Event Checklist

We hope that you have found the perfect venue for your event and understand the fees associated with hosting at Waterfront Park! If you are ready, please follow these steps to plan an event with us.

First Time Event

If this is your first time planning an event at Waterfront Park or the Belvedere, please review our Event Planning Guide and fill out an event proposal.

Once your event proposal has been submitted, someone from the WDC events staff will contact you for follow-up questions, availability, and/or to schedule a meeting.

Returning Event

We are delighted to have your event return to Waterfront Park and/or the Belvedere. Please print, fill out and return all items included in the WDC Checklist below. Once you have completed the checklist, please send your completed forms to WDC Events Staff via mail, upload, fax, or drop them off at our office.

Events Staff
Waterfront Development Corporation
129 E. River Road
Louisville, KY 40202
fax: 502.574.4111
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Additional Permits

Please review Metro’s Special Events Handbook to determine if any additional permits are needed for your event. Permits to consider:

  • Tent Permit
  • Stage Permit
  • Alcohol Permit
  • Fireworks Permit