From your street’s block party to the annual nationwide broadcast of New Year’s Eve Ball Drop, New York City is the backdrop for countless special events, cultural activities, community events and film shoots. To assist with these activities, the Mayor’s Office of Citywide Event Coordination and Management’s (CECM) provides you with resources regarding the necessary applications and licenses to produce an event in NYC. You can visit our event permitting page to identify the right permit for your event. You can also find out about the nearest street closures for today or the upcoming week to better plan your route.
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Notice of Upcoming Street Closures
Macy’s is hosting its annual Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, November 26th starting at 9am. The City of New York is dedicated to providing as much information as possible to ensure that residents and business owners of affected areas are well informed about interruptions in normal operations. Please view the street closure and traffic restriction announcement by clicking here. If you have any additional questions, please contact 311.
Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Rule Change
CECM is currently proposing amendments to Charter §1043(d) to impose a one-year moratorium on new events, restrict activities in the area of Times Square and change submission deadline for special event applications. You can read more information about the proposed rule change by clicking here. The public hearing took place on Monday, November 23rd at 11:00am. All written testimony submitted can be reviewed by clicking here. If you have any additional questions, please contact email@example.com.