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Film and Special Events

The Office of Film and Special Events oversees the coordination and permitting process for all filming, special events, parades and street banners in the Nashville & Davidson County area. Events that require street closures or the involvement of Metro Government Departments require specific permits.

Special Event Permit

Parade, Run or Walk

John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge Usage

Film Permit

Street Pole Banner Program

Permit Resources

Street Closures



Fire Marshal

Food Sales



Waste and Recycling

Special Event & Parade Permit Application Calendar

List of Special Event & Parade Permit Applications Received - This is a list of all events that have submitted a special event or parade permit application.

This list is provided for informational purposes only and may not include all details about the event location, times, event elements, etc. and does not include known events that have not yet submitted a special event or parade permit application.

Please note that these events have not necessarily been approved and their applications may still be pending. Please email special event staff if you have specific questions.


Special Event & Parade Permits – Gordon Richard
Phone: 615-862-8597
Fax: 615-862-8799

Film & Banner Permits – Marilyn Edwards
Phone: 615-862-6024
Fax: 615-862-8799