Special Event Permit

***COVID-19 UPDATE*** 

Under the Governor’s Restore Illinois Plan, gatherings of 50 people or more are not to be permitted until a region of the state is in Phase 5 (Illinois Restored), at which time it is deemed post-pandemic on the basis of either a vaccine, effective and widely available treatment, or the elimination of new cases over a sustained period of time.

Planning for future events will depend on the current status of the Restore Illinois plan. The Village will continue to assess the progress of the Plan for consideration of events beyond July. Updates will be shared as they are made available.

As always, the health and safety of Glen Ellyn residents and visitors is the Village’s top priority. Village staff and officials remain fully committed to meeting the needs of the Glen Ellyn community during and after this crisis.


If hosting a special event within the Village, event organizers are asked to review and submit a Special Event Application.

Download the Special Event Permit Application and Guidelines (PDF) or for more information download the Special Event Guidelines (PDF).

Please submit completed applications to the following address:
Village of Glen Ellyn
ATTN: Special Events Coordinator
535 Duane Street
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
Fax: 630-469-8849

Email the Events Coordinator

Additional Permits

Per the Special Event Permit Guidelines Document, there are a variety of special event activities that require additional permits or licenses. Below are links to these documents to assist you in the application process.

Any event in the Village of Glen Ellyn required to have a Special Event permit shall comply with the Illinois Concealed Carry Law.