Event Application

We look forward to hosting your event! Prior to hosting an event at one of our venues, a Waterfront Park event permit must first be obtained. To request an event permit, please follow these steps:

Step 1: Select your Venue – User Fee and Capacities
Determine which venue is most suitable for your event by reviewing the daily user fees and the venue capacities.

Step 2: Submit Event Forms
The following items are all required in the permit process:

Waterfront Park Special Event Permit and User Policy Agreement
• Proof of insurance from your insurance provider (see example here)
• A load-in and load-out schedule for your event (see example here)
• A map layout of your event (downloads available on venues page)

*If using the Belvedere, please fill out the Belvedere Special Event Permit and User Policy Agreement*

Step 3: A Louisville Metro Special Event Permit is ONLY needed if one or more of the following apply:

Step 4: Final Approval
When your event is approved, you will receive an invoice from Waterfront Park and a payment will be requested to secure the date on the events calendar.

For more questions or information about planning your event, please contact Waterfront Park.