Special Event Permits and Applications

Welcome to the City of Pleasanton special events site. We are proud of our community and its amenities that we have all come to enjoy in this community that we all love and cherish. On this page, you will find our special events applications and any prerequisites that need to be satisfied prior to a specific event. 

paradeSpecial Events

Special event applications must be submitted for most events whether it is a parade, a race or a street fair. We welcome your application, but please note that we have a new application process and all applications must be submitted no later than 90 days in advance of the event.

Download Special Event Application

glass of red wineAlcohol One Day License Permit

Anytime you have an event that is open to the public and you wish to give away, sell or consume any type of alcohol and you do not already have a liquor license, you must obtain a one day license from ABC (Alcohol Beverage Control). The application must not only be approved by ABC but also by the Chief of Police. It is recommended that applications for an Alcohol One Day License be submitted at least 45 days in advance of event.

Download Alcohol One Day License Permit

National Night Out

National Night Out takes place on the first Tuesday of August every year and is celebrated across the nation, from small communities to large cities. Pleasanton Police Department has enjoyed supporting these parties and partnering with our residents for over 20 years. It is a great opportunity to get together with neighbors, enjoy a good meal and have an evening of fun. Your neighborhood can be a part of this fun celebration too. Register for National Night Out 2022 by filling out this form.

party clip artBlock Party

The Pleasanton Police Department grants permits for the temporary closure of streets and public right of ways for Residential Neighborhood Block parties. The approval process is described in the attached documents and Block Parties are subject to the conditions and provisions included in this application. Applications for a block party must be submitted at least 10 working days in advance of the event. Block Parties are often a part of the National Night Out celebrations for many of our neighborhoods.

 Download Block Party Application

saluting soldier in green21 Gun Salute

The Pleasanton Police Department recognizes the significance and importance of a 21 gun salute to honor the men and women who have paid the ultimate price in service to our country. In order to obtain permission to conduct a 21 gun salute, an application must be submitted to the Chief of Police at least 14 days in advance of the event.

Download 21 Gun Salute Application


bingo cardSee attached application for bingo events. All such events must be approved by the City of Pleasanton.

Download Bingo Application

General Instructions

  1. Open application
  2. Print the form and then fill it out (some can be filled in before printing)
  3. Mail or drop off at 4833 Bernal Ave, Pleasanton, CA 94566. You can also fax or email it in some cases, please see any instructions on the form.
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Pleasanton Police Department
4833 Bernal Avenue
Pleasanton, CA 94566

925-931-5100 Police Non-Emergency Number
925-931-5122 Police Emergency Number