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Special Event, Activity & Film Permits


Check out the Reno Tahoe USA 2014 Events & Festivals Virtual Brochure for exciting events in our area!

Current Road and Lane Closures

Current Free Speech Zones

Event Application Forms:

* If you've completed or plan to complete our new Film Permit and Block Party Applications, please let us know what you think about the new process: Feedback Form 

For information on film resources in the area:  

*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: 

Peggy Nelson-Aguilar, 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

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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