Special Event Permit Requirements

Does your event require a Special Event Permit?

If your event includes the following, you will need to apply for a Special Event Permit.

  • An event of any size on city property.
    • This would include: city parks, city owned parking lots, city streets and sidewalks.
  • An event with over 300 people, expected to be in attendance, held on private property within Provo City.

Please read through the Special Events Permit Application Policies and Instructions to find out more about what qualifies as a Special Event and what is required at time of application.

If your event will be held in a park or on a park trail, please read through the Special Park Use Guidelines before applying.

Please be aware that there is no guarantee that your event will be approved. It is also important that you are aware that the $50 fee paid at the time of application will not be refunded due to the cost associated with the necessary approval process.

If you have any further questions, please call 3-1-1 or (801) 852-6000 to speak with Customer Service. The FAQ page is also available to answer any additional questions you may have. Licensing & Permits FAQ »

Special Event Permit Application »

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