[Tagging] leisure=events

Yves yvecai at gmail.com
Mon Mar 10 05:39:34 UTC 2014

Many music festival take place on otherwise landuse=meadow

On 9 mars 2014 22:41:51 UTC+01:00, jonathan <jonathan at bigfatfrog67.me> wrote:
>I definitely think there is a need for this, I can think of many places
>around the UK this could apply to.
>landuse=events is better than leisure=*
>On 09/03/2014 21:31, Tod Fitch wrote:
>> It seems to me that landuse=events is reasonable. Most of the places 
>> called fairgrounds where I am are used for other events other than
>> traditional once a year fair. There are often swap meets, animal 
>> shows, concerts, and other events held during the year. And the area 
>> often (always in my experience but I've not seen many) have amenities
>> on the grounds like toilets, food concessions, etc.
>> Using event_space or event_place seems odd to me: And area already 
>> denotes a space or place. We don't say residential_place or 
>> industrial_place in our tags, so my preference would be for 
>> landuse=events.
>> -Tod
>> On Mar 9, 2014, at 2:04 PM, Antônio Marcos wrote:
>>> I've never heard of "fairground", but it seems to be a quite
>>> tag that could be substituted by or even inside the events area. The
>>> events tag is indeed supposed to be generic, just like 
>>> landuse=retail, which demarks areas used by shops, and the leisure
>>> landuse key before the "events" value should denote that it is an 
>>> area where events are carried on (like the ones you cited, circus, 
>>> shows etc.). Maybe, if the area hosts a single type of event, it is 
>>> considerable to create too an event_type= key that describes the
>>> of event. I am considering changing back the key leisure to landuse,
>>> as it originally was supposed to be, because it is a land used for 
>>> this purpose and may contain facilities (amenities and leisures)
>>> during the events, such as pitches, toilets, bars and so on. An 
>>> example of an area like this is a very famous rodeo place here in 
>>> Brazil called Parque do Peão: http://binged.it/1h4EgcT. As you can 
>>> see, there is an entire area used for it, where fairs are made and 
>>> several amenities for the public are found: the rodeo event is not 
>>> comprised only of the rodeo show made in the arena. And there are 
>>> many other event-designated places in the world, I believe, thus I 
>>> think OpenStreetMap is really lacking this kind of tagging. Back to 
>>> the leisure/landuse discussion, stated some points above I think 
>>> landuse fits better than leisure and I'd like some more opinions on 
>>> this matter, please, before changing it back to landuse=events. If 
>>> there needs any other improvement on this tag, please comment.
>>> On Sun, Mar 9, 2014 at 4:49 PM, Martin Koppenhoefer 
>>> <dieterdreist at gmail.com <mailto:dieterdreist at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>>     2014-03-09 17:18 GMT+01:00 Antônio Marcos <toni.oliv at gmail.com
>>>     <mailto:toni.oliv at gmail.com>>:
>>>         I have created this proposal some time ago for a new tag
>>>         called leisure=events (originally landuse=events), which
>>>         should describe areas reserved for events in a city or in a
>>>         place (more info at the proposal page
>>>         Does anybody have more opinions and suggestions on this,
>>>     I think "event" is not a good description for a place where
>>>     events take place, something like event_space / event_place
>>>     already be better, but still seems very generic. What kind of
>>>     events do you have in mind, folk festivals? parish fairs? trade
>>>     fairs? concerts? beer festivals? just to name a few.
>>>     For these maybe "fairground" would be a good tag (not sure for
>>>     leisure as a key, maybe use a neutral "amenity"?)
>>>     cheers,
>>>     Martin
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