Special Event Permit Applications

Applications

Deadlines & Fees

Deadlines listed are prior to the event start date.

Application Without City Council Requests

  • Special Event Permit Application Fee: $30
  • Application Deadline: 60 days

Application with City Council and / or Park Board Requests

  • Special Event Permit Application Fee: $30
  • Application Deadline: 90 days

Park Property Security Deposit

Deposit Fee: $100

The park deposit is applied to secure an event date on park property and is refunded pending no damages to City park property. Please secure dates as early as possible to prevent the loss of opportunity. This only applies to events on park property.

Vendor Permit Fee (Due No Less Than Three Days)

The Vendor Permit is a single-day permit to sell or do business on park property during a festival, event, or rental. The Vendor Permit fee and form are to be collected by the event organizer if the event has more than five vendors/booths. The event organizer will then submit the forms and a single payment to the City. The permit is not a standalone permit for vendors to do business in the parks outside of a festival, event, or rental. $25 for-profit; $15 non-profit.

Temporary Food Permit ($35 Due No Less Than Three Days)

The Temporary Food Permit is required for each vendor serving and/or selling food, other than prepackaged food.

Fire Operational Permits (Due No Less Than 30 Days)

  • Tents, Canopies, Temporary Structures Permit: $35
  • Places of Assembly Permit: $200

Downtown Parking Lot Rentals (Due No Less Than 60 Days)

  • McKinney Street Parking Lot Rental Request: $50
  • William Square Parking Lot Request: fees vary per request