COVID-19 Tips for Events and Films


Outdoor Events and Assemblies(PDF, 157KB)

Runs and Races(PDF, 9MB) (developed by OSE partners at

Parades and Processions(PDF, 189KB)

Drive-In Events(PDF, 160KB)

Film and Photo Shoots(PDF, 174KB)


Governor Jared Polis on Jan. 4, 2021, eased public health restrictions in Denver by moving the county back to Level Orange on the state’s COVID-19 dial due to a sustained decline in cases of the novel coronavirus. Level Orange restrictions limit outdoor events to 75 people (or 25% capacity) per activity area at one time.

The Office of Special Events (OSE) is now accepting applications for 2021 public events to be held on public property that can comply with state and local Public Health Orders and Guidelines

BEFORE APPLYING: Review OSEs' Tips for Outdoor Events and Assemblies(PDF, 157KB) document which answers many common questions on holding events during the COVID pandemic. After reviewing this and other applicable tips documents above, proceed with completing the online event application or contact for more information.