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 the release and waiver form and return the documents to the Office of the County Manager at 110 East Main Street, Suite 210, Cumming, GA 30040. Your application must be received 15 days prior to your event or it will not be accepted. If your event involves the use of a park 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
Ganesh Chaturthi Celebration August 23-27 Various times Avonleigh Subdivision, Cahaba Court
Ganesha Festival Celebration August 24-September 3 Various times Bethany Crossing Subdivision, Lansby Court
Cumming Together August 27 8 p.m. Courthouse Annex Gazebo
Color Vibe 5K Saturday, September 30 9 a.m. Lanier Tech-Forsyth Conference Center
Midway Mission Possible 5K Saturday, October 7 8 a.m. 5025 Atlanta Highway
Family Haven Candlelight Walk Thursday, October 12 5 p.m. Courthouse
Five Points Challenge 5K Saturday, November 4 8 a.m. 4444 Front Nine Drive
Girls on the Run Saturday, November 4 8 a.m. The Collection
Five Star Turkey Trot Thursday, November 23 8 a.m. Johns Creek Parkway
30th Salvation Army Jingle Jog Saturday, December 16 8 a.m. Lambert High School Football Stadium
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