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Special Events Planning

Orange County is a growing community and home to the arts, celebrations and festivals.  If you are planning to organize a special event or mass gathering there are a few things to consider as part of your planning to make things go smoothly:

(Please note that this page is undergoing updates)

Approvals & Traffic Control:

  • In Orange County (but not a municipality below)
  • Town of Carrboro
  • Town of Chapel Hill
  • Town of Hillsborough

Medical Standby

  • Please contact Emergency Services at 919-245-6100 if you have any questions regarding special event planning.

Selling food

  • If you have vendors selling food at your event, get in touch with Environmental Health to get stands and booths checked out