Thank you for considering City of Santa Clarita for your upcoming special event. Our City hosts hundreds of annual events in Santa Clarita parks and facilities, including festivals, sporting events, and events sponsored by nonprofit organizations. We welcome new and returning events alike.
Our special event application process provides information, rules, and regulations important to planning your next event. Read the information carefully, as it is updated periodically and may be different than what you have received in the past. Complete and return the Special Event Inquiry form by email, mail, or fax.
Remember to make a copy of the application for your records.
Send completed form to:
City of Santa Clarita
20880 Centre Pointe Parkway, Mezzanine
Santa Clarita, CA 91350
Fax: (661) 250-3710
1. Check the availability of the venue requested.
2. Send applicant the full Special Event Application with the appropriate event fees.
3. When full Special Event Application is returned, the Arts and Events Office will route the permit to various departments based on the request.
4. Arts and Events Office will work with applicant on obtaining the appropriate insurance documents.
**The permit letter is provided to the individual or organization, the week of the event and includes final details, such as keys and staff confirmations.
Remember to make a copy of the application for your records. Keep the Special Event Guidebook; you are required to know the information before putting on your event.
What kind of permit do I need?
If it is a special event at one of the City of Santa Clarita parks you would need a Special Event Permit. If the event is on private property you would need a Temporary Use Permit.
What other permits might I need?
If you are having food at your event you would contact the County Environment Office for a Food Permit at (661) 287-7000.
The Fire Prevention Office will also need to know about the event and a Fire Prevention Application will need to be filled out for the event. Their office is located in the County Complex near the Valencia Library. Large tents and stages need a permit from City Building and Safety as well. If you plan to have alcohol at the event you will need to obtain an Alcohol and Beverage Control Permit from the state.
How much will it cost for the Permit?
Reference the Special Event Fees for cost to reserve a facility.
What kind of Insurance do I need?
Certificate of Insurance
Endorsement to name the City of Santa Clarita as an Addition Insured
Endorsement to state that the insurance is Primary and Non-contributory
Auto Liability Endorsement with the policy number and City as Additional Insured (if vehicles are being used)
Liquor Liability (if needed)
Can a date be held?
The City of Santa Clarita can hold an event date once the inquiry form and security deposit are received.
All fees need to be paid 30 days before the event.