Special Events

The City of Hollywood is home to many special events. The Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts' experienced Special Events staff works hard to provide planning, technical and logistical support to help make all of the City's annual signature events family fun for all. These signature events include: 

Upcoming Events


Veterans and friends and picnic table
 Monday 11/11/2019

Candy Cane

Girls Dancing In Parade
Saturday 12/7/2019

Star Spangled

Saturday 7/4/2020

In addition to the signature events and concert programming, the Special Events Division coordinates permitting for events by promoters.

Contact us if you would like to plan a:
  • Beach wedding
  • 5K Walk or Run
  • Festival
  • Beach concert
The application process must begin more than 90 days prior to the commencement of the proposed event to allow time for planning and submittal of all documents, permit applications or other requests. 


To request a copy of an application please use the appropriate link:

Special Event Permit Application
Beach Wedding Permit Application
Mobile Food Dispensing Permit Application

Festivals, events and weddings planned for Hollywood Beach will be subject to an additional approval and permitting process by the Department of Environmental Protection. Hollywood Beach is a turtle nesting habitat and we take great care when planning an event during turtle nesting season, from March 1 to October 31 of each year.

The Special Events team is available to answer questions and assist with all facets of your event planning.

Things To Do in Hollywood

There are many events and programming happening within the City of Hollywood, visit our calendar for a complete listing.

Your comments and questions are encouraged! Events@HollywoodFL.org