Are you considering hosting an event in a County Park or at one of our facilities? Review the information provided below.
WHEN TO APPLY
Use the following criteria to determine if you should complete the Event Application.
If the event meets any ONE of the follow please complete the Event Application.
(Examples: Festivals, Resource Fairs, Tournaments, Showcases, Races, Walks, etc.)
- The public is invited or encouraged to attend (includes access provided by pre-registration/registration, ticket sales, etc.)
- Expected attendance of at least 250 persons at any one time
- Anticipate 5 or more vendors will be onsite
- Anticipated road crossings or road closures (walks, races, pedestrian crossings)
- Access needed to multiple areas of the park/facility
- Significant park/facility or community impact
- Intent to use a park/facility for something other than its intended purpose
The process starts when the event application and a draft of the supporting documents have been submitted. (Additional documents may be required.) The completed application and documents will be reviewed. Upon approval MCPC staff will provide assistance to the event organizer to ensure the event meets all requirements. An invoice will be generated to confirm the times, dates and location. Applicants have 30 days to review the invoice and confirm their event with payment.
- Event Applications are accepted starting on November 1st for the following year.
Example: November 1, 2022 applications are accepted for 2023 event requests.
- Event Applications are due at least 90 days prior to the event and take up to 30 days to be processed.
NEW events must be reviewed by a Director, the Executive Director and/or the Commission.
- Completed Applications and the supporting documentation can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Turf Tournaments/Showcases Applications are accepted starting on September 1st for the following year. More information on Turf Tournaments/Showcases can be found on the Multiuse Artificial Turf Fields page.
Reference this Insurance Information packet for Events or visit the Insurance Requirements page for brief overview of the general MCPC requirements.
- It is the responsibility of the Event Organizer to comply with the licensing requirements for the State of NJ, Department of Law and Public Safety, Division or Alcohol Beverage Control.
- Liquor Liability must be listed on the Certificate of Insurance.
- Must comply with all state, county and local health and safety requirements.
Tents and/or Cooking Permits
- Morris County Fire Marshals issue all tent and cooking permits.
- ALL vendors coming on site will need to complete the Vendor Application and meet the requirements.
- Vendor application may be waived, for non-food vendors, if Event Organizer status is approved for the event and the organizer can comply with all the Event Coordinator Insurance Requirements.
For questions please email email@example.com.
Morris County Park Commission
P.O. Box 1295
Morristown, NJ 07960