Special Event Licenses

When is a License Required


A license is required for each exhibition, show, circus, performance, athletic endeavor, game, match, sporting event, or event for public amusement. The license must be obtained no later than 3 days prior to such event.

License Fees


The license fee for each event is $200 per day, unless the event has a charitable or religious purpose, in which case the fee is $1 per day.

Helpful Resources


Please contact the Finance Department at 314-587-2810 for more information or to obtain a license or download the Event Permit Application (PDF).