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.
Civic celebration is vital to the spirit of Houston. The Mayor's Office of Special Events produces and permits events that enhance the image of the city and highlight Houston 's diverse culture. In addition to event production, the Mayor's Office of Special Events processes requests for special events, parade and street function permits, evaluates event co-sponsorship on city property, and provides production assistance for sponsored, co-sponsored, or fee-paid events. The goal of the Mayor's Office of Special Events is to promote consistent quality, family-oriented entertainment to Houston citizens and visitors. More About MOSE ...
Mayor's Office of Special Events
MOSE Signature Events
Every Wed., Fall 2016
Sept. 14 to Dec. 14
City Hall Farmers Market
Oct - Jan, Saturdays
Oct, Nov, Dec 2016
Cigna Sunday Streets Houston
December 2, 2016
Holiday Celebration and Tree Lighting
February 5, 2017
Super Bowl 51
March 19, 2017
Tour de Houston Presented by Apache Corporation
July 4, 2017
US Family Health Plan Freedom Over Texas
Mayor's Back 2 School Fest
November 11, 2017
Veterans Day Celebration
November 24, 2016
67th Annual H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade
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?
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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 ... More ...
#REDMETERBAG Do you know what this means? A Red Meter Bag means that the spaces are reserved for the permit holder. Avoid a ticket and towing and do not park here. If you have a permit, make sure you display your permit in your windshield. #parking
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