The Mayor's Office of Special Events produces and permits events that enhance the image of the city and highlight Houston 's diverse culture. In addition to event production, the Mayor's Office of Special Events processes requests for special events, parade and street function permits, evaluates event co-sponsorship on city property, and provides production assistance for sponsored, co-sponsored, or fee-paid events. The goal of the Mayor's Office of Special Events is to promote consistent quality, family-oriented entertainment to Houston citizens and visitors.
A street function is defined as using a public street or portion thereof for the purpose of conducting or holding a street dance, block party, fun run or other pedestrian or wheelchair race, bicycl
Any request to conduct a park event that is of a size and nature requiring the significant provision or coordination of city services will require a special event permit. If you are not sure if you
A parade is defined as a procession of pedestrians, vehicles, animals, or any combination thereof traveling in unison along or upon a street, road, or highway, organized and conducted for the purpo