The City of Kenosha's definition of a Special Event is a planned, special occurrence in a park or on public property, which has community-wide appeal. Examples of Special Events include -- but are not limited to -- festivals, concerts, parades, marches, ceremonies, tournaments, markets or shows.
A complete Special Event application with a site map plan and application fee should be submitted a minimum of 45 days in advance of the proposed event. The application for a permit will require approval by one or more City boards or commissions.
Special Event Form #ADM400 is fillable online. Please submit a typed application.
Application for a Special Event
Confirm your dates and venues are available or for assistance with Special Event Planning, contact the City of Kenosha at 262-653-4000 or .
For Private Events, please contact the Department of Public Works at 262-653-4050, or click here.
Please open and review these dcouments:
- Special Event Guidelines
- Application for a Special Event
- Special Events Ordinance
- Safety and Operational Plan will be required prior to final approval of the event permit
Fees for special events