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Application - Special Event

  1. Summary

    APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED 3 MONTHS PRIOR TO EVENT FOR CONSIDERATION.

    Event Organizers or large groups may request the reservation of park space up to nine months before event date. Submittal however, is not a guarantee facilities will be available.  Applications will be processed in the order they are received.  Upon review, you  will be contacted by Parks Staff informing you that your request was tentatively approved (Pending) or denied.  Deposit or payment in full  (if under $500) is due within seven days of notification.  Permits remain "Pending" until all required documents and payments are received. Be aware:  Once payment is made, customer-requested cancellations are subject to cancellation fees.

  2. Enter 1st day if more than 1

  3. Visitors & participants

  4. APPLICANT INFORMATION
  5. EVENT INFORMATION
  6. Trails

    If your event occurs on a County Trail and participants will be crossing vehicle traffic at an intersection, an additional and separate "Right of Way Permit" will be required.  Find more information HERE

  7. Park Resources*

    Select all requested

  8. Event Type*

    Check all that apply

  9. Event Components*

    Check all that apply

  10. Athletic Field*

    Reserving athletic fields requires a separate Athletic Field Application

  11. Overnight Facilities*

    If reserving overnight facilities MORE THAN 9 MONTHS out, please complete an Early Reservation Application.  Restrictions and cancellation penalties apply.

  12. *Check with County Health District for permitting

    **Portable restroom requirements based upon attendance.  MUST PROVIDE YOUR OWN

    Additional permitting and insurance may be required

    Sorry, bounce houses/inflatables are not allowed in County Parks

  13. Recurring Events

    For recurring events, provide the specific dates or intervals in the Description of Event  section.

  14. Include set up time

  15. Include break-down time

  16. Number of days guests or participants will attend

  17. Public or Private?*

    *Subject to Admissions Tax per S.C.C. 4.23

  18. A private event is one in which you have a specified guest list and you know who is attending


  19. A public event is one to which the general public is invited through word-of-mouth, flyers, or media advertising

  20. Use this space to clarify above answers and to include any special requests or relevant additional information that Park Staff should be aware of. Ex: number of Food trucks, vendors, and temporary structures, gate access, safety or security provided,  and/or additional parking requirements.  Vague or incomplete details may delay processing your request.

  21. To evaluate impact on the park, attach a map or diagram which shows the layout and/or location of your event.  Include placement and number of any booths/canopies, food trucks, portable toilets, aid station, canopies, and/or other structures.  Refer to park webpages or Google Maps to obtain/screenshot a map (which you can annotate).  Contact 425-312-0856 for assistance.

  22. Enter the registration/participation/ admission fee(s).  Enter N/A if no fees are charged.

  23. TERMS & REQUIREMENTS
  24. Insurance and Endorsement Requirements

    Special Events are required to have liability insurance. Snohomish County must be named as an additional insured in any and all policies. The amount of liability coverage will be determined by the activities as detailed in this application form. Insurance must be evidenced on an Accord 25 form and additional insured endorsement (Cg 2026 or equivalent) and submitted 2 weeks before event setup date for review. “Snohomish County, its officers, elected officials, agents and employees” are to be covered as additional insured. The User shall maintain limits no less than, General Liability: $1,000,000 per occurrence for bodily injury, personal injury and property damage, and for those policies with aggregate limits, a $2,000,000 aggregate limit. CG 00 01 current edition, including Products and Completed Operations and Participant Liability, if appropriate, unless otherwise approved by County Risk Management. If Event Operations include the use of a vehicle on County property, Automobile Liability: $1,000,000 combined single limit per accident for bodily injury and property damage.  CLICK HERE for a sample of what is required.  

  25. Insurance Acknowledgement*
  26. By entering my name on this document, I take full responsibility for the truthfulness and accuracy of the information provided on this document,  and I will notify Snohomish County Parks of any changes.  I have read and agree to the terms and conditions outlined and I will follow Snohomish County Park rules, policies, and requirements, at all times, for this event. I am aware that this application is a public document that may be inspected or copied.  

  27. Confirmation of Understanding*

      - Reservation is not guaranteed until permit's Approved

      - Payment is due within 7 days of Pending status

      - Cancellations are subject to fees

      - Permit is not Approved until all documents and/or payments are received


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