Special Event Permits Issued as of August 15, 2014

Access the full list of all Special Event Permits Issued by the City, as of today, for upcoming events here.


Please Note:

  • Some of these events will cause temporary road closure on the specified dates or otherwise occupy public property.
  • Not all of these events are open to the public.

According to City Ordinance, a Special Event is defined as: 'Any festival, ceremony, show, demonstration, exhibition, pageant, transient amusement enterprise, outdoor temporary gathering or similar event, in or on or having substantial impact on any street, park, or other public place in the city.'


All Special Events are required to apply for a Special Event Permit through the City Solicitor's office.


The online permit can be accessed here.


If you plan to have alcohol at your event, you will also need to submit aTemporary ABC License Application.


Remember: If you are hosting an event and it is on any public property or requires roads to close even partially, chances are you will need a Special Event Permit.



The following event(s) have received Special Event Permits from the City and have requested additional promotional mention to the public in this notice:


Every Saturday, 9am-1pm until October 25, Farmer's Market: at 3rd Street from Scott Boulevard to Greenup Street; Court Street from 3rd to Park Place.


August 16 Big Brothers and Big Sisters 5k Race


August 17 Make Goebel Great Concert & Fundraiser, free


August 24, Sunday Funday Block Party at Madlot, free


August 30 Kentucky Symphony Orchestra Concert, Devou Park Bandshell, free


September 13 Covington Catholic Cross Country Meet, Devou Park


September 20, Hudepohl 14k Brewery Run,


September 20 Baker Hunt Twilight in the Gardens, annual fundraiser


October 4 DevouGrass Art & Music Festival, Devou Park Bandshell


October 11 Undy5000 Race, Newport on the Levee


October 25, Latonia Halloween Block Party


November 8 Disabled American Veterans 5k Race