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Special Event Permit for Races

Are you considering having a race event (walking, running, cycling, etc)? Below you will find a handy list of things you may be required to include in your application. If you have not already read the guidelines for applying for Special Event Permits, please be sure to do so. 

Checklist for Race Events

Items You Will Need

Items You Will Need If

Items You May Need After Review

Applies to All Events

Online Application Process

Time: Application must be submitted at least 60 days prior to the event but not MORE than 12 months prior to the event.
Cost: There is a non-refundable $100 application fee (additional fees may apply).
Payment Types: Online with Visa or Mastercard. Some fees may require payment by check.

The City of Arvada uses eTRAKiT for the Special Event Permit application process.


  eTRAKIT Application



For information on the Special Event permitting process, please contact Community Development at 720-898-7435 or