Event Application

An event that features any of the following aspects requires a permit:

  • Amplified sound
  • Selling food, alcohol, or merchandise
  • Selling tickets
  • A gathering of 20 or more people
  • Events open to the public
  • Requiring a special setup or stages, tents, tables, barricades, or other items

Event permits are granted on a first-come, first-served basis. For large-scale events with more than 500 attendees, it is suggested that proposals are submitted three to six months prior to your preferred event date(s). Proposals for smaller events may be considered with one to two months of lead time.

Complete proposals will be reviewed as soon as possible. Estimated fees cannot be given until a complete proposal has been submitted and reviewed by Friends of Hemming Park.

To book an event at Hemming Park, please follow these steps:

1. Review the Hemming Park Event Guide for rules, regulations, prices and more.
2. Complete a Hemming Park Event Application and submit it along with your application fee to:

Terrance Johnson, Events & Operations Manager
Email: Terrance@hemmingpark.org
Phone: 904-515-5098 ext. 2
Address: 214 N. Hogan St. Suite 114, Jacksonville, FL 32202

All activities in Hemming Park are subject to the rules of Hemming Park and the Friends of Hemming Park.

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