Special Events

Special Event Definition

The City of Green Bay defines a ’Special Event’ as one of the following displays, which interferes with the normal flow or regulation of traffic upon the streets, sidewalks, or rights-of-way:Fourth of July Fireworks

  • Athletic Event
  • Ceremony
  • Demonstration
  • Exhibition
  • March
  • Pageant
  • Parade
  • Procession
  • Race
  • Show


How to Host a Special Event

Start by filling out a special event application. Please note that the Special Events Ordinance and fee structures have changed. For new fee structures, please see page 15 of the Special Events Booklet

Read Chapter 6.15 for detailed information about Special Events. 

Filming and Photography

If you are filming or using photography in a public space, please fill out the following form.
Special Events Application for Filming or Photography in Public Spaces