Organizing Special Events
Norfolk County wants to provide its citizens and organizations with a venue for conducting special events and activities on designated County streets, roads, sidewalks, parks, facilities or other municipally-owned property.
If you have any questions related to the Special Events Application process, Corporate Services Staff would be happy to answer any inquiries. Please contact [email protected] or 226-NORFOLK ext. 2549.
Special events include, but are not limited to parades, races, walks, block parties and major festivals. When well-conceived and planned, these celebrations can bring rewarding dividends to the organizers, participants and the community.
No person or organization shall hold or conduct any special event on municipal property or which requires municipal services without first having received a valid Special Event Permit in accordance with the Outdoor Special Events Policy:
CS-45- Outdoor Special Event Policy
Completed Special Events Application Packages and supporting documents shall be forwarded to: [email protected]
Forms can also be mailed or dropped off at the following location:
Corporate Services Generalist
Robinson Administration Building
185 Robinson Street, Suite 100
Simcoe, ON N3Y 5L6
Special Events Application Process
Norfolk County recognizes that special events are an important part of life for residents which enhance tourism, culture, recreation, education and provide an economic benefit to businesses in Norfolk County.
Organizers planning on hosting a special event, whether it’s a concert/festival/block party or parade must submit an application to Norfolk County. Application preparation should be started at least 3 months before the planned event date.
- Outdoor Special Event Application package is available via an online web form here
- Alternatively, if you prefer, a downloadable PDF form is available Outdoor Special Event Application - January 2023. Please submit to [email protected] when completed