We now have a new way to get a special events permits online. Use our new Louisville Metro Business Portal and login or "Register for a new account" if you don't have a login username and password. Then choose the "Licenses" tab.
Welcome to the City of Louisville! Louisville Metro Government (LMG) and the Office of Special Events (OSE) are committed to providing local and visiting events with the highest quality of service and customer care. Hosting your event here means dedicated staff and resources are available to support and accommodate your needs.
The Office of Special Events, along with supporting Metro agencies, have re-evaluated our local Special Events program and made some much needed improvements. By doing so, you are now offered a product and service that ensures your event is affordable, efficient, and safe!
The Special Events Handbook is a tool to educate all event producers about Louisville Metro Government’s process for approving events, available resources and its expectations for producing an event within the Louisville Metro area. The OSE team values your input and welcomes all comments and suggestions for continuous improvement.
Louisville Metro Emergency Services
Special Events Office
410 S. Fifth Street, Ste. 100
Louisville, KY 40202