The City of Rockford works with community organizations to coordinate the city's participation in or involvement with celebrations, festivals and other activities. Through our Special Event permitting process, event organizers are able to work with the City to plan all aspects of their event that relate to the use of public property. To review our special events ordinance, please click here. To view a calendar of existing Special Events click here.
If you are interested in applying for a Special Event Permit, click here.
*PLEASE NOTE THAT THE 2013 SPECIAL EVENTS APPLICATION IS NOW POSTED. WE WILL NO LONGER BE ACCEPTING THE 2011 APPLICATION FORM. NEW FEE PRICES ARE ALSO REFLECTED ON THIS 2013 APPLICATION.*
If you have any questions regarding our permitting process, view our Special Event Permit FAQ or contact Julia Valdez at 815-987-5583 or at email@example.com.