Apply for a Special Events Permit

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Apply Online 

Apply online using the form that describes your event:

NOTE: This application must be submitted 30 days or more prior to your event. Applications submitted less than 30 days prior will not be accepted.

Apply by Mail or Fax

Download the Wilmington Special Events Permit Application.

Please complete the application in its entirety and as accurately as possible. Submit the completed application to the Cultural Affairs Marketing and Special Projects Coordinator at:

Mailing Address:

Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs
Louis L. Redding City/County Building
800 N. French Street, 9th Floor
Wilmington, Delaware 19801

Fax: (302) 571-4102

Application Review 

The Cultural Affairs Marketing and Special Projects Coordinator will review your application and determine what City services are required and what fees are owed.