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Private Property Events - Permits Guide


The resources on this page are for public or private events are held on private property.  For a printable guide see our Permitting Guide.

Special Events

A special event is defined as a pre-planned event, whether publicly and/or privately sponsored expected to draw 301 or more people at any one time as participants or spectators, which is proposed to be held on public property, including, but not limited to parks, streets and/or sidewalks. All special events require a Special Event Permit issued by the City of Tampa Office of Special Events.  For more information see our Special Events Coordination page.  For a printable guide see our Customer Guide to Special Events.

Updated: 10/01/2023