Resources and Links

These quick links are provided to assist with event planning. Refer to the Special Events Handbook and Application Form for complete requirements and additional resources.

Business Licenses

City Park Use and Fees

Fire Marshal's Office

Medic One

Noise Variance (for Amplified Sound)

Public Health - Seattle & King County

Seattle Center

Street Use Fees and Procedures

Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board

Waste, Recycling, & Composting Management

Working with the City on Special Events Permitting (March 2022)

  • Part 1: Funding Opportunities Available for Festival and Event Organizers (WFEA
  • Part 2: How to Work with the City to Obtain Your Special Events Permit (Seattle Special Events Committee)
  • Part 3: Event Safety and Security (WFEA)

  • For more information about WFEA (WA Festivals and Events Association) contact:

Special Events

Address: 700 5th Avenue, Suite 5752, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: PO Box 94708, Seattle, WA, 98124-4708
Phone: (206) 684-8017
Fax: (206) 684-7025

The City of Seattle plays a strong role in helping event planners bring people together safely and successfully in both city-wide and neighborhood events.