Special Events Application

Any organization or business interested in hosting a special event must submit a Special Event Application to the General Government department. This includes:
Sporting Events
5K Walk or Run
Tent or Sidewalk Sale
Farmers Market

As of June 30, 2020: 
Applications will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Permits will only be issued if social distancing can be maintained and safety measures meet the State of Illinois and CDC requirements. 

For events related to Covid-19 including testing sites, use Special Event Form 2021-C

For questions or more information, please contact the Village of Niles Community Engagement Coordinator at 847-588-8005.


Special Event Application
Carnival or Circus Application
Fireworks / Pyrotechnics Application
Raffle License Application
Temporary Food Permit Application
Temporary Sign Permit Application
Special Event Sales Tax Vendor Form

Greenwood Festival Grounds

Any organization or business interested in hosting an event at the 9101 Greenwood site adjacent to Golf Mill Park, must carefully review the Policy and Procedures and submit an application at least 90 days in advance of event date.

Greenwood Festival Grounds Policy & Procedures 
Greenwood Festival Grounds Application 

Contact Us

  1. General Government

    1000 Civic Center Drive
    Niles, IL 60714

    Ph: 847-588-8010


    Monday - Friday
    8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.