Special Event Permit

We are excited that you would like to host an event in Burien! Special events are part of what makes Burien a vibrant community.

Process for Getting a Special Event Permit

To ensure a successful event, please follow these instructions for obtaining a special event permit.

  • Apply for a Special Event Permit on MyBuildingPermit at least 45 days before your event.
  • Secure other relevant permits, such as Washington State liquor license, King County special occasion license, gambling license, etc. If you need help in determining what is needed, please email the Special Events Committee for further assistance.

Public Health Guidance on Special Events

To keep our community safe, we are following the guidance and direction of state and county public health agencies. Please contact [email protected] for information on the latest rules and regulations.

Updated July 19, 2023