Permits and information for performers, artists, instructors, and people who want to operate a business in Vancouver's parks and centres.
Business taking place in parks
Painters and visual artists
Apply for an artist permit to create and sell artwork in Stanley Park and other artist locations in Stanley Park and Queen Elizabeth Park.
Private recreation activities
Want to host a private or commercial recreational activity in a Vancouver park? Find out if you need a permit and how to get one.
Private training in fitness centres
If you are a rehabilitation professional, you may be able to work with your clients in Park Board fitness facilities. Register as an external rehabilitation specialist.
Park food vending permits
Permit, application, and general information for park food vendors and food cart operators.
Busking and entertainment
Find out what is required to busk in Vancouver streets.
- Questions or concerns about current tenants or operators: PBCommercial@vancouver.ca
- Corporate sponsorship and marketing activities (example: handing out samples): 604-718-5890