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Assembly Permit for Special Events

Parade

Public Assembly Permits are required for Special Events that utilize public spaces, such as streets, greenways, public parks, and plazas. Events contained to private property do not require a Public Assembly Permit. The use of City greenways, parks, and plazas requires coordination with the Parks and Recreations Department. When in doubt, contact our office.

How to Apply

Submit an Assembly Permit Application for:

Plan in Advance

Special Event permit applications must be submitted at least 10 business days before the date of the event.

¡APPLYING FOR AN EVENT DOES NOT GUARANTEE THAT YOUR EVENT WILL BE APPROVED!

The City assumes no liability if an event is not approved — Selling tickets, advertising, gaining sponsorship and other activities done prior to event approval is done at the risk of the event organizer.


Event Feedback

Please provide us with your feedback about your experience with a recent special event in the City of Roanoke. We welcome citizen and participant feedback and utilize this information in future planning. Survey link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/specialeventstroanoke