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Groups and organizations that wish to hold special events in the City of Evanston in 2020 will need to submit a Special Event Permit Application by Jan. 31. The application is available at cityofevanston.org/specialeventpermit.

A non-refundable $150 application fee must be submitted along with the initial Special Event Permit Application for all non-City sponsored events. Events are subject to final approval of the City’s Special Events Committee and, in some cases, the City Council.

Applicants should submit the application, along with a description of their proposed event, to the City of Evanston, Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department, c/o Special Events Committee, 2100 Ridge Ave., Evanston, IL 60201; email it to specialevents@cityofevanston.org; or fax it to 847-448-8051.