Special Event Permits

Are you interested in hosting a special event in the Town of Monument and wondering if you need a Special Event Permit?

The Town of Monument Municipal Code defines special events as “a short-term activity usually lasting one to three days including, but limited to: concerts, parades, circuses, fairs, festivals, car shows, sports events, marathons, running events, bicycle races, and tours.”

Such events require a special permit if any of the following conditions are met:

  1. The event requires a street closure, significantly interrupts the flow of traffic in public rights-of-way, or limits access to private commercial property.
  2. The event is estimated to have one hundred (100) or more people participating or attending and is to take place in a public park or at Monument Lake,
  3. The event is an outdoor event of any size and includes the sale of consumption of alcoholic beverages to or by the public. (A Special Event Liquor Permit is also required for this purpose.)
  4. The event requires the usage of the band shell at Limbach Park.

If the event would like to erect a structure such as a tent or other temporary building. A temporary use permit is required.  

Application Deadlines:

Town of Monument Ordinance requires that applications for events with anticipated attendance of one thousand (1,000) or more people be approved by the Town Council. Therefore, Special Event Applications meeting that threshold must be received at least one hundred twenty (120) days before the date of the event.  Applications for events under that threshold must be submitted at least thirty (30) days before the event. Applications for Special Event Liquor Permits shall be submitted at least forty-five (45) days before the event.  

Please submit completed Special Event Permit Application packets and applicable fees to 645 Beacon Lite Rd. Monument, CO 80132.  Contact Events with any questions at 719-352-1259.

Special Event Application Packet 2024