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Special Event, Activity & Film Permits


Important Contacts

If organizing or scheduling special events on public property in Reno, for Film Permits and Residential Block Parties, please contact:  

Alexis Hill, Special Events Program Manager
Email: Phone: 775-326-6697

If organizing or scheduling special events in a City of Reno Park, please contact: 

Alan Roney, Recreation Supervisor 
Email: Phone: 775-334-2414

For information on permits for events to be held on private property (Special Activity), please contact:

Reno Business License Division
Email: Phone: 775-334-2090

Important Links 

Reno Tahoe USA 2015 Events & Festivals Virtual Brochure 

Current Road and Lane Closures

Current Free Speech Zones

 Food Truck Fridays, Crafters on the Riverwalk Wingfield East and Hot August Nights.

Crafters on the Riverwalk 

The "Crafters on the Riverwalk" special event will permit daily set-up by Crafters on the Truckee River Lane between Sierra St. and West St. Plaza from July 1 to August 31. Crafters will need to register by completing the application below to receive a temporary vendor permit at a cost of $15 for the duration of the special event. Please call 775-334-4636 for more information.

Crafters on the Riverwalk FAQ

June 29, 2015 Press Release on event

Flyer on Crafters on the Riverwalk event

Crafter Application

Event Application Forms:

For information on film resources in the area:  

Sponsorship Application Forms

Special Events In-Kind Sponsorship Policy and Applications (this special funding period is only applicable to events occurring July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016):

The special events sponsorship application period ENDS on January 2, 2015 at 5:00 pm.   

Applicants may submit their applications EARLY, December 22-26 and work with the special events program manager on any questions or issues that they have with the process or application.  Appointments may be set up for this meeting at

Please contact Alexis Hill at or 775.326.6697 if you have any questions about the special events sponsorship opportunities at the City of Reno.

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