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

Applications open for one-time FCSS

September 23, 2020

The Red Deer & District Family & Community Support Services (FCSS) Board is now accepting funding applications to build capacity for community resource navigation.

South bank trail closure extended

September 22, 2020

A portion of the south bank trail from Taylor Drive to CPR Pedestrian Bridge, adjacent to the Water Treatment Plant, will remain closed until November 1, 2020 to allow for completion of in-river work.

Mayor Veer denounces violence and racism

September 22, 2020

The City of Red Deer is aware of and shares the public’s strong concerns regarding the escalated protests that occurred in our city this past weekend.