• special-events

Office of the City Manager

  • Special Events Inquiry Sheet & Application Process

    Before we can approve for your event, we need more information from you. Please complete a Special Event Inquiry Sheet to provide us more information about your proposed event.

    Depending on the size and scope of your event, applications must be received anywhere from 6 weeks to 9 months prior to your event day.

    Once you complete the Special Event Inquiry Sheet, please forward it to one of the following City Departments depending on the type of event proposed:

    Economic Development Large-scale events that bring visitors to the City and promote Pasadena as a tourist destination are managed by the Economic Development Division.
    (Examples include: Tournament of Roses Post Parade, Rock'n'Roll Half Marathon, Make Music Pasadena, Concourso Ferrari, & the Doo Dah Parade). 

    Download the Economic Development Special Events Inquiry Sheet 

    Michelle Bernal
    Special Events Manager
    (626) 744-7216

    Human Services & Recreation Events that are more local in nature and geared towards a particular constituency are coordinated by the Human Services & Recreation Department.
    (Examples include: 5k's, cultural festivals, church picnics, and non-profit fundraisers).

    Download the Human Services and Recreation Special Events Inquiry Sheet

    Daniel Carlos
    Special Events Coordinator
    (626) 744-7216

    Public Works Department Weddings and private events at City Hall in the courtyard and rotunda are coordinated by the Public Works Department.

    Alexis Shaidnagle
    Operations Assistant
    (626) 744-4195