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Expressive Activity Permits
Expressive Activities protected by the First Amendment may include, but are not limited to:

  • Rallies & Public Assemblies
  • Marches, Processions & Non-Commercial Parades
  • Demonstrations 

Expressive Activity Permit
Required for all expressive activities with 30 or more participants in expected attendance.

Review the Expressive Activity Guidelines to ensure your event meets the requirements to obtain this type of permit.

Event Location
All use of City property for an expressive activity with 30 or more participants requires a permit. However, not all City property is available for Expressive Activities. If the event is protected by the First Amendment, the City will accommodate the activity in a traditional public forum.

A traditional public forum is protected by the First Amendment and is a place with a long tradition of expressive activities. The City can impose only content neutral time, place and manner restrictions on these activities. 

Please contact SevenVenues for questions regarding your proposed location. Park locations can be found in the Facilities Directory.               

Expressive Activity Application
Please complete the Expressive Activity Permit Application to get started with the permitting process. A SevenVenues event coordinator will be in touch if there are additional questions. Submission of an application does not confirm nor hold a date and/or location for the event. Incomplete applications will not be processed.

IMPORTANT: Please save a copy of the application and email it as an attachment to .  Applications can also be mailed or delivered to Scope Arena.