Step 1: Visit the Office of Special Events Office website at https://dallascityhall.com/departments/office-special-events to submit your request to hold an event. Please note, the special event permit process must be started between 30 and 120 days out from your event based on the complexity of your event. For full details and the application, please visit their website.
Step 2: Apply for Temporary Food Service Establishment Permit, please visit us at consumerhealthrfsmandtemp.dallascityhall.com. See below for required documents.
Temporary Food Service Establishment means a food product establishment that operates at a fixed location for a limited period of time (up to 14 consecutive days) in conjunction with a single event or celebration.
For additional information, contact the Consumer Health Division between 8:00 am - 4:30 pm at (214) 670-8083.
Guidelines, Required Supporting Documents & Fees
Applications must be submitted at least five business days before the event.