Special Events

A Special Event is defined as an event, gathering, or organized activity, which is open to the public and may impact public safety. In addition, an event may be considered a Special Event if a mobile food provider is present, if alcohol is sold and/or consumed, and if more than ninety (90) attendees are expected.

There are many different types of special events; some examples are organized races, walk-a-thons, festivals, pageants, celebrations, historical reenactments, church processions, concerts, entertainment, exhibitions, parades, fairs, pub crawls, social gatherings, movies or similar events occurring in, on or utilizing public space or which impacts a public space to an extent that the public’s use of the public space is significantly curtailed or impeded

If you would like to hold a special event in Seabrook then you are required by City ordinance to obtain a Special Event Permit. To obtain a Special Event Permit, please download and complete the Special Event Application and return it to our Communications Department either via email or in person at Seabrook City Hall.

All special events must provide:

  • Liability Insurance with the City of Seabrook listed as a Certificate Holder
  • Site-Map of the Event
  • Completed Event Application
  • $50 Special Event Permit Fee
  • Deposit and facility rental fees if applicable

Your application and supporting material will be reviewed by an internal committee. As the applicant, you may need to be available for a meeting or conference call to clarify any issues or concerns about your event. City staff will contact you if your permit is approved.

You must complete and submit all documents
45 days prior to your event.

If you have any questions please contact our Events and Communication Specialist by calling (281) 291-5778 or via email at events@seabrooktx.gov.