A Special Event requiring the use of public property within the city limits of Lakeland requires a permit. A special event is a planned activity by a group on city property such as a block party, parade, race, festival, etc.
You will be required to:
Download the Application Package
Downtown event planners: if you are closing roads, we suggest you provide the affected business with this Special Event - Leave-Behind for Businesses-Residences.
For events that will need Police Assistance, please fill out the Extra Duty Detail Agreement in addition to the Special Event Permit Application.
We are now accepting all Special Event Permit Applications at the Parks & Recreation Rental Office at the Lake Mirror Complex.
Lake Mirror Complex
121 S. Lake Avenue
Lakeland, FL 33801
or E-mail the application as an attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For additional information, please call 863.834.2280.