Special Events Application

Special Events Application

The City of Saint Paul is currently NOT processing event permits due to the CDC and State recommendations dealing with COVID19. Please feel free to submit an application to secure your event date and time (no need to submit fees at this time). More information will be communicated as the recommendations change.

Please read and follow all directions to ensure processing and permit submissions are complete. Incomplete applications will not be processed. Click on each link below in sequential order:

1.  Per City Ordinance, all recurring events are required to submit their application ninety (90) days in advance of the event. NEW events must submit no less than sixty (60) days prior.

2. Special Events Guidebook  (this list shows all requirements for the permit). Failure to comply with the instructions, follow up with other city departments in a timely manner, or applying late may result in denial of permit.

3. Map - a map of the event area (to include road closures, parking lots, barricades, zones of the event, etc...) must be submitted with the application.  A Google map, printed with highlighted routes/road closures, is acceptable (Please do NOT draw a map by hand). 

4. Road Closure

  • For block parties and community festivals, the following form MUST be downloaded and filled out and eventually submitted with the application: petition. The petition can be emailed at a later date, but MUST BE RECEIVED 30 days prior to the event.

5. Event Management Form - for events of 500 or more and ALL athletic related events.  This form may be emailed as long as it is at least 30 days prior to the event.

6. Please feel free to email with any questions.

2020 Event Applications:

Residential Block Club Residential Neighborhoods
Special Events  Athletic Events, General Block Club, Community Festival, Parade, Marches and Processions
N.N.O. 2020 National Night Out 2020 Application Only

Agreement and Certification

Public assembly/Free Speech Events:

Public Assembly Notice  Free speech event application.