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 Special Event if a mobile food
provider is present, if alcohol is sold and/or consumed, and if more than ninety (90) attendees are
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.