The City of Clarksville is pleased that you have chosen our City for the location of your special event, parade, walk, or run. We would like for your event to be a success. We have designed the permit process to enable you to think through the elements needed for your event and to make arrangements for all permits and approvals in a timely manner. This guide is intended to provide you with the information needed to complete a permit application.

The City of Clarksville reserves the right to refuse a permit to events that do not meet the basic eligibility requirements to hold an event within the City limits or that are judged to present a risk of possible harm to business or damage property or involve illegal activities.

Please mail or deliver the completed application along with the required supplemental information and fees to: Clarksville Parks and Recreation, Attn: Special Events, 102 Public Square, Clarksville, TN 37040 or fax it to 931-553-2432. Applications must be received no later than 45 days prior to your event date.

A panel consisting of representatives of involved City departments including police, fire, streets and parks and recreation and the Downtown District Partnership, where applicable, will meet to review the application and you will be notified of the results.

If at any time you have any questions regarding this application, please call 931-645-7476 or e-mail

To Download the PDF version of the Special Event Permit:

Permit Application

Last updated: 2/9/2016 12:05:03 PM