Special Event Permits

You’ll need a special event permit if you plan on hosting an event on City property.

Please refer to Special Events Permit Bylaw 3572/2016 (pdf)

Application Deadlines

Depending on the type of event you’re hosting, you’ll need to apply for a permit between two to four months before the event.

Type of EventApplication Deadline
Events held on major roadways 4 months prior to the event
Events that require special approvals 4 months prior to the event
Events held on all other roadways 3 months prior to the event
Events held on all other City property 2 months prior to the event

Application Process

To apply for a special event permit, submit and send in a Special Event Permit Application Form (pdf) .

Apply:

  • By Email: specialeventpermits@reddeer.ca
  • In Person: Inspections & Licensing, 4914 - 48 Avenue
  • By Mail: The City of Red Deer
    P.O. Box 5008
    Red Deer, AB T4N 3T4

Application Submission Fees

Type of EventFee
Events held on all other City property $25
Events held on any roadway, lane or alley $100

For more information, call Inspections & Licensing at 403-342-8190 or visit us on the third floor of City Hall between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

News & Notices

The City of Red Deer will see minimal

February 26, 2021

Based on the Provincial budget released yesterday, The City is confident that there will be minimal short-term impacts to the approved City budgets.

South bank trail closure

February 26, 2021

Starting Friday, March 5, a portion of the south bank trail from Taylor Drive to CPR Pedestrian Bridge, adjacent to the Water Treatment Plant, will close temporarily for construction.

Changes to Land Use Bylaw

February 25, 2021

At Monday’s meeting, Council will consider an amendment to the Land Use Bylaw and a site exception to consider continuation of the temporary shelter in Cannery Row.