ASpecial Event is any organized activity that occurs, wholly or partially, uponCity of Newark Property and requires for its successful execution the provisionand coordination of City of Newark Services.
Toapply to hold a Special Event complete and submit application to. Application notsubmitted with this time frame will be subject to a late fee. The applicationmust contain all the required information and documents to be accepted forprocessing. Providing there are no issues or concerns related to the processingof your application, the special event permit will be issued within 20 workdays of the receipt of your application.
Applications, except forFirst Amendment activities, require a ,paid in the form of a money order, cashier’s check or certified check made outto the City of Newark when application is submitted.
Upon receipt of an approval letter by the City of Newark, you will need to contact the Division of Traffic & Signals at (973) 733-3969 to arrange to pick up barricades for your event.
Carnival, Fair, Festival, or Parade- $500 per event
Procession- $75 per event, plus $25 per 1/3 hour or twenty (20) minutes after the first hour.
Race, Run, or Walk- $500 per event
A competitive or non-competitive race on a City street and/or sidewalk, either on foot or using bicycles or other vehicles.
Demonstration- NO FEE
Event or gathering for the purpose of expression protected by the First Amendment. Demonstrations may include public assemblies, rallies, protests, speechmaking, marching, or vigils. A demonstration will be deemed a Special Event and require applicable permits and fees if it is engaged in by 50 or more people, requires a Street Closure, or involves alcohol, vendors, fireworks, animals, or carnival rides.
Park Permit- $500 per event
Required for use of one of following city-owned parks: Lincoln Park, Washington Park, other.
Wenger Wagon Rental (Mobile Stage): $750 per day and a $500 refundable security deposit. (See policy in the Appendix)
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