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.

Required Forms

  1. Waterfront Park Special Event Permit & Signed Agreement
    •  Online Form OR
    •  Paper Form
  2. Certificate of Insurance
  3. Map Layout
  4. Load In/Out Schedule
  5. Belvedere Special Event Permit and Signed Agreement
    •  Please be sure to review the Belvedere Weight Limits

Additional Permits

Please review Metro’s Special Events Handbook to determine if any additional permits are needed for your event. You will be required to fill out a Metro Special Event Permit if one or more of the following applies to your event:

  • Alcohol – sale or consumption
  • Attendance is greater than 5,000
  • Fireworks
  • Road and/or River Closures
  • Louisville Metro Electrical Maintenance





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