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Calendar of Events

View our calendar for a list of special events taking place in the City of Philadelphia. Click on the entries that interest you for links to corresponding websites. Events are added to the calendar as they are approved.

Permits and Documents

If you're having a special event in the City of Philadelphia, you may need a permit, license, vendor information, etc. Please visit our FAQ page for guidance and answers to the most common questions pertaining to special event permitting.

About the Special Events Office

The Office serves as a catalyst to encourage cooperation and collaboration not only interdepartmentally, but externally through the coordination of the production of films, commercials, parades, festivals, concerts, and many other special events.