Events and large gatherings on public property in the city limits of Columbia, especially those that require street or sidewalk closures, must submit a Mass Gathering Event Permit and complete the review process before being considered for approval. Please read the municipal code document and complete the Mass Gathering Event Permit.
$25 non-refundable permit fee
Liability Insurance coverage of $1 million required naming the City of Columbia as additional insured.
Required for any events and large gatherings involving City property
Meeting with City police, fire, emergency management, and public works