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Mayor's Office of Special Events

The City of Houston Mayor's Office of Special Events (MOSE) produces and permits events for the City of Houston. City-wide and neighborhood festivals, dedications, inaugurations, parades, tree plantings, fun runs, galas, ground-breakings, holiday celebrations are examples of events coordinated by this office.  More About MOSE ...

MOSE Signature Events

Thanksgiving Day Parade Holiday Celebration and Tree Lighting Sunday Streets HTX Apache Tour de Houston

Nov. 27, 2014 
65th Annual H-E-B Thanksgiving 
Day Parade

Dec. 5, 2014 
Holiday Celebration 
and Tree Lighting

Dec. 7, 2014
Sunday Streets HTX

March 15, 2015 
Tour de Houston

Freedom Over Texas Veterans Day Parade City Hall Farmers Market MOSE Social Media Logo
July 4, 2015 
Freedom Over

Nov. 11, 2015
Veterans Day

Every Wednesday
City Hall Farmers

MOSE Social Media


To apply for permission to hold a special event in a park or public space, please submit a Special Event Application (.pdf).  You may submit the application along with the applicable non-refundable application fees by mail or in person. 

Applying for an Event?

Please click more to the right for more info and following filing deadlines ... More ...

Parades, Street Functions & Park / Other Events

The Mayor’s Office of Special Events accepts applications between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except for City-observed Holidays.

Applications for a parade or street function permit may be filed no earlier than the 365th day prior to the date of the requested parade ... More ...