heritage while supporting diversity, arts and culture in a manner that is responsible, sustainable and promotes community safety, health and wellness.


We are committed to assisting you in executing a safe and successful event and have developed resources to help guide you through the planning and application process. To host an event in a City facility, on City property, or private property, you will need to meet specific requirements and obtain approval from the City.


Important: As part of the Special Events permit application process, if you plan on utilizing a City-owned facility, please ensure that the facility/venue and amenities has been booked and confirmed through Recreation Services at before submitting your Special Event Permit Application.


It is recommended that a Special Event application be submitted at least 15 days prior to the event in order to meet all applicable event-related timelines.


On behalf of the City of Vaughan, thank you for contributing to the spirit and vitality of our community through your interest in hosting an event.


Hosting an event can feel overwhelming at times, but we’re here to help! To reach staff that can assist you with event enquiries, send an email to: for a facility rental, or for special event permits, or alternatively, give us a call at 905 832 8500 option 2.

Contact Information


Book a City Facility:

Special Event Permit:

Service Vaughan:

Vaughan City Hall
2141 Major Mackenzie Drive
Vaughan, ON L6A 1T1

Telephone:  905-832-2281
TTY: 1-866-543-0545
North American toll-free: 1-844-832-2112

Service Vaughan hours:
Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Outside of these times, you will be connected to our After Hours Service.