Runners at the start of the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon

The Special Events Office provides event organizers with guidance through the permitting process and in planning safe and successful events.

Go to our Special Events Calendar for a list of permitted events and road closure information.

Special Event Guide 

Because every event is unique, it’s important that you consult with the Special Events Office when you start to develop a plan. If you have questions about the City's requirements, our Special Events Guide (PDF) can help you find answers.

When applying for an event permit one of the first steps is completing our Special Events Application (PDF) and submitting it to the Special Events Office.

Contact the Special Events Office

The Special Events Office is a division of the City's Public Information & Marketing Department:

Drew Watson 
Event Permit Coordinator
Office: (405) 297-2890
Fax: (405) 297-3124
specialevents@okc.gov

Contact information for other event-related agencies

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