Anyone who plans to host a special event on any streets, sidewalks, parkways, highways, roads, rights-of-way, medians, and all spaces dedicated to public use must file a special event permit application. A special event permit may be filed beginning twelve (12) months before the date of the proposed event but not later than seven (7) days before the date of the event. The director may shorten the application period to less than seven (7) days for “spontaneous events” or for other good causes shown. For events that require an alcoholic beverage license for the sale, furnishing, or consumption of alcoholic beverages on public property, an application shall be filed a minimum of sixty (60) days before the proposed event.
A permit shall be obtained from the director before participating in the following park activities:
Special event applications and requests for space rental will be evaluated in the order they are received. Special event applications must be filled out completely. A non-refundable $25 permit processing fee must accompany all permit applications in order to start the review process. Submitting a completed application does not guarantee event approval or that the requested event space is available. Permits must include a detailed map and any City resources requested. City resources may require additional costs and certain spaces require rental fees. You will be notified of your event approval/denial via email or phone call.