Plan a Special Event

NOTICE:  EVENT APPLICATIONS FOR 2022 WILL OPEN NOVEMBER 1, 2021.  WE WILL NOT ACCEPT ANY APPLICATIONS FOR 2022 PRIOR TO NOVEMBER 1, 2021. 

ALL 2022 APPLICATIONS WILL NEED TO BE FILLED OUT ON OUR NEW EVENT APPLICATION WHICH WILL BE AVAILABLE BY NOVEMBER 1, 2021.  

EVENT APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED at LEAST 45 days prior to start of an event.  Applications submitted later will NOT be APPROVED.  

An event application is required for anything that meets the following standards:

  • The event takes place in a publicly owned area, such as a public park or street, and has 100 or more attendees
Or: 
  • The event needs additional public support or input, such as a street closure or needing additional trashcans

Special Event Applications can be filled out and submitted in three different ways: 

  1. You can fill out and submit an application completely online
  2. You can download a copy of an application, print it out, fill it out, and then submit it to the Front Desk of the Recreation Center at 520 Memorial Drive
  3. You can pick up a physical copy of an application at the Front Desk of the Recreation Center at 520 Memorial Drive

PARK RULES AND FEES

Park Rules 2021
2021 Fees




EVENT APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED at LEAST 45 days before an event. 
Applications submitted later will NOT be APPROVED.  






Links to Download and Print the Special Event Applications
APPLICATIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 1, 2021.  If you are needing an event application for an OCTOBER 2021 event please contact: [email protected] or call 208-612-8786
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COVID-19 (Corona Virus) Pandemic Updates Involving Special Events

Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, please carefully consider plans for a public gathering or event at this time. Carefully plan and follow CDC and Eastern Idaho Public Health guidelines for sanitation and safety to protect people at your event and prevent them from being exposed unnecessarily to illness.

The State of Idaho has also released their Interim Guidance for Mass Gatherings.

Please be aware that due to constantly changing circumstances with the COVID-19 issue, the city may be required to temporarily limit or cancel public events or gatherings.

Please contact the Special Event Coordinator at the contact information on the right side of the page if you have any questions about current COVID restrictions.

At this time, if you have already booked your special event and wish to cancel, the City of Idaho Falls is currently completely refunding the special event fees. Please contact the Special Event Coordinator at [email protected] 

Maps of Popular Parks for Special Events

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