Great things happen in the City of St. Louis every day! The Office of Special Events staff are ready to assist you if you're planning a major event in the City that will involve the services of several City departments.
Find information on how to apply for a Special Event Permit for your event, such as a parade, Street Runs and Walks, Cycling Races and Rides, Festival and Street Fairs, and Outdoor Concerts.
NOTE: At this time the City Hall Rotunda is not available for rental.
"How to" Help
Apply for a Commercial Loading Zone Permit
A Commercial Loading Zone Permit allows businesses to convert metered parking spots into zones for loading and unloading commercial vehicles.
Apply for a Temporary Outdoor Seating Permit
Process for restaurants and bars to temporarily expand or introduce outdoor seating while taking prudent precautions to reduce the exposure to, and slow the spread of, COVID-19
Obtain a Special Event Permit
Outlines the process to apply for a permit to hold a large event in the City of St. Louis, such as a Parade, Run and/or Walk, Cycling Race or Ride, Festival, Street Fair or Outdoor Concert.
Submit A Community Event to the Event Calendar
Add your community or neighborhood event to the City's Event Calendar.
Events Around Town
Dec 02MECCA Accelerator Bootcamp
08:00 AM, Harris-Stowe State University
Dec 02Free Family Saturdays
09:30 AM, Craft Alliance
Dec 03Aubory Bugg
06:00 PM, Blue Strawberry
Dec 03Small Batch Trivia from Geeks Who Drink at Steve's Hot Dogs (Starts on July 9!)
07:00 PM, Geeks Who Drink
Plan event on Archgrounds
If you are planning an event on the grounds of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, call the National Park Service, Park Permits Office, (314) 655-1613.
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