Welcome to the Shire of Nannup Event Page

Planning an event?

If you are wishing to hold an event in Nannup we suggest you download the Event Guidelines which have been created to assist in the planning process of your event. The Shire of Nannup is the proud host of many events throughout the year and events that require a permit are defined as follows:

Small Event - 50-200 people using Shire Land or Facilities.

Medium Event - 200-1000 people

Large Event - 1000 + people.

The first step is to complete and submit to the Shire of Nannup the Event Enquiry Form. A friendly member of the Shire of Nannup's Event Team will contact you, to discuss your event. An Event Application Form will then need to be submitted. To ensure that your event application is processed in a timely manner, please utilise our Event Application Checklist on the back page of the Application Form, to make sure that all appropriate documentation will be included with your application.

Events that host over 1,000 people, or fall between the period of the October to April bushfire season must have an Emergency Management Plan to AUS Standard 3745:2010, This plan must include the Event's process for stopping or cancelling an event. The Event Organiser is responsible for patrons, and a plan for their safety must be included in the case of an evacuation. Please see template below.

In the event of an Emergency - in the event of an Emergency, the Shire of Nannup retains the right to activate our Primary (Nannup Recreation Centre) and Secondary (Nannup Bowling Club) Welfare Centres. In the instance of an emergency being declared before an Event begins, all bookings for these locations will be cancelled. If an Emergency emerges during your event, the Event Organiser will be informed if an evacuation will be required.

You may be asked to complete the following documentation for your event:

Acknowledgement of Signage Requirements

Risk Management Plan

Police Notification Form

Event Emergency Management Plan

Form 5: Certificate of Electrical Compliance

Form 6: Certificate of a Temporary Structure

All event applications need to be submitted for processing at least 12 weeks prior to the event start date.

Further Information:

Camping for Events in the Shire of Nannup

Nannup Tank 7 MTB Park Cycling Events

Regular events

The Shire of Nannup hosts many events and festivals throughout the year. Some of the events are annual and occur at the same time each year.

These include:

 Nannup Music Festival is held every year during the March long weekend www.nannupmusicfestival.org
 Make Smoking History Forest Rally is held in May of each year www.forestrally.com.au
SEVEN Gravel Race, now part of the UCI Gravel World Series and held in May of each year www.sevengravelrace.com
Flower and Garden Festival is held every August for up to four weeks www.nannupgardens.org.au
Nannup Cup Power Dinghy Race and the Blackwood Classic 250 Power Dinghy Race are held each June and September www.dinghyracing.com.au
Tour of Margaret River, a team road cycling event held each November www.tourofmargaretriver.com
The Shire of Nannup Family Fun Day on the third Tuesday in January 
Australia Day breakfast on the 26 January each year.