Community Events In Madison Parks
Park Event Permit Application Process
Complete the ApplicationIF APPLICABLE include the following with the completed application:
MADISON PARKS DIVISIONPLEASE REMEMBER that you need a MINIMUM of 45 days advance submission. And most often, the planning of your event and the acquisition of all of the appropriate permits will take much longer than 45 days. A late fee of $100 will be charged for applications received after the deadlines indicated.
210 MLK JR. BLVD STE 104
PO BOX 2987
MADISON, WI 53701-2987
FAX: (608) 267-1162
Review by Madison ParksThe Park Event Permit Application and materials are reviewed by the Park Use Staff Team and/or the Park Commission. Event Organizers may be required to attend the meeting when the application is reviewed. Community Event Staff will contact you if your attendance is required.
Approval and IssuanceIF/WHEN the application is approved a Park Event Permit will be issued to the Event Organizer. The permit will list the date, time and location of the event, as well as any conditions for the event.
Questions?Phone (608) 266-6033 or email Madison Events
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PARK HOURS are established by the Park Commission and regulated in accordance with Madison General Ordinances. Madison Parks close at 10 p.m. All clean up of the event must be completed by that time. If that is not possible, you must make arrangements to rent the park and/or park shelter for the following day. Requests for extended hours require administrative review and approval. Requests can only be approved by the Superintendent of Parks or the Park Commission and must be submitted no later than 45 days prior to the reservation date.