City2Surf beach marquee

Beach Marquee Program, 12 August 2018 The Sun-Herald, City2Surf, presented by Westpac

Please email for help with the application form or any queries.

What is included in each Marquee Hire?

  • 5m (W) x 10m (L) marquee on Bondi Beach
  • an outside area ocean side of your marquee (5m x10m sand floor)a walkway from the promenade to the rear of marquees for easy access
  • Shard hand wash facilities catering purposes
  • skip bins and waste removal provisions
  • A perimeter fence around your outside area
  • 5 x round tables, 2 x trestle tables, 50 x chairs, matching table cloths.

Marquee Hire Fee: Per marquee the fee is $7920 Inc GST


On event day, what time can vehicles access the site to deliver equipment etc?

Vehicles dropping off items are allowed access to the promenade from 4am to 630am. All vehicles must leave the area by 7am.

What time can I return to pick up all equipment?

We will give you updates during the day, typically, re-entry to the promenade to pick up goods with your vehicle is around 4pm. It is dependent on the police’s decision when they reopen the roads.

Are there bins I can use?

Yes, Council will provide skip bins i.e. back of house bins and waste removal service. nb. You will need to provide your own front of house bins

Can I use glass?

Glass is not allowed on the sand, promenade or park areas.

Can I serve alcohol?

Yes, alcohol may be served (not sold) to your guests under strict RSA regulations. Bondi Beach is an alcohol free area, this means no alcohol is to be consumed outside of your marquee.

Is smoking permitted?

No smoking on the beach or inside the marquees. Smoking is permitted on the promenade.

Can I place a banner and/or signage on the marquee?

Yes. Tear drop banners are permitted ocean side of marquee, no other company branding or third party advertising is permitted outside the marquee. You can brand the inside of the marquee as much as you like.

Is power provided in the marquee?

No. The use of a small, low emission generator is permitted. If it does not comply, ie is too loud or is polluting the area, you will be required to turn it off.

Is there access to water for cooking, drinking, cleaning and/or equipment set up?

No, you must bring your own supply of water for all your needs.

What if I need to hire BBQS, furniture upgrades, toilet/s, fire extinguishers etc?

Equipment can be hired from Exponet Pty LTD. These are at additional cost. Upon hiring a marquee, Exponet, will then set you up an account in their system to go online and book any extras you would like. If you have any questions you can contact David on

Are toilets provided at the marquees?

Public toilets are located at the north and south ends of Bondi Beach.

What happens if there is an issue with the marquee on the day?

Should you require assistance with the marquee structure, a marquee hire representative is onsite from 5am to 3pm to assist you. Their contact details will be provided closer to the day.


You will need to organise your own catering for the day. A list of preferred suppliers is available and it will be emailed to you once we receive your application.

How will I know which marquee is ours?

Before event day you will be emailed a map showing your marquee/s location. Also, on the outside of each marquee, the hirer’s name will be displayed on a black and white sign.

Do I need to know anything else?

Yes please read all the terms and conditions of hire, and check the boxes to agree before going ahead with your application


Council does not provide any parking - there would be very limited parking in the area and some distance from the beach marquee location

Preferred caterers


Application form

Please fill out the online application form
Please note, we usually sell out, so we recommend you getting your application in ASAP
We will invoice you within a few days of submitting the application fee and then payment is required within 14 days.

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