We hope this website will be informative and useful as you begin planning your special event or commercial filming. The Office of Special Events also permits street pole banners associated with a special event & neighborhood farmers markets.
The Office of Special Events is the regulatory authority of permitting outdoor special events and commercial filming activity in the City of Dallas. The Office of Special Events is governed by city code Ordinance Ch.42A Special Events. The Office of Special Events permits more than 800 special events and commercial film shoots each year. The events, which range in size from 75 people to 300,000 people, connect our communities and showcase the best of what the City of Dallas and our citizens have to offer.
From parades to foot races to street festivals, and movies to documentaries to commercials the Office of Special Events staff looks forward to assisting you with your special event or commercial filming permit needs.