Permitted Street Events

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Special events that utilize Melbourne public streets require permits issued by the City Clerk's Office.

Provided on this page are links to materials that reflect the nature and scope of permits that have been issued for upcoming events.

Maps are provided to indicate the areas to be affected by the event activities. Complete permit records are maintained by the City Clerk's Office.

To learn how to apply for a special activity permit, visit the Special Activity Permits page or contact the City Clerk's Office at 321-608-7220.

25th Annual Melbourne Light Parade

  • Date: 12/09/2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Date: December 9, 2017

Hours: Staging for the parade will begin at 10:00 a.m. The parade is scheduled to begin at 6:00 p.m.

Location: The parade will stage in the vacant parking lot located on the northeast corner of Airport Boulevard and NASA Boulevard (100 West NASA Boulevard). The parade will travel west on NASA Boulevard, south on Airport Boulevard, west on Hibiscus Boulevard and end at Gateway Drive. 

Parade Participant Pickup Area: The parade will end as participants enter Gateway Drive from Hibiscus Boulevard. Riders must exit their floats and enter the designated participant pickup area (Health First parking lot). Participants are not permitted to ride on floats after disbursement.

Entrance into the participant pickup area will be via Broadband Drive. Signs will be placed on NASA Boulevard directing those picking up participants to the pickup area. Vehicles will exit the pickup area via NASA Boulevard. 

Applicant Name: Karen Harshaw, Melbourne Light Parade, Inc.

Applicant Phone: (321) 544-1777

Applicant E-mail:

Additional information, including the application and permit agreement, is available from the Office of City Clerk at Melbourne City Hall.

Melbourne Light Parade 8.5 x 11 (730x564)
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