The City of Waco is a great place to host outdoor events such as races, parades and festivals. A permit is required for events taking place on, or impacting, city property, parks, streets or right-of-ways.
Please contact our events office at 254-750-5627 or email email@example.com if you have any questions.
As the COVID-19 virus remains in our community, it is important to understand that information and guidelines around gatherings and special requirements may change at any time and can impact permits. Customers will be notified as soon as possible with any changes that impact their permit. All events are subject to cancellation\rescheduling as it relates to public safety and health concerns.
The City of Waco has developed a procedure for approvals of private events to be held on city-owned property and will work in conjunction with both the event producers and medical community to determine objective standards for events. Outdoor Event and Parade Permit Applications submitted will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
Applications accepted 365 days in advance. Applications must be submitted by the following:
Outdoor Events and Parades Ordinance
Please call 254-750-5627 for information on the following: