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Plan An Event In Altoona

If you are interested in planning and holding an event in Altoona, the following information is provided for your convenience.  Through neighborhood activities or public events a sense of community and pride is developed.  Public events are also means to stimulate our local economy.

Please submit your request to hold an event in writing to City of Altoona – Attn: Public Works Director, using this form.  All requests need to include:

  • Name of the event
  • Date(s) of the event
  • Time of the event
  • General location(s) of the event
  • Approximate number of participants
  • Request for services
  • Map showing street/lane closures, location of barriers/barricades, stages, platforms, parking, etc.  If the event involves a moving route, indicate the direction of travel.

Always be sensitive to neighbors and area businesses when interrupting normal traffic flow and using amplified music.

Applications are reviewed by Public Works Director, Community Development Department, Police Chief and Fire Chief.  Depending on the size and the location of the event you may be asked to meet with city staff to work through event locations and staging.

All applications will be approved or denied by the Altoona City Council.

Please note: Sometimes an insurance certificate naming the City as an additional insured in the amount of $1,000,000 or more will be required depending on the size and location of the event.

Please contact the Public Works Director at 515-967-5136 or email satzen@altoona-iowa.com with questions.