Special Event Permits
Most events that are open to the general public or that require street closings require a Special Event Permit. For more information see the town's special events policy or contact the town.
To reserve a park facility or the special event banner location on Churton Street, see the reservations section of this site.
Mobile food vendors operating as part of a special event should see the Finance Department page for additional regulations and permit requirements.
To apply, complete the application in the "application materials" section below. The application must be accompanied by one of the maps in the "application materials" section, marked with the location of the event. Applications for events at Riverwalk should indicate whether the greenway will remain open to the public during the event.
Permit applications must be received at least 70 days in advance of the event.
Applications can be submitted:
- In person at Town Hall, 101 E. Orange St., Hillsborough, NC 27278.
- By mail to Planning Department, Attn: Shannan Campbell, 101 E. Orange St., Hillsborough, NC 27278.
- As email attachments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- By fax to 919-644-2390.
For questions, contact the Planning Department by email or at 919-296-9470.
To request town sponsorship of an event, submit a written request to the Board of Commissioners at least 90 days in advance.