COVID-19 Event Guidelines

Applications that meet the following criteria will be considered under the current Executive Order:
  • All events must adhere to New York State guidelines for COVID-19. As of March 19, the outdoor social gathering limit is 500 people.

Any events that are deemed eligible will also be required to submit a signed copy of the
Safety Plan Affirmation , confirming they will institute the included measures to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19 at the event site.

These parameters do not apply for demonstrations or religious events. However, such events still must comply with applicable social distancing and safety requirements.

To apply for a Parks Department permit, please click here

  • Log in using your existing E-Apply account or create a new one. The online application is complete once you pay a non-refundable application fee of $25.00 by credit or debit card. To learn more about the application process, visit our permit process page.