So You Want to Have An Event at the Skatepark?
The following information should help you plan for and make sure your event at the skatepark is successful and meets all the necessary city requirements!
Below are links to download a Special Events Guide and FAQs document (PDF) from Baltimore City, an application for City Services and Equipement (fillable form PDF to present to the city) and a Special Events Application checklist (DOCX - MicroSoft Word).
- SPECIAL EVENT GUIDELINES & FAQ (PDF)
- APPLICATION FOR CITY SERVICES AND EQUIPMENT (PDF)
- Special Events Applicant Checklist (DOCX)
Special Events Applicant Checklist
As you plan your event and prepare your application(download PDF from link above), please use this checklist as a guide to determine if a particular item, plan or document is required and to track whether or not you have brought that item with you as you submit your application. If the item in the “when required” box applies to you, mark “Y” for yes and check off the corresponding box on the checklist when you have that item in your possession. When all the “Y”s align with checked boxes, you are ready to submit your application and we look forward to working with you to help plan and permit a fun, safe and awesome event in Baltimore City.
|Required Item||When Required||Y/N||✓|
|Valid government issued identification verifying physical street address||Block party applicants|
|Application listing purpose of event, agenda of activities & attendance info||Always|
|Site plan/drawing showing location of parking, equipment - tents, fencing, bike racks etc.||Always|
|Event site plan and plan for placement of any trash receptacles, dumpsters, load packers and recycling bins.||Always|
|Organizer mobile phone number, email contact||Always|
|Electrical site plan||Where electrical work performed|
|Copy of proposed route or map (show turn by turn)||races, marches, parades, moving events|
|Flyer or other promotional piece for event||Park event|
|Musical entertainment program||Concerts, festivals, music events|
|Entertainment program (other than music)||Where relevant|
|Detailed listing of all street closures||Always when requesting a street closure|
|Equipment application included||Where relevant|
|Copy of Non-profit 501(c)3 status if required||Where relevant * always for park property if vending|
|Detailed floor plan of the tent showing the location of fire extinguishers, exit signs, emergency lighting units.||Large private tents|
|Security plan||Alcohol sales at event|
|Signed copy of the “Patterson Park Addendum”/ “West Shore Park Addendum”/ “Mt. Vernon Square Addendum” to show acceptance of terms||When using these facilities with = 200 people|
|Temporary Noise Exemption Application||Concerts and festivals where requested|
|Signed Financial Responsibility Form||When applying on behalf of organizer or beneficiary.|
|Signed and sealed construction drawings for non-city stages, bridges, tents||Temporary structures exceeding 400sq feet|