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Hosting an event in Allentown

Are you considering hosting your event in Allentown and not quite sure where to start? Well you are in the right place! First of all, we are glad that you’re considering hosting your event in Allentown. Our city is a great venue and events add to the vibrancy and excitement of our community. Depending on where you want to host your event and what you are looking to do, different permits and guidelines may apply. We will help you every step of the way!

Please refer to the Event Planning Worksheet to answer questions you may have during the planning process of your event. You may also contact the Department of Parks and Recreation at 610.437.7757, or

Please see the links below for the permits and forms that are required.

It is important to note that completing a form does not guarantee approval.

Special Event/Street Closure/Block Party: Special Event Application
Band Trailer: Band Trailer Request Form
Food: Application for Temporary Health License Non-Profit
Tent: Tent Guidelines
Contact Information
Parks & Recreation Office