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Special Event Permitting

Are you looking to hold a Special Event in Upper Macungie Township? Below you will find important information on what is required for a Special Event.


Is my event a “Special Event?” Do I need a permit?

If your event is “above and beyond normal usage” of Township facilities, then it is a special event, and will require a Special Event Permit. The Permit can be found within the instructions below. NOTE: All Special Events must be approved by The Upper Macungie Township Board of Supervisors, The Board of Supervisors meet once a month on the first Thursday of each month, Please account for this in your planning timeline.


Examples of Special Events Special Events could include;

  • Sporting events/tournaments with large attendance and or registration fees
  • Programs with registration fees not approved/offered by UMT Recreation
  • Fundraisers
  • Walks/Runs
  • Block Parties
  • Events with multiple vendors


How to Request Approval for your Special Event:

  • Check Facility Availability– if you would like to use a Park Pavilion or Ballfield, you must check the availability prior to submitting the Special Event Permit
    • recreation@uppermac.org 610-395-4892
    • putting the facility on Hold prior to submission of Permit Application is highly recommended
  • Print/Download the Special Event Permit
    • Submit completed Permit Application to: Lynn Matula, Recreation & Events Coordinator- recreation@uppermac.org or 8330 Schantz Road, Breinigsville, PA 18031
    • Make sure any additional information or documentation is attached (Insurance, Licenses, Vendor Applications…)
  • UMT Staff will review your application. It will then be sent to the Board of Supervisors.
    • You are encouraged to attend this meeting to answer any questions the Board may have
  • Board of Supervisor Approval- The Recreation & Events Coordinator will then update you on the decision of the Board


Looking for Hotel information? Email recreation@uppermac.org 


Thank you for your interest in having your Special Event in Upper Macungie Township!

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