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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

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City Hall Farmers Market Sunday Streets HTX Freedom Over Texas

Wednesdays, Spring 2015
Feb. 25 to June 24  
City Hall Farmers 

April 26, 2015
Cigna Sunday Streets

July 4, 2015 
Freedom Over Texas

Veterans Day Parade Thanksgiving Day Parade Mayor's Holiday Celebration

Nov. 11, 2015
Veterans Day Celebration

Nov. 26, 2015
66th Annual H-E-B
Thanksgiving Day Parade

December 2015 
Holiday Celebration 
and Tree Lighting

Tour de Houston MOSE Social Media  

March 2016 
Tour de Houston

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 ...