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If you are hoping to hold a special event in Downtown Calgary you may need special permits for things like tents, road closures and more. Learn about the process.

Spring and Summer Events

Planning an event for the spring or summer? Now is the time to start applying for City of Calgary permits. A minimum of two months is required for the permit approval process.

Special functions with a tent, canopy, stage and other festival-type structures may need a Development Permit and must conform to the Alberta Building Code and the Alberta Fire Code.

This includes events planned for Stampede.

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