Special Events

Special Event Applications 

Solvang is a popular destination for special events, which are defined as any activity held on or otherwise impacting public property and/or services. Each event follows different guidelines and timelines based on its complexity and nature. Click below for the complete list of event guidelines.

Special Event Guidelines

Special Event Permit Process

Smaller Events

Smaller events do not require street closures and/or anticipate fewer than 1,000 attendees. Click below for the application forms for smaller events, which should be submitted to CityHall@CityofSolvang.com at least 60 days prior to the event.

Smaller Event - Permit Application Form

Larger Events

Larger events require street closures and/or anticipate more than 1,000 attendees. As more time is required for these events, application forms should be submitted at least 120 days prior to the event. The City of Solvang contracts with a special event firm that helps coordinate large events. In addition to the application forms, please complete the form at the following link: Large Event Application Form

Street Closure Permit Application Form