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
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
Tryptophan 5K/10K/Half Marathon Thursday, November 22 7:30 a.m. Fowler Park
Gobble Wobble 5K/10K Thursday, November 22 8 a.m. South Forsyth High School
Run Run Rudolph 5K Saturday, December 1 8:30 a.m. Super Target, 2625 Peachtree Parkway
Salvation Army Jingle Jog Saturday, December 15 8 a.m. Lambert High School
Mustard Tree Race for Recovery Saturday, December 15 8:30 a.m. 3835 Johns Creek Parkway
Santa Shuffle 5K Saturday, December 22 8 a.m. 8145 Majors Road
New Year's Day 5K  Tuesday, January 1, 2019 8:30 a.m. North Forsyth Middle School
Five Star Championships Sunday, January 6, 2019 8:30 a.m. North Forsyth Middle School
Super Sweetie 5K/10K/1K Saturday, February 9, 2019 8 a.m. Fowler Park
Great Valentines Race 5K/10K Sunday, February 10, 2019 8 a.m. 3835 Johns Creek Parkway
CASA Super Hero 5K Saturday, February 23, 2019 8:30 a.m. The Collection at Forsyth
Glow with the Flow 5K Saturday, March 2, 2019 7:30 p.m. 3835 Johns Creek Parkway
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