Holding a Special Event in Madison

Posted Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 12:00 pm

On October 6, Governor Evers announced Emergency Order #3, which is in effect from October 8, 2020 until November 6, 2020. This state order will be in effect in Dane County in addition to Public Health Madison & Dane County (PHMDC) Emergency Order #9. Under PHMDC order #9, outdoor public gatherings are now limited to 25 or fewer people (not including employees) abiding by physical distancing requirements.

If an event meets the criteria to occur under these orders or any future orders, organizers must submit a detailed plans that shows how they will meet PHMDC requirements for physical distancing and cleaning policies, and a plan for monitoring attendance at the event. Please contact us at MadisonEvents@cityofmadison.com for additional information.

If these orders, or any future order restricting gatherings of people, are in place on the date of an event, the orders in place at the time supersedes and may invalidate any approved street use or park event permit, if the order includes restrictions that prohibit the size or nature of an event.

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