Do I need a Special Event Application? (Online Forms will be available 1/1/24)
Any organized event of 20 or more persons upon any city street or public sidewalk within the Town of Colonial Beach must submit a special event application. Events that are open to the public, have an attendance of over 100 people and are held within the town will require a special event application. Submission of an application is not a guarantee of approval.
• How do I submit a special event application?
The special event application can be submitted online here.
• When should I apply?
Events with the anticipated attendance of 999 or less are required to submit a special event application no later than 60 days in advance to the proposed event date. Events with the anticipated attendance of 1,000 or greater OR requiring a street closure, are required to submit a special event application no later than 120 days in advance to the proposed event date.
• What does it cost?
There is a fee to submit a Special Event Application. Expression of Speech and Resident Block Party applications do not have a fee. Please note that fees may apply for other permits, inspections and street closure materials (cones, barricades and No Parking signs) related to your event. Fees related to special events can be found here.
• Will I get an actual permit for my event?
Once all required information for the special event application has been received, a permit will be given to the event organizer. This permit is to be available upon request at the event.
• Who can I contact if I have questions regarding filling out the special event application?