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Plan a Special Event
EVENT APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED at LEAST 45 days prior to start of an event. Applications submitted later will NOT be APPROVED. We have 3 different applications. Please fill out the one that best fits your needs. NOTE: Any event with over 100 participants or if you wish to close down a street, you MUST go through the application process.
WAYS TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION:
In Person – Stop by the Recreation Center Office (520 Memorial Dr.) Mon – Fri between 8am and 4:30pm to pick up an information packet and/or submit completed applications, required documentation, waiver requests.
Mail – Mail your completed applications, required documentation, waiver requests to City of Idaho Falls Parks and Recreation, 520 Memorial Drive, Idaho Falls, ID 83405.
Online – On the Idaho Falls Parks and Recreation website, under “Plan a Special Event,” you may fill out the online application. When completed email application to: [email protected]
Park Use/Event Application
Use this application for any event held on City of Idaho Falls Park Property, tournaments, athletic events, and/or fun runs.
Street Closure Request Application
Use this application for street closure requests for events, NOT being held on Park property.
Sandy Downs Event Application
PARK RULES AND FEES
2022-2023 Park and Event Application Fees
Fee Waiver Requests
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, please contact the Special Event Coordinator at [email protected]
Maps of Popular Parks for Special Events
Use for Site Plans on Special Event Applications
- Civitan Park Map (PNG)
- Civitan Plaza Map (PNG)
- Community Park Map (PNG)
- Freeman Park Map (PNG)
- Freeman Park Map (PNG) Bandshell
- Riverwalk Along Memorial Map (PNG)
- Sandy Downs Map (PNG) Rodeo Area
- Sandy Downs Map (PNG) Track Area
- Sandy Downs Map (PNG) Whole Area
- Tautphaus Park Map (PNG)
- Tautphaus Park Map (PNG) Multi-Use Shelter Area