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Bondi Beach Marquee FAQ’s

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 6.00am. All vehicles must leave the area by 6am.

What time can I return to pick up all equipment?

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

Are there bins I can use?

Council will provide skip bins i.e. back of house bins and waste removal service.  Note: you will need to provide your own front of house bins. Clear bin liners will be distributed to each marquee for inhouse bins.

Can I use glass?

Glass is not allowed on the sand, promenade or park areas.  You are permitted to have glass inside your Beach Marquee.

Can I serve alcohol?

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?

Smoking is not permitted on the beach or inside the marquees. Smoking is permitted on the promenade.

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

Tear drop banners are permitted ocean side of marquee, no other company branding or third party advertising is permitted outside the marquee. However, you can brand the inside of the marquee. Balloons as a decoration are not permitted.

Is power provided in the marquee?

The use of a small, low emission generator is permitted. If it does not comply, i.e. only low emission, non polluting generators permitted.  You will be asked to turn it off if it is not suitable for the site.

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 barbeques, furniture upgrades, toilet/s, fire extinguishers etc?

Equipment can be hired from Exponet Pty LTD for an 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 at david.h@exponet.com.au

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 will be advertised on our website. Note: catering marquees will need to have 3 covered sides, roof and weighted, must not be tied to skip bins or promenade railing.  Barbeques must have floor covering, plywood will be supplied for each barbeque by a Waverley Council Site Manager on the day. Temporary Foodstall Application will need to be filled out by the Caterer on your behalf.


Council does not provide any parking. There will be very limited parking in the beach marquee location.

How will I know which marquee is ours?

Before event day you will be emailed an Information Pack with a map showing your marquee/s number/s and location.

Do I need to know anything else?

Please read all the terms and conditions of the hire on application form and check the boxes to agree before completing your application