Special Events

Per City Code 8-9 the City of Prescott welcomes a wide variety of special events. If you would like to hold a special event within the City of Prescott, please read the Policy and Procedures Manual then print and fill out the Special Events Criteria Form below. Once your date is approved a special event application will be sent to you with all coordinating forms needed for your event. All Special Events are subject to approval by the Special Events Committee. If you have questions please call Michelle Stacy-Schroeder at (928)777-1552.

2020 Events

Forms and applications available soon.

Event Spotlight

2019 Veterans Day Parade- Monday November 11, 2019

Join the City of Prescott, Northern Arizona Veterans Hospital and APS on Monday, November 11, 2019 in honoring our Veterans. This year’s theme is Honoring Korean War Veterans: Never Forget Their Service. Opening Ceremonies begin at 10:30am at Union and Cortez St, followed by the parade which begins at 11:00am.

Live streaming of the parade can be found at www.facebook.com/vaprescott or via Prescott Media Center at https://vimeo.com/371938206


Upcoming Events


Date Event Location
11/11/2019 Veterans Day Parade Downtown
11/28/2019 Turkey Day 5k PMHMs/ Downtown
11/30/2019 Holiday Light Parade Downtown


Date Event Location
12/7/2019 Christmas Parade & Courthouse Lighting Downtown
12/13/2019 J.S.Acker Music Night Downtown
12/14/2019 Christmas City Santa Run Brownlow Trail
12/31/2019 Whiskey Row Boot Drop Whiskey Row

These applications are password protected for review by the Special Events Committee.Applications for Review

1.20.20 MLK Peace & Justice March (NEW)



  • Recreation Services
  • Michelle Stacy-Schroeder
  • Recreation Services Manager
  • Recreation Service Office

    824 E Gurley St

  • 928-777-1552


  • To be a vendor at an event, you will need to contact the event organizer directly. Information can be found in the City events calendar.

  • The Recreation Services department works closely with the Prescott Unified School District and the Mile High Middle School Staff for scheduling. Please call Michelle Stacy-Schroeder at 928-777- 1552.

  • Reservations for the Yavapai County Courthouse are handled by the Prescott Downtown Partnership 928-445- 5220.


Martin Luther King Jr. Day – January 20, 2020 – City Offices and Solid Waste Collection Schedule

Posted on January 16, 2020

The City of Prescott will be closed on Monday, January 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  City offices will reopen on Tuesday, January 21 at 8 a.m. The City of Prescott Solid Waste Division WILL BE collecting… Read more »

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