Special Events

The City of Tucson is accepting special event applications. All requests are being processed in the order they are received to ensure venue availability without conflicts.  Event applications should be submitted at least 60 days in advance, but not more than one year before the event date.  Applications submitted within 30 days of an event may not be accepted. 

Events need to comply with Pima County Health Department guidelines.

For specific questions regarding the special event application process, call 520-791-4873, option 3, or email coteventsapp@tucsonaz.gov.

Tucson is home to many great special events including the Tucson Rodeo Parade, 4th Avenue Street Fair, St. Patrick's Day celebration, El Tour de Tucson, and the All Souls Procession.

This Special Event webpage is intended to assist event organizers in planning their unique events.

Do I need a Special Event Permit? (PDF)

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