Special Event Permits

Runners running down a tree-lined street.Springfield is a city that welcomes special events. From major conventions and sporting events to community-based festivals, parades and athletic activities, the City of Springfield is proud to host hundreds of events each year. It is our goal to enhance the vitality, quality of life, and economic prosperity of Springfield through the support of special events in our city.

The City wants to help you plan a safe and enjoyable event. Please contact the special events coordinator at 417-864-1004 or email your questions to events@springfieldmo.gov to apply for a permit. 

The special event permit is not a permit to violate City codes, ordinances, rules or regulations. If a violation occurs, it may result in citation(s) issued to the event applicant/responsible person.