Economic Development & Tourism
If you are interested in hosting a Road Race, Walkathon, Bicycle Ride, Festival, Parade, Carnival, Concert, or Farmers Market, you will need to apply for a Special Event Permit.
Plan an Event
Not sure how to get started? View the Special Event Permit to see what permissions and permits you may need before the event can occur.
- What is the process to hang a banner?
The Town of Plymouth promotion banner policy is intended to organize and manage the display of promotion banners in the Historic Downtown that are to display banners promoting Plymouth events.
- That all promotion banner request applications be completed and be submitted to the Office of Economic Development no later than sixty days prior to requested dates.
- That all approved requests are subject to the Promotion Banner Procedure and minimum standards as outlined in the Town of Plymouth Promotion Banner Specifications.
- Banner Policy, Specifications and Permit can be found here
- That a non-refundable fee of $200 be assessed to the sponsor organization.
- That all organizations are subject to the Town of Plymouth Promotion Banner Procedure.
- Banners promoting private business activities are prohibited.
The Town of Plymouth Promotion Banner Policy applies to any group, organization, or individual that wishes to display a promotion banner across a public way. Individual businesses are prohibited from displaying promotional banners.
Questions regarding the Town of Plymouth Promotion Banner Policy may be directed to the Office of Economic Development at 508-747-1620, ext. 10144.
- Wedding in Brewster Gardens, who should I contact?
Please, contact the Parks Department 508-830-4162, ext. 12116 or 12112
- Can I have a birthday party or gathering at the Nelson Park?
Yes, it is public place and anyone can use it. Nelson Park is open to all and groups are welcome to use the area.
Town of Plymouth does not issue permits for birthday parties, family gatherings, weddings
Parking and usage is based on first come first serve.
No bouncy houses allowed.
Special Event Permitting
Examples of when a Special Event Permit is required:
(This list is not inclusive, these are just examples.)
- Walks Bike/road Races
- Sidewalk Sales
- Block Parties
- Farmer's Markets
Events are scheduled on a first-come first-served basis, subject to preference based upon degree of benefit to the general public, as determined in the following order: events held to raise funds for charitable purposes; events held by other non-profit entities; all other events. The Town does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation or other class protected under Federal or State law.
For any questions or inquires, please contact Laurie Maiolini-Ayotte at 508-747-1620 Ext 10144