Special Events in Gainesville

We are excited that you want to have an event in the City of Gainesville. We are here to help you have a safe and successful experience.  

To submit an application, you will need to have an account with our eProval partner. There will be four different Special Event Application options to choose from:

  • Special Event Permit Application – this is our regular special event permit and cover most events.
  • Special Event Permit- UF Football Home Game Day Application – Use this application if you host your event on home game days. The event must be exactly the same each time.
  • Parking Only- UF Football Home Game Day Application– Use this application if you only sell parking for home games.
  • Seasonal Sales Application– Use this application for holiday trees, fireworks, and pumpkin patches.

You will be able to keep track of all Special Event permits in one place. This allows us to communicate with you directly about your application. Create an Account or Log In now.

Have questions about your event? Review our FAQ on the city website or email us at specialevents@gainesvillefl.gov


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