Special Events Permit

2016 Special Events
The Town of Erie is not accepting applications for any NEW special events to be held in the Town of Erie for 2016.  Events sponsored and/or held in 2015 will be supported for 2016.

Town staff is in the process of reviewing current policies, procedures and fees for events held in the Town and plan to have this process completed in the summer of 2016. Any new and/or revised forms and policies will be released once finalized and the application process will begin for 2017 events.

You are encouraged to complete the Initial Letter of Interest/Application at any time. By providing information regarding your proposed event Town staff can be better prepared to work with you as we begin planning for the 2017 event season. 

This does not apply to Block parties and shelter rentals and permits may be requested as per current procedures.

Special Event Permits
All special events, circuses, carnivals or similar exhibitions, parades, processions or open air meetings conducted within the Town of Erie are required to obtain a permit and/or license from the Town prior to commencing such activities. This requirement does not apply to such activities that are conducted solely on private property except that such activities will be conducted in compliance with all applicable ordinances and regulations.

Special Event Fees
  • Special Event - Block Parties: $10
  • Parade, procession or open air meeting: $50
  • Circus, carnival or similar exhibition: $50
  • Other Closures of Main Streets: $50
Special Events Application and Petition

Block Parties
You must complete an Application for Block Parties/Street Closures prior to your Block Party.  If you need the Town to provide traffic diversion cones, a $50 refundable deposit is required.

Contact Us

  1. Nancy Parker
    Town Clerk

    645 Holbrook St.
    P.O. Box 750
    Erie, CO  80516

    Ph: 303-926-2731
    Fx: 303-926-2798

    Monday - Friday
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm