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So You Want to Have An Event at the Skatepark?

The following information should help you plan for and make sure your event at the skatepark is successful and meets all the necessary city requirements!

Below are links to download a Special Events Guide and FAQs document (PDF) from Baltimore City, an application for City Services and Equipement (fillable form PDF to present to the city) and a Special Events Application checklist (DOCX - MicroSoft Word).

Special Events Applicant Checklist

As you plan your event and prepare your application(download PDF from link above), please use this checklist as a guide to determine if a particular item, plan or document is required and to track whether or not you have brought that item with you as you submit your application. If the item in the “when required” box applies to you, mark “Y” for yes and check off the corresponding box on the checklist when you have that item in your possession. When all the “Y”s align with checked boxes, you are ready to submit your application and we look forward to working with you to help plan and permit a fun, safe and awesome event in Baltimore City.

Required Item When Required Y/N
Valid government issued identification verifying physical street address Block party applicants
Application listing purpose of event, agenda of activities & attendance info Always
Site plan/drawing showing location of parking, equipment - tents, fencing, bike racks etc. Always
Event site plan and plan for placement of any trash receptacles, dumpsters, load packers and recycling bins. Always
Organizer mobile phone number, email contact Always
Electrical site plan Where electrical work performed
Copy of proposed route or map (show turn by turn) races, marches, parades, moving events
Flyer or other promotional piece for event Park event
Musical entertainment program Concerts, festivals, music events
Entertainment program (other than music) Where relevant
Detailed listing of all street closures Always when requesting a street closure
Equipment application included Where relevant
Copy of Non-profit 501(c)3 status if required Where relevant * always for park property if vending
Detailed floor plan of the tent showing the location of fire extinguishers, exit signs, emergency lighting units. Large private tents
Security plan Alcohol sales at event
Signed copy of the “Patterson Park Addendum”/ “West Shore Park Addendum”/ “Mt. Vernon Square Addendum” to show acceptance of terms When using these facilities with = 200 people
Temporary Noise Exemption Application Concerts and festivals where requested
Signed Financial Responsibility Form When applying on behalf of organizer or beneficiary.
Signed and sealed construction drawings for non-city stages, bridges, tents Temporary structures exceeding 400sq feet
  • Skatepark is open from Dawn to Dusk
  • Skatepark is FREE
  • Skatepark is located at:
    1201 W 36th St.
    Baltimore 21211
  • Pads are not required but they are recommended.