Office of Special Events
Information about what you need to do in order to apply for a Special Event Permit, rent the City Hall Rotunda, and other helpful information involving event planning.
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Phone: (314) 589-6640
1200 Market Street
Room 416 City Hall
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday
Great things happen in the City of St. Louis every day! The Office of Special Events staff are ready to assist you if you're planning a major event in the City that will involve the services of several City departments.
Find information on how to apply for a Special Event Permit for your event, such as a parade, Street Runs and Walks, Cycling Races and Rides, Festival and Street Fairs, and Outdoor Concerts.
NOTE: At this time the City Hall Rotunda is not available for rental.
"How to" Help
Apply for a Commercial Loading Zone Permit
A Commercial Loading Zone Permit allows businesses to convert metered parking spots into zones for loading and unloading commercial vehicles.
Apply for a Temporary Outdoor Seating Permit
Process for restaurants and bars to temporarily expand or introduce outdoor seating while taking prudent precautions to reduce the exposure to, and slow the spread of, COVID-19
Obtain a Special Event Permit
Outlines the process to apply for a permit to hold a large event in the City of St. Louis, such as a Parade, Run and/or Walk, Cycling Race or Ride, Festival, Street Fair or Outdoor Concert.
Submit A Community Event to the Event Calendar
Add your community or neighborhood event to the City's Event Calendar.
Events Around Town
Sep 25community meeting
06:00 PM, 13th ward organization
Sep 26Cherokee Soccer Camp 2023
05:00 PM, Division of Recreation
Sep 26Eve Seltzer and Ben Wood
07:00 PM, Blue Strawberry
Sep 27Anita Jackson + Joanna Serenko + Emily Wallace + Dave Grelle
07:30 PM, Blue Strawberry
Sep 27Paul Cauthen - This Road I’m On Tour With Special Guest: Colby Acuff
08:00 PM, The Hawthorn
Plan event on Archgrounds
If you are planning an event on the grounds of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, call the National Park Service, Park Permits Office, (314) 655-1613.
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