Welcome

We hope this website will be informative and useful as you begin planning your outdoor special event, neighborhood market, filming project, or streetlight pole banner campaign.

The Office of Special Events (OSE) is the regulatory authority of permitting outdoor temporary activity in the City of Dallas. The OSE is governed by Chapter 42A of the Dallas city code of ordinances.

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Upcoming Client Permitting Workshop

Tuesday, March 3

2 to 4 p.m.

Topics to be covered:

  • Updates to Chapter 42A
  • Overview of permit process
  • Special Guests from Consumer Health, Fire Prevention, and Environmental Quality

Special Events

Banners

Markets

First Amendment

Film

Event Calendar

Feb 29 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
12:00 pm
Deep Ellum Community Association is hosting their twice monthly outdoor arts and crafts market. This free event includes live music, amplified sound and vendors. Merchandise, food, and beverage (nonalcoholic) will be sold. Parking meters will[...]
Feb 29 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
1:00 pm
Details forthcoming
Mar 6 @ 4:00 pm – Mar 7 @ 12:00 am
4:00 pm
Details forthcoming
Mar 7 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
12:00 pm
Deep Ellum Community Association is hosting their twice monthly outdoor arts and crafts market. This free event includes live music, amplified sound and vendors. Merchandise, food, and beverage (nonalcoholic) will be sold. Parking meters will[...]
Mar 8 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
9:00 am
This recurring Lakewood Village Farmers Market is organized by Good Local Markets, Inc. The market is hosted on Sundays from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. from February 9 through August 30 in the parking lot[...]
Mar 14 @ 6:30 am – 10:30 am
Dash Down Greenville
6:30 am
Details are forthcoming  
Mar 14 @ 7:00 am – 12:00 pm
7:00 am
Details forthcoming
Mar 14 @ 8:00 am – 7:30 pm
8:00 am
Details forthcoming
Mar 14 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 pm
9:00 am
Details forthcoming
Mar 14 @ 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
St. Patrick's Day - Block Party
9:00 am
Details forthcoming.
9:00 am
Details forthcoming.
Mar 14 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
9:00 am
Details forthcoming
Mar 14 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
10:00 am
Details forthcoming
Mar 14 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
11:00 am
Details forthcoming
Mar 14 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
11:00 am
Details forthcoming
Mar 14 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
11:00 am
Details forthcoming
Mar 14 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
12:00 pm
Details forthcoming
Mar 14 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
1:00 pm
Details are forthcoming.
Mar 14 @ 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2:00 pm
Details forthcoming
Mar 14 @ 6:45 pm – 3:00 pm
6:45 pm
Details forthcoming.
Mar 14 @ 8:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Good Local Markets - White Rock Farmer's Market @ Lake Point Church
8:00 pm
Good Local Markets hosts the White Rock Farmers Market in the parking lot of Lake Point Church, 9150 Garland Rd. The recurring market is hosted on Saturday’s from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. from March[...]
Mar 14 @ 8:00 pm – 5:00 pm
8:00 pm
Details forthcoming
Mar 15 @ 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Dallas Kosher Chili Cookoff
7:00 am
Details forthcoming
International Grand Prix of Gravel @ Trinity River Corridor
Mar 21 @ 7:30 am – 12:00 pm
International Grand Prix of Gravel @ Trinity River Corridor
7:30 am
Draft forthcoming.
Mar 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Puptopia Festival
10:00 am
Details forthcoming
Mar 21 @ 8:00 pm – Mar 22 @ 3:00 am
Good Local Markets - White Rock Farmer's Market @ Lake Point Church
8:00 pm
Good Local Markets hosts the White Rock Farmers Market in the parking lot of Lake Point Church, 9150 Garland Rd. The recurring market is hosted on Saturday’s from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. from March[...]
Mar 22 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
9:00 am
This recurring Lakewood Village Farmers Market is organized by Good Local Markets, Inc. The market is hosted on Sundays from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. from February 9 through August 30 in the parking lot[...]
Talley Amusements Carnival #1 & #2 @ Valley View Center Mall
Mar 26 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
5:00 pm
Details forthcoming.
Talley Amusements Carnival #1 & #2 @ Valley View Center Mall
Mar 27 @ 5:00 pm – 12:00 am
5:00 pm
Details forthcoming.
All Out Trinity @ Ronald Kirk Bridge
Mar 28 @ 6:30 am – 5:00 pm
All Out Trinity @ Ronald Kirk Bridge
6:30 am
Details are forthcoming.
Chapter 42A