Special Events office provides assistance in the coordination of events on
public property and other properties requiring special zoning exemptions (i.e.
pool deck and roof top events) by assisting producers with guidelines and
permit requirements and serving as liaison with local and regional city
services and neighborhood associations. This Special Events Planning Guide will
provide you with vital information on how to proceed in obtaining a Special
Event Permit in the City of Miami Beach, please make sure you read it
be aware, by submitting an application you will be providing full disclosure of
your event plans and this information will become public record. Additionally
your signature on the Special Events application form implies compliance with
the Special Events Guidelines. The Special Event Requirements and Guidelines
are available under the forms central page under
but not least, please be advised that the Special Events Office requires SIXTY
(60) DAYS NOTICE prior to the event start date in order to process an
application. Applications are processed on a first come, first serve basis.
Exceptions to the following deadlines will be made at the City’s discretion and
late fees may apply. A Special Events permit is a review and approval process,
and submission does not constitute approval. Once all items are submitted,
registered, reviewed, and terms of coordination have been met your Special
Event Permit will be drafted and sent to the City Manager for final approval.
Any and all expenses incurred by applicant/producers/promoters prior to the
issuance of a Special Event Permit shall be at the sole risk and responsibility
of the applicant/producer/promoter, and the City of Miami Beach shall in no way
be responsible and liable for same.
look forward to assisting you in producing a successful event in the City Miami
you have any questions regarding the application permitting process, please
call the Special Events Office at 305-673-7577.