Special events must have emergency medical service (EMS) coverage if:
- There is an expected attendance of 2,000 people or more.
- It is an athletic event, such as a race.
Event organizers can hire the Philadelphia Fire Department (PFD) for EMS coverage by submitting the application on this page.
You may also need a special event permit for your event.
|Application for EMS at special events PDF
|February 14, 2024