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Mayor's Office of Special Events

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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.



MOSE Signature Events


City Hall Farmers Market

Wednesdays, Fall 2014
City Hall Farmers

Veterans Day Parade

November 11, 2014
Houston Salutes
American Heroes

Thanksgiving Day Parade

November 27, 2014
Day Parade

Holiday Celebration and Tree Lighting

December 5, 2014
Holiday Celebration
and Tree Lighting

Tour de Houston

March 2015
Apache Tour de

Freedom Over Texas

July 4, 2014
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Applying for an Event?


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. 


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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.



Contact MOSE


Mayor's Office of Special Events

City Hall

901 Bagby, 1st Floor

Houston, Texas 77002


Phone: 832.393.0868


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