Hosting an event? Participating in an event in Fairfax County? Whether you are a nonprofit organization, community group, business, or individual, we are putting together a one stop library of resources you need to put on an amazing event! Below are links to key resources to get you started.
Looking for help putting on an event? See our events page to learn more about our expertise in events.
Note: This list is only for general guidance and structure for planning events around Fairfax County. All approvals, questions, and specific guidance must be directed to official permit offices. Not all permits are listed.
Permits and Guidelines
Fairfax County Permits
Fairfax County General Resources
Department of Cable & Consumer Services -Solicitors License
Office of the Fire Marshall:
Carnivals, Fairfax & Festivals
Virginia General Resources:
Virginia’s Office of Charitable and Regulatory Programs (raffle, bingo, race betting, etc.)
Want to be part of the placemaking movement?
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