A special event is defined as a pre-planned event, whether publicly and/or privately sponsored where the public is invited and is proposed to be held on publicly owned, leased, or controlled property, including, but not limited to parks, streets, sidewalks (excluding indoor events at the Sportscenter, Edge Ice Center, RiverPark Center, Owensboro Convention Center, etc.). All special events require a Special Event Permit issued by the City of Owensboro. Any event requesting City services must also obtain a Special Event Permit. All permits can be found and submitted from the Forms and Documents section on this page. Forms may also be downloaded and electronically sent to erica.pedley@owensboro.org or faxed to 270-687-8585.

City of Owensboro
Attn: Special Events
PO Box 10003
Owensboro, KY 42302

City Hall
Attn: Special Events
101 E. 4th Street
Owensboro, KY 42303