Special Event Licenses

When is a License Required

A license is required for each exhibition, show, circus, performance, athletic endeavor, game, match, sporting event, or event for public amusement. The license must be requested three weeks prior and obtained no later than 3 days prior to such event.

License Fees

The license fee for each event is $200 per day, unless the event has a charitable or religious purpose, in which case the fee is $1 per day.

Helpful Resources

Please contact the Finance Department at 314-587-2808 for more information or to obtain a license or download the Event Permit Application (PDF).