Special Event Permit

A Special Event Permit is required for more than three participants who wish to use public property or public roads for the purposes of holding a race, parade, assembly, or other similar activity.

If you are interested in obtaining a Special Event Permit, please complete the application and provide a traffic control plan, course map, and the release and waiver form. Return these documents to the Office of the County Manager at 110 East Main Street, Suite 210, Cumming, GA 30040 or to Carol Haag at cghaag@forsythco.com. For road race events, applications must be received six months prior to your event or they will not be accepted. For all other special event permit requests, applications must be received 30 days in advance.  If your event involves the use of a Parks and Recreation facility, please review the Special Event Permit information for Parks & Recreation.

For your convenience, also included is a current schedule of events that have been permitted by the county. This list provides the date, start time and start location of the permitted event.

If you have any questions, please contact Carol Haag at 770.886.2809 or cghaag@forsythco.com.

Current Approved Special Event Permits

Event Event Date Start Time Start Location
Watermelon 5K Saturday, August 11 8 a.m. North Forsyth Middle School
Mustard Seed 5K Sunday, August 12 8 a.m. 3835 Johns Creek Parkway
Boston Bound Marathon Sunday, September 2 6 a.m. 3835 Johns Creek Parkway
The Dream Mile 5K/10K Saturday, September 15 8 a.m. The Collection at Forsyth
Midway Mission Possible 5K Run/Walk  Saturday, October 13 8 a.m. 5025 Atlanta Highway
Girls on the Run 5K Saturday, November 3 8 a.m. The Collection at Forsyth
Ruff & Tuff 5K Saturday, November 10 9 a.m. North Forsyth High School
Five Star Turkey Trot Thursday, November 22 8 a.m. 3835 Johns Creek Parkway
CASA Super Hero 5K Saturday, February 23, 2019 8:30 a.m. The Collection at Forsyth
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