Special Event


Thank you for choosing the City of Mesquite to hold an event. The City of Mesquite Special Event Ordinance requires a Special Event Permit for a temporary gathering or organized activity that will disrupt the normal expected peace of any area in the City of Mesquite or is outside the established and normal use allowed by zoning, including but not limited to parades, block parties, sales in parking lots or vacant lots, circuses/carnivals, tent sales, car shows, foot races, and walk-a-thons, which are held on private or public property. Events shall not be more than five continuous days in length and shall not occur more than two times within a twelve month period
The city recommends that you do not print brochures, packets, maps, advertisements, etc., or circulate promotional information until you have city approval of the event. The city will not be responsible for those printed materials, promotional items, etc., if dates, locations, and/or other requested services are denied, amended, or changed during the permit process. We want your event to be a success for you, the residence and visitors alike. Please review the information and attachments to ensure a timely process of the permit request.


Event Permit Application Instructions & Processing Requirements

Special Event applications must be submitted to the Business Licensing Office no later than 30 DAYS prior to the scheduled event to allow adequate time for various City Departments to review the details of the permit request and make their recommendations. City staff will review the application during staff meetings, which are held every first and third Wednesday of the month at 8:15 a.m. in the Training Room, on the 2nd Floor of the City Hall, located at 10 East Mesquite Blvd., Mesquite, NV, to determine if approval will be granted. The Applicant or their Representative MUST attend the Staff Meeting to answer any questions staff may have regarding the event.

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