Special Event Application

An approved Special Event Application is needed to host a festival or event on private and public property in the Town of Lincoln. Learn how to submit an event application, gather application requirements and find planning resources.

A Special Event in the Town of Lincoln is considered an organized, one-time, annual, or infrequent gathering or function involving one or more of the following: 

  • A gathering on private property 
  • More than 150 people or guests 
  • Putting up a temporary structure (e.g., tent intended to host guests) 
  • Consists of several separate activities at multiple locations 
  • Available to the community at large 
  • Amplified music 

Special Event Guide

Before submitting your event application, we recommend you review our Special Event Guidelines  to become familiar with the guidelines required for successful event hosting.

Special Event Application

The Town of Lincoln Special Event Application is a fee of $80.00 and must be submitted 30 days prior to event. The Application supports the following elements of your event:

  • Ensures events provide a safe experience for the community and minimizes risk & liability to event organizer 
  • Increases coordination of Town services & other applicable agencies (e.g. Public Health) for your event 
  • Ensures success of your event and minimize disruption to community and/or surrounding residents 
  • Minimizes confusion & try to assist all parties

Supporting Documentation

Once the Application is submitted, we will review your application and contact you with the requirements related to your event, which could include:

For more information, call 905-563-2799 ext. 502

Download the Special Event Application